Equality, diversity, and protections from discrimination have never been political/partisan issues. They are social and economic issues. Queer persons need to stop dissing corporate involvement in the queer community and start seeking ways to be in partnership with business’s efforts to achieve protections that enhance and support diversity and inclusion.
LGBT Discrimination: Exploring Laws and Policies
A few weeks ago, I found the linked article in my news feed, and I’ve been thinking about a reply ever since. I would generally write such a reply on my other blog, QLATB.com, but that site is undergoing a revamping, so here it is. I’ve held for sometime, that Christian opposition to accepting LGBTQ persons is entirely based on rigid notions of gender expression and gender roles. God is our Father, and this is[Read More…]
Diary of Anne Frank is a must see production for everyone. As a society, we need to be having discussions about the myriad topics this play raises.
Klein paints the problem as a lack of communication, rather than her unwillingness to serve the public without discrimination.
While it advances an end to discrimination, Equality PA has begun the process of asking, “What’s next?” To answer this important, strategic question, they need your input.
The time for full non-discrimination protection for all Pennsylvanians is now.
Heightened Scrutiny, and treating LGBT as a protected class opens the doors for full equality, and such a decision could bed part of the Supreme Courts ration ale in there decision expected before the end of the month.
Are LGBTQ persons a protected class, and if not why shouldn’t they be?
Time will tell how these laws pan out. Some believe they will be ruled unconstitutional, others see a very long road ahead to undo the damage they are now doing. Time will tell.
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.