Tag Archives: Jerry Brown

California bans the pay-the-gay-away psychological torture of LGBT youth known as “reparative therapy”

As you may recall, former Ypsilantian Josh Steichman told us earlier this summer that he was working on a campaign to see the so-called reparative therapy of minors outlawed in California. Well, this weekend, Josh and the rest of the Equality California team were successful. California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law legislation that would […]

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Who needs colleges when you can have prisons… Good work, Michigan!

I haven’t seen the new numbers, but, in 2008, I remember reading that Michigan was one of only four states that spent more on corrections than on higher education. And this, if I’m not mistaken, is happening in spite of the fact that Michigan’s prison population is dropping. I mention this because I just saw […]

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Meg Whitman endorses her opponent, Jerry Brown, for Governor of California

Isn’t that the most brilliant thing ever? And I’m not sure why, as she doesn’t look or sound anything like Edith Massey, but, after watching a few clips of Meg Whitman this evening, I found myself thinking of that great actress from Baltimore, and scouring the internet for film clips of her in action. I’m […]

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