We’d like to welcome Meg O’Rourke to the L Stop team! She is a hilarious stand-up comedian, a teacher, and she does a lot of fundraising to help with her goal of adding curriculum inclusion of LGBTQA programs in local schools. We are very excited to have her. Did you read her first article on A Reeling Film Fest Gem? Check it out!
New data shows that parents can love their LGBT kids.
Lady Gaga to launch Born This Way Foundation to empower youth and fight bullying.
Did you watch Glee this week? Ryan Murphy’s show featured the Kurt and Blaine’s “first-time”.
Until there is marriage equality in Florida (and other states), same-sex couples may find that they need to jump through hoops to get the names on their important documents, such as driver’s licenses, changed.
Same-sex couples are leaving Rhode Island to get married in other states.
Toronto Zoo will be separating a gay penguin couple so that they can “fulfill their biological destiny”– to create more penguins.
Oregon has abandoned their marriage equality initiative for 2012 until they are ready to win.
Something To Think About
I’m looking forward to reading God vs. Gay: The Religious Case for Equality. What about you?
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JT is originally from San Francisco, CA. She graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a degree in psychology, focusing primarily on gender and sexuality research. Seeking a change in 2008, she moved to Chicago, and what a change it has been! Currently, she works for a nationally renowned magazine publishing company. During her off hours, she can been seen walking and yelping about various Chicago neighborhoods. JT identifies as queer and bisexual, and she is currently dating a straight man. She has an unapologetic love for civil rights, whether it’d be for racial, gender, sexual, or political socioeconomic equality. On weekends, she volunteers with Howard Brown Health Center to promote safe sex in Boystown.