Yes. It’s true. Queer Landia is back. After a winter hiatus and hibernation period we’re back. Thanks for all the warm emails and words of support during my sabbatical. I’m not sure what the future holds but it’s clear we were missed and we have much work to do to get our mojo back…
All eyes will be on Washington later this month, as the United States Supreme Court has announced that on September 29, they will consider whether to hear one or more of the federal marriage equality cases in their current term. If they take one of the cases, we could have a nationwide marriage ruling as soon as June 2015.
I make no bones about the fact that I’m a liberal Democrat. I also make no bones about the fact that Republicans are a big part of what’s wrong with this country right now. I don’t dislike Republicans simply because the are Republicans. I dislike, and disdain them as a political party, because they are wrong on almost ALL of the issues that are important to democracy and equality. Case in point: Senate Republicans yet again blocked a vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act that would help ensure women get the same pay for doing the same job as men.
There were some reading materials that went out last week as a part of the community forum series that kicked off last Thursday night at the GLBT History Museum. I actually didn’t make it to the City for the event but one of the online articles that was to be discussed was very well done, very thorough, and very lesbian!