Editor’s note – this guest post comes from Anna Aagenes, Executive Director of GO! (Generation Out) Athletes, and was originally posted on her website. My thanks to Anna for allowing us to share her wise words here.
USA Today, in a case of journalistic malpractice, chose to publish today an op-ed supporting so-called “ex-gay” or “reparative” therapy, a practice that has been denounced and labeled as not only ineffective but actually dangerous.
MC, an intersex baby, was born a ward of the State of South Carolina. On the advice of MC’s doctors, case workers decided to surgically change him into a girl. They guessed wrong. Today at 8, MC identifies as a boy.
In Pakistan, the Taliban tries to keep girls uneducated and sexually repressed with beatings and bullets. In America, congress does the same thing with money. Today, abstinence only sex education and the lives it destroys are On Our Radar.
The Centers for Disease Control in partnership with Wallgreen’s drug stores announced HIV-testing day in an new public-private partnership Today is HIV testing day! In the hope of making HIV testing more easily available, the Centers for Disease Control rolled out a new pilot program offering free HIV tests at two-dozen local drug stores [...]
BREAKING NEWS: California General Assembly’s Committee on Business, Professions And Consumer Protection voted 5-2 to endorse S.B. 1172, a bill to protect LGBT persons from the harmful “treatment.” The measure now heads to the full Assembly. Ryan Kendall, a fact witness in Perry v. Schwarzenegger, or the federal “Prop 8″ case, testified before the California State Assembly today in support [...]