1031 posts categorized "Public Safety"

June 22, 2016

Hastert Heads to Prison: 15 months in hush-money scheme that revealed past sex abuse

Hateful pastor who lauded Orlando shooting asked by landlord to move out

The so-called Christian pastor who celebrated and encouraged anti-gay mass murder loses his lease.

On standards of intrusiveness

Dems stage House floor sit-in to call for gun safety vote after Orlando shooting

I have been watching the Democrats' sit-in on Periscope. A fascinating moment.

Frank Ocean pens emotional letter on Orlando saying 'Many hate us'

June 15, 2016

Opinion: In hope and defiance, we dance

June 14, 2016

Obama to travel to #Orlando Thursday

Thousands attend #Orlando memorial service for victims of the #PulseNightclub massacre

Reports: Orlando shooter was patron at nightclub, on gay hookup apps

Those who preach intolerance and self-hatred have blood on their hands. But I suspect that instead of recognizing this, they will start talking about gay-on-gay crime. We've heard their poisonous sermons before.

June 12, 2016

Gunman kills "multiple people" at gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla.

Horrific news.

June 05, 2016

Prominent LGBT activist Rene Martínez murdered in Honduras

This is where outrage and sorrow meet. May he rest in peace, and his memory inspire courage in others.

Obama discusses reasonable gun regulation, slams NRA

At a town hall in Elkhart, Indiana with PBS NewsHour, President Obama responds straightforwardly and lucidly to a gun owner who thinks he and Hillary want to take away everyone's guns.

May 26, 2016

Gays being attacked in Ghana

Stoked by religious leaders.

May 13, 2016

Mr Gay Syria stands defiant against extremists who beheaded his boyfriend

Internet trolls drive up bidding for George Zimmerman gun

D.C. men charged with murder of transgender woman in Rockville

May 17 - International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

May 03, 2016

St. Petersburg parade allows Neo-Nazis to march while gay people are arrested, dragged and beaten

April 28, 2016

Male cops caught on video harassing lesbian inside womens' bathroom

So in the name of keeping men out of bathrooms, men with guns are sent into bathrooms. To whom does this make the slightest sense?

April 27, 2016

Former GOP Speaker Dennis Hastert called ‘serial child molester’ by judge - gets 15 mos

White House: LGBT editor's murder in Bangladesh 'a heinous crime'

April 25, 2016

@MaraKeisling just used ladies room in NC Capitol. #HB2 is unenforceable, even in Pat McCrory's own office bldg!

Senior editor on Bangladesh's first LGBT magazine hacked to death

Awful news from Bangladesh. Xulhaz Mannan also worked at the US embassy.

April 24, 2016

WATCH: Michelle Obama Denounces New Anti-Gay 'Religious Freedom’ Law

April 23, 2016

Westboro's protest of a school's gender-neutral restroom turns violent

April 22, 2016

Obama: Anti-LGBTI laws in North Carolina and Mississippi 'wrong' and should be 'overturned'

April 21, 2016

Transgender suicide hotline calls double since North Carolina's #HB2

On your doorstep, NC Republicans.

April 19, 2016

Israeli court convicts #JerusalemPride attacker of murder

D.C. transgender woman murdered in Rockville hotel

An awful reminder of our unfinished work.

April 14, 2016

Gay journalist stabbed, left to slowly bleed to death in Russia

The latest incident of murderous thuggery in Russia. May Dmitry Tsilikin rest in peace.

April 07, 2016

D.C. Council passes LGBT suicide prevention bill for schools

April 05, 2016

Portugal, the good and the bad

'End Criminalization to End AIDS'

March 29, 2016

Trump campaign manager charged with assault

The Ugly Fantasy at the Heart of Anti-Trans Bathroom Bills

Yep.

Capitol Shooter Shouted 'I'm a Prophet of God' Inside the US House Last Year

Your week in cray.

Secret Service: no guns at GOP convention

Those hoping for a Republican shoot-em-up in Cleveland may be disappointed.

Trans Woman Sexually Assaulted At Stonewall Inn

If those pushing bathroom panic bills truly cared about solving actual problems, they would be doing something to combat anti-trans violence.

March 24, 2016

NYC mayor and police commissioner slam Cruz over anti-Muslim demagoguery

Bravo to New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton for their comments excoriating Ted Cruz over his hateful and utterly counterproductive demagoguery.

March 19, 2016

Mother's homophobic boyfriend in jail after throwing boiling water over gay couple as they slept

A horrific story. Hateful rhetoric has consequences.