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Posts Tagged ‘civil rights’

Election night was an emotional nail-biter. But it didn’t last nearly as long as I expected. I full anticipated going to sleep and waking up without knowing who was going to lead our country for the next four years. I was watching a surprisingly hologram-free CNN while refreshing twitter, Facebook, the Washington Post like a […]

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There’s a very interesting follow up to my tirade against the Obama administration deporting the spouse of a legally married gay couple. It seems now that the administration is shifting focus away from deporting illegal immigrants who have familial ties in the US and concentrating on illegal immigrants who are criminals. The SFGate reports on […]

I’ve been sitting on this for a day to see if I could compose myself enough to write a post that wasn’t completely full of vitriolic rage. I’m not sure I’m quite calm enough, but I just can’t keep quite on this. Earlier this year, Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder said that the […]

Last Saturday, the LGBT community got a nice stocking stuffer for Xmas, the repeal of the U.S. military’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy. Under the policy, service men and women who are gay were forced to hide their sexual orientation for fear of discharge from their chosen service. Imagine, a voluntary military force denying loyal […]

I’ve always felt that the discrimination against gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgender people in this country was a hateful remix of the discrimination against minorities that we’ve taken years to overcome. All the arguments against same sex marriage are mirror images of the arguments against inter-racial marriage and it has infuriate me to no end. […]

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