Here’s an article from today’s Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for you to check it.Â Sara Bauknecht touches on many of Â the various parts of the entire Pride week events, but there is a real focus on this Friday’s Advocacy Rally. “It’s a great time for people to come together,” said Cleve Jones, a national human rights activist and AIDS Memorial Quilt founder who grew up in Mt. Lebanon, and will speak at Friday’s rally. “It’s about visibility and[Read More…]
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The method for dealing with lies and misinformation has to be to counter them by calling out the lies and offering real information instead. L+G+B+T matters when we all raise our voices together against any of the weapons of lies and misinformation directed at any of us individually.
We have been hearing for months that ENDA will go up for markup and a vote, but it continues to be delayed. Will this Spring be more of the same, or with your help, can we get this moving? If I were asked to prioritize efforts at the national level, ENDA would be my highest priority. and here is why.
The linked blog post is by someone I follow on Twitter, and if you have been reading my blog, you won’t be surprised that I’m not very enthusiastic about the timing of the National March on Washington. Â Here is my reply to his blog post: Your blog post typifies what is so wrong about the timing and priorities for the March. â€œWe need a National frontâ€¦â€ and you honestly believe that a march will accomplish[Read More…]
Really wonderful read to understand issues surrounding transgender people. Respecting and calling for the inclusion of transfolk in any GLBTQ rights actions is something I have cared about for many years. Probably 15 Â or more years ago, a FTM transman emailed me after reading something I had written in a Usenet newsgroup. I hadn’t really said much, but still he thanked me because few people (at least in that newsgroup) would speak up for transfolk.[Read More…]
So, what is marriage equality? What is at the the core, and what are those things which are real, perceived, and constructed that surround this issue?