This probably deserves a longer post, but in case...
the Wesleyan rainbow alphabet is so over the top and contains every possible letter, that it encourages you to forget about the labels and the identities, and see the bigger issue which is ultimate inclusivity.
Short descriptions of two reported research efforts this week regarding HIV. One is the story of a virulent strain in Cuba, and the other about a designer drug with keeps HIV from infecting cells.
However, they all serve as inspiration to me, to keep doing what I do. If they could be so inspirational and motivating facing such oppression and invisibility within either the African-american community, the LGBT community or both, then why would I see the little struggles I face as a hindrance to demanding change?
The real change over the next 8 years will come because of a push within the Congress, working in conjunction with the President to move the country forward.
A local gay man – Andre Gray – has been missing under suspicious circumstances since October 23, 2014. His family has established a reward and missing person’s fund to raise $5,000. There is an online version or funds can be deposited at any PNC Bank.
Or from another queer angle– a story about a young woman who wants to change herself to be more acceptable, only to come to learn that she was enough from the very start. Who doesn’t need to be reminded that we are all princesses already…
I fully support independent filmmaking as a powerful tool in telling LGBTQ stories and I’m happy to sign on as a supporter of this film. With a little over a week to go, the film needs your help to meet the fundraising goal.
Attack efforts towards some bakers demonstrate a new tactic in the battle against LGBTQ Equality. They are designed to confuse the public about the purpose of non-discrimination laws and perpetuate a myth of Christian persecution.
I’m going to bet that many people read this type of confusing information and are left still unsure so they just give up and don’t get tested.
This is the first of a two part series. Here is part two. Last evening my husband, Brad and I challenged the frigid temperatures to go out and see the new film Selma which recently opened in theaters across the US. We often head up to a theater up route 28 that is part of a shopping Mall, and as usual the mall was full of teenage kids from the various semi-rural neighborhoods the mall serves.[Read More…]
Two North Carolina Senators: Joel Ford, and Ben Clark, demonstrate that some need to pay more attention to Black History Month.
Andre Gray has been missing now for 4 months and his family and friends need everyone to help spread awareness and help to bring him home. Images and suggested text included in blogpost.
What follows is a guest post written by @Daburghjacks. The opinions expressed in guest posts may or may not reflect the views of Thomas Waters or thomascwaters.com, and are welcome from anyone who feels they have something worth saying. Hello Thomas C. Water’s readers. My name is Darren Oates. First, I’d like to thank Thomas for allowing me to post in his blog. Are you ready? I’m 52 fairly fit at 198 pounds and work[Read More…]
A form on the Pittsburgh Pride web site, seeking your input fore a theme for the 2015 Pride. Delta is giving everyone a choice to self identify in whatever way feels right to them. Choices are offered for gender identity, and also for sexual orientation In terms of the theme choices, I think I can make a case fore every single one of them!
Equal, was never intended to be journalism, but rather a marketing piece for a sole non-profit organization.
For me, few activists are as inspirational as Bayard Rustin, and I believe todays LGBTQ movement, must look towards individuals such as Rustin, if we are going to successfully navigate the next steps towards real respect, and equality.
Press release from Equality PA regarding their Prayer Breakfast being held with an impressive list of speakers.
Does Pittsburgh need LGBTQ related journalistic reporting? Where could it be found, and what would it take to make it successful?
This breakfast follows the announcement that all four Episcopal Bishops of Pennsylvania endorsed legislation to update PA’s discrimination laws to include sexual orientation and gender identity.
Marriage Equality is all about the right to Civil Marriage and has nothing to do with the religious rite of marriage or the actions of religious institutions.