Charlottesville
Charles Bethea of The New Yorker writes “Witness to Terrorism in Charlottesville,” in which he quotes an eyewitness account by counter-protester Kristin Adolfson: I was ten feet away, so I [...]
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Statement against Reinstating a US Military Ban on Transgender People
President Donald Trump’s decision to reinstate the ban on transgender Americans from serving in the military is a deplorable, shameful assault on the military and LGBTQ communities. More than 15,500 [...]
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8 months later, Tess Rafferty’s scathing election response is still spot-on
I only just discovered this fine rant by Tess Rafferty this morning, July 5. It feels as timely as when she wrote it after the election. (Hat tip: Morgan McDonald)
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Racial bias and the murder of Philando Castile
O.U.T.R.A.G.E. Without the assumption of black criminality, Philando Castile, a school worker beloved by students, would still be alive. Without dozens of pretextual police stops, the risk of tragedy would [...]
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Gay Is Good – Frank Kameny In Comics
Panel on using comics to tell history Rick Rosendall, Mattachine Society of Washington Awesome Con Washington Convention Center June 17, 2017 Frank Kameny was a Harvard-trained astronomer and a World [...]
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GLAA Statement on Capital Pride Protest
GLAA Statement on Capital Pride Protest June 15, 2017 At this year’s Capital Pride Parade, a small group of individuals chose to engage in protests that caused delays and made [...]
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Restore funding for the Benning Extension of the Streetcar into Ward 7
All Councilmembers Council of the District of Columbia 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004 Request to fully restore funding for Streetcar Expansion to Ward 7 Dear Councilmember: We at [...]
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Lively escapes “crimes against humanity” lawsuit
Nick Duffy reports in PinkNews: Massachusetts hate preacher Scott Lively is one of the world’s most notorious homophobes, and has been linked to anti-gay laws in a number of countries. [...]
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7 questions as Trump unravels
Elizabeth Drew’s excellent piece on Trump in The New York Review of Books begins: If Donald Trump leaves office before four years are up, history will likely show the middle [...]
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Trump’s Twitter secret revealed
Unlettered eloquence, as Dr. King said of Mother Pollard. (She said during the Montgomery Bus Boycott, “My feets is tired but my soul is rested.”)
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