Category Archives: Family

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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Think about the meaning of tradition when you use it in your argument

“For all the girls who think tradition should be continued, go back to the kitchen, stop having sex before you’re married, get out of school and job system, don’t have an opinion, don’t own any property, give up the right … Continue reading

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Progress and Mixed Messages in Latin America: Anti-Homophobic Sex Ed Videos Banned after Same-Sex Unions Recognized in Brazil

Latin America Progresses Forward – a Victory for Gay Rights TruthOut Preview: “The Brazilian Supreme Court’s recognition of same-sex unions in early May marks the latest victory for gay rights in Latin America. The Court’s ruling grants equal legal rights … Continue reading

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Response to SBA’s “Top 12 Reasons to Defund Planned Parenthood Now”

According to the SBA List, here are the “Top 12 Reasons to Defund Planned Parenthood Now.”  My responses directly follow in italics. 1.) President Obama and Senate Democrats are willing to shut down the federal government to ensure tax dollars … 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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