Posts tagged ‘Gay rights are human rights’

January 2, 2012

Sean Chapin – I’m Married And I Know It

I really like the usually subversive Sean Chapin’s newest music video – a take on “Sexy And I Know It” by LMFAO. After seeing  ‘8: The Mormon Proposition’ I understand how upset a lot of Californians must be. They really need a scenario like here in Canada where the Supreme Court determines that marriage disparity is unconstitutional  and then all the states would fall like dominoes. It is inevitable, so the forces against all people having equal rights to love and marry who they choose will lose no matter how much they fight to forestall it. Heteronormativity is the new racism.

When I walk down the aisle, this is what I see – everybody stops and they staring at me. I got rainbows on my ring and I ain’t afraid to show it… (this is a gay marriage thang).

Parody of “Sexy And I Know It” by LMFAO about marriage equality for gay and straight couples.

Check out Sean’s channel here – he really is a tireless fighter.

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December 8, 2011

Possibly the greatest human rights speech of this century so far

US Secretary of State  Hillary Clinton delivering  her Human Rights Day speech  that just might change the world.  As an LGBT person myself I  agree that my rights are human rights.

Canada, my country of choice , rectified this  before but  the US  and the Obama regime choosing to  tell the world this is pretty awesome.  I  salute Obama  and ( the person I wanted as president)  Hillary Clinton.  Watch the awesomeness.

I am talking about gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people, human beings born free and given bestowed equality and dignity, who have a right to claim that, which is now one of the remaining human rights challenges of our time.  I speak about this subject knowing that my own country’s record on human rights for gay people is far from perfect.  Until 2003, it was still a crime in parts of our country.  Many LGBT Americans have endured violence and harassment in their own lives, and for some, including many young people, bullying and exclusion are daily experiences.  So we, like all nations, have more work to do to protect human rights at home.