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Scottish Independence and Participatory Democracy

Harry Boyte | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics
Harry Boyte

I've just returned from 10 days of travel with my family in Scotland. The "Yes" side in the battle over the referendum on Scottish independence, to be held September 19, is another example of aspirations for civic empowerment, especially among young people, appearing around the world.

Get Up, Stand Up: Overcoming Election-Induced 'PTSD'

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 12.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Cheryl Dumesnil

In the four years since Prop 8, I have shown all the signs of a sort of election-induced "PTSD." I don't want to hear the rhetoric. I don't want to see the debates. I don't want to follow the polls. I don't even want to watch The Daily Show. It's that bad.

63 Days Till Minnesota Votes On My Family

Rev. Meg Riley | Posted 11.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Meg Riley

I've agreed to be the "Vote No: Don't Limit the Freedom to Marry" yard sign distributor for my neighborhood. I'm doing this because it makes me feel safer to see the signs when I'm driving around. It helps me know where allies live, close by. It helps me remember that I'm not alone.

Amanda Terkel

GOP Businessman Fights Minnesota's Ban On Marriage Equality

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Minnesota businessman Wheelock Whitney, Jr. is a lifelong Republican. He ran for U.S. Senate in 1964 and governor in 1982. He believes i...