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(2015/09/15) Beyond Marriage Equality (LGBTQ Rights)

September 15, 201574 min
Edition #953 Today we look at a bit of the fallout since the marriage equality SCOTUS decision but we also look beyond marriage equality   Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 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 Voicemails 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 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!

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