Obama Archive

Happy Birthday To Me; Send My Present to The White House

I was so energized by the President’s stellar performance last night – defending MY family – that I set up a little fundraiser. Can you help me celebrate my 42nd birthday (Oct 22) with a modest $5 donation? That’s all I ask – the cost of treating me to a cup of coffee or a
Category: Activism

Biden v Ryan – The Dems Come Roaring Back

At least in my opinion, Biden slaughtered Ryan. Ryan is smart, a good talker and knows the data. He just doesn’t have a plan to defend – only talking points. Even he looked embarrassed and frustrated. The only time he seemed at ease was answering the question most pertinent to the LGBT community – the
Category: Politics

Pennsylvania Democrats Endorse Marriage Equality With Some Naysayers

The Pennsylvania Progressive has the scoop on this weekend’s events in which the Pennsylvania Democratic Party supported adding marriage equality to the party platform.  I got a tingling sensation all over as Pennsylvania Democrats overwhelmingly approved a resolution endorsing marriage equality today.  In an emotionally charged meeting with impassioned speeches for women’s rights and gay
Category: Other

President Obama “I Think Same Sex Couples Should Be Able To Get Married”

OBAMA: I have to tell you that over the course of several years as I have talked to friends and family and neighbors when I think about members of my own staff who are in incredibly committed monogamous relationships, same-sex relationships, who are raising kids together, when I think about those soldiers or airmen or
Category: Other

Do You Understand What Happened This Week With The Obama Administration and LGBT Equality?

I hope you have been paying attention, but it is tremendously complicated.  From FireDogLake The Obama administration on Wednesday decided not to move forward with an executive order prohibiting workplace discrimination among federal contractors that is a top priority for the LGBT community. “While it is not our usual practice to discuss Executive Orders that
Category: Activism