RECENT  POSTS:  » NOM spends six figures on North Carolina's Hagan/Tillis US Senate race » Idaho wedding venue can be discriminatory so long as it sticks to new business model » Sunday in Houston: Activists mad that churches were noted for their politicization head to a church—to politicize » Lisa Kudrow thinks my website title is modest, at best » Do you take this man to be your lawfully wedded mission of destruction? » MassResistance's hilarious fourteen-point plan for reinstating marriage discrimination: Get really, really nasty » Concerned Women For America finally learns to call out anti-gay rhetoric » 'Rivka Edelman' responds to me via one of the most bizarre comments I've ever read » Just going to another vendor isn't always easy, isn't good basis for sound policy » Pat Robertson: People who believe in fair nondiscrimination law are 'terrorists, radicals, and extremists'  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »

04/28/2008

Tomorrow: Make Albany less banny, all

by Jeremy Hooper

We've talked before about our undying affection for the Empire State Pride Agenda. The New York state advocacy group is truly one of the hardest working, most focused LGBT organizations in the nation, and we've been inspired by their infectious drive on more than one occasion. And we admit it: Our lil' online advocacy outfit has a bit of an acti-visi-crush on its older, more seasoned, Manhattan-based mentor.

Picture 12-48Well tomorrow the Proud Agenda-pushers are hosting their annual Equality & Justice Day, and event in which folks from all over the state (1300+ this year) haul tail up to Albany to fight for things like marriage equality, extending non-discrimination protections to the transgender community, making schools safer for LGBT youth, and more funding for health and human services needs. It's a day to lobby legislators, hear inspiring speakers give inspiring speeches, and both celebrate the state's successes and push for the goals we've yet to achieve. All this and a box lunch!

For more information on the worthwhile day, head over to the Pride Agenda's site for more information:

E& J Day [Pride Agenda]

While it's too late to register online and get on the officially sanctioned busses, you can still attend the day, just as long as you can find a way to get ye'self to Albany. So be it via car, bike, unicycle, or carrier pigeon-powered lawn chair, we hope that all of you in the area will consider taking a day out of your busy lives to join the struggle.

space gay-comment gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper


Your thoughts

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy


 
Related Posts with Thumbnails