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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.

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,...

 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...

Margaret Cho: Doing It Her Way

Margaret Cho is the ultimate iconoclast. Without her, the comedy world, and the World at large would be a much more boring and far less insighful place.  Not to mention the inroads she forged for so many female comedians, Asian comedians, and other “outsider” ...

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...

The Tea Party’s Not Racist? Really?

Listen to a Tea Party leader in Arkansas tell this "black" joke to the audience and hear their subsequent laughter. http://www.mootmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Teapartyracist.mp3 “A black kid asks his mom, ‘Mama, what’s a democracy?’ “‘Well, son, that be when white folks work every day so us po’ folks can get...

Fascism and Republicanism: An Ideological Comparison

In our Capitalist-Corporatist America, politicians claim to be educated and skilled in many areas of law and public relations. I would agree with them that they know law intimately, as they have many ways of skirting the laws of our country and making millions...

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

Gay Is OK Says Rapper Adair Lion

You have to see this video for his song Ben. It has an incredible message for the GLBT community, one which we see far too little of. Watch it all the way through to get the full effect of his message.  Listen to the lyrics. Apparently, Adair...

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...

Moot Questions – Race

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Race is a volatile issue in America. See what we found average Americans think about Race today in our man on the street interviews we call, Moot Questions. Come back each month to see what people think about controversial subjects when put on the spot. Question...