Activism in the Archdiocese of San Francisco.
Catholic Charities 2008 "Red House" Fundraiser
"Family Builders by Adoption"
On June 3,
hosted its annual Red House
Last year's "Red House" event was notable due to the fact
that the featured entertainer was transvestite and same-sex
"marriage" activist "Donna
This year's event is especially interesting because of its
proximity to the recent California Supreme Court's decision
on same-sex "marriage." Honorary
of this year's event (and their reactions to the court's
Mayor Gavin Newsom: "What a day in San Francisco! What a day for equality! Who among us was prepared for this extraordinary moment and extraordinary time," said Newsom, who cut short a trip to Washington, D.C. to return home Wednesday night to await the court's ruling. "I can't tell you how proud I am to be a San Franciscan." "It's an affirmation of the gay and lesbian community and an extraordinary day for all of us as Americans," Newsom told the Bay Area Reporter in a Thursday phone call.
Honorary Committee Member is, once again, transvestite
who is a Board Member of the Equality California Institute.
"Equality California" was one of those represented in the
case before the supreme court. He is pictured above with
CCCYO Treasurer Nanette Lee Miller.
the statements of the Honorary Committee members with the
position of the Catholic Church, as enunciated by Archbishop
George Niederauer (here),
Bishop Allen Vigneron (here),
and the Vatican (here).