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Nontheist lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people & friends.

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This was 2015. Marriage Equality had not happened yet.

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Porn site puts North Carolina legislature to shame

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Jul 17. 2 Replies

Fascist Anti-Gay Backlash Can Escalate Fast

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jul 13. 4 Replies

L.A. Pride parade morphs into #ResistMarch

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Andrew Jun 13. 2 Replies

Thanks "Equality State"

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Andrew May 8. 10 Replies

We're targeted by the justice system

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Apr 19. 2 Replies

Research on Chest Binding

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan Sep 28, 2016. 1 Reply

First nationwide survey of anti LGBT youth violence

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Aug 27, 2016. 1 Reply

Supported Transgender Kids Do Fine

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jul 20, 2016. 2 Replies

Religious Colleges get federal pass on discrimination

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Apr 9, 2016. 3 Replies

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Comment by Daniel W on January 20, 2013 at 12:24pm

American Foundation for Equal Rights - current state of efforts for Marriage Equality.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=Z1M7Nq...

State by state. Bit by bit. Inch by inch. Millimeter by millimeter. Two steps forward. One step back. It's gone far better than I ever remotely expected, in my lifetime. On the other hand, I thought Illinois was moving faster than it did. Once commenter noted, no word about the French counter-equality efforts. One youtube-cast can't cover everything. I was disappointed by the French demostrations, but recalling the Catholic Church still has an antigay obsession going. Some good news from one of the current "battleground states" would be welcome indeed!

Comment by Daniel W on January 20, 2013 at 12:17pm

Illinois Bishop:  No religious exemption to marriage quality is enough.  thinkprogress.org  No surprise there.

Comment by Daniel W on January 16, 2013 at 6:02pm

Carl,

My wild guess, which might very well be wrong, is there israpid growth of religion with evangelism in China.  Religion, especially Christianity, is so very, very seductive.

Comment by The Flying Atheist on January 16, 2013 at 11:46am

I have to say, in the second video about the proposed anti-discrimination law, I am rather surprised that the religious crowd who oppose this law and want to protect 'traditional values' seem to be relatively young.  It's not the usual grey-haired, elderly community you see here in the U.S.  I would have expected the younger generation to be clamoring for progress, especially in Hong Kong and China.  It was, however, nice to see a counter-protest with visible gay activists.   

Comment by Daniel W on January 15, 2013 at 9:59am

Meanwhile, in Hong Kong

 

Text account if accent is an issue.

Comment by Daniel W on January 12, 2013 at 11:16pm

Thousands of Europeans having panic attacks at thought of marriage equality. Paris no longer "city of love", more like "city of people worked up over their own stupidity".  And 1000 priests in UK claim marriage equality is the greatest threat to religious freedom since the reformation.  OK, that last is priests, what do we expect.   Well, before the reformation, the catholic theocracy wasn't exactly singing kumbaya with heretics, but todays' priests aren't going to remind us of that.

What is it about being gay that drives people into a tizzy?  I hate to say it, but such ridiculous nitwits.

Comment by Daniel W on January 5, 2013 at 12:28pm

Joan, I loved reading that story!  Thanks!

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 4, 2013 at 3:47pm
Northwest love stories: For 60 years, 'there wasn't anything else'
http://www.oregonlive.com/living/index.ssf/2013/01/northwest_love_s...
via Robert Riddle
Comment by Joan Denoo on January 3, 2013 at 9:11pm
Thank you Sentient! A lovely film.
Comment by Daniel W on January 3, 2013 at 8:40pm

Pat that's great!  Fantaastic!

Here's nice video of a Filipino couple.  A tear jerker.

 

 

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