Today the Equality Act (H.R. 5) was reintroduced into Congress. The Bill is a comprehensive federal civil rights bill that would create permanent protections for LGBTQ individuals, women, and people of color from discrimination in seven critical sectors, including healthcare, housing, education, employment, federal funding, and public accommodations. The bill was passed by the House … More The Equality Act Re-introduced into U.S. Congress
This tweet tells it all – Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam confirmed Friday he was in a racist yearbook photo showing one person dressed in blackface and another in the KKK’s signature white hood and robes, and apologized for “the decision I made to appear as I did in this photo and for the hurt … More Gov Northam You Stood at My Church Pulpit, talked about Unity, Love – all along you despised the sight of us!
Tampa, FL – Today, Equality Florida Action PAC, Florida’s largest political committee working to elect pro-equality candidates, joined with LGBTQ Victory Fund to announce the endorsement of Jane Castor’s historic race for Mayor of Tampa. Term limits restrict current Mayor Bob Buckhorn from seeking a third term making this an open and highly competitive race … More Jane Castor for Mayor Endorsed by Equality Florida Action PAC and LGBTQ Victory Fund
Decency, Justice,Truth, Equality, Freedom, Democracy will helm the Kamala Harris Presidency. Of this I have no doubt. So from day one Kamala Harris has my full and absolute endorsement. Living in the Bay Area I have watched her for the years before she was known or popular. I have seen her navigate contentious issues. I saw her show … More Kamala Harris Declares Presidential Run for the People
Tonight U.S. Representative Jared Polis of Colorado became the first openly gay man elected governor of a U.S. state, defeating his Republican opponent by a strong margin. Throughout the campaign Polis spoke with voters about his partner and children, making him one of the most visible LGBTQ candidates in the nation and a model for … More Jared Polis First Openly Gay Man to be Elected Governor in U.S. History
With Trump Disapproval ratings in the HUGE range! Washington, DC – A new FOX News poll is the latest in a swell of recent national polls to find overwhelming support from Americans, including Republicans, for Congress passing legislation that puts Dreamers on a path to citizenship. Some key takeaways: 57% disapprove of the job President … More FOX News Poll Overwhelming Support for Pathway to Citizenship for Dreamers & Undocumented Immigrants
Well my question is are they? Melanie Nathan, October 29, 2016. #HRCdumpKIRK According to the website of the preeminent LGBT organization, Human Rights Campaign, the HRC Board of Directors “has the ultimate authority over the organization’s actions, including fiscal management and budget approval. Board members also establish the official policies that direct HRC.” That means, … More HRC Board Members OKAY with the Deplorable Endorsement of Republican Mark Kirk for US Senate
Since the day the preeminent LGBT organization, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) announced its endorsement in favor of Republican Senator Mark Kirk, (R-IL) the incumbent for the Illinois Senate seat, instead of supporting the Democratic U.S. Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth who has a 100% equality rating to Kirk’s 76% , many LGBT activists have questioned the move … More HRC Fails to Withdraw Endorsement of Republican Senator Despite Bigoted Comments
Several high profile LGBT community members, activists and leaders have written articles expressing disdain at the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) decision to endorse Republican Senator Mark Kirk, instead of Rep. Tammy Duckworth, for the Illinois U.S. Senate seat. HRC did not budge. Duckworth has been endorsed by President Obama, VP Biden, MOVEON.ORG, Daily Kos, and … More Equality Activists Ask HRC To Reverse Endorsement for US Senate
After The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) decided to endorse a Republican Senator above a Democratic contender, I wrote an article, “Five Reasons why LGBT Activists Endorse Tammy Duckworth” which I posted here back on March 28, 2016. However now there is a compelling sixth reason which categorically makes the case for why HRC MUST revoke … More Is The Human Rights Campaign Tacitly endorsing Donald Trump?
Today five Senators killed a bill that would have provided basic protections for Floridians regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. By Melanie Nathan, Feb 09, 2016.A motion to reconsider a contentious bill banning discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people failed in a Senate panel Tuesday, signaling its virtual demise for the 2016 Legislative … More Five State Senators Kill Basic Protections for LGBT Floridians
O’MALLEY WAS THE FIRST PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE TO ENDORSE THE EQUALITY ACT, AND LONG HELD THE BELIEF THAT MARRIAGE IS A HUMAN RIGHT, NOT A STATE RIGHT Posted by Melanie Nathan, October 30, 2015. DES MOINES, IA —Tonight, Governor O’Malley will be the first presidential candidate to address the Iowa Safe Schools Spirit Awards. Governor O’Malley has a … More Governor O’Malley Unveils Progressive LGBTQ Policies at Iowa Safe Schools Spirit Awards
By Melanie Nathan, August 27, 2012. Lawrence O’Donnell talks with author/professor (& former Labor Secretary) Robert Reich & Jared Bernstein about the GOP/Romney-Ryan’s deliberate & endless LIES about Medicare & Welfare reform. If you’ve already heard their endless, silly lies – Skip it! If you don’t believe it watch it! It fascinates me that they … More Romney’s Boldfaced Lies
Will Maine be number 5? What about California – we expect to hear from the Supreme Court California on the validity of Prop 8 by no later than June 03, 2009. Breaking 8.45 Pacific Coast time Maine lawmakers OK gay marriage; governor on fence The Maine Legislature has given final approval to gay marriage and … More Breaking – Maine the fifth? Now its up to the Governor…..
Philosophical embrace or shrewd political venture? Your comments!
Go President Obama go- stimulus – its time- what Kerry had to say … More OKAY SO I SUCCUMB