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Duggars "help" raise over $20,000 for LGBT youth

Duggars "help" raise over $20,000 for LGBT youth
Almost everyone is familiar with the ultra-conservative Duggar clan in Arkansas. The Duggars have a history of exploiting their many children for profit (i.e. TLC’s 19 and Counting), and most recently have revealed that they hold a place in their heart for homophobia. Though I do not believe the Duggars being homophobic was a shock... Read more »

LGBT Community told to avoid Mississippi

LGBT Community told to avoid Mississippi
GetEqual Mississppi, a gay advocacy group, has issued a travel advisory for the LGBT community. The advisory is to let the community know that it is advised to avoid Mississippi unless you are absolutely required to go. The reason for the alert is because Mississippi has decided to try to pass the “Mississippi Religious Freedom... Read more »

Joe Walsh goes after LGBTs, Al Sharpton, and Trevon Martin

Former Congressman Joe Walsh has apparently finally gone off the deep end, not that he had far to go. He went on Twitter last night to claim that gay people have become “constitutional terrorists”. The LGBT community has become nothing more than a group of constitutional terrorists #tcot — Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) February 25, 2014... Read more »
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Citizens of Arizona have a chance to prove they are not hateful, same to you Georgia

Citizens of Arizona have a chance to prove they are not hateful, same to you Georgia
Many in the country are waiting patiently to see whether Arizona Governor Jan Brewer veto’s the recently passed bill that would allow businesses in Arizona to discriminate against gays and lesbians. NBC News even claims that the Governor’s political adviser Chuck Coughlin states that this bill was not part of the agenda, and that the... Read more »

Southern Baptists want you to avoid porn (also continue hating homosexuals)

Southern Baptists want you to avoid porn (also continue hating homosexuals)
The Southern Baptists have decided that they do not have enough things to hate, so they are turning their attention to one of men’s favorite pastimes, porn. The Southern Baptists, who founded their organization on slavery and racism, have attempted to control the minds of its’ 16 million members for years. Hell, after asking in... Read more »

Pro Gay Marriage Rally held in Chicago

This is me carrying a sign.
After the historic actions yesterday of having both the Defense of Marriage Act overturned and Prop 8 dismissed by the United States Supreme Court, gays, lesbians, and our allys gathered in BoysTown last night to celebrate. Not being one to let historic events pass us by, my partner and I ran over to join in on the festivities.... Read more »
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Gay Marriage in Illinois fails again to be brought to House Vote

Gay Marriage in Illinois fails again to be brought to House Vote
With the final day of the Legislative Session upon us, all eyes were on whether or not the House would approve the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act. The Act, which would allow gay marriages to occur in the State of Illinois, had already passed the Senate earlier this year. After the historic Senate vote,... Read more »

Prop 8 and DOMA spark Red Facebook love

Prop 8 and DOMA spark Red Facebook love
The United States Supreme Court has wrapped up oral arguments in the case challenging California’s Proposition 8. Now we play the waiting game as we await their decision, as well as the hearing and ruling on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act that should be heard tomorrow. As we wait to hear their ruling in... Read more »

Equality Group takes off in Northwest Suburbs

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about a great new organization starting up in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago. Stand Up in the Suburbs for Equality has formed to bring like-minded individuals and business together to reach a common goal of equality for all. The organization also provides a forum for businesses and individuals to... Read more »
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Stand Up in the Burbs for Equality with Wine and Networking

This Wednesday evening at 6:30 pm, d’Vine Wine and Gifts will host Wine, Women, and Networking. This event is a great way for women in the community to promote and grow their businesses. Every attendee is invited to bring business cards to pass out to other attendees to help spread their message. Though this group... Read more »
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