VIDEO: Eleven-year-old Josie Macareg stepped up to the mic at a townhall meeting to ask Tennessee Congressman Scott DesJarlais to help keep her dad from being deported. When he turned her down, the Tea Party crowd erupted in cheers.
Marcel Neergaard’s petition led to the author of a “Don’t Say Gay” bill losing his education “Reformer of the Year” award. “It made me feel like I went from a nobody to a person who had a national organization say we stand by you. All in five days.”
Marcel Neergaard is a very intelligent and brave eleven-year old boy whose parents were forced to homeschool him because of “severe” anti-gay bullying fueled by Tennessee’s “Don’t Say Gay” legislation.
Michelle Rhee’s StudentsFirst claims to be a “grassroots movement,” but in reality it’s a PAC that funds anti-gay, anti-immigrant, anti-education Republican lawmakers and awards them for policies that hurt students and teachers.
A same-sex couple applying for a social security card for their adopted son were told his birth certificate would be “flagged” until 2033 by the Georgia State Department Of Vital Records. “It’s the policy,” they were told. But why?
An anti-gay Christian minister who is also a Tennessee state lawmaker is sponsoring a bill that would allow mental health counseling students to refuse to treat gay people based on a “religious exemption.”