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ACLU Marks Banned Websites Awareness Day with Report on LGBT Censorship in Schools

Public schools across the country are largely receptive to removing web filters that block educational content related to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, according to a new report released today by the American Civil Liberties Union LGBT

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Bad Faith: The Catholic Hierarchy’s Pointless Campaign Against LGBT Rights

Written by Casey and Mary Ellen Lopata In early July, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles opposed a modest piece of legislation that requires schools in that state to include lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender people, and other previously

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Posted in Human Rights, Religious Censorship

Huge Step Towards Gay Rights and Equality

News outlets all over the country are buzzing about the Victory in New York supporting gay rights. Today marks the first day of the new gay marriage law in New York legalizing same-sex marriages. Here are links to some of

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Amusement Park Tells Lesbian To Remove Gay Marriage Shirt

“This is a family park,” said Dollywood amusement park employee to Olivier Odom after he asked her to remove her sarcastic “Marriage is so Gay” t-shirt, according to Knoxville, Tennessee’s WBIR. Apparently, the Dollywood gatekeeper did not realize that marriage

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights

Billy Elliot Creator Lee Hall Defends His Latest Work Against Censorship

Who would have thought, in this day and age, that censorship was still an issue? But it is. Just ask Lee Hall, creator of Billy Elliot. He turned up on BBC’s Breakfast defending his latest work from the censors and

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Iran: “We Are Everywhere” Campaign Against Homophobia

By Hamid Tehrani Arsham Parsi is the founder and director of the Iranian Queer Organization based in Toronto, Canada. In 2008, he told Global Voices, “the Internet has been a gift to us.” This year, on May 17, the International

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Posted in Human Rights

LGBT Activists Launch Boycott Against Chik-fil-A, Conservative Christians’ Response: Buy “Jesus Chicken”

By Steven D | Sourced from Booman Tribune Chik-fil-A makes “Jesus Chicken” doncha know. And now I suppose I have to answer the inevitable question: what makes Chik-fil-A chicken so good that the Son of God has given it his

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Religious Censorship

McDonald’s Wi-Fi Blocks Spark Anger

Source: stuff.co.nz By Kristi Johnston McDonald’s is facing the anger of the gay community after denying access to gay-related websites on a new free Wi-Fi service at its restaurants. The service, installed in branches nationwide in December, saw McDonald’s claim

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Gay Rights…Where Are They?

Let’s cut to the chase. Why the Hell can’t this country get a grip on the reality that WE NEED GAY RIGHTS, AND WE NEED THEM NOW?!?! What is the problem? I can’t figure this one out. If you can,

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Posted in Human Rights

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