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  1. DemoWhip

    LGBTQ activists fear for their freedoms with Kennedy’s retirement

    LGBTQ activists fear for their freedoms with Kennedy’s retirement By Meena Venkataramanan ################################################################################ It would indeed be most problematic for the SCOTUS to completely roll back the ruling on Same-Sex Marriage...
  2. bajisima

    Oregon school district forced LGBTQ student to read Bible

    An Oregon school district reportedly forced an LGBTQ student to read passages from the Bible as a form of punishment according to the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) detailed in a March 6 letter to North Bend School District Superintendent Bill Yester. It reported that ODE officials are...
  3. DemoWhip

    Massachusetts Schools Unveil LGBTQ Curriculum Including Lessons on Stonewall, Gay The

    Massachusetts Schools Unveil LGBTQ Curriculum Including Lessons on Stonewall, Gay Themes in ‘The Great Gatsby’ by Andy Towle ==================================================== This is exactly the right and the best move the school district could have made. It is high time that LGBT...
  4. bajisima

    Supreme Court refuses LGBTQ workplace discrimination case

    The Supreme Court refused Monday to hear a case challenging whether sex discrimination protections in employment extend to sexual orientation. The justices denied an appeal from a Georgia woman who claims she was harassed and forced from her job as a security officer at Georgia Regional...
  5. DemoWhip

    Palm Springs City Council will be 100 percent LGBTQ, thanks to historic election

    Palm Springs City Council will be 100 percent LGBTQ, thanks to historic election by Phillip Zonkel https://qvoicenews.com/2017/11/08/palm-springs-city-council-will-be-100-percent-lgbtq-thanks-to-historic-election/ ==================================================== This is Monumental...
  6. DemoWhip

    Starting Friday, it Will Be Legal Across Mississippi to Discriminate Against LGBTQ Pe

    Starting Friday, it Will Be Legal Across Mississippi to Discriminate Against LGBTQ People Based on Religious Beliefs - Towleroad by Andy Towle ---------------------------------------- That is truly a very egregious and HATEFUL law and the State of Mississippi should know far better than...
  7. DemoWhip

    Houston’s ‘Montrose Center’ Sets Up LGBTQ Disaster Relief Fund for Hurricane Harvey V

    The fine LGBT DRF is opening their doors as well as their heart to not only LGBT people but to all others in need. That should make those who voted to deny them their rights stand up and listen and then appreciate them for who they are and for what they do for the Houston community at large...
  8. DemoWhip

    Trump is expected to remove LGBTQ health care protections

    Plain and Simple. This is simply outrageous and intolerable. But if Trump is going to leave those tax-paying Americans out in the cold without healthcare protections then what Trump needs to also be expected to do is to remove the requirement that LGBTQ persons continue to pay their taxes to the...
  9. DemoWhip

    5 ways Donald Trump is threatening LGBTQ equality and the American way of life

    All of those things listed are not good for the country. Trump needs to be setting a better example for others across the world to see, as well as our own folks right here in America! ---------------------------------------- 5 ways Donald Trump is threatening LGBTQ equality and the...
  10. DemoWhip

    Queen Elizabeth vows to protect LGBTQ rights, will not be meeting with Trump for tea

    And here's a further revelation as to why England does not want Trump in their country! KUDOS to Queen Elizabeth and to England! Your Majesty, ----------------------------------------...
  11. DemoWhip

    Trump’s latest budget is doomsday for LGBTQ people and anyone living with HIV/AIDS

    Well of course! What else could we expect from a Republican at the White House and his Republican ilk? But just wait! This too shall pass when Americans get sick and tired of these CUTS and elect a Democratic President and Congress to put an end to this GOP travesty and it's coming much sooner...
  12. ProgressivePatriot

    The LGBTQ Issue and Trumps First 100 Days. Horrorfying!

    From the start,* it was obvious that Trump was no friend of the LGBTQ population. While many groups, and the earth herself, is destines to suffer the wrath, callousness, bigotry* and stupidity of Trump, this also needs to be talked about. If Trump and his religious right knuckle draggers...
  13. L

    Wave of Vandalism, Violence Hits LGBTQ Centers Across Nation

    This is extremely disturbing. So far, nothing has happened here in Chicago at the Center on Halsted. If it does, the perps better beware. We won't put up with it. Read more here: Wave of Vandalism, Violence Hits LGBTQ Centers Across Nation - NBC News
  14. DemoWhip

    Trump Will Continue LGBTQ Worker Protection Order Signed by Obama

    Mr. Griffin, from HRC, has very valid points. Trump can't just stop right there with what he has proposed to do. He needs to go farther and also to initiate legislation to fully protect the LGBT Community from discrimination in Housing and Employment. To do less than that is to not serve those...
  15. BDBoop

    Republicans Are Erasing LGBTQ People From Their Own Tragedy

    Remember in November. Remember every single ugly reaction, every single disgusting comment, every asshole who tried to roll back women's rights to the turn of the last century and civil rights even further. Remember. Republican are erasing LGBTQ people from their own tragedy. Marco Rubio...
  16. HayJenn

    It's LGBTQ Pride Month

    LGBTQ Pride Marches in the US have become much more celebratory in nature over the decades, with more attendees, participants, and organizations taking part each year in the events. There's good reason for the positive outlook: While Americans were divided on the legality of homosexuality in...
  17. meridian5455

    Surprise! Pope Francis isn't as progressive on LGBTQ issues as lefties think

    Pope Francis has been widely praised as a progressive figure on LGBTQ issues. Fueled by some of the pope's comments on gay people ("Who am I to judge?"), some Democrats have praised Francis for his liberal views — with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, for example, stating that Francis has led...
  18. Kropotkin

    The Truth about LGBT People in Russian History

    Vladimir Putin, the Russian Orthodox Church, and many ordinary Russians today would like to pretend that homosexuality is a recent Western invention, being forced upon the pure, virile, moral, strictly-hetero Russian culture. However this great piece by The Advocate highlights the fact that...
  19. Kropotkin

    Mark Warner, Claire McCaskill, Southern Democratic Senators, Endorse Gay Marriage

    Claire McCaskill announces support for same-sex marriage Senator Claire McCaskill ? And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love. I Corinthians 13 Sen. Mark Warner backs gay marriage Pretty soon we're going to just need one big thread to keep track...
  20. Kropotkin

    Support for Gay Marriage at All-Time High: 58% Support, 36% Oppose

    Poll Tracks Dramatic Rise In Support for Gay Marriage - ABC News I don't think there has ever been this much change in popular opinion on an issue so rapidly in such a short period of time. In 2004, only 32% of Americans supported same-sex marriage and the George W. Bush campaign and...