The passage of Proposition 8 in California, which resulted, for the first time in the history of the United States, in taking rights away from a minority by the majority, has inspired a lot of anger, outrage, and many protests, all over the state and the nation.
Ray and I are going to participate in a protest this coming Saturday, here in New Haven, Connecticut.
Please, to anyone out there, gay or straight ally, add your voice to the chorus of outrage at a group of individuals who used their money to spread a bunch of lies to trick good people into voting to add their religious views, their bigotry, and their discrimination to the California state constitution.
It is against equality, it is against the separation of church and state and it is against the American ideal of freedom and fundamental rights for all.
Bottom line, it is wrong.
These are some of the images that accompany the current fight for gay civil rights. I find them very effective and smart: