Category Co-Chair Column - Page 2

By Ron Flynn Alice Board, Co-Chair Last month, Brendan Eich resigned as CEO of Mozilla following the public disclosure of his financial support in 2008 of California’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples, Prop 8. Many on the right, and some on the left, argued that his resignation showed that LGBT activists are intolerant bullies.

By Zoe Dunning Alice Board, Co-Chair The Alice Primary Election endorsements are out! My fellow co-chair Ron Flynn and I congratulate our PAC Committee, led by Lou Fischer and David Augustine, on their smooth and professional endorsement process. I want to also thank our membership for coming out and casting your ballots last month. We

Ron Flynn Alice Board, Co-Chair Recently I have been getting a lot of questions along the lines of “now that you have marriage, why do you need protections?” Or, “now that we have such a presence in San Francisco, why do we need a LGBT group?” These are variations on a theme: The LGBT Community has

By Zoe Dunning Alice Board, Co-Chair I’m exited to write my first column as Alice Co-Chair, and honored and humbled to serve alongside my fellow Co-Chair Ron Flynn. I would like to extend my gratitude to my predecessor, Martha Knutzen, and thank her for her dedication and leadership to this club and the Democratic Party

By Martha Knutzen Alice Board, Co-Chair This is my last column as Co-Chair of Alice.  I cannot believe how quickly two years went by- which can only mean I was enjoying myself despite all the responsibilities ! I get to say anything I want, so here goes… I will always be proud that I was asked

By Ron Flynn Alice Board, Co-Chair On November 4, the day before the election, the Senate passed a vote for cloture on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. That procedural vote requires 60 votes, and obtained 61. Passage of ENDA, after the floor debate that is coming, requires 51 votes. Every Democratic senator has gone on record as

By: Ron Flynn Alice Board, Co-Chair Election day is here.  We trust you have received our slate card with our recommendations – you can find them here.  Alice volunteers have worked tirelessly to distribute the cards, we placed advertisements, and we send mail.  We did all of this not only to provide you the information

By Martha Knutzen Alice Board, Co-Chair As the fog of summer turns away from our City and we all bask in the beautiful warm days of October, Alice activists know its time to …. GET OUT THE VOTE! During August, our PAC committee, chaired by David Augustine and Zoe Dunning, held a full day meeting

By: Ron Flynn Alice Board, Co-Chair On June 30, 2013, as we were all gathered to celebrate Pride and marriage equality, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law a bill banning the “propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations to minors.”   The law is the result of wide spread homophobia in Russia, essentially equating the LGBT

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