#935 It is so ordered (Marriage Equality)

Direct Download

Today we take a look at the historic Supreme Court ruling making marriage equality the law of the land

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Gay Marriage Is Now Legal Nationally, But Bigots Will Keep Fighting It - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 06-29-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: Victory - Trampled By Turtles

Ch. 4: Act 2: The view of marriage equality from inside the court - @GAY_USAtv - Air Date: 7-1-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: "Equality" - Todd (Tif) Fernandez

Ch. 6: Act 3: The Secret History of Marriage - @DecodeDC - Air Date: 4-17-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: Words Are Seeds - My Gay Banjo

Ch. 8: Act 4: Dissenting Justices Cling To Ancient Hate In Opposing Gay Marriage - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 06-27-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: Those Were The Days (All In The Family Theme) - Television Heroes

Ch. 10: Act 5: A look at the holdouts against same sex marriage - Le Show (@theharryshearer) - Air Date: 6-28-15

Ch. 11: Song 5: Sundown Town - Ry Cooder

Ch. 12: Act 6: Anti-Gay Bryan Fischer Equates Gay Marriage Ruling with 9/11 & Slavery - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 06-29-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: Opinions - The Haymarket Squares

Ch. 14: Act 7: The newest 'It gets better' video after SCOTUS rules on marriage equality - @TWiBnation - Air Date: 7-1-15

Ch. 15: Song 7: It Gets Better - Single - Jay Kuo, Blair Shepard & Broadway Sings For The Trevor Project

Ch. 16: Act 8: #Not1More via FAMILIA: Trans Queer Liberation Movement (@familiatqlm) — Best of the Left Activism 

Ch. 17: Song 8: Time for Action - the Very Best Of - Secret Affair

Ch. 18: Act 9: Historic marriage ruling opens new chapter for America - Rachel @maddow Show - Air Date: 6-26-15


Ch. 19: Olive branch from a libertarian - Inaudible from Maryland

Ch. 20: Pushback on Adreana's pushback - Elka from Fort Wayne, IN

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 21: Final comments on the possibility of left/right alliances

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

Activism: #Not1More via FAMILIA: Trans Queer Liberation Movement (@familiatqlm)

Take Action:

SIGN: "Tell President Obama, Don't Discriminate Against LGBTQ Immigrants” via FAMILIA: Trans Queer Liberation Movement

JOIN the movement to end deportation of undocumented LGBTQ people with #Not1More

Sources/further reading:


"A transgender woman of color on the hypocrisy of the gay rights movement” by Raquel Wilis at Quartz

"Obama's reply to a trans woman proves LGBT advocacy stops at gay marriage” by Meredith Talusan at The Guardian

"Was Obama’s Heckler Actually A Transgender Hero?” by Kristina Marusic at MTVIssues

"The Obama Legacy: Inequality, Corporate Trade Deals, Worldwide War” by Kit O’Connell

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

Thanks for listening!

Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com

Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores!

Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft

Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft

Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com

Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!

Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.