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Education

Bigotry Watch

Top Anti-Gay Group Calls For Boycott Of All Public Schools After DC Principal Comes Out

by David Badash ● 12:27 PM June 6, 2014
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Family Research Council President Tony Perkins is calling for all parents to boycott public schools by removing their children from them and placing them in “other alternatives.”

J. Rudy Flesher

Sex Discrimination in Florida Schools: ‘Busy Boys and Little Ladies’

by J. Rudy Flesher ● 11:27 AM June 2, 2014
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ACLU opposed to Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s claims that “Boys and Girls Learn Differently.”

News

You Just Paid Your Taxes — Here’s What You Got For Your Money.

by David Badash ● 4:11 PM April 15, 2014
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If you think a mere 1.1 cents of every dollar going to fund science isn’t enough — while a whopping 27 cents of every dollar going to fund our military is ridiculous, I would agree with you.

Bigotry Watch

GOP Senator Censors University’s LGBT Symposium For ‘Recruiting’

by David Badash ● 11:46 AM April 8, 2014
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South Carolina GOP state senator Mike Fair believes it’s his right and duty to decide what state universities can and cannot teach. Of course, pro-LGBT events are the first to go.

Civil Rights

GOP Governor About To Strip Due Process Rights From Teachers — LGBT Protections Most At-Risk

by David Badash ● 5:48 PM April 7, 2014
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If a principal or administrator doesn’t like gay people, and Gov. Brownback signs the bill into law, any LGBT teacher could be without a job, and not given a reason, or a chance to appeal.

News

One Billion Of Your Tax Dollars Funds Anti-Science Religious Education Across The Nation

by David Badash ● 3:58 PM March 24, 2014
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U.S. taxpayers are doling out $1 billion a year to fund private Christian grade school educations that teach creationism and other anti-science beliefs as “facts.”

News

Christian Polling Group Finds Atheists Divorce Less Than Christians

by David Badash ● 11:10 AM July 2, 2013
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An Evangelical Christian pollster finds that atheists commit less crimes, divorce less, and are better educated than their fellow Christians.

Analysis

Revealing Report Examines Hate Violence Against LGBTQ And HIV-Affected Communities

by Guest Author ● 12:47 PM June 4, 2013
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A just-released report today finds the majority of homicide victims of hate violence in 2012 were people of color, over half were transgender women, and one-third were gay men.

Marriage

Perkins: Marriage In Trouble Because Wrong People Are Getting Married, Right People Aren’t

by David Badash ● 7:00 AM April 5, 2013
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Family Research Council head Tony Perkins says the institution of marriage is in trouble because the wrong people are getting married, and the right people aren’t.

Analysis

Licensed To Parent: The Unasked Question

by Guest Author ● 1:41 PM December 29, 2012
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Lance Fein challenges America and its policy makers to consider licensing parents in view of the tragic mass murder of 20 children and six adults in Newtown, Connecticut.

Human Rights

Lesbian Activist Lepa Mladjenovic Selected For Ann Klein Award

by Tanya Domi ● 12:53 PM December 9, 2012
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Mladjenovic is recognized for a lifetime of courageous work on behalf of women, girls and LGBT persons in Serbia and the Balkan Region, with special recognition for her work against fascism and extreme nationalism.

Education

Four Teen Suicides In One Week Plague Pennsylvania County — Not Bullying Related?

by David Badash ● 3:52 PM September 26, 2012

Reports of teen suicides seem to be growing, but this year, unlike in years past, there seem to be few details and most reports claim bullying was not a factor.

News

Pepper-Sprayed UC Davis Students Win — University To Pay $1 Million

by David Badash ● 2:24 PM September 26, 2012
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Twenty-one UC Davis students will receive about $30,000 each and a personal written note of apology from Chancellor Linda Katehi after they were pepper-sprayed

News

Catholic University: Homosexuality A ‘Deviant Behavior’ Like Murder, Rape, Drug Use

by David Badash ● 5:00 PM September 10, 2012
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A Catholic University course description: “The behaviors that are primarily examined are murder, rape, robbery, prostitution, homosexuality, mental illness and drug use.”

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