Friday, July 17, 2015

'Gay parents still having to fight for families to be legally recognized' & other Fri midday news briefs

Gay couples are still fighting for legal family recognition.

Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Barred By Existing Law, Federal Commission Rules - A wonderful victory for the lgbt community. 

Even After SCOTUS Gay Couples Having To Fight To Be Legally Recognized As Parents Of Their Children - This doesn't make any sense at all! And it's an ugly shame.

 I confess: I hate going to church - How the church pushes lgbts away from God is a subject which needs more discussion. 

 Jeb Bush Says LGBT Non-Discrimination Should Be A States’ Rights Issue - Didn't folks say the same thing about segregation?

 Local Newspaper Bans Gay Wedding Announcements, Tells Employees To Not Voice Any Opinion – Or Quit - Surely you didn't think all of today's news briefs would be "sunshine and lollipops," did you?

Republican presidential candidates aren't supporting lgbt equality

The upcoming 2016 presidential election is crucial when determining whether the lgbt community will continue our march to equality or will we be hit with an ugly backlash.

With that in mind, the Human Rights Campaign has created several short videos of the Republican candidates for president and where they stand on lgbt equality.

And it doesn't look good. Still, it is necessary that our community know these facts: