Tag Archives: equality

Empty Spaces: A Reflection on Interracial Relationships In My Life

Today a news article about an interracial marriage being denied by a Louisiana Justice of the Peace circulated the internet (See Huffington Post).  You can read the article; it's sentiments need not be repeated here.  It's been less than 50 years since the ruling of Loving v. Virginia (1967) and regardless of the prejudice an individual might have against interracial marriage, interracial couples can marry.  That's the lay of the law.  I won't bog down this post with my desire that this same Read more [...]

Buy “So Special”: Proceeds to go to Equality California

UPDATED: I have changed the location where you can purchase the song.  Please refer to the updated blog post on this! I have just released my "So Special" song on SnoCap. Because the song is about my take on marriage equality, I have decided that anything I make from it will go to Equality California (http://www.eqca.org) and the fight for marriage equality. Whether or not you like the song, it's only 99-cents! So please help out this great cause by purchasing the song! You can catch the Read more [...]

Movements: Ideas

As Melissa Etheridge wrote so eloquently on this very site about the Rick Warren inauguration fallout, "They don't hate us, they fear change. Maybe in our anger, as we consider marches and boycotts, perhaps we can consider stretching out our hands. Maybe instead of marching on his church, we can show up en masse and volunteer for one of the many organizations affiliated with his church that work for HIV/AIDS causes all around the world. Maybe if they get to know us, they wont fear us." via Keli Read more [...]