Monday, February 13, 2017

'Ex-gay ministries lose their 'father,' gays still here & intact' & other Mon midday news briefs

Frank Worthen, the 'father' of ex-gay ministries, dies.  Lgbts reportedly still here.

The ‘Father’ of Ex-gay Ministry Dies - Never met this guy. I don't think I ever wrote about him. But it is important to note the harm that he did and that while he is gone, WE are still here and mostly intact. 

This Supreme Court Case Could Affect Trans Lives for Generations - Laverne Cox mentioned the name "Gavin Grimm" last night during the Grammys. This is the story of that brave young man.

 The U.S. Department of Justice Just Rolled Back Protections for Trans Students - Don't even THINK that we aren't noticing this quiet but deadly movement against our transgender children. 

 New studies show how discrimination harms people with same-sex orientations - Of course when and IF the religious right cites these studies, they will naturally omit the part about discrimination.  

Price confirmation to HHS dismays LGBT advocates - Just in case you missed it, we got another one to be wary of besides DeVos and Sessions.

Everything about Adele's tribute to George Michael, including the start over, was legendary

Editor's note - This site can't be political all the time. It would drive you all crazy.

Adele's tribute to George Michael at the Grammys last night was very appropriate, particularly the part when she stopped the performance and began again. When a gay singing idol is paying tribute to a gay icon,  there was too much power in the air.