‘By Omission’ – “losing ground in silence”

Safe Schools Coalition and our son Bill were mentioned in this report: On Friday, in a hearing before the Idaho Senate State Affairs Committee, Senators Nicole LeFavour (D-Boise) and Charles Coiner (R-Twin Falls) introduced legislation prohibiting employment, housing and education discrimination based on an individual’s real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. The bill …

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Thanks for “Milk” 2009 Oscars

Writer Dustin Lance Black‘s Acceptance Speech for Best Screenplay “Milk” Actor Sean Penn‘s Acceptance Speech for Best Actor in “Milk” In Sean Penn wins best-actor Oscar for `Milk’ Christy LeMire wrote: In wrapping up his own speech, Penn mentioned the protesters who lined the streets of Hollywood near the Oscar festivities, holding anti-gay signs: “We’ve …

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For those who have nothing in Seattle now and NYC in the 70s

Tim Harris, founder and executive director of Real Change wrote: The Boston years were about getting my butt kicked and organizing without a roadmap.” By the time Harris left for Seattle in 1994, he understood that homeless people couldn’t win without allies, and that street newspapers could bring people together. and … How does one …

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Not Believing in God

Here are two good recent articles about atheism. 10 myths—and 10 Truths—About Atheismby Sam Harris, The Los Angeles Times, December 24, 2006 and10 Myths and Truths About Atheistsby Greta Christina, AlterNet. Posted February 11, 2009.

Apesma’s Lament: The Seattle Crime of Standing While Black

Tim Harris writes in his blog, Apesma’s Lament: Donald is one of those people who, not to put too fine a point on it, was f***ed from birth. Raised Black, male, and poor in the projects of New York, he took his best shot at success by joining the Army just in time for the …

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Living InThe Bonus Round: Singing Gabi’s Song in New World Waking.

Wow, I want to share this which Steve Schalchlin just posted on his blog this morning:Living InThe Bonus Round: Singing Gabi’s Song in New World Waking. Thank you Steve, Stephen and everyone. Being there for that concert was amazing and such a powerful experience for us.

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