Marriage Equality March on Washington and other news

Cleve Jones (of Milk fame) is calling for an October 11 March on Washington for Gay Marriage.  Pam's House Blend is not in favor of the idea.  Bil Browning from the Bilerico Project has a list of 10 reasons why this is not a workable idea. 

What are your thoughts?  I'm personally not driving to DC for a 4 hour march on a day when Congress is not in session.  I support pushing for a federal agenda, but this timing is strange.

SCOTUS turned down a challenge to Don't Ask, Don't Tell which means legislative change is the only way to go. 

Someone beat up a gay leader in San Diego for waving a rainbow flag. Ron Deharte is relatively okay and the attacker is in custody.  Here's a partial video:

 

Did you hear this on the radio?

If my son, God forbid, if my son put on a pair of high heels, I would probably hit him with one of my shoes. I would throw a shoe at him. Because you know what? Boys don't wear high heels. And in my house, they definitely don't wear high heels.”



 “I look forward to when they go out into society and society beats them down.”

Williams and States hurled hateful epithets toward transpeople and especially children throughout the thirty-minute segment, including “freaks,” “abnormal,” “idiot,” and “dumbass.”

That's a radio program on KRXQ in Sacramento.  The hosts refuse to apologise. In response to outcries, 10 corporate sponsors have pulled their advertising accounts from the station. 

  • Chipotle
  • Snapple
  • Sonic
  • Bank of America
  • Verizon
  • Carl’s Jr (CKE Restaurants)
  • Wells Fargo
  • Nissan North America
  • AT&T
  • McDonald’s
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