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November 30, 2018

Love & Gay Marriage: The Sinful Hypocrisy Of Chick-Fil-A

Chick-fil-a rainbow logo and Chick-fil-a Chicken Sandwich Deluxe with a two Bridegroom Topper

As we celebrate the success of our ‘rainbow wave’, and the record numbers of gay and lesbian  candidates elected to Congress and state legislatures across the country, it’s dispiriting to hear about the violence and hateful rhetoric directed at the LGBTQ community on a constant basis.

Today I read about another controversy that involves Chick-Fil-A and gay rights, and the ensuing right-wing backlash. I’ve never stepped one foot into a Chick-Fil-A because they hate our community, and doubt I ever will.

November 26, 2018

Gay Rights Champion Confronts Bigotry In NYC Times Square

Citizens for Transparency's NoGays.org billboard in Times Square
At the crossroads to the world in Times Square, Christmas shoppers and New Year's Eve revelers will be greeted by Citizens for Transparency's "No Gays Allowed" billboard. The gay rights champions implore people to STOP Alliance Defending Freedom by visiting NoGays.org.

Gay rights champion Citizens for Transparency shines a light on the gay hating Christian legal beagles who represented the aggrieved baker in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, with a big prominent billboard in Times Square. Laura Ingraham and Fox Snooze aids and abets this dark and sinister organization, by amplifying their message and spreading their insidious brand of anti-LGBT hate.

Washington, D.C. – From the ‘gimme a gay break department’... The lesbian gay bisexual and transgender community is outraged by the verbal attacks and manufactured anger exhibited by a homophobic television entertainer and her guest, the double talking senior counsel for a Christian hate group. (The hypocrisy is stunning)

November 19, 2018

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Candidates Are Winners

LGBT Election Winners 2018
Top Row (left to right) Gov. Kate Brown (D-OR)*, Governor-Elect Jared Polis (D-CO), Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)*, Senator-Elect Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI)*, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY)*, Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI)*
Bottom Row (left to right) Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA)*, Representative-Elect Angie Craig (D-MN), Representative-Elect Sharice Davids (D-KS), Representative-Elect Katie Hill (D-CA), Representative-Elect Chris Pappas (D-NH), Associate Justice Lidia Stiglich*, State Insurance Commissioner-Elect Ricardo Lara (D-CA) 

by Roy Steele

The Rainbow Wave: Midterm Election Results 2018

Colorado elected their first gay governor. The first bisexual woman was elected to the U.S. Senate. A lesbian Native American was elected to Congress for the first time, and California elected their first gay statewide office holder.

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