Tag Archives: Elizabeth Gilbert

My Train of Thoughts from Under the Bus

I haven’t felt like blogging for some time. Then when I did, the blog was offline. Now it’s online and finally I think I can put some thoughts together. But my thoughts are still mixed and not all ones I … Continue reading

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My White House Blog as a Cesar Chavez Champion of Change for 2013

We’re Not Illegal, We’re Not Immoral, We’re Not “Them” – We Are All “Us!” Posted by Judy Rickard on March 29, 2013 at 02:15 PM EDT Judy Rickard is being honored as a Champion of Change for her efforts as an Immigration … Continue reading

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A Look at LGBT Immigrants – The Williams Institute Study

This press release from the wonderful work of Gary Gates at The Williams Institute gives us a good look at the LGBT component of those 11 million immigrants we keep hearing about. I met Gary Gates at the National Lesbian … Continue reading

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The Speech I Would Love to Give at the White House on March 26, 2013

I have  been named a Cesar Chavez Champion of Change for 2013! I am thrilled and honored and excited. I thought I would be giving a speech, but it turns out that the 14 of us honorees will be participating … Continue reading

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Clinton Gets It Right After He Gets It Wrong

News is flooding in now about former President Bill Clinton’s reversal on his signing of DOMA, Defense of Marriage Act, in 1996. I just signed a copy of my book to him with this message “Pres. Clinton – Thanks for … Continue reading

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Interesting List of States With MOST Kids With LGBT Parents – Williams Institute Study

Where do the most children of LGBT parents live? If you guessed California or New York or Massachusetts or a state you think has a big LGBT population, you are wrong! I was too. The Williams Institute has just released … Continue reading

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Sharing Information From Brynn Gelbard and DeVote Campaign: Can You Help Them Keep Turning Out Videos? Thanks!

Sharing this message I got today from wordsmith/filmmaker Brynn Gelbard of DeVote Campaign…Please share this blog and message where you can, where it will help Brynn get funding for her work. Thanks… Greetings from warm and sunny LA! As usual, … Continue reading

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Suze Orman Shows DOMA’s Fiscal Discrimination on CNN

For those who don’t care or don’t get that DOMA keeps same-sex binational families apart and hurts same-sex military families, here’s another way to look at DOMA and how it hurts the U.S. economy. Maybe Suze Orman will end up … Continue reading

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Re-Posting from 429Magazine – It’s Us! Lesbian Grandmas Fighting DOMA Repeal

Grandmothers are the fresh faces of a new video campaign against DOMA The DOMA Project launched a short film series on their website featuring bi-national married couples in the LGBT community who are facing the consequences of the Defense of … Continue reading

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Re-Posting from LGBT/POV – Thanks Karen Ocamb!

Watch: Binational Couples Should Be Included in Immigration Reform Debate by KAREN OCAMB on FEBRUARY 18, 2013 (Binational couple Judy Rickard and her British wife Karin at a photo shoot in Los Angeles May 2011. Photo by Karen Ocamb)Congress is on a 10-day … Continue reading

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