Category Archives: LGBT

Freedom and Responsibility (Phil Robertson Edition)

Via Bob Mann: Gay people, more often than not, throw the baby out with the bath water when it comes to religion. But we have a good reason. We’ve been scarred. Religion has damaged us. And I try to share … Continue reading

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PSA: Support the Uniting American Families Act of 2009

by matttbastard Immigration Equality: Great News! Rep. Jerrold Nadler plans to reintroduce the Uniting American Families Act on Feb. 13! You can make the bill a success by convincing your Representative to support the bill from Day One. Reintroducing the … Continue reading

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Solidarity.

by matttbastard Resistance: it’s not futile, it’s fuzzy. Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers

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PSA: A call for action on trans rights in Tennessee

by matttbastard Via The Tennessee Transgender Political Coalition: For Immediate Release: Dated December 27, 2008 Another Transgender Woman Shot in Memphis On Christmas Eve, a Memphis television station reported the shooting of Leeneshia Edwards in Memphis. She becomes the third … Continue reading

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More on Barack Obama, Post-Partisanship and Billy Graham 2.0

by matttbastard Via Sully, Erica Barnett has compiled some of the many not-so-inclusive views held by Obama’s new spiritual BFF, required reading for those who still don’t get why including Rick Warren in the Inauguration ceremony has provoked such an … Continue reading

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Re: the passage of Prop H8: “resist racist media schemes”

by matttbastard Via belle: Dear Friends, I am writing because I am disturbed by the string of articles, blog entries, and list serve threads that have come out in the last few days suggesting that the high turnout of African … Continue reading

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‘No’ on Prop 8 — and ‘No’ on Race-Baiting UPDATE: TAKE ACTION!

by matttbastard I would like to sign on to the following statement from Truth Wins Out: Truth Wins Out today expressed its grave disappointment in those in the LGBT community who have emulated our bigoted opponents by scapegoating minorities. It … Continue reading

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PSA: ACLU, Other Groups File Suit Against Proposition 8

by matttbastard ACLU/Lambda/NCLR press release: Legal Groups File Lawsuit Challenging Proposition 8, Should It Pass (11/5/2008) Legal Papers Claim Initiative Procedure Cannot Be Used To Undermine the Constitution’s Core Commitment To Equality For Everyone FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: media@aclu.org SAN … Continue reading

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The Stone Wall Against Oppression

Happy Pride from everyone @ bastard.logic Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers

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The Real Issues

by matttbastard While I agree that most race and gender based personal attacks do not address real political issues, we should not forget that racial and gender issues are real issues. We should not forget that racism and sexism are … Continue reading

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