Wednesday, September 13, 2017

A short, delightful history of homosexuality on film

I'm not always gunning for the jugular of religious right groups. There are times in which I enjoy glimpses of LGBTQ history, such as the video below.

It was created in 2015, right after marriage equality became legal. I found it to be quite astute and a very good history lesson about how we have been portrayed on film. How many of these movies have you seen?

Alabama's largest paper issues warning about anti-LGBTQ activist Roy Moore' & other Wed midday news briefs

Alabama’s Largest Paper Issues Blistering Attack On Roy Moore: Look At How Much He Hates LGBTs [VIDEO] - The above video and accompanying post (hat tip to Joe Jervis) doesn't come as a caution but a severe warning. Moore, who was removed from the Alabama's Supreme Court for attempting to circumvent the SCOTUS ruling on marriage equality, is the front runner for the Alabama US Senate seat. And should he win, count on him causing havoc for the LGBTQ community. Don't wait for the inevitable. Don't wait until the last minute and then attempt to stuff all of your anger in a march. Start planning now. We have allies in Congress. But this man will be an enemy. A dangerous one. 

 LGBT Rights Pioneer Edith Windsor Has Died At 88 - Yesterday, one of the greatest heroes of our community met her reward. Ms. Windsor proved you are never too old to fight for your rights and maintain your dignity. We are a much better people for her presence and grace. 

It’s Official: Donald Trump Is The Most Anti-LGBTQ President In U.S. History - That doesn't mean we are going to lose to this turkey, though. The LGBTQ community has faced larger obstacles and won. Trump will be no different.

51 Of The Most Hilarious Signs From Marriage Equality Rallies Around Australia - They are still fighting for marriage equality in Australia and the folks there know how to do it.