LGBTQ

Dems’ Blue Wave Surges With Chelsea Manning And Over 40 LGBTQ Texans (Video)

Dems’ Blue Wave Surges With Chelsea Manning And Over 40 LGBTQ Texans (Video)

On this sacrosanct day on which we celebrate the inimical Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s timeless legacy, it’s normal to reflect on the ways in which Dr. King would be disappointed with the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. and a Republican Congress that has effectively sold its soul to the billionaire class. However, Dr. […]

Transgender People Are Stepping Up In Political Races — And WINNING! (VIDEO)

Transgender People Are Stepping Up In Political Races — And WINNING! (VIDEO)

On Tuesday, November 8, 2016 the unthinkable happened. America elected perhaps the most ignorant, bigoted, misogynistic pig to the highest office in the country. Donald Trump was Inaugurated on January 21, 2017, and two huge things are happening as a result of that colossal mistake: White supremacist a**holes are coming out of the woodwork in […]

Why Is Marriage Equality Taking So Long To Happen In Australia? (VIDEO)

Why Is Marriage Equality Taking So Long To Happen In Australia? (VIDEO)

Australia is a progressive country in some ways and not so much in others. The current government is the Liberal Party, even though they are actually the more conservative of the two major parties. There has been a push for marriage equality for years. The Liberal Party have a range of views within. There is […]

The Religious Right’s ‘Nashville Statement’ Is Nothing New (VIDEO)

The Religious Right’s ‘Nashville Statement’ Is Nothing New (VIDEO)

Right-wing zealots in Nashville recently got together and crafted a statement saying that they don’t want same-sex couples to marry. Shocking! Groundbreaking! This statement thing isn’t new. There was the Manhattan Declaration back in 2010 that said something similar. Now, we have the Nashville statement, which has nothing to do with the city of Nashville except […]

Guess Why This Lesbian Waitress Was Denied A Tip? (VIDEO)

Guess Why This Lesbian Waitress Was Denied A Tip? (VIDEO)

Samantha Heaton works as a waitress at Buffalo Wild Wings in Rockport Illinois. She is hardworking and like many other waitresses earns minimum wage. Most servers in this country depend on tips for a living. Well imagine her surprise when a couple, who she had served this particular Saturday evening, decided to leave her no tip with […]

Muslims With Progressive Values Make History Taking Part In Concert (VIDEO)

Muslims With Progressive Values Make History Taking Part In Concert (VIDEO)

History was made at the Walt Disney Concert Hall last week. The Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, otherwise known as the GMCLA performed along with representatives from many faiths. The second act was opened by Grammy award winner, Ani Zonneveld, the president of the Muslims for Progressive Values organization, singing the Islamic call to prayer. […]

Find Acronyms Difficult? LGBTQ Has Just Been Expanded Into The Whole Alphabet (VIDEO)

Find Acronyms Difficult? LGBTQ Has Just Been Expanded Into The Whole Alphabet (VIDEO)

As part of Pride month, the gym brand Equinox, has made a video expanding the acronym LGBTQ into the entire alphabet. However it has left one group feeling quite excluded. The clever video is visually appealing and explores 26 words corresponding to the alphabet that help to explain issues related to the LGBTQ community. There was […]

Oregon Governor Signs Transgender Equality Bill (TWEETS VIDEO)

Oregon Governor Signs Transgender Equality Bill (TWEETS VIDEO)

In some good news, a push for less discrimination and equality for the LGBTQ has had a win in Oregon. The Governor Kate Brown of Oregon signed a Transgender equality bill and has said the government has no place in “…Dictating personal identity.” The bill, HB 2673, has been put in place to make it easier for […]

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper Promises Executive Order To Protect LGBTQ Community (VIDEO)

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper Promises Executive Order To Protect LGBTQ Community (VIDEO)

It is so refreshing to hear some good news! North Carolina’s relatively new Governor, Democrat Roy Cooper, is showing he is not a fan of discrimination and that he believes protection laws for the LGBTQ community are necessary. In repealing and replacing HB2 he has also promised that he will bring in an Executive Order to […]

Nobody Wants To Lead Trump’s Army – Mark Green Withdraws (TWEET/VIDEO)

Nobody Wants To Lead Trump’s Army – Mark Green Withdraws (TWEET/VIDEO)

Mark Green, a state senator from Tennessee, has withdrawn his name from the nomination as Secretary of the Army. He was President Donald Trump’s second pick for the position, as Florida Panthers owner Vincent Viola withdrew his name as well. Viola cited business conflicts of interest as his reason for withdrawing. Green cites an all […]

A Southern Pastor: What Does It Mean To Be The Church

A Southern Pastor: What Does It Mean To Be The Church

I write a Christian left blog. The site I write for is a far left, radically liberal site called Liberal America. It focuses especially on issues of the marginalized, poverty, corporate greed, bigotry, discrimination, and hypocrisy. It supports itself with Google ads, which often include ads for dating websites, Viagra, and other non-workplace-appropriate elements. Clicking […]

Trump Administration Deletes LGBTQ People From Census Data (TWEET/VIDEO)

Trump Administration Deletes LGBTQ People From Census Data (TWEET/VIDEO)

The Trump Administration has decided LGBTQ people will not be counted in Census data. The U.S. Census Bureau released a report on Tuesday saying they would ask questions related to sexual orientation and gender identity in the 2020 Census and American Community Survey. This information has never been included in any previous Census or survey. […]

Just Days After Promising To Protect LGBT Rights, Trump Breaks That Promise (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Just Days After Promising To Protect LGBT Rights, Trump Breaks That Promise (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Just days after promising to protect the rights of the LGBTQ community, President Donald Trump has apparently gone back on his word. Over the weekend, new Attorney General Jeff Sessions pulled the federal government’s legal support of the Obama administration’s anti-discrimination protections for transgender students. Ending The Fight For Equality Sessions withdrew a government request that […]

Mike Pence: The Great Flip-Flopping Hypocrite On Discrimination (VIDEO)

Mike Pence: The Great Flip-Flopping Hypocrite On Discrimination (VIDEO)

Vice President Mike Pence has made some interesting statements about the rights of LGBTQ. In an interview with ABC on Sunday Pence was asked if Trump would repeal Obama’s historic same sex marriage bill. In a surprise answer the vice president said: “I think throughout the campaign, President Trump made it clear that discrimination would have […]

NC Residents Rejoice As Pat McCrory Gives Up His Position As Public Bathroom Monitor

NC Residents Rejoice As Pat McCrory Gives Up His Position As Public Bathroom Monitor

Former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory’s days of [metaphorically] peeking over public toilet partitions are over. Today, nearly a month after he lost the election, the notorious homophobe finally conceded. McCrory is the genius behind North Carolina’s famous “bathroom bill” HB2. The bill stated that transgender persons must use the public restroom that corresponds with […]

HIV Aids Activists Identified ‘Greedy Monster’ Trump YEARS Ago (VIDEO)

HIV Aids Activists Identified ‘Greedy Monster’ Trump YEARS Ago (VIDEO)

You probably could have predicted it. The LGBT community has known for years that Donald Trump is a selfish, money obsessed, egomaniac. They’ve known for a long time that he is a danger to them and to every other marginalized American citizen. It turns out that way back in 1989, activists from the HIV Aids support group […]

WATCH: Tinder Accommodates Transgender Community With 37 Gender Options

WATCH: Tinder Accommodates Transgender Community With 37 Gender Options

Tinder announced a new update it’s making for transgender and gender non-conforming users — they can now identify as their true selves on the site with 37 different options available. The company’s Tinder CEO Sean Rad said in a blog post on Wednesday November 15 that: “Starting today, no matter how you identify, you can express your […]

A Place Of Their Own – Restaurant Welcomes Transgender Community (VIDEO)

A Place Of Their Own – Restaurant Welcomes Transgender Community (VIDEO)

California has set up a groundbreaking, large-scale program that helps the transgender community find jobs. The rate of unemployment in the transgender community is almost double that of the general public. At the root of the entire movement is the transgender activist, writer, public speaker, and businesswoman, Michaela Mendelsohn. Along with owning six franchise locations of […]

Right Wing Media Still Spewing Hate – ‘Watch Out, The Lesbos Are Coming!’

Right Wing Media Still Spewing Hate – ‘Watch Out, The Lesbos Are Coming!’

The right-wing media clutched their pearls in a panic this weekend as the Iowa LGBT Rural Summit was held at Drake University. The summit was the fifteenth in a series hailed as a way to address the unique issues faced by LGBT individuals who choose to live, work, and raise families in rural areas. Right-Wing […]

Finally! At Least One Florida School District Decides To Protect LGBTQ Students (VIDEO)

Finally! At Least One Florida School District Decides To Protect LGBTQ Students (VIDEO)

LGBTQ students in Brevard County, Florida will rest a little easier knowing that this year at school, they will see changes implemented to protect them. In a close vote, the Brevard County school district approved a policy that would prevent the discrimination of students and teachers based on sexual orientation or gender identity. This issue has […]