Here are six topics for dialogue regarding Gay sex, HIV, and AIDS which I feel are the reasons we see no lasting success at curbing HIV infection rates. Efforts made address the wrong problem, and so rates rise instead of fall, and we will make no real progress until we grapple with the real cultural and systemic causes of HIV infection rates.
Organized Religion and some within the Catholic Church are the most vocal opponents to real equality for gay, lesbian, bi, trans, and queer folks. Yet they should have no credibility at all. So Dan puts it out there- he is done being lectured… as we all should be. Savage doesn’t attack Faith or believe, rather he identifies and shines a light on the hypocrisy of humans.
Received a link for a petition to get ENDA introduced n the US House. Petitions alone don’t generate what is needed to pass legislation, but they can cause enough of a stir to get the bill introduced. We need your help, now! http://petitions.moveon.org/keystoneprogress/sign/get-enda-passed-in-the-1?source=c.em.cp&r_by=8542981
take a moment to thank Senator Toomey. Call his office, send him an email, or even better- send him a short handwritten note. A handwritten note will definately makes its way into his hands, where the email will probably not.
The Victory Institute’s mission is to increase the number of LGBTQ persons into public office and support them in different ways to achieve success. They rare helping to bring more Brian Sims onto the scene. You can help make that happen!
This message was sent out by Equality PA: Senator Toomey’s offices are open once again, and their call lines are open to hear from folks like you who support the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)! That’s why we are having another day of action this Saturday to show Senator Toomey theRead More
I want to suggest that there is something more important than coming out. Or rather, after you are out, then what can you do? Don’t simply come out! Rather Come out for Equality, Fairness and Freedom. Come out for celebrating and respecting diversity!
Let’s stop feeding into the false truths of those who seek to oppress us and reframe the dialogue around sexual orientation. Let’s begin to work against heteronormative privilege, rather than for Gay Rights where we exclude those who don’t identify as gay.
Also published today, are reports that the ACA will cost less than previously anticipated. And the battle for the GOP continues… with the American People the real winners in the end.
If you want to do something to improve the LGBTQ community, go have coffee with some one from a different group or organization. Spend an hour listening and sharing honestly. No talking about or at each other. The whole community thanks you in advance.