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My Dream

“I have a dream that when I have my own children one day, I will be able to tell them that things used to be different back then; that not everyone could get married and they would try hard to fathom the idea of denying marriage to anyone, yet never truly understand the sad injustice we had.”  – Justin Jackerson, a 25-year-old Deaf Gay man living in Los Angeles, CA

Photo credit: Dylan Sue

 

 

 

It’s a no-brainer

“It is still kind of mind-boggling to see my marriage still up in the air, leaving it to nine justices to determine the legality of it.  I just hope that they do the right thing for once and all – it IS a no brainer, right?”  -Lisa Marie Wilson

Deaf Lesbians Noreen Yates and Lisa Marie Wilson were one of an estimated 18,000 couples to legally tie the knot in California prior to the passage of Prop 8.

Watch the “Yes to Love” mini-documentary.

"It is about love. Love for all people. Love for humanity. Love for justice and equality for all. Love for basic human rights. Love for civil rights for all people. Thank you Maryland, Maine, Minnesota and Washington and, of course, thank you America for re-electing Obama."
--MJ Bienvenu
"Bisexuals experience high rates of being ignored, discriminated against, demonized, or rendered invisible by both the heterosexual world and the lesbian and gay communities. Often, the entire sexual orientation is branded as invalid, immoral, or irrelevant. Despite years of activism and the largest population within the LGBT community, the needs of bisexuals still go unaddressed and their very existence is still called into question. This erasure has serious consequences on bisexuals’ health, economic well-being, and funding for bi organizations and programs."
—Bisexual Invisibility: Impacts and Recommendations (report)
"The main purpose of Planet DeafQueer is to empower our community through information, knowledge, visibility, resources, support and activism."