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Danica Roem, Trans History Maker, Fights Another Anti-LGBT Candidateand Their Donorsin Virginia

Roem does not shy from the fame that 2017 brought and she remains a vocal LGBTQ rights and equality advocate. But just as in 2017, she seems happiest and most engaged talking about policy and fighting for her 13th District constituents, encompassing Manassas, Manassas Park, Gainesville, and Haymarket. She is proud of voting to expand Medicare to 400,000 uninsured Virginians, including 3,800 of her constituents. She is especially happy to talk about her major passion: transportation, and the legislation she has introduced to fix 28as in resolve the congestion problems…

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Stephen Colbert Makes Another Homophobic Trump-Putin Joke

Late last year, in a column titled SNLs Homophobic Trump-Putin Jokes Need to Stop, our writer Kevin Fallon took on Saturday Night Lives tired (and offensive) bits insinuating that Fallon wrote. The baseline idea here is that guys in love is inherently funny. No other observation or take needs to exist to elicit a laugh; its simply funny because theyre dudes. Dudes in love. Dudes who have sex together. Ha! (?) Hes right: Theres nothing funny about the Trump-Putin gay jokes. Theyre lazy at best and homophobic at worst. And…

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Its Official: America Suddenly Isnt Comfortable With LGBT People

The theory that new survey commissioned by the Accelerating Acceptance report that GLAAD has witnessed a decline in LGBT acceptance. This year, the acceptance pendulum abruptly stopped and swung in the opposite direction, GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis wrote in the 2018 report, noting the sharp contrast between this years results and the last three years of watching Americansreport being more comfortable with LGBTQ people and more supportive of LGBTQ issues. The annual GLAAD survey asks non-LGBT Americans to describe how comfortable they are in several scenarios involving…

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Sore Alabama Senate Race Loser Roy Moore Goes After Doug Jones Gay Son

Judge Roy Moore cannot accept that he lost the race to become Alabama senator to Democrat Doug Jones. Eight days after his loss, he has not conceded the race. He appears to be the sorest and most deluded of losers. Having attacked LGBT people for years, and used homophobia as part of his campaign, now in the ashes of self-denial surrounding his defeat he has turned to homophobia again to stoke his supporters. On his Facebook page today, Moore, or a member or members of his staff, posted an interview…

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