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My first canvassing event: DP benefits for SA...
Tonight was my first time to hit the streets and petition for signatures for something I believe in… and it was an incredible feeling. Even though I wasn’t out there long, I collected quite a few post cards in support of benefits for domestic partners of city employees in San Antonio. GetEqual Texas sent us all out to the local gay bars to get people interested in the cause, and the...
Religious leaders in San Antonio formed the group “Voices for Marriage” to protest the city’s proposal to provide benefits to domestic partners of city employees. “Cohabiting households with children have now replaced divorce as the greater threat to the quality and stability of children’s lives,” Pastor Gerald Ripley said. The group went on to say that this...
My first gay activism: Dignity SA prayer vigil
I participated in a prayer vigil last Saturday night with an LGBT Catholic group called Dignity San Antonio (a branch of DignityUSA) to protest their exclusion from the Catholic church by Auxiliary Bishop Oscar Cantu. Dignity is a wonderful, respectful group of people who are never rude or confrontational—certainly not a problem, right? Well, I guess Cantu felt otherwise. Dignity SA has...
Another gay blog? Why?
What made me crazy enough to think that the internet needed another blog? Well, yesterday I was casually browsing Facebook and Tumblr (as usual) and decided to take a break from my crazy work to check the news, as I do almost compulsively. Instead of my usual huge news sources though, I clicked on a local news website to see what was going on. For those of you outside of San Antonio, the city is...