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January 18, 2012

The single best Gay Rights video I’ve ever seen.

Second Class Citizens: Kickstarter.

The Gay Rights Movement.

Update: call me naive, but was rudely surprised to see hundreds of “Christian” haters in comments on youtube. They defile the great tradition that is Love that is Christianity, and do not well represent it. ~ Waylon, ed.

We featured Equal Rights on our magazine cover, back in the day, before the national reaction to the passage Prop 8 and the tide realllly began turning. We’ve blogged about gay rights thousands of times, literally.

But this video—this one has got it all. Amazing quotes, good and bad, bigoted and full of love:

I’m gay, and that’s okay.

How can you get married right now…it’s like joining a country club others can’t join?

Be on the right side of history

Separate but equal.

That’s how I was raised…

I am gay…those three words are a violation…

…right to adopt?

We are not a nation that says don’t ask, don’t tell…we are a nation that says out of many, one.

Love, love, love!

Click here to be part of this effort to create change: http://kck.st/zUspXy

Click here to tweet this video: http://clicktotweet.com/fRNEm

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http://twitter.com/2ndclassctzn

If you are currently being discriminated against & would like to be considered as a subject for the documentary, please email me: ryanyezak(at)gmail(dot)com

Ryan’s Info…
Twitter: ‪http://twitter.com/RyanJamesYezak
Facebook: ‪http://tinyurl.com/yeezy8h
Gays of the Week: http://youtube.com/gaysoftheweek
Google+: http://t.co/3iJ39X8

~

PS: shoutout for screenshot of my local Congressman and elephriend, Jared Polis!

PPS: great comment on Reddit:

And as long as someone is anti-gay rights, their answer to the question “should all humans be treated equally?” is invariably “no.” Several of those people are vying for the presidency of the United States right now. Think about that.

PPPS:

Reddit: Let’s show them how reddit does donations: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ryanjamesyezak/second-class-citizens-documentary

Edit: Reddit, I love you. Many hands make light work. Reddit has many many many hands. THey are usually just preoccupied with some other motions.

ReEdit: $67,300 You guys are fucking awesome. You are all amazing people.

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