Radical/Progressive Queer News and Commentary
from Memphis, Tennessee
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
CA Supreme Court Upholds Prop. 8 (Ban on Gay Marriage)
As expected, the CA Supreme Court Upheld Prop. 8, which took away the civil marriage rights of gay and lesbian couples, but left the 18,000 same-sex marriages that took place prior to Prop. 8. Although it was expected, it's still a shock that the civil rights of gays and lesbians can be taken away by the vote of a slim majority. Now What Do We Do?
As the old labor anthem said, DON'T MOURN, ORGANIZE!