Postedon Jun 13, 2010 at 04:10 pm
The Rev. John A. Buehrens (a Freedom to Marry Voice for Equality) serves as a guest blogger on Steven Levingston's "Political Bookworm".
He discusses the fact, both here and in his new book, “A House for Hope: The Promise of Progressive Religion in the 21st Century,” written with theology professor Rebecca Ann Parker, that while some observers see religion and conservatism as inextricably connected, religion in America actually has a progressive, liberal history.
Postedon Jun 07, 2010 at 12:00 pm
More than 20 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality groups and allies today issued a joint statement regarding Arizona's S.B. 1070.
Postedon Jan 30, 2010 at 04:18 pm
January 29, 2010
During a speech at the University of Florida, Meghan McCain said that her father, Sen. John McCain, is "coming along" on the freedom to marry: "He's 73 years old. It's difficult. I keep telling people 'You continue putting pressure on President Obama, and I'll continue putting pressure on my father.'" [Link]
Postedon Sep 09, 2009 at 12:12 pm
September 8, 2009
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer approved the majority of the state Legislature's budget Friday, including cutting domestic partner benefits for state employees, which means roughly 800 people will lose their health insurance. [Link]
Postedon Aug 19, 2009 at 09:19 pm
Freedom to Marry freelance contributor, Andrew Eddins, tells of his experience speaking about marriage equality while on a southwestern jeep tour with a group of strangers.
Postedon Nov 13, 2008 at 10:59 am
November 10, 2008
Activists say battles will continue in Arizona over issues related to same-sex couples: inheritance rights, medical decision-making and burial rights, to name a few of the estimated 300 rights that Arizona automatically confers on married couples. (Link)
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Postedon Nov 06, 2008 at 09:45 am
November 6, 2008
The Times editorial staff writes about anti-gay measures passing in California, Florida, Arkansas, and Arizona: "We do not view these results as reason for despair. Struggles over civil rights never follow a straight trajectory, and the ugly outcome of these ballot fights should not obscure the building momentum for full equality for gay people, including acceptance of marriage between gay men and women. But the votes remind us of how much remains to be done before this bigotry is finally erased." (Link)