Friday, February 03, 2017

'Trump will attack lgbt equality but we won't let him win' & other Fri. midday news briefs

Don't be fooled. Trump is not an lgbt ally

Be Certain Of This: Donald Trump Will Try To Eviscerate LGBTQ Equality - It's very gratifying to see members of the lgbt community gathering in an army (albeit loose army) in readiness for Trump's attack on our equality. However, as Michelangelo Signorile points out, that's not enough. Here are four rules we must abide by to defeat Trump and company's attack on our equality, humanity, and dignity. 

Trump's Executive Orders: Divide and Conquer - Speaking of which, DO NOT allow Trump and his allies to divide us and the Muslim community.  

Religious freedom bill passes in Va. House - And we have a problem in Virginia . . .

 How anti-LGBT laws foster a culture of exclusion that harms states’ economic prosperity - And WE WILL make sure that it does. 

‘Family’ Groups Blast Boy Scouts’ Decision To Allow Trans Kids - Family group my foot! They'll have to get over their anger.

Bayard Rustin - the link between the lgbt & African-American civil rights movements

Seeing that it's Black History Month, this is a perfect time to pay tribute to my idol, activist and chief organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, Bayard Rustin. In actuality though, anytime is always a good time to pay tribute to Rustin, an unsung gay black man who should have larger status in American history.