Archive for September, 2015

Lewis’s ‘Summer of Trans’ is Naive Illusion

Lewis’s ‘Summer of Trans’ is Naive Illusion

Maybe because it is “gay voices” of which Lewis is straight; maybe because a base premise of the piece is utter crap; or maybe because I’m tired of anyone outside of a marginalized group, thinking they have any place at deciding what that group ought to do

Stonewall and Internatized Homophobia

Stonewall and Internatized Homophobia

From my perspective, Emerich is as dangerous to real progress for the LGBTQ community as the various hate groups that seek to keep full equality from us.

September 25, 2015 0 comments Activism
Why Marriage Equality Happened So Quickly

Why Marriage Equality Happened So Quickly

There are a number of misconceptions about who is benefitted by the right to civil marriage, and why this right to marry was achieved. This post identifies some of these ideas.

September 16, 2015 0 comments Activism, Same-Sex Marriage
Pittsburgh Native Evan Wolfson to be Honored by City Council

Pittsburgh Native Evan Wolfson to be Honored by City Council

Early on,Wolfson developed a master plan for winning marriage equality then set about making it happen. This plan in addition to Wolfson’s tireless energy was fundamental to the win, in addition to the timing.

September 15, 2015 0 comments Activism, Same-Sex Marriage
© Thomas Waters 2015

The Kim Davis Circus is Done but Far From Over.

Once the first marriage license was issued while she was in jail, the end was close, and the actions of today sealed it. But it is far from over.

September 14, 2015 0 comments Activism, general, Same-Sex Marriage
9/11 and LGBTQ History

9/11 and LGBTQ History

nd we need to remember Mark, not only one day a year, but always as Mark’s story can inspire us to be heroes too.

September 11, 2015 0 comments Activism, general
This Week in HIV/AIDS September 9, 2015

This Week in HIV/AIDS September 9, 2015

Last week, results of a 32 month long real world study were released which show that PrEP is effective in stopping the spread of HIV.

September 9, 2015 0 comments general, HIV/AIDS
Labor Day and the LGBTQ Movement

Labor Day and the LGBTQ Movement

Labor unions (and many who are a part of what we might refer to as labor et al, are extremely supportive of rights for LGBTQ persons, and one of the things gay, lesbian, bi, trans and queer persons.

September 4, 2015 0 comments Activism, general
Do Kim Davis’s Multiple Marriages Matter?

Do Kim Davis’s Multiple Marriages Matter?

Kim Davis wasn’t elected to be judge over others. She can personally believe same-sex couples are sinning and headed for Hell, but she has no right to use her personal opinions to take away other peoples’ rights. She is an elected public servant, not public moral judge.

Why is Kim Davis fighting the US Supreme Court?

Why is Kim Davis fighting the US Supreme Court?

The liability Davis faces is serious. Fines, possible jail time and even being removed from her elected position. There are two other ideas that I haven’t seen anyone really mention yet.

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