On July 17th the U.S. Senate voted 249 to 175 to approve the Matthew Shepard Act Hate Crimes Prevention Act that includes sexual orientation and gender identity. That is great news! The not so good news is that it has been bundled with a Department of Defense authorization bill that may or may be signed [...]
Meet Hersband & Wife, a comedic lesbian advice column team with a twist. Hersband is a visionary butch lesbian, who came out in the years just after Stonewall. Wife is of the more feminine variety and carries out Hersbandâ€™s vision. Although Wife always knew she was a lesbian she wanted children so she did not [...]
Equal = The same or as great as. Inalienable Rights = Not contingent upon the laws, customs, beliefs, or a particular society. Life = The right to exist free from being beaten or killed for being who we are.
Cruising is not a Sex Act as KTVB Channel 7 recently reported. Cruising is an activity aimed at capturing the attention of someone of the same sex. It can lead to a sexual encounter, but it can also be a non-verbal way to communicate to others that they are not alone. In the 1970s, gay [...]
NO ONE there will need to be educated by Mr. Munds who has once again missed the mark and will not change his self proclaimed ‘hate monger’ title by passing out water bottles printed with a web site where one can read about “coming out” of homosexuality to lead healthy, fulfilling lives while at an out, loud and proud PRIDE festival.
The following was submitted to PrideDEPOT.com’s Editor in response to the Idaho Press-Tribune submission, Fischer stood for values without personal attacks by Debra Glasscock of Nampa, Idaho. I disagree with Debra Glasscockâ€™s assertion, published in the IPT on June 14, 2009, that Bryan Fischer stood for values without personal attacks. He may have not used [...]
Bryan Fischer would like his leaving Idaho to be perceived as a move up on the ladder of his hate mongering media career. However, on closer examination, it appears that Fischer is really moving down to a much smaller pond. Tupelo, MS has a population of about 36,000 compared to that of Boise with over [...]
I learned of Wednesdayâ€™s tragic shooting at the US Holocaust Museum while at the Idaho Human Rights Education Centerâ€™s second annual Summer Institute for Teachers in Boise. The 23 junior high and high school educators from across the state were disheartened by the news during an otherwise inspiring week of scholarly dialogue and lesson development to bring human rights into Idaho classrooms.