Save Our Children, Inc. The coalition was publicly headed by celebrity singer Anita Bryantwho claimed the ordinance discriminated against her right to teach her children biblical morality. It was a well-organized campaign that initiated a bitter political fight between unprepared gay activists and highly motivated Christian fundamentalists.
By now, Quentin had launched a career of having other people treat him to lunch or dinner, and, like a fussy prom date, to pay for any trivial necessities he might require along the way. It was quite charming really and one did not take offense as Quentin made it seem quite the natural thing to do. Although most adept at inventing his own quips and one-liners, Quentin was not above borrowing phrases and witticisms from others and customizing them for his own purposes.
Fourth-graders in California will soon be learning the story of a stagecoach driver named Charley Parkhurst, who is described by the California state parks department as a tobacco-chewer, a bandit-shooter and one of the best in the biz. Like other drivers, Parkhurst became part of the historical fabric of California during the wild growth that followed the Gold Rush. Six years ago, California became the first state to mandate that students be taught about the contributions of and trials faced by LGBT people in social studies classes.
Biological sex: the biological classification of bodies as male or female, based on factors including external sex organs, internal sexual and reproductive organs, hormones, and chromosomes. Gay: a synonym for homosexual. Sometimes used to describe only males who are attracted primarily to other males. Gender: the social and cultural codes used to distinguish between what a society considers "masculine" or "feminine" conduct.
By Sara Malm. When Cecil Chao found out about his daughter Gigi's marriage to her partner of eight years, he publicly denied the union and retorted by offering million Hong Kong Dollars to the man who could convince her to marry him. The year-old property magnate has now accepted year-old Gigi's 'gay tendencies' but has made some heavy hints that he wants her to 're-consider her choice'.
Gay and lesbian students are increasingly visible and vocal on U. They are also finding a more welcoming climate at many, though not all, schools. At least universities have established resource centers to help gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender GLBT students cope with the distinctive issues they face in college life.
More openly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people were elected Tuesday night than in any previous election, signaling a shift in cultural attitudes even as the Trump administration has chipped away at L. The results are still rolling inbut at least have won so far, said Elliot Imse, a spokesman for the Victory Fund, a nonpartisan political action committee devoted to electing L. The group endorsed candidates in this election cycle, nearly all of whom were Democrats.
In this March 31,photo, gay-rights supporter Mathew "Skippy" Mauldin holds a flag during a gay rights rally outside the Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. With unique knowledge of the needs of their constituents, city and county executives have the power to enact policies and programs that protect LGBTQ communities, increase community engagement, and open doors of opportunity. Supreme Court legalized marriage for same-sex couples nationwide. Despite this progress, more than laws designed to allow discrimination toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people were introduced at the federal, state, and local levels in
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Equality Florida, an advocacy group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, has long pushed for state anti-discrimination laws to include sexual orientation and gender identity. In a move that could presage more forceful action when the state Legislature returns to Tallahassee next year, the group's lobbyist, Carlos Guillermo Smith, called on Gov. State law does not protect people from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, although some cities and counties offer protection. For 10 years, lawmakers have proposed expanding Florida's civil rights protections, but their attempts have never reached a floor vote in either chamber.