Category Archives: Children

On the agenda in Virginia

Scrambling to pass Virginia legislation “The Virginia General Assembly voted on hundreds of bills Tuesday, the midpoint of its 60-day session when the two chambers face a deadline to vote on their own pieces of legislation. Lawmakers introduced more than 2,500 … Continue reading

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Led by the child who simply knew

Source: http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2011/12/11/led-child-who-simply-knew/SsH1U9Pn9JKArTiumZdxaL/story.html Led by the child who simply knew The twin boys were identical in every way but one. Wyatt was a girl to the core, and now lives as one, with the help of a brave, loving family and a … Continue reading

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San Diego Gay and Lesbian News: VIDEO: In Geneva, Secretary Clinton focuses on global LGBT rights in UN Human Rights Day speech

Source: http://sdgln.com/news/2011/12/06/secretary-clinton-focuses-LGBT-rights-united-nations-human-rights-day-speech?fb_ref=.Tt55ixGXb4Y.like&fb_source=profile_oneline (Editor’s note: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about Human Rights Day to the United Nations today in Geneva. The entire transcript of the speech, provided by humanrights.gov, is below.) Good evening and let me express my deep honor and … Continue reading

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Your Rights to Equal Health Care (Including Planned Parenthood)

Throughout the debate surrounding funding cuts for Planned Parenthood, a lot of “facts” have been thrown around.  One side of the debate has been almost entirely about abortion.  The other side has talked a lot about general health care, particularly women’s. So what ARE … Continue reading

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I’ll Hold Your Hand: Don’t Stand for Homophobic Bullying

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Tell Governor McDonnell to Put Virginia’s Kids First: A Message from the HRC

A message from the Human Rights Campaign: Right now over one thousand children in Virginia are waiting for a loving forever home, and yet Governor Bob McDonnell has publicly said he opposes proposed regulations in front of the State Board … Continue reading

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Mike Pence: You got it wrong.

Pence Hails Passage Of Amendment Eliminating Federal Funding for Planned Parenthood: “Victory for Taxpayers and a Victory for Life” Mike Pence Preview: “This afternoon’s vote is a victory for taxpayers and a victory for life. By banning federal funding to … Continue reading

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