Philadelphia Gay News has a really great post with interviews on a number of PA democrats challenging republicans. They reached out to the GOP candidates, but none were willing to be interviewed. In my pinion, the current GOP strategy is to keep a low profile around LGBTQ issues in theRead More
The story linked here was in my news feed today, and it is the type of story that turns your stomach. That this child is fairly helpless adds to the just how outrageous this is. Those who are battling Marriage Equality generally do so, under the guise that they areRead More
Twitter has become a valuable tool for the sharing of news and information. For many, it has replaced reading the daily paper. For others, it is a Social Network where no company’s profit-driven algorithm is determining what you see or don’t see.
Voters to see LGBTQ Rights issues and other progressive issues as all connected. We need to move the state in a progressive direction for everyone’s advantage and improve life for everyone.
Pa Representative Brian Sims is tweeting about a rally tomorrow, in Philadelphia at the Love Park, 2PM
But I’m struck by how much a person’s whole identity is linked to or determined by their on-line personae. Then, to have that taken away feels shaming and as if we are being forced again into invisibility. But the way this type of thing makes some feel- is a product of years and years of cultural oppression.
In regards to Wayne’s letter, free speech entitles people to say really stupid stuff sometimes. But when this is all they have, it is clear that the future for gay, lesbian bi, trans and queer people is getting better by the day.
Should efforts and resources be spent towards getting marriage equality accepted at the ballot box? Do you think there will be repercussions in the form of more restrictive legislation following a Supreme Court win similar to what happened following Roe v Wade?
But the National Organization for Marriage, with the help of PA Rep Mike Kelly place religious convictions as more important than love.
Everything, we experience as non-discrimination and homophobia is based on gender expression. Straight people are perfectly happy to let gay people exist in the shadows as long as we are invisible and hidden. In so many ways the LGB are more alike T than different, in my opinion.