Daily Archives: February 18, 2014

Canada threatens to cut ties with Uganda over anti-gay bill

Originally posted on O-blog-dee-o-blog-da:
By Melanie Nathan, February 17, 2014. Earlier today I wrote an article calling on President Obama to expel the Ugandan Ambassador to the U.S.A. because President Museveni has declared war with gays of the World, which…

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Homophobia Kills – Find An Accepting Community & Live Longer : Study

An interesting study, reported by Huffington Post Gay Voices that found whether you feel accepted or not as an LGBTQ person, has an impact on your lifespan… Gay People In Homophobic Regions Die Younger Those In Accepting Communities: Study Researchers … Continue reading

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Bunny Island (Okunoshima Island) Japan

And now for something completely different… Kawaii Alert! One is cuddly, two or three are adorable but when is it one bunny too many? 😀

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ESPN surveys NFL player’s comfort level with openly gay player

Let’s hope that Michael’s integration into a team is smooth. The idea of having a Q&A with Michael and his fellow players to clear the air and create a supportive atmosphere in the locker room and on the field.

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Rescue Fund to Help LGBT People Escape Africa | Indiegogo

I decided to put my money where my mouth is or at least where my blog is. I coughed up part of my tax return. Will you help LGBTQ Africans escape homophobic and dangerous countries? Visit the Campaign here: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/rescue-fund-to-help-lgbt-people-escape-africa/x/6434619?c=activity

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Queer News Roundup – Gay Star News

Queer news, sports and entertainment for February 18, 2014 from the good folks at Gay Star News:   TOP STORIES Catholic priest accused of refusing to perform last rites to man after finding out he is gay Ronald Plishka survived … Continue reading

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Queer News Roundup – Pink News UK

Queer news, sports and entertainment for February 18, 2014 from the good folks at Pink News UK:   LATEST STORIES 8:07 PM Gambian President Yahya Jammeh: Gays are ‘vermin’ and should be treated worse than mosquitoes  7:03 PM US: Indiana … Continue reading

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U.S.A. should expel the Ugandan Ambassador as Museveni declares War on Gays in World

Originally posted on O-blog-dee-o-blog-da:
GO HOME Uganda’s ambassador Oliver Wonekha – President Obama has the backs of the Gays around the world and Museveni says he has declared war upon Gays –  Surely we should acknowledge this WAR? By Melanie…

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EU Catherine Ashton Deeply Concerned by Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Originally posted on O-blog-dee-o-blog-da:
By Melanie Nathan, February 17, 2014. In the face of the new  Anti-Homosexuality law, about to be signed with the assent of President Museveni, in Uganda, Catherine Ashton the High Representative in the European Union, has…

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Pussy Riot members arrested in Sochi for “theft”

Originally posted on O-blog-dee-o-blog-da:
“pussy riot members said they came they to Sochi to stage a piece entitled “Putin teaches you how to love the motherland” By Cathy Kristofferson, February 18, 2014 Pussy Riot members, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, fresh…

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Uganda President Persecutes LGBTQ People For Political Power

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Political Research Organization Talks About the Bahati-Kadaga-Museveni Anti-Homosexuality Bill By Political Research Associates, on February 17, 2014 Uganda President Yoweri Museveni is walking a political tightrope on the backs of LGBT Ugandans. In declaring that he…

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Sasha Fleischman Weighs Future as “Agender” Activist | NBC Bay Area

This is a bit dated, but I thought I’d share it with you because it addresses an important issue. How do we support non-binary gendered youth who are thrust into the limelight? Thankfully Sasha has a really mature sense of … Continue reading

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No Pronoun Preference – Non-Binary Gendered Persons

This is a video that explains the use of language when talking about or to a non-binary gendered person

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Maryland Caves In To Religious Extremists – Kills Reparative Therapy Ban

Maryland legislators have caved in to these religious extremists who want to continue to harm confused LGBTQ youth. This is an outrage! The damage caused by this so-called therapy is now on their heads. We need more stories of real … Continue reading

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Transgender women in women’s restrooms: A purely imagined harm | The TransAdvocate

I love this article which really exposes the the real issues involved when trans* women and girls use the women’s restroom… These groups are trying to make an issue out of what is, in reality, the biggest non-issue imaginable. And … Continue reading

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A Fabulous Website: A Note to My Kid

This is a fantastic website that all LGBTQ people young and old should know about here’s a description of their site: A Note to My Kid gives the LGBTQ community, their parents, families and friends the opportunity to share their unconditional … Continue reading

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Here’s Why LGBT People Should Be Talking About Net Neutrality | Autostraddle

This is an impassioned defense of net neutrality and how it may/will affect LGBTQ internet users like you and I. Here’s an extended excerpt… It’s possible that you’ve seen the words “net neutrality” around before and not been totally sure … Continue reading

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Offensive Billboard In Kentucky Promotes Reparative Therapy – LGBT Community Outraged

Another attempt to recruit gay, lesbian and bisexual people who are troubled because of their sad beliefs. What should happen is therapy to help them accept who they are and integrate that into their lives by finding LGBTQ friendly religious … Continue reading

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Activists Urge IOC to Make Principle Six Binding After Sochi | Passport Magazine News

I certainly hope that the Olympics will live up to it’s highest ideals in the future… Image via Passport Activists demand that the International Olympic Committee ensure that upcoming host cities follow the Olympic Charter’s principle of non-discrimination (known as … Continue reading

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IOC Defends Removal Of Italian LGBT Activist From Sochi Olympic Village

It seems the IOC is groveling before Russia’s rules…   Police remove Vladimir Luxuria from an arena at the Olympic Village in Sochi Feb. 17, 2014. AP Photo/David Goldman The International Olympic Committee said Tuesday it is defending authorities’ decision … Continue reading

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