Tag Archives: anti-gay discrimination

Washington, D.C.’s LGBTQ Violence Response Hotline

METROWEEKLY reports on a partnership between the D.C. Office of Victim Services (OVS), Helping Individual People Survive (HIPS) and Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV) to establish a 24 hour crisis hotline for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) … Continue reading

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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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Housing Discrimination one of Equality Louisiana’s Legislation Agenda Items for 2014

From Louisiana State University’s The Daily Reveille: Legislative assistant Michael Beyer said Rep. Jared Brossett is also working with EQLA to address housing discrimination against LGBT people. Beyer said many LGBT groups do not focus as vehemently on housing and … Continue reading

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LGBT Oppression, From A First-person Perspective

Rory O’Neill aka drag queen Panti Bliss expresses eloquently what it feels like to be a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender person. No one, no matter who they are, should ever feel the need that they have to check themselves. … Continue reading

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Lesbian Parents-to-be Kicked Out of Kentucky Park

Another reminder of why equality and anti-discrimination laws are important. From The Richmond Register: RICHMOND — Two women and a local photographer say they were told to leave the privately owned E.C. Million Memorial Park on Tates Creek Avenue during … Continue reading

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