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Pleich Allows Cyberstalking and Bullying in his FB group Citizens for a Better Santa Cruz - by Pat Colby
Steve Pleich allows cyberstalking and bullying on FB Citizen for a Better Santa Cruz. He lets members of his group slander and character assassinated fellow local activists-advocates. He has allowed my brother John and I to be stalked even though we left his group and asked him to stop allowing anyone to post anything about or use our names in any posts. We are not the only fellow activists-advocates he has allowed this to happen to: i.e. he allowed TBSC's Jim Spring to cyberbully a much re...
Posted: Sun Oct 19, 2014 10:50PM
Legal Gay Marriage Coming to 30 States and the District of Columbia - by Sahil Kapur, Talking Points Memo
By refusing to hear related cases, the US Supreme Court brings legal gay marriage to 30 states and the District of Columbia. The move is good news for same-sex couples in Utah, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia, Colorado, Kansas, and Wyoming. The Supreme Court's decision to stay out of the issue is bad news for gay couples in states like Texas, Mississippi and Tennessee, which may now have to wait longer before they can marry.
Posted: Mon Oct 6, 2014 12:31PM
Gambia: President should reject homophobic law - by Amnesty International
President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia should not sign a new Criminal Code amendment that would increase the punishment for “aggravated homosexuality” to life in prison, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said on September 9. The measure would further add to the climate of fear for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people in Gambia.
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:54AM
Queers acting against racism - by Lavender Blackfoot
Across the U$A, many queers and LGBTI persons [ and groups] are responding to the racism which Ferguson symbolizes. ........... What do YOU think we should do? .....
Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:09AM
$12M S.F. POA, Buff Cop & Supe in Bed Together - by Michael Petrelis
We need accountability of the San Francisco Police Department and its officers; not glorification of cops with muscles. For info about my campaign in the District 8 Supervisor race, please visit https://www.facebook.com/petrelis4supe8 .
Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 12:18PM
Deep Disappointment in Derrick Jensen's Transphobic DGR - by Former Jensen Supporter (moth)
It really disturbs me that my once favorite "eco-warrior" author Derrick Jensen has turned on the trans community and is now promoting hatred against them instead of forging new allies to protect the wilderness. All that political energy directed against the trans community by Jensen et. al. is wasted, he could have used that voice to save forests from clearcutting, protect desert aquifers and many other needed battles. Now instead Jensen's "Deep Green Resistance" (DGR) is walking hand in han...
Posted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 8:19AM
7/12/14 Event: What is "OJAH?” QueerYogaGathering.com w/Richelle Donigan - by Jianda Monique
Join OJAH on 7/12/14 for yoga/local eats event! Listen for more info: What is "OJAH?” QueerYogaGathering.com Interview @Medium https://medium.com/jianda-monique-medium/what-is-ojah-queeryogagathering-com-interview-dad0de53ca81
Posted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 11:27AM
Marching for Manning at SF Pride - by Daniel Borgström
Chelsea Manning supporters marched in the Sunday June 29th parade. (Chelsea was formerly Bradley Manning) She is a soldier sentenced to 35 years for whistleblowing.
Posted: Fri Jul 4, 2014 8:36PM
Religious Right Trying to Make Schools Safe for Bullies and Dangerous for LGBTI Students - by PFAW Repost
The religious right is trying to protect bullies that instigate with LGBTI students, claiming that the rights of the bullies to express themselves freely is being infringed. Instead of trying to make peace with students of different sexual orientations the religious right wishes to further increase suicide and violence in schools by becoming enablers of hostile bullies. The protectors of bullies will have more blood on their hands as school suicide and violence isn't getting better, now this ...
Posted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 4:40AM
Victim of Hate Crime on UC Berkeley campus - by Joseph
On April 21, I was the victim of a hate criminal threat on the UC Berkeley campus. I identified the suspect who threatened me, and yet no arrest was made.
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:08PM
Lesbians, Women and Equality - by Joan Annsfire
The struggle for pay equity and equality for women continues as lesbians are being buried by invisibility in our own community.
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 11:20AM
Living Apart Together: Another Option - by Joan Annsfire
LGBT marriage didn't change my life at all. My spouse and I still live separately after 15 years. It complicates some things but it works for us. Traditional marriage is not the answer for everyone.
Posted: Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:41AM
Are Lesbians Being Written Out of the LGBT Community? - by Joan Annsfire
The more I read the end of the year wrap-ups of the queer community, the more I fear that XX chromosome lesbians are being marginalized.
Posted: Fri Jan 3, 2014 12:35PM
Bad actions for good causes? - by Franhattan TBL
How often do bad actions promote good results? How often is war the best path to peace? Do means affect ends? .................
Posted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 2:53PM
Nudist travelers should boycott homophobic CROATIA - by SUN + Jillian Page
CROATIA is a travel destination for naturists -- and also a homophobic population, as revealed by a recent referendum vote against marriage equality. Jillian Page, a Canadian naturist blogger, proposes that naturist travelers boycott Croatia. SUN, a California nudist committee, endorses her proposal. .....
Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2013 3:02PM
Mayor Lee asked to lower Milk Plaza rainbow flag for Nelson Mandela - by Michael Petrelis
Let's display San Francisco's LGBT solidarity with our South African brothers and sisters, as they mark the passing away of Nelson Mandela, and fly the rainbow flag at Harvey Milk Plaza at half staff, for as long as President Obama has ordered U.S. flags to fly in that respectful position for Mandela.
Posted: Fri Dec 6, 2013 12:31AM
surviving the CASHMAS season - by smilee
personal thanks and whines in December 2013 /////
Posted: Wed Dec 4, 2013 5:45PM
non binary history project - call for submissions - by dusty
call for submissions to a publication documenting non binary/genderqueer identities
Posted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 5:46PM
November 2014 ballot measure threatens California's trans-kids - by Skweakee SUN
California's November 2014 ballot may include a proposal to repeal AB 1266, which protects transgender kids in public schools. Should our 2014 PRIDE celebrations, in California, include massive [NON-partisan] drives to register voters? ..............................................
Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2013 2:48PM
SF Pride: Honor the membership's vote - by Michael Petrelis
Read the Bay Area Reporter story about the disaster of the current SF Pride board members for background info related to the petition drive targeting SF Pride: http://ebar.com/blogs/accountability-slate-leads-in-disputed-sf-pride-board-vote/
Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2013 9:13PM