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(2015/07/03) It is so ordered (Marriage Equality)

July 3, 201570 min
Edition #935
Today we take a look at the historic Supreme Court ruling making marriage equality the law of the land
 
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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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