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Lessons From a Night of Equality

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A couple weekends ago, I experienced a great night for equality at Equality California’s 2011 Los Angeles Equality Awards.  I’ve served on EQCA’s Board for several years, and this year, had the privilege of co-chairing the gala (with the charming Jeannette Yazedjian). EQCA’s new Executive Director Roland Palencia was introduced….

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Bench Strength

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Advocate contributor and award-winning lawyer Jimmy Nguyen says the Election Day ousting of three pro-marriage equality Supreme Court justices in Iowa marked a sad day for judicial independence. First Posted on Advocate.com Election Day 2010 will go down in history as a sad day for judicial independence. On November 2,…

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“Do Ask, Do Tell” Wins Again

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Federal Judge Issues Injunction to Stop Enforcement of Controversial Policy The power of living an authentic life wins again in court today. On October 12, 2010, U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Phillips in Riverside, California issued a permanent injunction to immediately stop the U.S. military from enforcing its “don’t ask,…

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