If we are going to march against these injustices let us do so in daylight so that everyone can see our solidarity and hear our voices rise together as one. Let us not scream only one kind of life matters, but realize that each and every one of our lives matter and that we will come together as brothers and sisters to protect and care for each other. Let us not destroy the lives or property that others have worked so hard for during their own life, but instead let us build each other up and stop the foolish selfishness of looting during the chaos of rioting. Let us work together for peace, because there is already enough suffering.
It’s been nearly two weeks since the mass shooting in Orlando, FL at Pulse, a club that was a supposed to be a safe-zone for members of the LGBT community, their friends, family, and allies. A dance club was turned into a slaughter room when an armed man entered the club and began shooting the [...]
I’m more worried about the 22 to 45-year-old white Tea Party fundamentalists with a hard-on for Republican Jesus* than I am some kid wearing a hoodie no matter what color his skin tone is. I happen to like hoodies; they are rather comfortable and extremely warm in the winter when you can’t afford to buy a good coat. (I spent two winters having nothing more than a black and gray striped hoodie for a coat because we couldn’t afford to buy me a coat and I sure as hell wasn’t going to let my two boys go without coats.)