Naysayers gonna naysay.
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soy tortillero y capitan: "Marriage Equality" -
As part of a great thread about “marriage equality” on facebook, Joseph Nicholas DeFilippis provided an amazing and powerful list of resources for further reading. With his permission I thought I’d pass it along to others who might be interested. (Feel free to share)
This is what Joseph…
(via Brick Row Houses at Melvin & Emory In Ridgely’s Delight)
Food service workers at American University (AU) in Washington, D.C. ratified a groundbreaking contract Monday, with “sustainability language” that includes training and increased hours so they can cook from scratch with fresh, local ingredients—and a watchdog committee to hold their employer to it.
Workers will receive 16 hours of paid training per year on sustainable food prep and cooking practices, a key demand they had made as part of their “Real Food, Real Jobs” campaign.
(Source: ziatroyano, via unitehere)
The Boy Scouts of America is accepting public feedback about ending its ban on gay Scouts and leaders. Its Board will vote by Feb. 6. Let’s FLOOD their lines with thousands of calls. (Believe me, the other side’s busy, too…)
If you call 972-580-2330, a rep asks: “Are you FOR or against the change in policy?” Just say FOR and you’re done! Can’t get thru? Email email@example.com
Make the call/email and then REBLOG this message! Tell BSA to suppose equality
Hmmm….I wonder how this went down in 1826?
Image courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society
(Source: everythingsarchie, via archieoutofcontext)