Saturday, September 21, 2019

Tag: LGBTQ

Remembering Stonewall: On 50th anniversary, leaders of uprising look back on...

Fifty years ago today, just after midnight, at 1:30 in the morning on June 28, 1969, New York City police officers raided...

Justice for Layleen Polanco: Community demands answers after trans black Latinx...

Layleen’s death came at the beginning of Pride Month and just one day after the NYPD apologized for the first time for its raid a half-century ago on the Stonewall Inn, a gay- and trans-friendly bar in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village.

Good news: Straight people don’t need a parade

Straight pride is already well-represented in everything from children’s books to rom-coms to music videos.

HUD to rollback protections for transgender people in taxpayer-funded homeless shelters

“The ACLU will fight back against this attempt to write discrimination into the law. Shelters funded by taxpayers should be open to all – period.”

Trump admin. attempts to erase existence of trans people after years...

If enacted, the proposal would reverse the expansion of transgender rights that took place under President Barack Obama.

Will the new crimes against humanity treaty protect women and LGBTI...

It’s time for the international community to take a stand. A new treaty could affect people’s rights for generations to come.

India legalizes gay sex, ruling discrimination on the basis of sexual...

"Criminalizing carnal intercourse is irrational, arbitrary and manifestly unconstitutional."

A nightmare of another time: 50 year anniversary of the end...

What happened for many years to gays on Fire Island seems like a nightmare of another time – and it was.

Yance Ford: The first transgender director nominated for an Oscar

"If my nomination can help in any way to advance the issues of trans-equality and protection for LGBTQ people under the law, then I am as humbled by that as I am by the nomination."

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NYPD officer who guarded El Chapo’s wife arrested for selling cocaine

Under investigation after providing security for the wife of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán while off-duty, NYPD Officer Ishmael Bailey was charged Wednesday...

‘Total massacre’ as U.S. drone strike kills 30 farmers in Afghanistan

Amnesty International said the bombing "suggests a shocking disregard for civilian life."

Is Norway better off with socialism that the U.S. is with capitalism?

You might want to examine the poster below.  It mixes economic with social results. Naturally, it is somewhat picky.  For example,...

Will Americans let Trump start World War III for Saudi Arabia and Israel?

On Saturday, September 14th, two oil refineries and other oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia were hit and set ablaze by 18 drones...

Trump is a clear and present danger to America and the world

In retrospect, what’s most disturbing about “Sharpiegate” isn’t Donald Trump’s clumsy effort to doctor a National Weather Service map or even his...