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|Louisiana Senator Lambasts Gov Jindal For Anti-Gay Executive Order In An Awesome Floor Speech
|For a Brooklyn Woman with ALS, Social Security is Elusive
Hi, friends. There are, like, eight other posts that I’ve been drafting, but this is a way more pressing matter. It is a call to action and a call for help. I mentioned in my last post that I ...
|Breaking: Federal Judge In AL Grants Plaintiffs' Class Action Petition In Marriage Equality Case
Judge Granade has granted the plaintiffs' (in the Alabama marriage equality case) petition for class certification. So, all probate judges in Alabama are included as defendants in the case, and ...
|Oregon high school junior confronts anti-gay haters, launches beautiful counter-protest
Need a bit of inspiration this morning? I've got just the story for you. On Tuesday, two men showed up on a street corner in Tillamook, Oregon, with signs reading "Homo sex is sin" and "Jesus said ...
|Alabama Minister Fined And Sentenced For Practicing Her Faith Which Includes Marriage Equality
Earlier this year, I reported on an Alabama minister who tried to marry a same-sex couple in Alabama after they had gotten a marriage license at a county ...
|A small but important detail
Last week the Senate Judiciary Committee in Illinois unanimously passed HB 3552, which is an amendment to the Disposition of Remains Act which would allow transgender people to provide written ...
|Irish "No" Voter Tells Journalist That G-d Gave Her Cancer For Being Gay
With rhetoric reaching the highest of intensity levels prior to the marriage equality referendum vote on Friday In Ireland, some conservative homophobic folks have gone off the deep end. Take for ...
|Forbidden Love: Madonna Posts Controversial Photo
Madonna is fond of controversy, and she knows how to stir it up pretty well. Now, the "material girl" has posted a photo of a (presumably) gay Jewish man and a gay Muslim man about to kiss on ...
|Barnes and Noble sued for wrongful termination
Victoria Ramirez put herself through college working for Barnes & Noble. She worked herself up the ladder from bookseller to merchandise manager at a store in Irvine, CA. But when she began ...
|Transgender students and eating disorders
For the first time ever the American Health Association-National College Health Assessment survey allowed students to identify as transgender. Out of this effort emerged Gender Identity, Sexual ...
|Transgender Health Care
The American College of Physicians (ACP) is the second largest group pf medical doctors in the nation, behind the AMA. This past week the ACP has issued its positions on how best to support and ...
|Journalist Comes Out In Emotional Op-Ed Prior To Ireland's Marriage Equality Vote Next Week
As we await the SCOTUS ruling with regard to nationwide marriage equality here in the states, things are getting intense prior to the marriage equality referendum in Ireland. It reminds me ...
|Do I Really Want to Write This Diary?
I have been sitting here for thirty minutes struggling with that question. Why? Because of a diary sitting at the top of Community Spotlight section on Daily Kos written by kay3295 titled "My ...
|NOM Backs Texas' Lawless Supreme Court Defying Bill
First there were the calls for pro-equality attorneys-general to be impeached . Then there were the calls to defy federal court orders . Then there was the call to get Justice Ginsburg thrown off ...
|Anti-Gay Activist's Blatant Lie To A Texas State Senate Committee
If the truth doesn't work, one anti-gay activist, Beverly Roberts of Concerned Women For America, seemingly has decided that lying is an acceptable way to get what she wants. Yes, she is a ...
|My Gay Wedding Story
Three weeks ago my partner and I were married on our 38th anniversary. We planned to just go to the courthouse. The State of Florida was forced by the Appellate Court to allow same sex marriages ...
|Number of LGB Christians Is On The Rise
While the number of Americans who identify as Christian has declined in recent years, the recent Pew poll has found another interesting statistic. The number of LGB Americans who identify as ...
|Missouri Republican John Diehl, Speaker of the House, Caught in Sexting Scandal With College Intern
Missouri Republicans were rocked today as Speaker John Diehl, who is viewed as the Republican voice on the floor in Jefferson City was caught engaged in an affair with a college aged intern. http:/
|Haters hating haters
There is hate and then there is hate . While all homophobia is serious and harmful, there is a matter of degree. Below is an instance of a homophobic group calling for the murder of all gays. If ...
|Transgender women sue to donate plasma
Jasmine Kaiser has filed suit in King County, WA, Superior Court against CSL Plasma, Inc., a for profit company that pays donors for plasma as much as $200 a month because the company refused to let ...
|Texas AG Ken Paxton refuses to say whether state will defy SCOTUS on marriage equality
If you've been following the record-breaking flurry of anti-LGBT bills being filed by Republicans in the Texas legislature, you probably know about HB 4105, introduced by Rep. Cecil Bell, Jr. (R-...
|Miley Cyrus? Really?
Perhaps I should start off with a personal note. When I was living in Arkansas after my transition, I used to run a LGBT group out of my home: Conway Prism. Although the group was mainly ...
|SAVE Champion of Equality Awards
Last Friday, SAVE , a South Florida LGBT Equality group, presented its 2015 Campions of Equality recipients. This years recipients were Rodrigo, Heng-Lehtinen, donor services director for GLAAD, ...
|Why Social Security should dominate the 2016 election
Here's why Social Security needs to ...
|Transgender protections pass at FCPS as hate erupts
After days ...
|MN “Religious Freedom” Bill Targets Same-Sex Weddings
A proposed law that would allow certain businesses to refuse services based upon religious grounds is drawing the ire of the advocates who fought to legalize same-sex marriage in Minnesota. When ...