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LGBTQI atheists, nontheists, and friends

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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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

Porn site puts North Carolina legislature to shame

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Sep 29, 2016. 1 Reply

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

Gay Suicide - Art Backfires

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan Mar 30, 2016. 6 Replies

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Comment by Daniel W on February 28, 2017 at 8:44pm

Wow guys, I free-associated a little too much on the topic of glitter ashes, and your comments, before I looked it up.  Somehow my instant thought was, those were cremated remains of gay people, mixed with glitter.  I am so glad that's not what it was. 

However, seeing what the glitter ashes really are, I'm relieved they are just weird rather than profoundly disturbing.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on February 28, 2017 at 7:03pm

Carl - Yes, sometimes it seems true that the love that dare not speak its name has become the love that won't shut up.

Comment by The Flying Atheist on February 28, 2017 at 6:54pm
Comment by Lilac on February 27, 2017 at 1:35pm

Thank you.

Comment by Plinius on February 26, 2017 at 5:38am

It will work now, I think.

Comment by Lilac on February 25, 2017 at 1:33pm

@Plinius,

The link doesn't work.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on February 22, 2017 at 2:20pm

Same Sex Marriage Legalization May Have Cut Teen Suicide Attempts

[Fortune]

Comment by Plinius on February 16, 2017 at 2:32pm

http://atheistnexus.org/profiles/blogs/trans

Just added a coming out story, I think a happy one.

Comment by The Flying Atheist on February 14, 2017 at 11:04pm

No surprise there, Ruth, about Jeff Sessions.  Such a deplorable man.  

A few weeks ago, something prompted me to watch a "coming out" video on YouTube (of which there are many.)  That led me to spending the past few weeks perusing the coming out stories of many others.  Some are sad, many have happy endings, some are funny, and some will make your heart ache with pain and bring you to tears.  

It's that last category which is riddled of stories involving hate speech, bullying, disownment, suicide attempts, being told you are less than human, and that your existence doesn't matter.

To have someone like Jeff Sessions as head of the bully pulpit of justice and equality is such an anathema to the concept humanity itself.  His presence does real and true damage to individuals who are now facing the same horrid situations as those in so many coming out videos.  

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 14, 2017 at 8:57pm
 

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