July 27, 2014
The end of proposition 8:  a rainbow flag on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall

The end of proposition 8:  a rainbow flag on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall

July 27, 2014
Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black and American Foundation for Equal Rights board president Chad Griffin embrace at the West Hollywood rally celebrating the end of proposition 8.

Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black and American Foundation for Equal Rights board president Chad Griffin embrace at the West Hollywood rally celebrating the end of proposition 8.

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July 27, 2014

San Francisco celebrating the end of Prop. 8

San Francisco celebrating the end of Prop. 8

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July 27, 2014
itgetsbetterproject:

Share this graphic to show your friends and family that you believe in yourself (and them)!

itgetsbetterproject:

Share this graphic to show your friends and family that you believe in yourself (and them)!

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July 27, 2014

whereyoufromfrom:

A Decade of Resilience, Resistance, and Revolution: Trans Day of Action 

The Audre Lorde Project

June 27, 2014

New York, New York

© julietasalgado

*full album here*

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July 27, 2014

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July 27, 2014

triptone:

Last night my little sister (5th grade) was making an e-mail account

She saw gender and went to click female when she noticed the “other” choice

She looked at me confused and I started to explain that some people don’t think they fit in with strictly male or female

"Oh! You mean like transgender and stuff like that. I was freaked out for a second- I thought they meant robots."

Yet another example the kids are more open-minded than adults

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July 27, 2014
incompetentantagonist:

*shots fucking fired*

incompetentantagonist:

*shots fucking fired*

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July 27, 2014
"Johnnie Phelps, a woman sergeant in the army, thought, “There was a tolerance for lesbianism if they needed you. The battalion I was in was probably about ninety-seven percent lesbian.”
Sergeant Phelps worked for General Eisenhower. Four decades after Eisenhower had defeated the Axis powers, Phelps recalled an extraordinary event. One day, the general told her, “I’m giving you an order to ferret those lesbians out. We’re going to get rid of them.”
“I looked at him and then I looked at his secretary who was standing next to me, and I said, ‘Well, sir, if the general pleases, sir, I’ll be happy to do this investigation for you. But you have to know that the first name on the list will be mine.’ “
“And he was kind of taken aback a bit. And then this women standing next to me said, ‘Sir, if the General pleases, you must be aware that Sergeant Phelp’s name may be second, but mine will be first.”
“Then I looked at him, and said, ‘Sir, you’re right. They’re lesbians in the WAC battalion. And if the general is prepared to replace all the file clerks, all the section commanders, all the drivers-every woman in the WAC detachment-and there were about nine hundred and eighty something of us-then I’ll be happy to make that list. But I think the general should be aware that among those women are the most highly decorated women in the war. There have been no cases of illegal pregnancy. There have been no cases of AWOL. There have been no cases of misconduct. And as a matter of fact, every six months since we’ve been here, the general has awarded us a commendation for meritorious conduct.”
“And he said, ‘Forget the order.’”"

The Gay Metropolis, page 47, Charles Kaiser (via bibliothekara)

Phelps tells this story herself in the excellent 1984 documentary Before Stonewall, which you can watch in its entirety on YouTube (she’s at 19:30, but really, watch the whole thing): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kX7AxQd82H8

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This makes me laugh every time I see it.

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July 27, 2014

queermarcobodt:

"you’re too young to know what your sexuality is" said the straight person to a queer teenager 

"he’s such a ladies’ man" said the straight person about a 6 month old baby that doesn’t know what a lady is

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