A few photos taken on the way to the future #SCOTUS #LoveMustWin #WalkingMeeting

A few photos taken on the way to the future #SCOTUS #LoveMustWin #WalkingMeeting

I normally walk to work through history, this time I walked to work through history being made, as the United States Supreme Court heard arguments for marriage equality.

In an awesome confluence of events and social movements, I was participating in a roundtable co-hosted by the American College of Sports Medicine (@ACSMNews) and the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy (@KPIHP) on creating a Call to Action on Making Physical Activity Assessment and Prescription a Standard of Medical Care. Of course that roundtable was going to have walking meetings, and we walked to the future, while talking about the future.

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Photographs from the Supreme Court, Day 2, Courage

Photographs from the Supreme Court, Day 2, Courage

All photographs are Creative Commons licensed. Click to enlarge or download original View SCOTUS – DOMA 20939 on Flickr.com One difference from this day was that the signs are more humorous. What does it take to make a sign and stand in front of the highest court in the land, in front of international media, … Continue reading Photographs from the Supreme Court, Day 2, Courage

Photographs from the Supreme Court, Differences since 2008

Photographs from the Supreme Court, Differences since 2008

All photographs are Creative Commons licensed. Click to enlarge. View scotus 20800 on Flickr.com Set 1 Set 2 Then and now View Nov 2008 to March 2013 on Flickr.com A few reflections/changes since 2008 more innocent people died more of our nation paid attention Anti-humanity, pro-past contingent joined the dialogue, they were not there in … Continue reading Photographs from the Supreme Court, Differences since 2008

Love continues to be unbeatable, thanks to the courage of our neighbors

Love continues to be unbeatable, thanks to the courage of our neighbors

I have pledged to write a post for every State in the Union to embrace equality (see the series: Love Always Wins), which happened multiple times yesterday. I’m losing track, it’s happening so quickly now. Before I found the right photograph for this morning’s post, it found me: It was accompanied by this e-mail, from Josh … Continue reading Love continues to be unbeatable, thanks to the courage of our neighbors

Why Place Matters – at Net Impact Conference 2012

Why Place Matters - at Net Impact Conference 2012

View Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley Keynote on Flickr.com (@GovernorOMalley) When I was a medical student, I didn’t have access  to the Net Impact organization. It was being conceived by a small group of graduate students, who had their first meeting of 52 people. Instead, I had access to a jarring and sad American Medical Association convention, … Continue reading Why Place Matters – at Net Impact Conference 2012

Applauding Suze Orman for Speaking Out for Marriage Equality – it Will Save Lives

Applauding Suze Orman for Speaking Out for Marriage Equality - it  Will Save Lives

Suze Orman Speaks Out for Marriage Equality – This Saturday night, just in time for NYC LGBT Pride Week, financial guru Suze Orman will dedicate an episode of “The Suze Orman Show” to marriage equality and the economic impacts that marriage equality has on LGBT couples nationwide. The show is one of the highest rated … Continue reading Applauding Suze Orman for Speaking Out for Marriage Equality – it Will Save Lives

Photo Friday: Picturing Equality

Photo Friday: Picturing Equality

Two photographs, two views of equality, one for Washingtonians who seek the ability to have a vote in our democracy, one for all Americans who seek the ability to have a life in our democracy. The first photograph is one I took, in Washington, DC. For a description, this is my tattoo that represents where … Continue reading Photo Friday: Picturing Equality