obama transgender rights
This is just another example of America's historically moral hypocrisy around social issues and public policy, when it comes to minority populations.
Governor Greg Abbott is digging in.
This is "the biggest issue facing families and schools in America since prayer was taken out of public schools," said Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick. Huh?
It is vital to view the history of the Stonewall rebellion much more closely and not let that fight be reduced to simply the right of gay and lesbian Americans to get married. It is important to note that at the forefront of the fight were two transgender women, Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson.
This year, 2012, it is very important for all LGBT people to vote, especially transgender Americans. We are getting a chance to speak loud and clear about our needs and hopes for the future. I'll vote for the party that includes me, not the one that excludes me.
During my lifetime I have never seen any President of the United States reach out so effectively to the LGBT community, especially the transgender community. My philosophy has always been "actions speak louder than words."