After passing through the horrible fire of battling Amendment One here in North Carolina, I felt drained, not just because of the results, but the battle on this front and many others shows just how far we have to go in addressing society's myriad problems with racism, homophobia, transphobia, classism, misogyny, etc.
It makes me sad and weary. If only we could harness all of the energy put into hate- and fear-based thoughts and actions and turn it into positive action for everyone's benefit.
Donate to help defeat Amendment One. Join today's Money-Bomb to fight the anti-gay amendment in North Carolina being voted on in just six weeks.The religious right is trying to pass a state constitutional amendment in North Carolina... Read Post
Yesterday North Carolina passed Amendment One, a constitutional amendment initiative that not only puts the existing ban on same-sex marriage in the state constitution, but will also ban civil unions and domestic partnerships. The D... Read Post