1062 posts categorized "Public Safety"

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


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