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Our civil rights are infringed upon every day in America. Our civil rights topics range from gay rights, abortion, women’s rights, transsexual rights, minorities rights to any disenfranchised groups that is continually oppressed by society or the government.

Rick Santorum’s id Calls Barak Obama A Nigger

Watch Rick Santorum's Freudian slip in this video.  

The Truth About Race

So often people are concerned with race. In America, it is a most volatile subject, one that causes hate crimes, murders, hatred, bigotry, prejudice, discrimination and many other horrible consequences. To be concerned with race does not necessarily make one a “racist” per se....

 Trump Administration Will House Migrant Kids in Tents in Tornillo, Texas

The Trump administration has selected a border facility near El Paso to build a tent city with 450 beds for migrant children. By NBC News’ Jacob Soboroff, Courtney Kube and Julia Ainsley   BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Trump administration has selected Tornillo, Texas, for the construction of...

Closeted: A Southern Epidemic

It was a warm, spring day in northern Mississippi when I asked my brother’s friend to humor me with an impromptu photo shoot. Despite his insecurities, he obliged, pulled off his shirt, and let me click away, never once saying anything inappropriate about his...

Out Is The New In

For me, the most important evolution in any GLBTQ person’s life is becoming comfortable in their own skin. We’ve come a long way from bullying and hate crimes and made coming out more comfortable than before. But as world leaders, advertising executives and pop...

Racism At RNC: Black camerawoman insulted, called an animal and thrown nuts

Racism mars the RepublicanNational Convention after a GOP attendee was ejected for throwing nuts at an African American camerawoman while saying "This is how we feed animals." Former MSNBC anchor and Current TV host David Shuster originally reported the story via Twitter. On Tuesday, August 28, Schuster tweeted: “GOP attendee ejected...

Stay and Fight!

I realized early on last night, election night, that Donald Trump was going to win the election.  My friends and family were enthused and excited until it all became clear that Hillary Clinton, although she won the popular vote, would not win enough electoral votes...

Trump’s Comeuppance

President Trump grappled Saturday with the first major setback to his young administration, appearing to question the constitutional checks on his power after a judge’s order reopened the flow of travelers from seven mostly Muslim nations covered by his controversial travel ban. The Department of Homeland...

Marriage Equality For All, and The Politicians Who Wash Their Records With It

Fear, hatred, and religious dogma… It amazes me that this far into the civilized human condition we are still debating whether or not some of us deserve to have rights that most of us enjoy.  In America there is a distinct hatred for the GLBT...

Gay Rights & The Politics of Fear

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.- The Declaration of Independence The current debate in America over...