Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: LGBT

What my mostly white town is doing to defeat Trumpism

As a Black woman, I was anxious about moving to a conservative state. But, surprisingly, I found a community ready to embrace me and fight for equality.

Repeal North Carolina’s anti-LGBT law

Sign the petition to tell Governor Roy Cooper to repeal North Carolina's anti-LGBT law.

Congress’ Response To Orlando Shooting Is To Try To Legalize Discrimination

House Republicans plan to mark the one month anniversary of the Orlando shooting with a hearing on a bill that would enable widespread discrimination against LGBT people.

Misty Snow Makes History as first Transgender Senate Nominee

The 30-year-old resident of Salt Lake City used a progressive platform to run, inspired by Senator Bernie Sanders.

Bernie Sanders Vows to Overturn Mississippi and North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Laws

Bernie Sanders vows to overturn Mississippi and North Carolina’s recent anti-LGBT laws if he is elected president.

What if Kim Davis Refused to License Marriages of Interracial Couples?...

Mike Huckabee, who might just be seeking a way to kickstart his failed presidential bid, was in full support of Kim Davis' stance against gay marriage. But would he still defend her if she had denied licenses to inter-racial couples?

VIDEO: 'A State of Emergency:' At Least 17 Transgender Women Have...

"We are living in a moment where we should be incredibly concerned about all of the mechanisms of violence against our community." And it's time we shed some light on the recent killings of transgender people.

VIDEO: Chelsea Manning Faces Solitary Confinement for Having Vanity Fair’s Caitlyn...

Chelsea Manning could face the punishment of indefinite solitary confinement, but the reasons are shocking—for having an expired tube of toothpaste and an issue of Vanity Fair. Will her case receive "a fair and equitable process?"

The Arc of Justice Bends Like a Rainbow

The painful struggle by brave gay and lesbian activists along with the movement for equality arose from the Stonewall Inn in New York in 1969. And therefore the Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling came out of the power of struggle.

20 Years in Prison for Miscarrying? The Case of Purvi Patel...

Indiana has recently made some extremely controversial movements in history these past couple weeks. A recent decision, to imprison a woman for what she says was a miscarriage but what Indiana’s government believes was an attempt to end her pregnancy, has left many feeling disturbed.

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

Bernie and colleagues introduce Make Billionaires Pay Act

“As our country faces vast economic and health needs, billionaires continue to display their appetite for greed.”