#953 Beyond Marriage Equality (LGBTQ Rights)

Air Date: 9-15-15

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Today we look at a bit of the fallout since the marriage equality SCOTUS decision but we also look beyond marriage equality

Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Why is Uganda Sentencing Gays to Life in Prison? - @TestTube - Air Date: 6-27-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: La redécouverte - Yann Tiersen

Ch. 4: Act 2: Evangelicals Desperately Spreading Anti-Gay Message Around The World - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 07-22-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: Love Will Come Through - Travis

Ch. 6: Act 3: Court: Gay Conversion Therapy = Fraud - Majority Report (@majorityfm) - Air Date: 07-22-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: All You Fascists - Billy Bragg & Wilco

Ch. 8: Act 4: County Clerk Changes History | PBS - @IndependentLens - Air Date: 04-14-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: One Million Miles Away - J. Ralph

Ch. 10: Act 5: Anti-Gay Christian Clerk Kim Davis Jailed for Contempt of Court - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 09-03-15

Ch. 11: Song 5: Piazza, New York Catcher - Belle and Sebastian

Ch. 12: Act 6: Redefining religious freedom - @fakedansavage - Air Date: 9-8-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: Going to the Chapel - The Dixie Cups

Ch. 14: Act 7: Right-Wing Christians Can't Decide If Elected Officials Have to Obey the Law - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 09-12-15

Ch. 15: Song 7: Keepsake - State Radio

Ch. 16: Act 8: Same-sex marriage ruling does not apply to tribal lands - @HereAndNow - Air Date: 8-10-15

Ch. 17: Song 8: Gotta Have You - The Weepies

Ch. 18: Act 9: Did You Know It's Still Legal To Keep Gay People Out Of Businesses? - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 07-03-15

Ch. 19: Song 9: Hey Ya - Obadiah Parker

Ch. 20: Act 10: Every Child Deserves a Family Act via @family_equality — Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 21: Song 10: Activism - Shihan

Ch. 22: Act 11: Boy Scouts End Ban on Gay Adults - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 07-29-15


Ch. 23: Thoughts on legalizing sex work - Nathan from Vancouver, WA

Ch. 24: Promoting Gleaners, libraries and Occupy Your Library - Vicki from Oregon

Ch. 25: But happiness for who? - Chris from Colorado Springs

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 26: Final comments on those LGBT activists who opposed the fight for marriage equality

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

Activism: Every Child Deserves a Family Act via @family_equality

Take Action:

Tell your elected officials to SUPPORT The Every Child Deserves a Family Act through the Family Equality Council

Additional Activism/Resources:

FOLLOW the challenge to the final complete ban on same-sex couple adoption through Campaign for Southern Equality

Free Resources: Establishing Legal Parent-Child Relationships via ACLU National

Sources/further reading:

Adoption and Foster Care Federal, State, Local Landscape via Family Equality Council

ACLU may challenge newly-signed law on adoption by gays” via Detroit Free Press

"Anti-gay adoption bill another shameful moment for Michigan” via Detroit Free Press

"Preliminary Injunction Filed in Lawsuit Seeking to Immediate Relief From Mississippi Adoption Ban” via The Campaign for Southern Equality

“Discriminatory Treatment In Foster Parenting and Adoptions” via ACLU National

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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