My partner and I were plaintiffs in the lawsuit suing the State of California for the right of same-sex couples to be married. We won that battle but now we have a new one: California Prop 8, if it passes, would change the part of the state constitution that the State Supreme Court upheld in granting us our new marriage rights.
This is the first of many ads aimed at convincing people to get up and vote down Prop 8. It's aimed at young voters, and I'm sure more than a few read BoingBoing religiously, like I do.
I wrote, produced, shot and co-directed this piece, and all the crew donated the time and equipment necessary to make this happen. It just went live on YouTube today. The two stars just graduated from Berkeley High where they were extremely active in gay rights and their school's GSA program.
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China’s nightmarish “citizen scores” system uses your online activity, purchases, messages, and social graph to rate your creditworthiness and entitlement to services. One way your score can be plunged into negative territory is for a judge to declare you to be a bad person (mostly this happens to people said to have refused to pay […]
The current pre-clearance rules for Canadians being processed through US immigration at Canadian airports limit the powers of US immigration officials, preventing them from strip-searching Canadians (they can ask Canadian border guards to do it, but if the Canadian guards refuse, they’re out of luck) and giving Canadians the ability to turn around and leave […]
DJI is the world’s leading designer and producer of easy-to-fly drones and aerial photography systems. If you’re a drone enthusiast, you want a DJI. If you know absolutely nothing about drones and think they’re weird, if you win a DJI you’re going to become a drone enthusiast.Enter this giveaway (for free, yes) and you’ll get a […]
Although there will never be a consensus about the best way to make coffee, any coffee connoisseur will agree that controlling the grind of your beans and balancing water temperature are the keys to a tasty cup. Since your plastic coffee pot doesn’t really allow for that kind of customization, going back to the French […]