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Don’t Believe Everything You Read!

Call me gullible but when I read that President Obama had declared June 26, 2016 as National Equality Day, I was thrilled!  It made sense. After all, June is Gay Pride Month, according to Obama.  The month of June has many LGBT victories: On June 26, The Supreme Court decided in favor of  James Obergefell…

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Backlash of Gay Rights During Gay Pride Month

President Obama proclaimed on May 31st that June is LGBT month.  Said he, “ I call upon the people of the United States to eliminate prejudice everywhere it exists and to celebrate the great diversity of the American people. “ Despite his announcement, on the cusp of Gay Pride Month, Omar Marteen, who lives in…

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Segregation All Over Again?

A few weeks ago, I was at the welcoming LGBT Community Center on west 13th Street in New York City.  I wanted to look at the space at the BGSQD (bookstore/event hall) within this well-known community center. As you might expect, all their restrooms are LGBT-friendly.  I eventually had to use the facilities so I…

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