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  • Got Fairness?
    Let’s talk equality and fairness
    We reap what we sow. Every stereotypical group believes their group is getting the shorter end of the stick. This is only a ploy to con the other groups out of some of their share. The most publicized example of this is the path taken by those who...
  • Kai Bogert
    Kai Bogert helps other LBGTQIA+ teens after parent's public support in newspaper
    Earlier this week Kai Bogert and his mom Yolanda made headlines when she retracted Kai's original birth announcement in the local newspaper with the correction that Kai is their son, not their daughter to support his transition. 19-year old...
  • Peace is the goal
    What is there to be grateful for, considering the state of the world?
    In times like these with talk of disease, hatred, violence and permanent climate damage, it can be hard to be grateful. With so many worries hanging over us like anvils, it can can be hard to believe there is anything positive left. However, if...
  • Erdogan provokes anger by declaring women not equal to men
    Erdogan provokes anger by declaring women not equal to men
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a devout Muslim, declared that “women are not equal to men,” during a conference on women and justice in Istanbul yesterday. He also accused feminists of not understanding that “motherhood...
  • More Than Words: The Associated Press Stamps Out Homophobia
    Homophobia is still the problem
    Although it’s been almost two years since the AP Stylebook removed homophobia as an approved term to refer to the dislike, hatred and fear of a member of the LGBTQ community, homophobia is still the problem and the setback of the fight for...
  • Obama meets with news media at the White House
    Judge overturns Obama's racist preferential treatment for minorities
    A federal judge has halted Obama's illegal, race-baiting shakedowns of innocent businesses. According to Investors' Business Daily, the administration's Chicago thug tactics of coercion and intimidation against any company that doesn&...
  • Social and political activism
    Beyond the ballot box - how to influence elected officials
    In the aftermath of yesterday’s elections, we cannot afford to allow the candidates who were elected – whether or not we voted for them – to operate without our ongoing influence. Our impact on government extends beyond the...
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    Delightfully vulgar girls raise awareness with F-bombs, middle fingers
    A video is going viral today featuring some young girls dressed as princesses dropping F-bombs, middle fingers, and tons of attitude. The girls are using shock tactics to try to grab some attention to some issues facing women in our society today....
  • Federal Election Commission Campaign Contribution
    What are the restrictions on Political Action Committees?
    A reader asked the question: “Are PACs allowed to give monies to local, state, and national political parties? If so, are there any caps on their contributions?” That is a good question, so let’s ask the Federal Election...
  • Sweet Cakes by Melissa
    Bigoted bakers still confused about the law
    Notorious bigoted bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein appeared at the Values Voters Summit, and turned it into a party of self pity and blind religious privilege. Melissa Klein broke down and cried over the loss of her bakery Sweet Cakes by Melissa,...
  • Widespread Acceptance
    John Corvino addresses the gay rights debate in Madison county
    On Sept. 25 in Richmond, KY, a group of students, faculty and community members gathered for this year's fourth installment of the Chautauqua lecture series at Eastern Kentucky University. Speaking on the topic "Persuade or Shun? Strategy...
  • Looking Around, Looking Ahead
    Looking Around, Looking Ahead
    There are many roads to equality, but all are one-way streets. We can look around us to appreciate where we've been, and we can reflect together about the road behind us, but we must keep driving forward on this one-way road to complete...
  • Equality
    Timeless, forbidden love finally permitted
    After 72 years, a lesbian couple has finally tied the knot in Davenport, Iowa. Vivian Boyack, 91, and Alice Dubes, 90, were married on Sept. 6 after a long relationship that started when they met in Yale. Both women grew up in Yale before they...
  • Joan Rivers performs gay wedding in New York.
    Fashionably celebrating the life of an Icon
    “Life is very tough. If you don’t laugh, it’s even tougher.” – Joan Rivers (Las Vegas, 2012)With great sadness we say good bye to a fashion icon and comedy legend. Joan Rivers was a great human being, and unstoppable...
  • Michigan Womyn's Music Festival.
    An open letter to Lisa Vogel
    Lisa,I want to say this as lovingly as possible. This might puzzle some of my trans siblings who have witnessed decades of discrimination, exclusion and casual derision, but I believe a loving dialog beats an angry shouting match every time.This...