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Send Barack Obama a postcard!

WISH YOU WERE QUEER Happy holidays, friends. We hope you are with your loved ones, however you define that, and that the hearth is brimming with all you desire and that you have remembered to candy your yams. And your sweetie's. Now's as good a time as any to extend some good will to our president-elect and send him a note of congrats and glad tidings. While you are at it, could you remind him that we still struggle? Could you put a little note in there about how things like the Defense of Marriage Act and the recent passage of Proposition 8 and similarly hateful propositions discount our value as full-fledged Americans, target us as second-class lesser beings, and trivialize our independently declared right to pursue happiness? Could you please take a moment, and send Barack Obama a postcard? Our pals at Join the Impact (www.jointheimpact.com) are encouraging a little action called the Postcard Project up on their site with all the info you need to send our new prez a lovely holiday reminder. See www.jointheimpact.wetpaint.com and the Gay Place Blog (austinchronicle.com/gayplaceblog) for more details.

The Gay Place loves you; keep those cards and letters comin’.

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