Tag Archives: Pride

Don’t miss Melissa Harris Perry slam the ‘unacceptability’ theory of black hair

Tweet Remember Tianna Parker, the 7 year old girl from Tulsa, Oklahoma who was sent home from school because of  school policy considering “dreadlocks, afros, mohawks, and other faddish styles” to be “unacceptable”? Melissa Harris-Perry brings some much-needed perspective to the issue: “For the record, Tiana, your hair is not distracting, unacceptable, a fad or wrong. [...]
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Over 300 Mormons march in Utah Gay Pride Parade

TweetIt’s so refreshing when religious people actually ask themselves What Would Jesus Do. I’m no theologian, but I’m pretty sure he would walk with and not rally against people celebrating people’s right to be and love as they choose. So, I was thrilled to see that over 300 members of the Church of Latter Day [...]
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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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Happy Pride Month!

TweetJune, in many places around the world, is LGBTQ Pride Month. It’s a month marked by public celebrations, demonstrations and acts of solidarity for those of us in the LGBTQ community. It’s often the first time a newly out person feels part of a community, feels included in something celebratory and fun, in contrast to [...]
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