Posts Tagged ‘LGBQT’

November 24th, 2022 - 12:41 pm § in News Media, Republicans

Fox and GOP stoke anti-LGBQT hate

A day after the mass shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs, Fox superstar Tucker Carlson and Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis were busy inciting more gratuitous violence against LGBQT people. This is America, land of free speech, and they can do that, up to a point. Cross a line and you can be sued, as [&h[...]

August 4th, 2022 - 1:27 pm § in Law and Courts

Threats aren’t free speech

A 74-year old retired high school teacher from Long Island got 30 months in prison for “mailing dozens of violent threats to LGBTQ affiliated individuals, groups and businesses” over an 8-year period, a New York TV station reported on Thursday, August 4, 2022 (see story here). “Acc[...]

June 19th, 2022 - 4:19 pm § in Politics

Texas GOP convention votes for guns, against gays; assaults congressman

Texas GOP delegates holding a state convention rebuked their own senator, Jon Cornyn, and 9 other GOP senators who’ve signed on for a watered-down gun bill in the wake of a slaughter of Texas school kids. They also adopted a series of positions against LGBQT people, including interfering in th[...]

June 12th, 2022 - 2:15 pm § in Politics

Florida governor declares Texas drag show is dangerous to Florida children

A video of a Texas drag show triggered Florida’s book-burning Gov. Ron DeSantis. He announced during a press conference he’s “considering using child protective services to investigate parents who bring their children to see drag performances,” and proposed to “terminate t[...]

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 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[...]