This is part 2 of a post. Here is the first part. So what needs to change about Pride because of what happened in Orlando? Or I think I’d rather ask it this way: was the LGBTQ community as well prepared as it could have been to deal with such a devastating attack on queer people? I’m not sure we were. Pride is an opportunity for the community to celebrate while remembering the history of[Read More…]
Archive for June, 2016
Protecting LGBT Pennsylvanians in housing and employment isn’t controversial. 78% of people across the Keystone State believe that the laws of our state should protect all hardworking people from discrimination. Pennsylvanians are ready for the laws of our state to match our values.
Will the Orlando massacre prompt changes for Pride here and elsewhere? That is the question that should be central and replace old resentments about Delta and Pride. What has happened in the past is the past, but we live in a different world post the loss of these 49 mostly young queer persons of color.
The Ace Hotel is hosting an evening for those who still are coping with the Orlando massacre at the Pulse night club. 7PM – JUN 28, 2016 Free and open to the public – PITTSBURGH
You help make that happen by placing in their hands exaples of how this legislation will impact their constituents.
The language of the bill states that LGBTQ persons may not be discriminated against in housing, employment and public accommodations.
What the rest of the LGBTQIA+ community can do is make clear that all trans persons are persons of worth just as they are and that the choices they make are theirs to make with our support.
Venus in Fur is the GAYEST show about two straight people, you are ever going to come across! It is must see theater in my opinion, and everything about the show is stellar.
PA is promoting a rally/day in Harrisburg on June 22nd. We must see full and inclusive protections that cover all LGBTQ Pennsylvanians, and anything less isn’t enough!
How will they, within their positions as leaders of their respective faith communities, going to take real action and inspire others to take actions that can stop the spread of hatred and violence against LGBTQIA+ persons.