In light of the recent suicides of gay teens around the country, we asked our colleague, Darrell Tucci, to share his story for the first time to let youth know it gets better and to let people know they can do something to help.
|By: Liberty Hill Thursday October 21, 2010 4:24 pm|
|By: marinara Sunday October 17, 2010 2:47 pm|
Sexist Language is a problem because it sends the message that women are less than fully human. If seen as inferior, it becomes easier to treat women with less respect, disregard their right, and ignore their well-being. Devaluing masculinity with homophobic or s
sexist remarks indicates that being gay or being a woman is insulting and can help perpetuate violence.
|By: indiemcemopants Thursday October 14, 2010 1:09 pm|
The military is no longer enforcing the gay ban.
|By: jessebernstein Wednesday October 13, 2010 5:11 pm|
On all continents individuals and their families are forced to flee their homes on account of their sexual orientation or gender identity. While all refugees are vulnerable, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) refugees face particular challenges in accessing assistance and asylum procedures. They also experience instances of violence as a cause of flight or while in countries of first asylum. Human Rights First (HRF) highlighted many of these challenges earlier this month in a policy paper presented at a Roundtable discussion convened by the UN Refugee Agency – UNHCR – on Asylum Seekers and Refugees Seeking Protection on Account of their Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. HRF’s paper includes a comprehensive set of recommendations directed at UNHCR and States.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Wednesday October 13, 2010 8:53 am|
Weekly Pulse: Palin Revives Death Panels; Boobs Against Breast Cancer; and the Anti-Gay Bullying Crisis
|By: indiemcemopants Sunday October 10, 2010 11:05 am|
The DNC and the HRC are attacking gay Democrats for their lack of enthusiasm in this election.
|By: indiemcemopants Saturday September 25, 2010 9:07 am|
The NAACP met with gay groups and will help us form a coalition to fight injustice.
|By: indiemcemopants Tuesday September 21, 2010 7:48 am|
Gay soldiers speak.
|By: indiemcemopants Friday September 10, 2010 9:34 am|
Will Democrats let Republicans co-opt their progress on gay rights?