Daily Archives: February 26, 2014

Saying Goodbye to Angel

This is Angel in a photo from many years ago, she’s been my cat for 19 years. Within a week, I am saying goodbye. I am trusting her continued care to a wonder organization cable Feline Friends. Why? Well as … Continue reading

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Help Stop Scott Lively’s Homophobic Rampage | CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS’ Fundraiser on CrowdRise

A very worthy cause – help stop Scott Lively’s Anti-LGBTQ crusade… You have probably heard news stories about Uganda’s notorious “Kill the Gays” bill, or about the anti-gay laws in Russia that gave rise to the controversy surrounding the Sochi 2014 … Continue reading

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Queer News Roundup – Gay Star News – Including Breaking News: Texas Same Sex Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

Queer news, sports and entertainment, including breaking news from Texas on marriage equality, for February 26, 2014 from the good folks at Gay Star News:   TOP STORIES Judge rules Texas ban on gay marriage goes against US constitution But … Continue reading

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Queer News Roundup – Pink News UK – Including Breaking News On Marriage Equality From Texas

Queer news, including exciting news from Texas, for February 26, 2014 from the good folks at Pink News UK: LATEST STORIES 7:53 PM BREAKING: Texas gay marriage ban is unconstitutional, rules judge 6:45 PM John Kerry: Arizona’s Governor should ‘make … Continue reading

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American Religious Landscape Transforming as Support for Same-sex Marriage Dramatically Increases Topics: Clergy & Churches, Gay & Lesbian Issues, Justice & the Courts, Politics & Government

A very interesting new study by The Public Religion Research Institute on religion and Americans’ attitudes toward LGBTQ people. Here’s their news release… Nearly one-third of Millennials who left childhood religion cite negative church teachings about gay and lesbian people as important … Continue reading

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Arizona: Veto Anti-LGBT Law | Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch has just issued a statement on Arizona’s proposed anti-LGBTQ law, urging the Governor to veto the bill. Here’s there statement… The governor of the US state of Arizona should veto a bill that would allow business services to be … Continue reading

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Bomb Threat Marks Start of LGBT Community’s ‘Open Olympics’ in Moscow – ABC News

Alarming report from ABC News in Moscow…  In an effort to demystify homosexuality in Russia through sport, Moscow’s gay community is staging what they are calling an “Open Olympics” just days after the closing ceremony of the Sochi Games. But … Continue reading

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Georgia progressive activist on state’s proposed anti-LGBT law: ‘Hate is bad policy’ | The Raw Story

The Raw Story reports that Republican legislators are trying to push through their own pro discrimination bill in Georgia. You’d think that all the heat that has come down on Arizona would give them pause but bigots don’t stop to … Continue reading

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Nellie McKay, Will Dollinger release song to benefit Russian LGBTQ rights

Here’s the press release about the song… Atlanta, GA, 2014: Singers Will Dollinger and Nellie McKay announce the release of their new joint single “Vodka” to focus attention on the plight of LGBT youth. Will Dollinger “I wrote the song … Continue reading

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Michigan Gay-Marriage Ban at Stake in Rare Trial – ABC News

An interesting court case is unfolding in Michigan that could result in marriage equality coming to the state. Here’s an excerpt from the ABC News/AP story… Children need good parents, no matter their gender or sexual orientation, a psychologist testified … Continue reading

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Delaware targets depression in LGBT youth – Delaware Newszap

This report by Ashton Brown, looks at the steps Delaware is taking to address the mental health needs of LGBTQ youth. This is an effort that should be applauded and “Step In, Speak Up” should be adopted elsewhere if it … Continue reading

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Bigoted Lobbyist’s ‘Bizarre’ Push To Ban Gays From NFL | ThinkProgress

This is an almost unbelievable story reported by JOSH ISRAEL and ALEX LEICHENGER in Think Progress. The guy at the center of this story is an unbelievably bizarre, conservative bigot… Lobbyist Jack Burkman Washington lobbyist Jack Burkman announced Monday that he would push for legislation … Continue reading

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