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My black lesbian body is a target for police brutality

Every day when my spouse and I leave home I pray we return to each other.

The reality of unarmed African American women- LBTQ, gender nonconforming and straight-  being beaten, profiled, sexually violated and murdered by law enforcement officials with alarming regularity is too often ignored – especially with the focus of police brutality on our males.

John Kelly needs a queer history lesson on the Civil War

 White House chief of staff John Kelly.

Boston-born White House chief of staff John Kelly’s recent remark on Laura Ingraham’s new Fox News show reopened a divide so deep in this country about slavery that I am reminded of American novelist William Faulkner’s quote “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.”

Hurricane Harvey’s Homosexual problem? 

Many conservatives blamed Hurricane Katrina on LGBTQs.

Since the intentional misreading of the Sodom and Gomorrah story in Genesis 19 in the Bible where the twin cities were supposedly destroyed because of homosexual depravity, the causes of natural disasters always find ways to be placed on the backs of LGBTQ Americans.

Trump’s war on transgender service members

"Today, it is surprising to me that amid several wars that need every able person who wants to serve our transgender patriots would be excluded. "

The first punch was President Trump’s ban against transgender service members. In his inimitable style of communicating to the American public the order came in the form of a tweet:

Klinger was not trans in M*A*S*H so stop bringing him up

Jamie Farr as Corporal Klinger in M*A*S*H

Because this has come up a couple times, let's talk about Corporal Maxwell Q. Klinger...

As the character was initially written, his "point" was that he did not want to be in the army, and was pulling stunts to get a second 8 discharge. A Section 8 discharge, which is no longer in use as such, was for soldiers deemed mentally unfit for duty.

VIDEO: Operative for CA Dems admits to knowingly distributing false gay smear against DeMaio

Aggressive CA Dem operative distributes gay smear

"The fact of the matter is that this should be followed up with he was falsely accused."

That was the response of one Josh Newman supporter who was handing out flyers in Orange County over the weekend.

He was referring to verbiage on the ad that intends to smear former City Councilmember Carl DeMaio (R) seen in the video below. 

California Dems dredge up debunked homophobic smear against Carl DeMaio

DeMaio pictured with Toni Atkins and Todd Gloria ant Pride Flag dedication ceremony.

The California Democratic party is utilizing debunked accusations against former council member Carl DeMaio (R) who is leading an effort to remove California’s car and gas taxes.

Recently DeMaio started a three-phase campaign which began with gathering signatures in Orange County to recall California State Senator Josh Newman (D) who was the deciding vote which approved the fees.