The teen group, Dreams of Hope, uses art, performance, and music as a way to develop leaders from the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and allies communities.
Iowa, really is ahead of the curve in terms of creating a space where equality that grow.
When fear rules, we lose. When the only voices heard by elected officials are those spreading exaggerations, lies or statements of faith, we lose. But we win, when the statements of facts are heard. Add your voice to the growing sound of truth and real facts.
It is time to take it up another notch, and add another event to the diverse collection of activities, and we need your input! So, please come and participate in a planning meeting for a political rally.
Civil Unions don’t touch the religious covenant in any way at all, and so opposition to civil Unions on that ground illuminates the real bigotry behind any of this opposition.
So, often within the LGBT community, all the focus revolves around our sexual orientation or gender identity and expression. but here is Claudelle, simply understood as a model human being. Understood, accepted and celebrated for the whole of her being.
When Religion is used as a weapon to judge and harm others while justifying the actions of a very few, it does nothing to help anyone except those who are using it in this way.
For me, the really bad news about yesterday’s loss, is that the Democratic Party, and especially the President still don’t get it. He and they have turned off their base, and pushed away throngs of supporters by failing to lead and turn the country around after 8 years of a deteriorating democracy. And they haven’t done any of that. They have shown no real leadership at all. I don’t personally blame it all on the[Read More…]
ost this link to an excellent and short article that summarizes a number of things happening across the country as they relate to the GLBTQ community. Follow the link to the GLAAD blog for all the info.
Sex Offenders and their victims- Reference materials and scholarly papers Saw this on Twitter this morning and wanted to pass it along. All too frequently, a claim made against equality for gay people is that homosexuals are child molesters. The linked bibliography is an excellent resource for better understanding one aspect of sexual abuse- when the offender is female. The blog it is from is called “What about when Mom is the abuser? To quote[Read More…]