thedailywhat: Look At This Depressed Cat of the Day: Sad Frankie is sad. [sisfti.]
Random thoughts of a hippie chick: America... →
hippiechic1367: America, home of the free. Not really… The anti-discrimination act was established in 1977, over 34 years ago. So why are we still not following it? The Act covers the following types of discrimination: Sex (including breastfeeding, pregnancy and sexual harassment) …
The Feministing Five: Carl Siciliano is the... →
femlovepeace: Cause now, more than ever, this issue needs to be put in the spotlight!
Every day, the U.S. government fires two people...
angryarmywife: Enloe,2000 Hunter, Honor Betrayed, 2007
clusters & constellations: Genderqueer Links and... →
subtlecluster: Genderqueer Links and Books The following are link and book recommendations, all evaluated by myself as helpful resources for learning and/or places of connection that relate to genderqueer concepts and identities. If there is a resource you would like to suggest, please use the GQID ask box…
fuckyeahqueers: It gets better.
Government to sponsor first LGBT refugee resource... →
gaywrites: In the face of constant international political turmoil and struggles for LGBT people who come to America in search of safety, the federal government is investing $250,000 in the first-ever resource center for LGBT refugees who face persecution in their home countries. The Department of Health and Human Services made the announcement yesterday that they’ll partner with the Heartland...
Bankruptcy Court declares Defense of Marriage Act... →
Obama Courts Gay Support in 2012 →
youjolgbtq: President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign will look vastly different from his landmark 2008 campaign toward the presidency, and one big change will be the uptick in engagement with LGBT voters. As other more affluent groups have fallen in support for the president, the campaign staff are looking to bring on more gay people in key fundraising roles. According to Politico, there...
fuckyeahqueers: It gets better.
A Baptist church in North Carolina has voted to... →
licksantorum: “As people of faith, affirming the Christian teaching that before God all people are equal, we will no longer participate in this discrimination,” the church’s statement says. The vote was unanimous and brought tears to the eyes of some of the 100 or so members who stood to vote in favor of the “statement on marriage ceremonies.”
Making New Friends
melissmine: It cut off the link to my Tumblr at the bottom. Damn it.
Navy reverses: will no longer allow same sex... →
Under pressure from more than five dozen House lawmakers, the Navy late Tuesday abruptly reversed its decision that would have allowed chaplains to perform same-sex unions if the Pentagon decides to recognize openly gay military service later this year.
the ch!cktionary: On Transphobia & Self-Criticism... →
lenachen: I’ve been so busy this past week that I keep putting off an entry I’ve been meaning to write about the trans exclusionary practices within the gay rights movement. Here’s the gist: if you look into the history of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (DADT) or the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), there…
Gay men blood donation ban lifted (...sort of) →
projectqueer: Gay men will now be able to give blood as Government restrictions are officially lifted, the Department of Health (DoH) said. A lifetime ban on blood donation by men who had had sex with another man was put in place in the UK in the 1980s as a response to the spread of Aids and HIV. But following a review by the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs...
Va. elects first openly gay state senator →