Friday, February 08, 2019

'Alumnus of Karen Pence's anti-LGBTQ school speaks out' & other Fri midday news briefs

Luke Hartman
Student Voice: For LGBTQ teens, ‘hope does exist’ - This is important. The manufactured issue of "religious liberty" gives the religious right and its allies like 2nd Lady Karen Pence an opportunity to bogart the conversation when it comes to the LGBTQ community and particularly our children. We forget how this narrative erases LGBTQ children and silences their voices. People like Luke Hartman reminds us of this. His one voice speaks for the generation that Pence and her cohorts are attempting to drown out. 

School forced to shut down after inviting lesbian politician to speak for Black History Month - Cause apparently some folks think that LGBTQ history and black history don't intertwine.

Tennessee lawmakers kick off legislative session with litany of anti-LGBTQ bills - A huge grouping of every anti-LGBTQ aspiration from undermining gay adoption to attacking the trans community. What may be successful here could be a ground game for the rest of the country. Bring it on. 

Report: Missing Migrant Children Being Funneled Through Christian Adoption Agency - Not LGBTQ per se, but we may be hearing more about this as time goes on.

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