Rural activism is a strange and wonderful thing. While our numbers do not compare to New York’s and our rallies are often held in coffee shops, we mean business. We’re out here and we’ve got something to say—and we will use our brother’s roommate’s cousin to do it. You see, we’re a tight community. As […]
We’re against the AFA. We’re upset that our state government has chosen to align with them, and we’re upset that our university is allowing it to be done on our campus.
We have already fought this battle, and we won. At this point, conservative legislators are doing little more than embarrassing themselves.
Homophobia and sexism are alive and well in Russia – so why aren’t we speaking up here?
“People are not leaving because they don’t believe,” Jensen said. “They are leaving because it hurts too much to stay.”
Sexual assault is much more than just a women’s issue. Survivors of sexual violence can be male or female, straight or gay, young or old. Anyone can be a survivor. We also know that attackers have the ability to fit a range of descriptors. Despite this reality, sexual assault is still often portrayed as something […]
Last week the Department of Health and Human Services released their annual LGBT Issues Coordinating Committee Report. The report outlines nine objectives for advancing LGBT health in the upcoming year. It addresses LGBT needs in areas such as health insurance coverage, discrimination, HIV/AIDS prevention, sexual violence and partner abuse, substance abuse, and research. The report […]
by Audrey Bilger It’s official. After a week of speculation about whether the White House was going to take a strong stand on marriage equality, President Obama has gone on record in support of same-sex marriage rights. After explaining how his views have changed over the years, the President said the words that many of […]
Well, the vote is in and it doesn’t look so good. As I mentioned in my previous blog, people in NC voted yesterday on a marriage ban. Last night the constitutional amendment that defines marriage as the legal union between a man and a woman passed. Amendment One, or the Defense of Marriage Act, not […]
Little attention was paid to the quietly-approved addition of 3 new programs to the Department of Health and Human Services list of “evidence-based” teen pregnancy prevention programs, a list that the current Administration has used to tout its commitment to science in public health. That is until RH Reality Check drew attention to one particular […]