Tag Archives: LGBTQ issues

Eric Cantor heckled for opposing marriage equality

TweetWhile speaking yesterday at the Gerald Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was booed for opposing marriage equality. When the time came to take questions, Cantor was asked how he squares his support for states’ rights with his support for the federal Defense of Marriage Act. [...]
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Tammy Baldwin could become first openly gay U.S. Senator

Tweet Image credit: Associated Press Yesterday, Rep. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin officially announced that she’s running for Senate. If elected, Baldwin, who is currently the only openly lesbian member of Congress, would become the very first openly gay U.S. Senator. It’s yet to been seen how much homophobic bullshit Baldwin will have to deal with [...]
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Hombre y hombre? It’s love

Tweet Via Colorlines, a beautiful video from Somos Familia, a project that works to promote acceptance of LGBTQ people in the Latino community. It stuck a chord with me in particular, coming from a Cuban family, and knowing how important it is for those of us in the Latino community to speak to one another [...]
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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand pushes for DOMA repeal

TweetIt’s been a hell of a couple of days for advocates of LGBT rights around here. On Friday night, the New York State senate sent a passed marriage equality bill to the desk of Governor Andrew Cuomo, who signed it into law right away. And on Sunday, the streets of New York were filled with [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh-In: PRIDE Edition!

Tweet As Miriam noted, June is LQBTQ Pride Month in many places around the world, generally marked by parades, celebrations, demonstrations, and acts of solidarity for people in the LGBTQ community and allies. Here in NY, it could be made extra sweet if we pass marriage equality this week. What better time for a Pride-themed [...]
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