New England Is Solid Blue…
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15h ago
Not so fast! Most of the New England states are a blueish purple, they just have a small Democratic edge and New Hampshire is a more reddish purple. Bills limiting transgender rights, boosting parental rights head to Sununu’s desk New Hampshire Bulletin BY: ETHAN DEWITT MAY 16, 2024 As a transgender girl, Sarah Huckman’s experience joining girls’ sports in high school wasn’t automatic, her father Tom Huckman recalled. Because she had not undergone gender reassignment surgery, she needed to appeal to the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association for an exception, a process that i ..read more
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I See The Light!
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15h ago
When I was growing up religion was open and accepting of all, you thought of those “Fire and Brimstone” preachers only in movies. But something happened “Fire and Brimstone” are making a comeback… you are going to hell if you don’t follow my word (And many times it is not the Bible but rather the preacher who words they follow.) but more are saying enough! Some Conservative Christians Are Stepping Away From the Gender Wars Far from the shouting, Christian therapists, writers, parents and their trans children are trying to create a space within conservative circles to acknowledge differences ..read more
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It Is Spreading! To South America
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1d ago
South America, I’ve written a lot about Europe regressing but down in South America there are also going backward. Peru classifies transgender identities as 'mental health problems' in new law Protesters pushed back against the Peruvian Health Ministry’s new gender identity classifications, which contradict the World Health Organization’s guidance. NBC News By Joe Kottke May 20, 2024 LGBTQ advocates in Peru protested in the capital city of Lima last week after the Health Ministry issued a new law that deemed transgender people as having “mental health problems.” The supreme decree, signed ..read more
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They Want To Discriminate.
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2d ago
It is as simple as that, they think that it is their human right to discriminate. Minnesota Equal Rights Amendment fails in acrimonious end to legislative session AP News BY  STEVE KARNOWSKI May 20, 2024 Minnesota lawmakers failed to pass a state Equal Rights Amendment that would have enshrined protections for abortion and LGBTQ+ rights in the state Constitution as the 2024 legislative session came to an acrimonious end. The Minnesota ERA was the one of the biggest casualties as partisan rancor, lengthy debates and filibusters were fueled by the continued participation of a Democratic ..read more
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It Is All About The Children.
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3d ago
When you start connecting the dots it all makes sense. #1. Vouchers are crippling our public schools taking funding away and giving it to privates schools which are mostly White middle class students. Education is becoming only for the rich. #2. Doing away with abortions… do you really think that the rich cannot get abortions? They can travel to other states or other countries while those in the lower classes have to have children they can’t afford. #3. The Republicans are cutting the safety nets, cutting SNAP, WIC, and Head Start programs. #4. The Republicans are gutting child protections law ..read more
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We Won One!
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3d ago
It seems that at least in court we are winning, one case at a time but for those involved in the case it is a major victory! Denying gender-affirming care coverage violates federal law, says appeals court The 11th Circuit made the ruling in the case of Houston County, Ga., sheriff's deputy Anna Lange. The Advocate By Trudy Ring May 14, 2024 A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court’s ruling that the Houston County, Ga., Sheriff’s Office violated antidiscrimination law by denying transition-related health care to a deputy. Anna Lange sued in 2019 because she had been repeatedly denie ..read more
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They Don’t Have A Clue.
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3d ago
Their animosity is rooted in culture of the right… we are against it! What are you against? Whatever, that guy in the red hat says we are against. A Missouri Republican tried to mock gay people for votes. She instead gave us a meme. Valentina Gomez believes being gay is weak. History shows that hate and discrimination have made us strong. USA Today By Sara Pequeño May 17, 2024 We’re about two weeks away from Pride Month, and a Missouri Republican candidate for secretary of state just gifted us the perfect meme for the season. “In America, you can be anything you want,” Valentina Gomez say ..read more
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We Know Persecution
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4d ago
The evangelicals claim they are being persecuted and believe me when I say you are not being persecuted. Why Most Evangelicals Say They Face “A Lot” of Discrimination Survey Center of America By Daniel A. Cox September 7, 2023 Is Christianity under attack in the United States? For a growing number of white evangelical Christians, the answer is yes, but that’s not the only major change in how they understand discrimination in America today. In 2009, the year America swore in the country’s first Black president, most white evangelical Christians rejected the notion that they were experiencing ..read more
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I Keep Telling You…
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4d ago
… But you don’t believe me that the Republican goal is to have women barefoot, pregnant, and in the kitchen. Don’t believe me well get a load of this bill that the governor vetoed, the bill protected a woman’s right to contraception. It would have prevented contraceptives becoming illegal! Youngkin vetoes Virginia contraception accessibility act The Hill BY TARA SUTER May 17, 2024 Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) vetoed a slew of bills Friday, including one focused on protecting access to contraceptives. “While I look forward to working with the General Assembly to see if we can reach agre ..read more
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The Twisted News
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5d ago
The Republicans are quietly twisting the meaning of conversion therapy in to something nasty. They are saying that Conversion Therapy bans include our healthcare! But they want insurance to pay for detransition costs. Jennifer Lawrence roasts Mike Pence over LGBTQ conversion therapy Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence roasted Mike Pence at the GLAAD Media Awards, joking that the former US vice president was secretly gay and had gone through conversion therapy.  Pink News By Emily Chudy May 14, 2024 During the LGBTQ+ organisation’s 35th annual media awards on Saturday (11 May), which wa ..read more
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