Category Archives: activism

Blog Encourages Social Workers to #WearYourPride

While the below was specifically geared toward June’s Pride Month celebration, the below ideas from the website Social Work License Map are still relevant any month of the year, especially so if you are one of the areas of the … Continue reading

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Pride Events Still to Come in 2014

While we tend to think of June as pride month. Gay Cities provides us with a list of some big city prides that are still to come this year; including Austin and Dallas which both happen in September. I am … Continue reading

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Let’s Show That Virginia is for ALL Lovers; Straight or Gay

The Virginia tourism campaign wants to get the public involved in helping to promote that, as the slogan says, “Virginia is for Lovers.” The tourism board created a hashtag #LOVEVA and a Facebook page as well. There is even a … Continue reading

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LGBT History: Gay Pride at 45

The website Gay Cities has a photographic look back at gay prides from the last 45 years. See more photos

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Maggie Gallagher Hopes to Avoid Anita Bryant’s Fate

Is Maggie Gallagher hoping to avoid being an early 21st century version of Anita Bryant? In an interview piece with The Huffington Post, Gallagher states that the current climate of increasing public support for gay marriage is allowing her the … Continue reading

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Us Vs. Them: An Op-Ed on the Gay Rights Drama

From Canada’s Montreal Gazette comes an op-ed by a Jillian on the drama of gay rights and equality. Jillian frames the commentary in a protagonist vs. antagonist style. Within this examination, Jillian asks what is the motivation behind fundamentalist, religious … Continue reading

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Anti-Gay Marriage Animus is Today’s Luxury Good Paid for By the Poor

The blog Joe. My. God. screen shots a tweet by former National Organization for Marriage worker, Thomas Peters. Peter’s tweet, and the article that he links to, R.R. Reno’s ‘Marriage Equality Now’, seem to call out the gay rights struggle … Continue reading

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