Friday, April 11, 2014

'Transgender teacher reinstated' and other Friday midday news briefs

BREAKING: Transgender teacher says she’s been reinstated by Lumberton school district - A continuation from yesterday's news briefs. I do so love a happy ending. 

Anti-gay crusader Peter LaBarbara detained in Canada under ‘hate propaganda’ law - The irony is rich. LaBarbera feels that foreign countries should have the autonomy to imprison their own lgbt citizens but apparently not to bar his hate speech. He is appealing the case today and if he loses, it's "get the hell out of Canada" for LaBarbera.  

FRC blatantly lies to U.S. Senators - It's nothing new when the Family Research Council lies but we must never become so blase as to not point it out.  

Anti-Gay Group’s Fundraiser Compares Marriage Equality To Slavery - Feel free to start laughing.

 The Five Worst Religious Right Claims About Safe Schools Initiatives - Today is GLSEN's Day of Silence 2014. It's a day which highlights the problems our lgbt children have to deal with and these awful claims play a huge part in creating these problems.  

Virginia Attorney General Files Brief Supporting Gay Marriage - Oh this is goooooood!