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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.

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...

 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...

Discriminatory Redistricting OK With Supreme Court

  WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Abbott v. Perez: “The decision by five justices of the Supreme Court to silence the voices of Latino...

Dallas adds LGBT protections to city constitution in landslide vote

Dallas voters overwhelmingly added nondiscrimination protections for LGBT city employees to the City Charter on Tuesday. With all 430 precincts reporting, 77 percent of voters supported adding both “sexual orientation” and “gender identity and expression” to the City Charter, with only 23 percent opposed

Subtle Racism in American Politics

I've never been much for playing the race card.  In fact, I tend to go well out of my way to ensure that I don't make what social scientists call a Type I error, or claiming evidence for something that isn't actually there.  However,...

DOMA Ruled Unconstitutional By Federal Appeals Court

A federal appeals court Thursday declared that the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutionally denies federal benefits to married gay couples. According to the AP: The appeals court agreed with a lower court judge who ruled in 2010 that the law is unconstitutional because it interferes with...

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...

The Declaration of Independence: Hijacked or Just Misunderstood

Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legislative powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions. (Part 1) Thomas...

Why Marriage Equality is Not the End of the GLBT Struggle

“Sixty-one percent of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) population in the U.S. will continue to live in states with medium or low legal protections — or that have outright hostile laws,” says a press release announcing the report, Mapping LGBT Equality in...

Conservatives Scientifically Proven as Stupid & Racist

So how many times have you said, at a dinner party or during a political discussion, how stupid Republicans and racists are ?  Well now you have scientific proof. Researchers from Ontario, Canada’s Brock University have come to the same conclusion that most liberals have asserted...