Daily Archives: February 21, 2014

For Admirers of Androgynous Men

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The Failures Of Abstinence-Only Education Illustrated In 2 Charts | ThinkProgress

Just say no doesn’t work as sex education. Mississippi is a great example as TARA CULP-RESSLER reports in Think Progress… A new report on Mississippi’s sex education programs highlights how disastrous the state’s approach to teen sexuality has been over the past decade. … Continue reading

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Overlooked Veterans will now be honored by President Obama

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Things we love to hear about Melanie Nathan, Feb 21, 2014., President Obama will correct a historical act of discrimination next month when he awards the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest commendation for combat valor,…

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Parents, Be Careful Who You Hate

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LGBT People, Are People

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Love is Love

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You Shall Not Pass Judgement – Sir Ian

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Vouge Boy

If you need evidence that you’re born gay, look no further. It is heartening to know that during the same summer I participated in a Queer Wedding/Protest this boy was dancing up a storm. From Angelo de Vries / Robert … Continue reading

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Queer News Roundup – Gay Star News

Queer news and entertainment for February 21, 2014 from the good folks at Gay Star News: TOP STORIES Germany’s top court rules gay couples are banned from joint adoption Despite the Constitutional Court ruling last year that gay couples could … Continue reading

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Queer News Roundup – Pink News UK

Queer news and entertainment for February 21, 2014 from the good folks at Pink News UK: LATEST STORIES 7:24 PM US District Judge says gay couples don’t have to wait until June to marry 6:54 PM UK has second most … Continue reading

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Last Nobel Call of Miss Panti Bliss

By now many of you have heard of Rory O’Neill aka Panti Bliss’ post-show oration at the National Theatre of Ireland, The Abbey, on LGBTQ rights and homophobia. But, in case you missed it, here it is. Below is the … Continue reading

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Majority of Irish Support Marriage Equality – Poll

Ireland’s citizens are so far ahead of the conservative Catholics who run New York City and Boston’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. Not only are LGBTQ marchers welcomed in Dublin’s parade but the majority of Irish back marriage equality according to … Continue reading

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STUDY: LGBT People Are Nearly Twice As Likely To Experience Food Insecurity | ThinkProgress

Zach Ford writing for Think Progress uncovers the findings of a report that show hunger and food insecurity are major issues for some segments of the LGBTQ community. It is a myth that all LGBTQ people are rich or at … Continue reading

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While Museveni Signs Anti-Gay Bill he Provides Excuses to Obama

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By Melanie Nathan, February 21, 2014, Reports have come in, which remain unverified, that President Yoweri Museveni has signed his assent to The Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda. The Bill, once referred to as The Kill the…

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How will Airlines With Diversity Policies Continue to operate in anti-Gay Uganda and Nigeria

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The Not so Friendly Ugandan and  Nigerian Skies and we still wait to hear from United and Delta By Melanie Nathan, January 20, 2014. Many corporations in the United States, some of which operate internationally, have…

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London Rally Against Nigerian Anti-Gay Laws

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By Melanie Nathan, February 22, 2014. Sixty people, most of them Africans, protested against Nigeria’s draconian new anti-gay law outside the Nigerian High Commission in London, yesterday. A letter of protest was handed in to the…

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Activists ejected from Scott Lively anti-gay press conference

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Gay Haters Propose the Mythological Homosexualization of America in Propaganda Presser By Cathy Kristofferson, February 21, 2014 UPDATE! Video of interruption linked below This morning, Scott Lively and Peter LaBarbera launched their new global hate group…

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Why Isn’t Africa an LGBTQ Priority?

David Benkof writing for The D.C. Caller is asking the same question I and many others are asking – why aren’t anti-LGBTQ laws and activity in Africa a larger priority? Good question! The general public is becoming increasingly aware of … Continue reading

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Will State of Washington ban ‘conversion therapy’ for LGBTQ youth?

Washington State is now strongly considering banning so call “conversion” or “reparative” therapy for anyone under 18… Doctors and licensed therapists in Washington could soon be barred from trying to turn gay teens straight through techniques known as “conversion therapy.” A bill labels such … Continue reading

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Virginia High School League’s transgender-athlete policy panned as overly restrictive – High School – The News & Advance

It is not going to do much good to a transgender high school athlete to be told they can compete but only if they have sexual reassignment surgery as is now to be the case in Virginia… Virginia’s new policy … Continue reading

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