Post contains links to various lists of endorsements. I want to encourage my readers in Pittsburgh to vote for Bill Peduto for Mayor of Pittsburgh. Bill has long been a friend of the LGBTQ community, and a hard working city officials for progressive issues. He is personable, willing to listen and discuss, and passionate about making Pittsburgh a great city. And despite how he is characterized in those swiftboat-like ads, he is a consensus builder and coalition builder.
In our democracy, there is a sharing of power between three branches of the government and also between the states and the Federal Government. Issue advocates may seek a singular decision from the highest court in the land that "changes everything," but this is inconsistent with the very foundation of how our democracy works. Progress on an issue must occur at the state level, as well as at the Federal level simultaneously, and within public sentiment and cultural change must accompany legislative and legal victories.
The linked text comes from Politics USA, a liberal site, but these claims come from other media sources. It appears that Republicans created the edited emails which are the base evidence for a Benghazi scandal. Republicans also provided what they said was a quote from an email written by State Department spokesman Victoria Nuland. The
This letter is in response to an op-ed at the Christian Post. The author, Mr Stemberger, is certainly entitled to his own opinions, but his login and rationale are problematic and need to be questioned. Mr Stemberger, I was really disappointed to read your op-ed about the Boy Scouts and the Supreme Court. While I
In the race for Pittsburgh’s Mayor, Bill Peduto has increased his lead over former Auditor General Jack Wagner from two points on April 22nd to seven points late last week, according to a poll released by Keystone Analytics®.
Sanford's win shows us that the voting public hasn't changed a whole lot in some places (and more places rather than fewer). If we are going to see a continued path towards fairness, Equality and respect for everyone, we must continue to put candidates forward who are not Republican-lite, and work our butts off pre-election to make sure we get progressives elected.
Today is Mother’s Day, and my Facebook wall is filled with Mother’s Day wishes. My own mother has been dead for many years; she succumbed to lung cancer at a very young age, and I miss her every day. We had a very good relationship when she died, even though we had been through some
In other words, Chris Kluwe displays a new type of Masculinity. One that recognizes the power of the game and at the same time sees a greater role for the player than simply being the spectators' hero. The new masculine is not just a role model for the budding masculine, but for all youth, especially those at risk, and the ones who need support, encouragement, and dare, I say it, love and compassion.
Queerty has a nice photo spread and story about Gay swimmers and divers. The piece is heavy on the guys and n could include more women, but the lesson in Queer History is no less important. We probably all could name one or two Olympic level swimmers or divers, but here is a whole list!
Today, a bipartisan group of Pennsylvania legislators introduced critical legislation to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people from discrimination. The bills would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression statewide in employment, housing, credit, and public accommodations.