Daily Archives: February 20, 2014

Meanwhile, Maine defeats “Hate the Gays in God’s Name” bill

Good to know the state where I grew up is standing up for justice while the state I now live next to is going the other direction. Advertisements

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Victory – Marriage Equality Protected in New Mexico!

  From New Mexico Unites For Marriage: We did it! The legislative session officially ended today and together we defended marriage equality. This is an amazing, historic victory and we could not have done it without you – and the … Continue reading

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Queer News Roundup – Gay Star News

Queer news and entertainment for February 20, 2014 from the good folks at Gay Star News: TOP STORIES Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone ‘completely agrees’ with Putin’s stance on gay rights ‘If you took a world census you’d find 90% … Continue reading

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Queer News Roundup – Pink News UK

Queer news and entertainment for February 20, 2014 from the good folks at Pink News UK: LATEST STORIES 8:01 PM Study finds that homophobic people die younger  7:33 PM Ellen: I was ‘hurt’ and ‘isolated’ by some reactions to my … Continue reading

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From Youth Today: LGBT Students Deserve Quality – and Equality – On and Off Campus

This is a great piece of advocacy journalism on behalf of LGBTQ students appearing in Youth Today and written by Jim Hundrieser… According to the Human Rights Campaign, 92 percent of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) youth say they hear negative … Continue reading

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Damn! Arizona Senate Passes Bill Allowing Businesses to Refuse Service to Gays Based on Religious Beliefs | Towleroad

Just when we prevented this obnoxious bill from seeing the light of day in Kansas and Tennessee we now see it gaining ground in the state next door to us here in New Mexico. This is so infuriating! From Towleroad… … Continue reading

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Washington Post commentary looks at barriers between LGBTQ Communities and African Americans

I have for years advocated working with other oppressed communities in their struggle for fairness, equality and justice.  Years ago I served on the Worcester police chief’s Community Advisory Committee in Massachusetts. I served alongside people from different walks of … Continue reading

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Lively and LaBarbera Team Up for Anti-gay hate fest

Originally posted on O-blog-dee-o-blog-da:
By Cathy Kristofferson, February 19, 2014 Today Scott Lively and Peter LaBarbera announced the formation of their new organization – the Coalition for Family Values – who purpose appears to be to foment homophobia worldwide of the…

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