Well yesterday I was able to attend Champaign-Urbana’s pride celebration and a couple LGBT panels, which one was sponsorored by Equality Illinois. The panel was very insightful into what they do for us and how they lobby to get policy and laws changed and created so that we don’t have to have any fear. After..
Well this week is National Suicide Prevention week and World Day of Suicide Prevention. I can say that we need better resources in our communities to help with this epidemic. I don’t get any help except for my primary care provider as there aren’t resources unless I travel an hour away from home and to..
Well I can say that this was an experience of my lifetime. I couldn’t have asked for a better evening with two amazing friends. I was able to see Boy George & and the Culture Club, B52s, and The Thompson Twins- Tom Bailey. What made it even better was having the thunderstorms and getting soaked..
Well I recently went to Pride for the first time in my life to celebrate LGBT history and events. Chicago Pride has always been on my bucket list, and let me tell ya it surpassed my expectations that I have had. It was simply the best parade that I have ever attended. All the parades..
Below is DNC‘s platform on LGBT which is something that I care about as a member of the LGBT community and proud supporter of LGBT rights. “Democrats believe that LGBT rights are human rights and that American foreign policy should advance the ability of all persons to live with dignity, security, and respect, regardless of..
I can say that I am a PROUD Democrat living in a Republican ran county. I support the Iroquois County Democrats. The Democratic Party is there for The People. While the country is in a state of mess with the Republican Commander-in-Chief and Republican led Congress, we must come together with our differences and elect..
With the current president and vice president that we have curently our rights and equality are under attack and will remain under attack until they have taken away our rights that have been afforded to us by the US Supreme Court. When President Trump was running his campaign for President he promised that he would..
I can say that this year I won’t be attending Pride 2017 in Chicago like I had plans on doing as it was something that I wanted to do this year. But it’s ok, I am going to go to Champaign-Urbana and go to their Pride celebration and it will be the first time of..
Today The Trump Administration has announced that they are rescinding protections to trans youth on the federal level. During President Trumps campaign to be president, he said that he was an ally for LGBT, well if you’re an ally for the LGBT community then why are you taking away these simple rights and protections that..
Below is an open letter to Mike Pence from Martin Hyatt, which was recently published on The Huffington Post. His words really resonated with me. “AN OPEN LETTER TO MIKE PENCE: WE ARE NOT DOING THAT AGAIN” November 13, 2016 Dear Mr. Pence, Congratulations on your victory. First of all, I believe that you and..