Tag Archives: Same-sex marriage

DOMA, mass school closings in Chicago, worldwide effects of austerity, roastmaster Tim Pawlenty

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss DOMA, badass Edith “Edie” Windsor and her amazing love story with her wife Thea Spyer, how to be a better ally to our transgender friends, the Chicago Public Schools closing 54 schools, the privatization of education, self-immolations in Bulgaria, a people’s uprising [...]

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SCOTUS hears arguments on Proposition 8, North Dakota Gov approves 6-week abortion ban

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss the magic that is Sigur Ros, SCOTUS hearing arguments on Prop 8 and thedramatic civil rights gains achieved by the LGBT community, North Dakota’s governor approving a 6-week abortion ban, the UN declaring restricting access to abortion is a form of torture, [...]

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Recording proves Stop and Frisk is racial profiling, transgender teacher commits suicide following media harassment

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss LGBT rights and the future of the gay rights movement, a recording has surfaced proving Stop and Frisk is racial profiling, and a transgender teacher has committed suicide following a media harassment campaign led by Little John. Citizen Radio is a member-supported [...]

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Three-year anniversary of George Tiller’s murder, federal court rules DOMA unconstitutional

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Three-year anniversary of George Tiller’s murder, federal court rules DOMA unconstitutional, gender-based abortions. Special announcement: Check out Thrive Food Direct, and use the code “CitizenRadio” to receive a discount. Your purchase will go towards a Maniac receiving FREE meals!Citizen Radio is a member-supported [...]

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Obama’s same-sex marriage announcement, lead singer of Against Me! comes out as transgender‎

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss President Obama’s same-sex marriage announcement, mass school closures in Philadelphia, horrific violence against youth at Rikers, and Tom Gabel AKA Laura Jane Grace comes out as transgender. Special announcement: Check out Thrive Food Direct, and use the code “CitizenRadio” to receive [...]

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Catholic church throws children under the bus to protest marriage equality

Allison Kilkenny 8 Replies

(Updated below) In November, I wrote about how the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington was threatening to discontinue its social services program for the district if the city didn’t change a proposed same-sex marriage law. Now, it appears the Archdiocese has followed through on that threat. The Catholic Archdiocese of Washington has ended its 80-year-old foster-care [...]

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Christian leaders unite to teach youth intolerance

Allison Kilkenny 6 Replies

A group of 145 evangelical, Roman Catholic and Orthodox Christian leaders have signed a declaration saying they will not cooperate with laws that “could be used to compel their institutions to participate in abortions, or to bless or in any way recognize same-sex couples.” Citing Martin Luther King, Jr. as their inspiration for “civil disobedience,” [...]

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