Hawaii Women’s Journal Launch Party Tonight at the Manifest!

I’ve been anxiously waiting for the inaugural issue of the Hawaii Women’s Journal to be published. I didn’t know what shape it would take. I only knew what my small contribution to the magazine would look like and even that was limited to its Microsoft Office form.  Last week, they put up an online version […]

Help Pass Hawaii’s 1st Anti Human Trafficking State Law!

Got this message from Kathyrn Xian and promised I’d pass this along: We urgently need your help. Please take a few minutes to make these calls/faxes/emails to one or all of the people listed below. With your help, we can PASS Hawaii’s first Human Trafficking state law and keep Hawaii safe. BILL #: HB1940 http://capitol.hawaii.gov/session2010/lists/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=1940 […]

A Letter About Civil Unions

I just read an interesting letter/article in the Honolulu Advertiser in regards to Civil Unions. Many people who are against civil unions use religion as their reason. As a religion major, this is frustrating.The very term, civil union, is supposed to lack any religious connotation. But because this is partnership/union that gay people would be […]

Senate Will Vote on HB444 Tomorrow! Come Show Your Support!

Just read on the Honolulu Advertiser that the Senate will be voting tomorrow, January 22nd, on HB 444 (Civil Unions bill): “If the bill is approved by the Senate, it would move back to the state House, where lawmakers passed a civil-unions bill last session that applied only to same-sex couples. State House leaders have […]

Support House Bill 444 (Civil Unions) TODAY at the State Capitol!

[photo credit – PFLAG 2010 theBus ads – Jan 15 – Feb 15, 2010] My apologies for posting this so last minute. By the time most of you read this, the demonstration might be over, but you can still do your part and contact your local representatives and tell them to support civil unions. There […]