Tuesday, March 31, 2020

'Anti-LGBTQ hate group will defend pastor arrested for defying coronavirus measures' & other Wed midday news briefs

Anti-LGBTQ hate group will defend megachurch pastor arrested for defying coronavirus measures - Why of course it will. 

 Coronavirus Hospital In Central Park Sparks Backlash Over Anti-LGBTQ Ties - Franklin Graham has claimed that gays "recruit" children. We want assurances that his group and volunteers won't be jerks to potential LGBTQ patients. It's not an unreasonable request.

Parents of transgender youth give advice for new parents starting the journey

In spite of what we have to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, our fight for equality still goes on. March 31 is The Trans Day of Visibility. And though this should be done more often, today is a wonderful time to spotlight the faces and voices of the trans community and their loved ones. I think that if the media would take the time to do this more often instead of spotlighting phony experts from anti-trans groups, this issue would be simpler:

These parents are part of HRC Foundation’s Parents for Transgender Equality National Council. The council is a coalition of some of the the nation's leading parent-advocates working for equality and fairness for transgender people, with the intention of connecting, mobilizing and amplifying many of the most powerful voices of love, inclusion and support for transgender equality.