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Discrimination

Look: One Picture At A Time, #FairnessMeans Calls For Non-Discrimination Laws

by J. Rudy Flesher ● 1:04 PM June 19, 2014
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Making the case for non-discrimination legislation one picture at a time, a diverse group of activists and advocacy groups has launched the #FairnessMeans campaign.

Civil Rights

When Will Obama Sign The Executive Order? It’s Kind Of Up To The Supreme Court.

by David Badash ● 2:46 PM June 18, 2014
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Democratic political strategist Richard Socarides says President Obama will sign the executive order banning anti-LGBT discrimination among federal contractors sign the executive order “as soon as the Supreme Court rules in the Hobby Lobby case.”

Actions

See Allstate’s Pride Month Ad Campaign: Everyone Should Be Able To Be ‘Out Holding Hands’

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 8:09 AM June 14, 2014
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Allstate has rolled out a Pride Month ad campaign that features the new original song “Safe In My Hands” by gay singer Eli Lieb. Give it a listen.

Celebrities

George Takei Posted This Video To UpWorthy You Really Will Want To Watch

by David Badash ● 8:00 AM June 14, 2014
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George Takei is a guest curator on UpWorthy right now, and he posted this video, along with a short note about “the ick factor.” It’s a must-watch!

News

Wendy Davis Takes Position On ‘Ex-Gay’ Therapy

by David Badash ● 6:57 PM June 12, 2014
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Gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis today announced she would both support and, if elected governor, sign a bill into law outlawing so-called “ex-gay” or “reparative” therapy for minors.

News

Nordstrom Beautifully Celebrates Gay Pride Month

by David Badash ● 6:40 PM June 10, 2014
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Nordstrom, the upscale multi-billion dollar department store fashion retailer, is celebrating LGBT pride month and to show their support they posted this image to their Instagram account.

News

Democrat Wendy Davis Responds Perfectly To Texas GOP Policy That Gays Need Reparative Therapy

by David Badash ● 4:41 PM June 6, 2014
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Today, in response to the Texas anti-gay platform supporting dangerous ex-gay therapy, Wendy Davis tweeted, “Unlike @TexasGOP, I believe that LGBT Texans #DontNeedFixin.”

Civil Rights

The Religious Right’s Campaign to Strip All Citizens of Religious Freedom

by Eric Ethington ● 7:37 PM June 2, 2014
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The Religious Right has been enormously successful capturing the dialogue, and painting all outsiders, particularly the LGBTQ community, as the enemies of our rights.

Celebrities

The Death of Stormé DeLarverie Shouldn’t be the Death of Her Legacy

by Thomas Alberts ● 3:28 PM June 1, 2014
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LGBT activist Storme DeLarverie lived a remarkable life and died at the age of 93 last week.

News

Spilled Milk: Dads and Bras

by William Lucas Walker ● 2:24 PM May 31, 2014
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“With the exception of career drag queens, men have no business in bra departments. But my daughter’s parents happen to be family men of the homosexual variety.” More humor from William Lucas Walker.

families

Gay Dads’ Brains Work Like Mom And Dad Combined

by J. Rudy Flesher ● 12:46 PM May 29, 2014
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To state it simply, fathers are emotionally and mentally capable of everything a mother is, and this is activated by acting as a primary care provider.

J. Rudy Flesher

Out GOP Lawmaker Loses Primary, Wins Democratic Write-In

by J. Rudy Flesher ● 1:58 PM May 28, 2014
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It is a new day with new possibilities here in the Keystone State. While Rep. Fleck did lose his place on the Republican ballot, he narrowly won the primary as a Democratic write-in.

News

Watch Live Now: LGBT Immigrant Activists Protesting Deportations Block ICE Jail

by David Badash ● 11:57 AM May 27, 2014
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LGBT activists and allies protesting the Obama administration’s deportations of undocumented immigrants right now are protesting and have blocked off a California jail used by federal immigration agents to house transgender immigrants.

Bigotry Watch

Franklin Graham: ‘We Don’t Want To Be Called A Homophobic’ (Video)

by David Badash ● 2:56 PM May 23, 2014
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Franklin Graham preached against homosexuality at the Family Research Council’s annual Watchmen on the Walls conference yesterday, announcing, “we don’t want to be called ‘a homophobic.’”

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