19 June 2009

Another Day, Another Addition To the Sidebar Regarding GLBT Equality

h/t to Pam Spaulding @ Pam's House Blend.

pam is one of my favorite glbt-centric bloggers and she's all over this issue like a duck on a june bug!

so, what are "The Dallas Principles"? i thought you would never ask:

The following eight guiding principles underlie our call to action.

In order to achieve full civil rights now, we avow:

1.Full civil rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals must be enacted now. Delay and excuses are no longer acceptable.

2.We will not leave any part of our community behind.

3.Separate is never equal.

4.Religious beliefs are not a basis upon which to affirm or deny civil rights.

5.The establishment and guardianship of full civil rights is a non-partisan issue.

6.Individual involvement and grassroots action are paramount to success and must be encouraged.

7.Success is measured by the civil rights we all achieve, not by words, access or money raised.

8.Those who seek our support are expected to commit to these principles.

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