Tag Archives: human rights

Please be careful

I found this post a year ago after the tragedy in Orlando and felt the need to share it on Facebook.  I’m sharing it again because I still don’t think people (read: straight people) quite understand. This is what I … Continue reading

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Same-sex marriage in Taiwan

While my heart sank this week reading about two men in Indonesia being publicly beaten, I was pleasantly surprised to read the news yesterday that not too far away on another Pacific island, Taiwan’s highest court ruled that same-sex marriage … Continue reading

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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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