1050 posts categorized "Public Safety"

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


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.

March 17, 2016

Cardinal who said gay marriage would cause incest accused of covering up pedophilia

Another hypocritical anti-gay prelate. Sigh.

March 13, 2016

Police Use Pepper Spray Against Trump Protesters In Kansas City

Maddow: escalating aggression marks Trump's rally rhetoric

Donald Trump's incitements are scary and dangerous. Rachel Maddow shows what he is up to.

John Lewis to Trump: 'Have you no sense of decency, sir?'

Thank you, Congressman.

Clinton slams Trump's divisive rhetoric and encouragement of violence

March 08, 2016

LGBT police unit ‘greatly diminished’

Deja vu all over again.

We write about MPD's LGBT Liaison Unit here.

February 24, 2016

Ugandan LGBT activists fear post-election crackdown

February 21, 2016

On disparate treatment of culprits in mass shootings

This is very dark, I realize. But @Sweetest_Taboo retweeted it.

February 20, 2016

Gay man killed outside Chilean capital

February 19, 2016

Manny Pacquiao doubles down on anti-gay comments, Magic Johnson responds

Uganda elections: Police raid main opposition headquarters


Ugandan dictator Museveni's open criminality continues as police raid main opposition's headquarter a day after the election. BBC reports. Our friend Pepe Julian Onziema tweets:

February 17, 2016

Tim Cook calls court order to unlock iPhone an “unprecedented step” by U.S. government

I am entirely with Tim Cook on this.

February 16, 2016

Kendrick Lamar Delivers Politically Charged Performance at Grammys

A highlight of the 2016 Grammy Awards broadcast.

On Jeb's gun pic

My concerned, loving response:

February 15, 2016

Peru police break up peaceful gay kiss protest with water cannons

A suspiciously phallic response by police.

February 12, 2016

Catholic Bishops Not Obliged to Report Clerical Child Abuse, Vatican Says

February 03, 2016

Shawington Times: Criminalizing sexwork wastes MPD & Court resources

@Shawington echoes GLAA's advocacy criticizing District treatment of sex workers.

January 30, 2016

Since Mormon church enacted anti-gay policy, 32 young LGBTI people have killed themselves

January 29, 2016

Michigan gave purified water to state workers in Flint long before it acknowledged a problem with the city's water

If there is a hell....

January 27, 2016

FBI, State Police Initiate 'Containment' Of Occupied Federal Refuge, Release Bundy Booking Photos

Five years later, Uganda's LGBT groups on David Kato’s murder

January 26 was the fifth anniversary of the brutal murder of Ugandan gay rights activist David Kato. His colleagues have carried on with great courage and remarkable grace. Below is video from Kato's funeral in 2011, where his friends carried his coffin themselves.