Stuff you should know about

Post Big Queer Rally, here's a few tidbits for your perusing pleasure.

Tony Norman explains why equality is equality.  I must admit that I wrote to him a few weeks ago and asked him to consider a column. He promptly responded and indicated that at least five other people has also contacted him.  I never followed up and I actually don't know who those other people were but think it is very good news that so many people saw that connection. 

Discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodation remains a daily humiliation for too many of our fellow citizens. It isn't even a dirty little secret. It is sanctioned by local practice and years of prejudice.

L. Carlos Diaz of Franklin Park writes to the editors about the “social limbo” caused by denying gay people the right to marry. 

And, you probably recall, the hearing before County Council is set for Thursday, January 15, 2009 at 5 PM.  I will not be attending, but I hope you can.  Organizers will have stickers to hand out at the doors so you can identify yourself as someone who thinks people deserve equal treatment. 

Otherwise, I've been pretty much occupied with trying to feel better. 

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