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Archive for September, 2010
This is for everyone who claims to care about progressive issues. Telling the Dems to go F*#k themselves will do nothing to move LGBT issues further. Here is what will move LGBT issues further.
It may be the wrong time to tell gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender folks that the hard work isn’t over. They may not be thrilled to hear that if we are to achieve Equality, we all must double down our efforts, and work in more direct ways by getting engaged in the legislative process.
To try and suggest that racial issues are the basis of Civil Rights, is another attempt by the far right to rewrite (or at least retell) history to suit its own needs.
The GOP is so beholden to the Radical Religious Right, that it can’t act in a philosophically conservative manner. Even though the majority of Americans are opposed to DADT, Republicans were so hell bent on stopping the repeal, they refused to allow debate to even begin. But the White House and the Democrats aren’t acting any better.
I have said a number of times on this blog, that activism for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender rights is changing, but even I never would have guessed that that would mean using a kiss to change the world. A very long kiss, that is. But that is whatÂ Matty Daley, 21, and Bobby Canciello, 19, chose to do over the weekend. While the same-sex kiss might have raised some eyebrows, the support the pair received[Read More…]
Your Host: GLSEN Pittsburgh What: GLSEN Pittsburgh Friendraiser Brunch Where: The offices of The Women and Girls Foundation 100 West Station Square Drive, Suite 315 Pittsburgh, PA 15219 When: October 2nd, 2010, 11am – 11am via GLSEN Pittsburgh Frien… – pingg.com.
This is EQPAâ€™s first partnership with a national LGBT civil rights organization and one of HRCâ€™s most in-depth partnerships with a state equality organization.
I think Rachel Maddow is rubbing off a bit on me. I think this is the type of story that she really gets excited about. For me as a gay man, interested in equality, the importance of this story is more than simply geekiness however. The greatest force that fuels homophobia and anti-gay sentiments, is an irrational refusal to accept Science and let go of religious junk that stands in the way of true Faith[Read More…]
Homophobia and the acceptability to hate gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender folks is so pervasive in our culture, and it is growing in the political arena.