The house is a rockin’ with chants of #NoBillNoBreak and #NoFlyNoBuy as Dems take their seats – on the floor.
Today is Harvey Milk Day. We must not forget his contribution to not just LGBT people but for all those who believe in human rights.
Bruce Pagano is a devout Christian with strong principles. He respects those of his faith with whom he may disagree. He has a tough time, however, with those who deal in complete falsehoods. That is what he sees in today’s current discourse. He tells us why.
Implementing still more laws that segregate and discriminate, Southern states showcase the worst of human fears and ignorance.
Embed from Getty Images Hillary Clinton vows to end institutional racism, but appears to lack the moral authority to accomplish it. — You’ll get no argument from me that the former Secretary of State is uniquely qualified to serve the country as President of the United States. Whether she’ll exceed expectations or fail to meet…
While much of the world is creating fear and attacking, speaking truth requires standing for something. _________________ Last fall I saw a play about civil rights leader Bayard Rustin, and since then haven’t been able to get away from this phrase, “speak truth to power”. It just keeps reverberating in my head. This phrase seems…
Nodding heads and vague plans haven’t worked so far. It’s time for movie viewers to demand a change.
The loss of Harper Lee is the loss of a very important cultural voice.
AJ Springer offers his thoughts on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and how aspects of his legacy are being tarnished.
Bayard Rustin was a key advisor to Dr. King. Widely credited for the pacifist strategies of the movement, Rustin was a gay man who, had he not been shamed and shunned, could have been at the forefront of both black and LGBT civil rights.
See how one remarkable man is giving back & making wishes come true.
How can you fight back against discriminatory voter registration laws? Demand an Election Day Holiday!
Steve Dustcircle used to enjoy watching sports, but he’s not a sports fan any more. It’s not because his teams are losing, it’s because he listened to his conscience.
To combat racism and heal society we must first be able to talk about it. Until then, nothing will change.
Curious how what is happening at Mizzou and other campuses relates to the bigger, historical context? Marshall Ganz helps break it down.
There were huge ways that LGBT people made gains this year. Alex Temblador counts them out. — January 4, 2015 Austria allows same-sex couples to adopt. January 20, 2015 President Obama uses the word “transgender” in a State of the Union address, the first for any U.S. president. January 21, 2015 Israel now allows transgender…