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...

Will Someone Please Ask Heterosexuals to Stop Making Gay Babies?

In regards to civil rights, North Carolina has decided to take more than a few steps back rather than forward. The GLBT people of NC have endured more out loud discrimination recently due to voting on Amendment One which happened May 8th. The people...

NEW JERSEY SENATE APPROVES MARRIAGE EQUALITY

With a vote of 24 - 16, the New Jersey Senate voted today to advance a bill which would legalize same-sex marriage.  Governor Chris Christie (R), insists that there will be a veto and that this type of vote should require a referendum. Although New...

Gays In The Prison System

During a recent stay at the Philadelphia Prison System I saw, first hand, how the gay population in a correctional facility so large is treated.  A county jail in which inmates prey upon each other and the officers charged with keeping order are complacent...

Obama “evolved” into supporting Gay Marriage Today

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Today, President Obama announced his support for gay marriage. He said that after years of "struggling" to come to terms with his belief that civil-unions would be sufficient for gays and lesbians, he has not realized that true equality includes not only the same rights...

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...

Rick Perry is an Ass

The Pentagon announced just last month that it would extend to same-sex couples, the same benefits afforded to heterosexual couples.  However, here in the great state of Texas, military members have been denied by the Texas State Guard and the Texas National Guard and...

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...

UN Concerned About Homophobia and Transphobia, Calls on Countries to End Violence and Discrimination

  On International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) that was celebrated on May 17, Ms. Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, called on countries to "repeal discriminatory laws and ban discriminatory practices" against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, as...

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