Posts Tagged "lgbtq*"
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    Oct 17, 2013 7:27 pm

    She Didn't Think The Love Of Her Life Was Romantic Enough. Then She Looked Out Her Office Window.

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    Oct 17, 2013 11:11 am


    Happy Spirit Day! GayWrites is wearing purple; are you?

    Learn more about GLAAD’s annual Spirit Day and what you can do to get involved here

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    Oct 12, 2013 6:08 pm
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    Oct 11, 2013 6:08 pm
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    Oct 11, 2013 4:30 pm

    A Father Thought He Could Hide Who His Son Really Was. His Son Had Another Idea.

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    Sep 27, 2013 2:20 pm

    Here's Something You Could Say That Defends Our LGBT Friends — And Might Quiet Someone Else's B.S.

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    Sep 26, 2013 5:26 pm
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    Sep 25, 2013 11:27 am

    America's Best Christian Makes A Valid Point About This Country's Contradiction

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    Sep 21, 2013 6:40 pm

    AFL-CIO Unions add protections for transgender workers to its constitution


    The AFL-CIO, the largest federation of unions in the United States, amended its constitution Monday to ban discrimination on the basis of gender identity or gender expression.

    The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, comprised of more than 50 national and international unions representing more than 12 million workers, voted in favor of the provision during its 2013 convention being held this week in Los Angeles.

    The amendment was introduced by the Communications Workers of America (CWA), and co-sponsored by UNITE HERE, a labor union representing hotel, food service, casino and hospitality workers.

    Pride at Work, the LGBT organization within the AFL-CIO that campaigned for the amendment, hailed the decision as “a great day in our movement.”

    The updated amendment reads: “To encourage all workers without regard to race, creed, color, sex, national origin, religion, disability, [or] sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression to share equally in the full benefits of union organization.”

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    Sep 20, 2013 12:54 pm

    Gay man stabbed to death in broad daylight in New York


    TW: Hate crimes, murder

    A 22-year-old man from the Bronx has been charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime for stabbing another man under a train station yesterday afternoon.

    Witnesses say that 69-year-old Edward Orozco was “blowing kisses” at 22-year-old Steven Torres around 1:30pm on Monday. Torres reportedly got angry and attacked the man with an eight-inch knife, fatally stabbing him. The men didn’t know each other. 

    Torres led Good Samaritans on a chase through the neighborhood before police caught up to him.

    The assailant reportedly said nothing as he brutalized his victim, but laughed when he was finally caught.

    "He was laughing, yes," Lobaton said. "He was laughing like nothing," Lobaton said.

    I feel sick. 



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