Tag Archives: equality

5 things white people can do before they call the cops on a black person

Reasonable list from Mashable, should be filed under “common fucking sense.”

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Fundamental rights may not be submitted to a vote; they depend on the outcome of no elections

I find this particularly compelling, and it dispenses with dissenting arguments in toto: Of course, the Constitution contemplates that democracy is the appropriate process for change, so long as that process does not abridge fundamental rights. Last Term, a plurality of this Court reaffirmed the importance of the democratic principle in Schuette v. BAMN, 572 […]

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Supreme Court extends same-sex marriage nationwide

Associated Press on Twitter: MORE: The Supreme Court’s ruling means 14 states will have to stop enforcing their bans on same-sex marriage Tennessee being one of those 14 states. Not to pat myself on the back, but I’ve been calling this one for a decade on Equal Protection grounds, even before that awful ‘Tennessee Marriage […]

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Guy Branum’s No More Mr. Nice Gay

Guy Branum, “No More Mr. Nice Gay” on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, 11/12/2013: It’s not about trying to hurt Orson Scott Card’s business, it’s about gay people remembering that we don’t have to accept disrespect. Think about it this way: do you know that place in your town that makes amazing sandwiches and […]

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