Monday, October 01, 2018

Celebrate the heroes and sheroes of LGBT History Month 2018

October is LGBT History Month and with the help of Equality Forum, let's look at 31 heroes and sheroes who taught, and continues to teach, us all about style, discipline, intelligence, beauty, dignity, and pride. These 31 people are merely a small representation of the power and diversity of our community and serves as a reason why, in the face of so much bigotry and nonsense, we are still here and still fierce. I especially want our kids to see this video.

'Court rules for LGBTQ community against NC bathroom law' & other Mon midday news briefs

Bathroom law victory: Federal court allows challenge to HB2 replacement to proceed - Just came in. WOW!
A federal court last night said that House Bill 142, the 2017 law that replaced North Carolina’s notorious anti-LGBT measure, House Bill 2, does not bar transgender people from using public restrooms and other facilities that match their gender identity. U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder also said that he would allow a challenge to the law’s ban on local LGBT nondiscrimination policies to go forward.

Court Says NC Law Does Not Bar Transgender People from Public Facilities - More about this from Lambda Legal. 

The Beautiful Way This Town Responded To Franklin Graham’s Anti-LGBTQ Views - They couldn't keep him out of Britain, but they damn sure left a message about his hate.

12 things every gay & bisexual man should know about prostate cancer - THIS is major.