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June 3rd, 2022 - 2:21 pm § in Politics, Schools & Colleges

Ohio GOP passes bill requiring crotch inspections for girls’ sports

Ohio Republican legislators passed a bill late Wednesday night banning trans girls from high school and college athletics that “comes with a ‘verification process’ of checking the genitals of those ‘accused’ of being trans,” a Cleveland TV station reported on Frid[...]

May 6th, 2022 - 10:23 pm § in Health, Racism

Racism against Asian-Americans is at a pandemic high

There have been plenty of news stories about hate crimes against Asian-Americans. Stupid whites (and some Hispanics and blacks, too) have blamed them for Covid-19. They have nothing to do with it. And it’s getting worse. “More Americans are now blaming Asian Americans for Covid-19 than a[...]

May 5th, 2022 - 8:23 pm § in Democrats, Politics, Racism

Sorry you moved to a red state?

These people are. Shifting political sands are “jarring” liberal-minded young people and professionals who moved to blue enclaves in red states during the pandemic, either for a change of scenery or in pursuit of work opportunities, and now some are having second thoughts, NBC News says [...]

May 4th, 2022 - 10:27 pm § in Politics

The radical right targets LGBQT youth suicide prevention

Conservatives, with Republican Party help, are waging all-out warfare against LGBQT people, including kids. They were already trying to exclude LGBQT kids from school sports, tell them what bathrooms they can use, ban LGBQT books from libraries, and censor teachers. Now, they’re falsely accusi[...]

April 26th, 2022 - 10:52 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

How to deal with a hater

First, if he’s breaking the law, call the cops. Then he should be prosecuted. That’s what befell the idiot in the photo at right, shown here in court with his attorney. His name is Alexander Jerich, and he defaced an LGBQT crosswalk in Delray Beach, Florida, by skidding his pickup truck [...]

April 17th, 2022 - 2:27 am § in News Media, Politics

Jerk kicked off train for anti-gay rant

He just couldn’t mind his own business. A bigot on an Amtrak train decided to lecture the 6-year-old son of a gay couple. “Remember what I told you! Marriage is between a man and a woman. They stole you, and they’re pedophiles.” The couple notified Amtrak staff, and the train’s con[...]

April 16th, 2022 - 8:10 pm § in Democrats, Donald Trump, Economics, Health, Politics, Racism

Why is a GOP legislator shocked her party’s candidate for governor stuck his hand up her dress?

That’s what Republicans are like now, and you have to expect it, ever since Trump gave them permission to do it. What am I talking about? Well, a lot of incidents, but the latest one is this: “Nebraska Republican state Sen. Julie Slama said she was ‘in shock’ when Donald Tru[...]

April 16th, 2022 - 6:22 pm § in Politics

Homophobes get run out of town

Guerneville, pop. 4500, is a northern California ex-logging town that today lives on tourism, especially LGBQT visitors, whom it caters to. That made it a target of anti-gay protesters. So the local residents circled the wagons and ran off the interlopers with gaily colored pizza boxes. Read the hea[...]

April 13th, 2022 - 12:04 am § in Politics

Is transgender sports a real problem?

No. It’s empty GOP “culture wars” demagoguery. GOP legislatures are falling over themselves passing laws to ban transgender youth from girls’ sports. But in Indiana, where a GOP governor vetoed such legislation, “at no point in the past 10 years had a trans girl sought [...]

April 11th, 2022 - 11:00 pm § in Politics

Trans families flee Texas

Texas is run by hateful people, and isn’t merely inhospitable, but unsafe for LGBQT people. Republican state elected officials are creating what they call “a climate of terror.” Their vicious campaign against LGBQT people is leaving trans kids, their parents, and LGBTQ exhausted. N[...]