Tag Archives: Equality

December 15

Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out in Support of Pro-LGBT Legislation

Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, discusses the impact of his childhood on his values. “These values have also recently guided us to support legislation that demands equality and nondiscrimination for all employees regardless of who they love. This legislation, known as the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender […]

December 07

To Russia’s LGBQT Youth

Originally posted on Feisty Feminism:
The It Gets Better Project posted this video for Russia’s LGBQT youth: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7p6LvuwI7GQ I wanted add my message of support to the Russian queer community (not just youth).  It wasn’t that long ago that it was illegal to be gay in the United States.  Through activism and resistance, hearts, minds…

August 05

Pride Monday

Today I am feeling particularly proud. There is someone I have started hanging out with and he’s a pretty special guy. Also, the announcement of Ben Whishaw coming out as gay and marrying Mark Bradshaw put me in the mood. I am dedicating my blog today to the guy I am dating, my predecessors, my peers, […]

HRC Celebrates Dads

In the past year, so many dads have changed hearts and minds in favor of equality – simply by sharing their stories. Thank you and Happy Father’s Day from the Human Rights Campaign!

I Stand with New York

I stand with New York’s LGBT Community. Since January, more than two dozen anti-gay hate crimes have occurred in the City of New York. In a year when we stand to make the most significant strides for equality, it is unsettling to hear of these gay bashings take place across the country. As a community, […]

The United Nations Tackles Homophobia

The UN Reassures Oppressed LGBTs the World Over — “You Are Not Alone.” The United Nations’ new anti-homophobic video campaign is quite clear. LGBT rights are human rights. In 76 countries worldwide it is illegal to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. LGBTers may even face the death penalty for who they are.

Watch These Straight People Answer A Question Gay People Have Been Asked For Years

Watch These Straight People Answer A Question Gay People Have Been Asked For Years Watching these straight people react to being asked a question that gay people have been asked forever is pretty delightful. If only more people were this empathetic and understanding…