Stand with the Official Democratic Party: Support Marriage Equality

Stand with the Official Democratic Party: Support Marriage Equality

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Just over a year ago, President Obama announced his support for marriage equality—a first for a sitting president. And during the Democratic National Convention last fall, Democrats became the first major party to endorse marriage equality in its platform.

We have a national inclusive hate crimes law, we have ended bias in the military, and in several states, employment discrimination is banned and all citizens are able to marry the person they love.

These milestones are significant and historic, but our work is far from complete. We need to fight until LGBT Americans gain full equality under the law.

Right now, marriage equality is being debated in the highest court of our nation, with a decision expected in the coming days. Now, more than ever, it’s time that our voices are heard because marriage equality isn’t about politics, it’s about people’s rights.

Stand with President Obama and the Official Democratic Party and say you support full equality for all Americans. Add your name.

Stand with the Official Democratic Party: Support Marriage Equality

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    • Jason Bartlett RIVERSIDE, RI
      • about 1 year ago

      Transgender people are banned from joining the military. Sign this petition to help get the ball rolling: https://www.change.org/petitions/united-states-military-lift-the-ban-on-transgender-people-in-the-military and like the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/transmilitary We need as many people as possible to support this cause in order to show the government this is an important cause. "Don't ask don't tell" isn't over yet. The military still discriminates against transgender people. Don't ask don't tell only affected sexual orientation. Gender Dysphoria is now the classification in the DSW medical book so the military has no reason to discriminate based on the fact that a mental health diagnosis can prevent transgender people from serving in the military. Unfortunately, at this time they can prevent transgender people from serving in the United Stated military. Add transgender people the the repeal of don't ask, don't tell. Let equal rights and safety for all transgender people be possible! Don't ask, don't tell needs to be repealed for all, including transgender individuals. All transgender people deserve the same rights as every other United States citizen serving the country. Be that serving openly in the military, marrying the person they love or just walking down the street without risking being beaten or killed just because we live our lives differently than thinks is the "proper" way.

      Here are some articles about it: The New DADT: The Military's Ban on Transgender Service: http://outservemag.com/2012/01/the-new-dadt-the-militarys-ban-on-transgender-service/ and http://www.theatlantic.com/sexes/archive/2012/10/for-transgendered-soldiers-dont-ask-dont-tell-carries-on/264225/

      My dad always dreamed of me joining the Coast Guard. As a kid, like passing by, he'd be like "[Jason], that’s the Coast Guard. They pay for school and its fun." So, it stuck. Passing by the Coast Guard with my dad was just as important as going to a nature walk with him, because he was concerned about my future, and those times I’ll never forget. Please sign the petition to help his dream and mine for other transgender people come true.

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    • Chris Calhoun MESQUITE, TX
      • about 1 year ago

      Everyone should be able to marry the person of their choice, no matter the gender.

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    • David Morf HOLYOKE, MA
      • about 1 year ago

      Marriage equality belongs to us all and the state is not the one to bring down the temple on the heads of those who wish to marry for love for life.

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