An Attitude of Gratitude We still have such a long way to go before LGBTQ people are equal global citizens, but ’tis the season to count ones blessings and I want to recap how all love warriors can have an attitude of gratitude this holiday season as we continue to advocate for equality under the law and equal dignity and respect. This year marriage equality became law in Washington, DC, Mexico City, MX, Portugal…
Put the “Gay” Back in the Marriage Debate This month I had the chance to the guest blogger on the Petralis Files. Michael Peteralis’s Blog is the VETERAN GAY AND AIDS HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCATE. Here’s what he had to say: “The other day I exchanged emails with Davina Kotulski, Ph.D., longtime gay marriage advocate who’s been involved with the Marriage Equality USA org and married to activist Molly McKay, about how we don’t hear “gay is good” enough, if at all, from our professional advocacy groups and leaders. Davina told me she has a “Gay Is Good” sticker on her car, and I asked her to write up a guest column, addressing the need to clearly say the word gay in our marriage campaigns. RISE UP LOVE WARRIORS
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Out Politician Tells Her Story
Join me December 1st with Oakland’s youngest and first openly lesbian City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan for a one-of-a-kind FREE coming out teleseminar where Rebecca a will share her secrets for being an “out and proud” public figure! What better way to kick of Chanukah then with two dynamic Butch Jewish Lesbians sharing their Tips on Being Out and Powerful. And it’s FREE. If that’s not a miracle I don’t know what is. There are a limited number of call-in lines, so register now! HURRY! Click Here to Register Now Date: December 1, 2010 Time: 2:30PM Pacific Standard Time/ 5:30PM Eastern Standard Time Location: Your Phone Register now to get call-in details. ———————————————————————-
Give the Gift of Equality The Love Warriors Book makes a wonderful holiday gift for veteran marriage equality supporters and those still on the fence.
But hey, don’t take my word for it—check out these NEW reviews on Barnes and Nobles!
The Quintessential Book on Marriage Equality
“Dr. Davina Kotulski has written the quintessential book on marriage equality! Every reader of this outstanding book will be able to intelligently discuss the personal and political barriers and triumphs to this world-wide civil rights movement. Buy a copy of Love Warriors for yourself, your family, co-workers, and friends. Education is the gift that keeps on giving!” –Laurie York
Becoming a Warrior
“Marriage is not just a word. It’s a word embedded in a whole cultural system that we are at once asked to participate in, yet be excluded from enjoying ourselves.” Davina Kotulski’s book, Love Warriors, delivers a passionate message to the eyes and ears of equality activists. Her writing is engaging and reminds readers that at the heart of fighting for marriage equality is the basic respect and dignity for all humans. Her powerful words elicit a pure emotional response of willful anger and determination. After reading this enlightening testament of love you will feel full of spirit and guidance towards taking action. Kotulski’s book is a complete package beginning with crucial information containing a witty and flavorful touch. She directs…” –E Brennan
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TUCK AND PATTI
And if that wasn’t enough good news to share already, it thrills me to no end to have had the opportunity to give the inspiring musical husband and wife duo Tuck and Patti a copy of my new book. Tuck and Patti wrote the song Love Warriors that inspired the title of my book and they played the 2004 National Marriage Equality Rally in Washington, DC for free. They are huge marriage equality supporters! Here’s my happy photo, as one friend said, a love sandwich with me in the middle! ———————————————————————-
Thank you friends, readers, and love warriors for all of your support! Dr. Davina Kotulski Psychologist, Motivational Life Coach, and Author of Why You Should Give A Damn About Gay Marriage (2004) and Love Warriors: The Rise of the Marriage Equality Movement and Why it Will Prevail (2010) DavinaKotulski.com lovewarriorsthebook.com