#899 Work still to be done (LGBTQ Rights)

Today we take a look at the fact that marriage equality is sweeping the nation and yet it’s clear to see that we still have a long way to go to establish full equality in all aspects

Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Details on the march through the courts of marriage equality - @TWiBnation - Air Date: 2-10-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: The New SF Bay Blues - Small Town Heroes

Ch. 4: Act 2: Iain Lee and Justin Dealey experience homophobic abuse - BBC Three Counties Radio - Air Date: 01-07-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: Surprise - The Odd Couple

Ch. 6: Act 3: Republicans Lose Their Boner For Gay Marriage - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 10-08-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: Words Are Seeds - Country Boys in the City

Ch. 8: Act 4: Gay Panic Legal Defense Outlawed in California - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 09-30-14

Ch. 9: Song 4: The Body Electric - Small Town Heroes

Ch. 10: Act 5: Nondescrimination ban in Kansas was just rescinded - @TWiBnation - Air Date: 2-12-15

Ch. 11: Song 5: "The Asshole Song" - Jimmy Buffett

Ch. 12: Act 6: This is the backlash to marriage equality success - @fakedansavage - Air Date: 2-17-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: Love To Watch You Go - Country Boys in the City

Ch. 14: Act 7: The March to Full Marriage Equality Continues with @MEUSA - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7: "This fickle world" - Theo Bard

Ch. 16: Act 8: .@ashbeckham: Owning your duality - @TEDx - Air Date: 11-20-14


Ch. 18: People get very emotional about food choices - Clara from Brooklyn, NY

Ch. 19: Thoughts on reducetarians - Kelly from California

Ch. 20: A nurse on vaccinations - Raven from Louisville, KY

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 21: Final comments on my bad idea to conduct the two biggest conversations of the year simultaneously

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

Activism: The March to Full Marriage Equality Continues with @MEUSA

Take Action:

Help finish off the fight for full marriage equality & track state-level discriminatory legislation at: MarriageEquality.org

Join Marriage Equality USA and Equality Kansas fight Governor Brownback’s discriminatory executive action by calling the state capitol at 877-579-6757 and posting messages on Facebook and Twitter

Sources/further reading:

U.S. map of marriage equality via Freedom To Marry

"Arkansas Legislature Passes Bill Allowing LGBT Discrimination” by Dominic Holden

"Governor Brownback Cancels LGBT State Employee Protections” via Equality Kansas

"In Kansas, the governor is rolling back tolerance” by The Washington Post editorial board

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 [email protected]

Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!

Sign up for activism updates