HRC pledges to make LGBT rights a top priority

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton gestures as she speaks to the Human Rights Campaign in Washington, Oct. 3, 2015

Hillary Clinton at HRC event pledges to make LGBT rights a top priority | MSNBC >by: Monica Alba |10/03/15 02:15 PM |RePost:10/03/2015 3:17:20 PM| Hillary Clinton called on Congress to pass the Federal Equality Act and vowed to make LGBT rights a top priority as president in a speech Saturday to a prominent gay rights organization. “I see the injustices and the dangers that you and your families still face […]




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‘Fiscally Conservative But Socially Liberal’ Don’t Understand

7 Things People Who Say They’re ‘Fiscally Conservative But Socially Liberal’ Don’t Understand | Alternet | Social and economic issues are deeply intertwined. >by:Greta Christina / AlterNet |05/20/2015 | Noteworthy RePost: 05/24/2015 3:57:15 AM | “Well, I’m conservative, but I’m not one of those racist, homophobic, dripping-with-hate Tea Party bigots! I’m pro-choice! I’m pro-same-sex-marriage! I’m not a racist! I just want lower taxes, and smaller government, and less government regulation […]




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A Bill To Prohibit Creditors From Discriminating Against LGBT Consumers

Congressman Steve Israel from New York, and Senator Patty Murray from Washington State

Democrats Introduce A Bill To Prohibit Creditors From Discriminating Against LGBT Consumers – The New Civil Rights Movement [The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), which prohibits credit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or because you get public assistance. The law provides protections when you deal with any organizations or people […]




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Supreme Court upholds N.J. ban on ‘gay conversion therapy’

A demonstrator waves a flag while awaiting decisions in two cases regarding same-sex marriage at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington |REUTERS

If your didn’t know: Supreme Court upholds N.J. ban on ‘gay conversion therapy >by: Lawrence Hurley |Reuters – ‎Monday‎, ‎May‎ ‎4‎, ‎2015 |05/04/2015 1:32:43 PM| The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact New Jersey’s ban on counseling intended to change the sexual orientation of gay children. The court declined to hear a challenge to the law, meaning that a September ruling by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals […]




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Justice Ginsburg: America Has A ‘Real Racial Problem’

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ginsburg: America Has A ‘Real Racial Problem’ >by Ian Millhiser | Posted on August 22, 2014 at 10:16 am | Re-Post 08/24/2014 2:06:11 AM| The Supreme Court was “once a leader in the world” in combating racial discrimination, according to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “What’s amazing,” she added, “is how things have changed.” Ginsburg, who was one of America’s top civil rights attorneys before President Carter appointed her to […]




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Examine: The Hypocrisy on Gay Rights: Koch Brothers or Famed Gay Marriage Attorney Ted Olson […]

Who Is More of a Hypocrite on Gay Rights, Koch Brothers or Famed Gay Marriage Attorney Ted Olson?   >by Steven Rosenfeld | AlterNet | May 20, 2014  | Re-Post | Everyone knows politics is filled with hypocritical marriages of convenience. But one of the weirdest is illuminated in filmmaker Robert Greenwald’s new documentary, Koch Brothers Exposed: 2014 Edition: Ted Olson, the Republican lawyer leading the bipartisan team for LGBT […]




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