The University of California at San Diego will be sponsoring a teach-in for students, staff and faculty on Feb. 24 to explore incidents of racism and bigotry and to discuss the importance of mutual respect and civility on the campus.
Washington is full of policy wonks who tout their flow charts and heavily researched policy papers that make your head spin. But the visuals from this week's press conference in Washington take the cake.
The best way to erase the law from the books in 2010 is for the Obama administration to include repeal in the defense authorization bill and then for Sen. Carl Levin, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, to also include repeal of the law in the defense bill he reports out of his committee.
As one of the few (yes, 18,000 is a few!) couples that had the opportunity to legally marry in 2008, I am aware that we have a very critical responsibility to represent the fight for marriage equality. The reality of daily activities has become a sort of rally for marriage equality.
Once anyone has served our country in uniform with honor and dignity in an honest and genuine way, it becomes increasingly difficult for anyone to deny them the freedoms they fight to protect for all others.