As always, Kara Suffredini was insightful, clear headed, and surprisingly optimistic about the wide and deep agenda her MassEquality has. She came on today to talk the state of LGBTQ issues here in MA and beyond. Click below to hear her on homeless youth, aging LGBTQ problems, the work that still has to be done […]
MassEquality Executive Director Kara Suffredini joins us to highlight and discuss some of the long agenda of bills in the works in MA. There’s much to be done for homeless LGBTQ youth, ensuring equal public accommodations, transgender rights, protecting the LGBTQ elderly and more.
Plus, there’s involvement with both efforts to overturn DOMA and the […]
We did a double today — speculation on the SCOTUS ruling (not due for three months) on the Prop 8 (Hollingsworth) oral arguments, followed by less unsure conjecture on Boston Mayor Tom Menino.
For those who have to see for themselves, the SCOTUS made the 82 pages of arguments from this morning available as a PDF […]
We careered from one issue to the next to another today in a recap of trends and events. For the promised links:
ABC and WaPo released a large poll revealing the solid majorities across demographics in support of same-sex marriage
The Republican National Committee claimed to detail what they learned from losing the last election (and 5 […]
What to my wondering eyes should appear but a Supreme Court taking up marriage equality…in two, count ‘em, two cases, this spring.
We get around to discussing the two cases before SCOTUS, like to be argued in March and decided in June. Mike in particular had figured they’d duck the issue until public opinion was even […]
Of course, like the rest of the nation and world, Ryan and Mike were disturbed, saddened and angered by this week’s murder of 20 first graders and seven adults, and even the suicide of the shooter. We’re in the this-is-exactly-the-time-to-talk-solutions camp.
We don’t see gun laws and regs as THE solution, but certainly as a necessary […]