LGBTQ Humanist Alliance Staff's Posts

Celebrating National Coming Out Day

Celebrating National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day is something that we as humanists can really get behind and learn lessons from. »

VOL. 1, ISSUE 4

Hello everyone, this is our fourth installment of the LGBT Humanist News. I want to focus primarily on two topics. These are both areas of discrimination faced by lesbian and gay persons that we Humanists should speak up on. My goal is to spark discussion, and create solutions. The first is the lifetime blood donation deferment experienced by men who have sex with men (MSM). In the United States (... »

Vol. 1, Issue 2

Hello humanists and allies. Our first weekly issue went well, and here we are with another installment of this week’s LGBT Humanist News. A couple of interesting things have happened this week that I hope will serve to cultivate good discussion and perhaps positive action, much like those putting together GaymerCon (see below). In this issue I bring up tackling homophobia in the online gaming comm... »

NORTH CAROLINA’S ANTI-LGBT MEASURE: A REACTIONARY’S RESPONSE TO PROGRESS

NORTH CAROLINA’S ANTI-LGBT MEASURE: A REACTIONARY’S RESPONSE TO PROGRESS

Last week, the North Carolina Senate passed a motion to amend the state constitution with a measure effectively banning “marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships and other relationship recognition” between members of the same sex. The measure, which passed the North Carolina House 75-42, squeaked by the Senate with a 30-14 tally (barely achieving the required 3/5 majority). The measure will n... »

Slutwalk pins

Slutwalk and Sexual Empowerment

SlutWalk is a grassroots movement to end slut-shaming, victim blaming, and rape culture. »

Tell Congress to Support the Student Non-Discrimination Act & the Safe Schools Improvement Act!

Tell Congress to Support the Student Non-Discrimination Act & the Safe Schools Improvement Act!

Dear Friend, Teen bullying is an epidemic sweeping our school systems. LGBT students, and students perceived to be LGBT, are particularly affected by this ugly trend. According to the 2009 National School Climate Survey, 9 out of 10 surveyed LGBT students experience harassment at school, and two thirds reported feeling unsafe. Teen suicide, often committed in the face of severe bullying, is the th... »

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