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LGBT Organizations Drop Support For ENDA

#LGBT Organizations Drop Support For #ENDA #HRC #ENDAisNOTequal

OMAHA, NE -  The National Center for Lesbian Rights went on record against supporting ENDA a few weeks ago. It was joined Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 by the American Civil Liberties Union, the Transgender Law Center, Lambda Legal,Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund.

The Equality Pledge Network officially launchedlast week to push for one-bill…

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New LGBT Equality Pledge Network Emerges.

New LGBT Equality Pledge Network Emerges.

OMAHA, NE – The Equality Pledge Network announced a united call for full LGBT Equality at the MLK Jr Memorial in Washington, D.C. on June 30th at 8:30 pm with renowned African American faith leaders and LGBT activists, featuring song, prayer, speeches, and the resounding call to “ADD 4 WORDS” to the 1964 Civil Rights Act that turned 50 years old on July 2nd 2014.

Add 4 Words

Add 4 Words – Sexual Orientation…

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Support Better Wages in Nebraska.

Support #BetterWages in #Nebraska. #FairWages #MinimumWage

OMAHA, NE – Earlier in 2014, the Unicameral voted down LB 943, a measure to raise Nebraska’s minimum wage to $9.  The fight to raise the minimum wage in Nebraska has left legislature and is now in petition signature verifying mode. Over 130,000 signatures are now waiting to be validated by the Nebraska Secretary of State. The petition proposes a vote on raising the state’s minimum wage from $7.25…

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Norfolk Odd Fellows Parade Should Apologize For Disrespectful Float.

Norfolk Odd Fellows Parade Should Apologize For Disrespectful Float. #NorfolkParade #NoNorfolk

OMAHA, NE  – Norfolk’s Independence Day Parade contained a large display of disrespect for President Barack Obama, some even calling it blatantly racist. Many residents of Norfolk, Nebraska and the Nebraska Democratic Party called foul.  The controversy even made its way to national news. The float featured a zombie-face dummy in overalls portraying Obama standing in front of an outhouse with…

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New LGBT Equality Campaign Demands, “Add 4 Words”.

New LGBT Equality Campaign Demands, #Add4Words. #LGBT #NELGBT @equalitypledge @UniteBlue

OMAHA, NE – The Equality Pledge Networkdemands Congress “Add 4 Words” – Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity to various laws passed by Congress, including the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The new campaign for full LGBT equality, backed by over 245 organizations, will officially launch with an LGBT Civil Rights Vigil at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in D.C. beginning at 8:30 p.m., Monday,…

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Help Fund Equality

Help Fund Equality @equalitypledge #LGBT #NELGBT

OMAHA, NE – If you are not able to volunteer for any of our events, you can do a great service by donating to our cause. The Nebraskans for Equality Blog is part of a nationwide movement to change the conversation on the LGBT movement called The Equality Pledge. The Equality Pledge stresses the LGBT Community and supportive elected officials come together to push for Full Federal Equality which…

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Omaha Atheists to Rally Because “Minorities Matter”.

Omaha Atheists to Rally Because “Minorities Matter”.

OMAHA, NE – Recently, a concerned Omaha Atheist expressed his concerns to a Nebraska Mayor about the presence of religion in a city sponsored event. The Mayor responded with some Nebraska Nasty by saying, “Take me to f*cking court, because I don’t care… Minorities are not going to run my city.”  According to KETV, Mitch Beaumont, La Vista community relations coordinator, released the following…

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Corporations Disprove Trickle-Down.

OMAHA, NE – American corporations continue to lie about raising the wages of their employees, claiming it will raise prices and cause all kinds of problems for themselves and the economy.  These same corporations spend millions of dollars to tell you that they do not have the money to give badly needed raises. They spend millions of dollars on political campaigns to make sure elected politicians…

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Queer Alphabet Soup

OMAHA, NE – The LGBT community is growing as more and more people begin using LGBTQIA.  Many people get confused by the additional letters because they don’t know why they are included. Well, this article will attempt to remedy that.

L is for Lesbians, who are persons who self-identify as females who are sexually and romantically attracted to other females.

G is for Gay Men, who are persons who…

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Painful Memories - The Normal Heart

Painful Memories – The Normal Heart

Ken R:

A nice write up about the HBO special The Normal Heart.

Originally posted on JerBear’s Queer World News, Views & More From The City Different - Santa Fe, NM:

imageI got around to watching The Normal Heart which I had recorded on my DVR. I had been putting it off because the AIDS crisis was traumatic for me as it was to almost any gay man who lived through the 1980s and ’90s. As I feared, the…

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