Weekly Newsletters, Fall 2008-Spring 2009

Thursday, May 15, 2008

California’s Historic Marriage Case

[copied and pasted from: Equality California]

"A Victory for Marriage
Same-gender Couples Win Freedom to Marry

* Read the Supreme Court's decision.
* Read the press release
* Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger released the following statement today regarding the state Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage:

“I respect the Court’s decision and as Governor, I will uphold its ruling. Also, as I have said in the past, I will not support an amendment to the constitution that would overturn this state Supreme Court ruling.”

Celebration of Love and Family

Today, the California Supreme Court will rule on the California marriage case, calling on the state to end its ban on marriage for same-gender couples. Join plaintiffs, community leaders and LGBT families for a community gathering in response to this historic decision which will forever alter the course of our fight for equality.

Events are planned in cities across the state."

We're in the 49er!

April 29, 2008:
Survivors of sexual abuse share their experiences
Clothesline Project calls attention to survivors of sexual violence and rape victims.

May 1, 2008:
Worldwide rally against violence and sexual assault localized by CSULB feminist organization
F.O.R.C.E. encourages both sexes to get involved on campus in the annual protest against sexual harassment and abuse.

May 5, 2008:
Community stands united against sex crimes
Marchers amassed on Maxson Plaza to take a stand against sexual violence toward women.

Monday, May 5, 2008

The last meeting of the semester

First of all, a great big heaping pile of thank yous to everyone who came out to Take Back the Night! You're all wonderful and we hope to see you again at our next events!

Visit the F.O.R.C.E. Flickr account for photos. :)

Here's some coverage on the event, done by the Daily 49er:
Community stands united against sex crimes - News

Also, a reminder, that the meeting this week will be the last meeting of the semester. We will discuss plans for events next semester, as well as deciding on new officers. It'll be at the usual time and the usual place: Thursday, 2:30-3:30pm in the Women's Resource Center (WRC), LA3-105. All newbies, oldies, and curious-ies (?) are invited to attend!