Tag Archives: human rights

AHCA and the disenfranchised

The American Health Care Act would harm LGBT people, people living with HIV, and Black and Latino Americans, according to Fenway Institute analysis: The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health released a policy brief titled What the American Health Care Act … Continue reading

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#HoldTight

The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group released a simple, beautiful, and touching ad campaign in support of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.  Check it out below.

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Executive Orders and the Medical Community

It’s sad they even had to release a statement, but below is the full statement from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. February 2, 2017 Dear Members of the Graduate Medical Education Community, Since the Executive Order, “Protecting the Nation … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom Bills

If you needed some good news this week – here it is. Many “religious freedom” bills and “bathroom” bills have been cropping up in many state legislatures lately.  Proponents argue that these bills are necessary to protect religious beliefs and … Continue reading

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Equality For All Americans

FACT: The survivors of the Orlando shooting could be fired from their job or kicked out of their apartment simply for being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. Throughout most of Florida, it is legal to fire someone or deny them … Continue reading

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Yes, we still need Pride

For every time someone has told you that you are sinning.  For every time someone told you that what you’re doing is immoral.  For every time someone told you that what you’re doing is gross or sick or unnatural. For … Continue reading

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North Carolina HB2

In case you missed it, a major civil rights battle heated up yesterday. Earlier last week, the Justice Department issued a statement that North Carolina’s HB2 – the so called “bathroom law” the requires people to use the bathroom that … Continue reading

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