Daddy’s little girl gets off early…
I never met the good people who were shot in the Pulse Club in Orlando, but I feel I know them somehow. Their injuries and their passing hit me like the death of old trusted friends whose loss to me is palpable.
Peter LaBerge’s poem resonates painfully with the Orlando shooting and with the broader culture of LGBTQ victimization which enabled it.
The aftermath of the shooting at a gay club in Orlando is reverberating across the issues of hate crimes, LGBT rights, politics, gun control, how we define terrorism, how we talk about these issues and what actions we take. Please join us—few things are more important than this.
The shooting attack at the LGBT club in Orlando Florida leaves 50 humans dead and another 53 injured. Is our inaction to blame? Can we use this as an urgent need to move forward to concrete solutions?
Jason Cozart shares a horrific tragedy, and gives us a powerful message on love and recovery.
It’s right in front of us on an international level. When is enough, enough?
Xenophobia in politics and race based hate is firmly rooted in US history and on the rise today.
The historical ideologies of anti-Jewish prejudice from the 15th century to the Overland Park, Kansas Murders.
Iraqi artist and special needs teacher came to America for a safer life.
Rob Watson considers the effects that Fred Phelps and his church have had on the gay rights movement.
According to the National Coalition for the Homeless’ new report, these attacks are “believed to be motivated by the perpetrators’ bias against homeless individuals or their ability to target homeless people with relative ease.”
David Zucker gives his opinion on the George Zimmerman trial, and on the larger problem of casual racism in America.
Erin Kelly, a writer with Cerebral Palsy, speaks about the tragic rise of disability hate crimes.
The graphic photographs of Wilfred de Bruijn after being brutally beaten in a hate crime are helping make change. – Warning, this post contains graphic images.
While in lockdown, poet and prisoner Spoon Jackson flies in his mind’s eye, witness to freedom and injustice.