LGBT

Hate groups not welcome

Hate groups not welcome

There’s been a lot written on this site and elsewhere about what makes Rhode Island so great. The Rhode Island Foundation has even launched It’s All In Our Backyard, “an internal marketing campaign designed to change the way Rhode Islanders talk about their state” because, they say, the “state has a self-esteem problem.” In this [...]

Marriage equality is here!

Marriage equality is here!

Today Rhode Island is a little bit better than it was yesterday. Today all men and women in Rhode Island are free to marry the person they love, regardless of gender. This was a long, hard fought battle but in the end, love and tolerance beat out bigotry and prejudice, and an important step was [...]

Rhode Island is for marriage equality

Rhode Island is for marriage equality

It’s as good as done. Marriage equality will be marriage reality with one more trip through the House, and a swipe of the governor’s pen. Just in time for wedding season! The Rhode Island Senate made history today passing S38 by a 26 to 12 vote, making Rhode Island the tenth state in the union [...]

Last call for marriage equality

Last call for marriage equality

The Senate is scheduled to vote on marriage equality today at 4:00 p.m. Equality opponents are certainly shocked that we have come this far, and they’re flooding Senators with calls and messages. For those who stand on the side of love: Please make some calls today, contact your legislator and let your voice be heard [...]