#935 It is so ordered (Marriage Equality)

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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


Voicemails

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:

“#Not1More RESPONSE TO ICE NEW MEMO ON PROCESSING TRANS DETAINEES”

"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

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