While I think there needs to be a larger focus on more LGBTQ rights, not just the right to marriage and state-recognized unions, I think this is a really important point.
It’s no secret that gay rights and marriage equality are dominating our news headlines and mini-feeds more and more often. I myself am very guilty of angry rants, name calling, and finger pointing when it comes to events that directly affect gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and…
These concerns, and the unfortunate acts of discrimination from my youth are not a way to live one’s life. Being fearful of persecution, endangerment, and losing civil rights is no way for anyone to have to live. Regardless of your beliefs or experiences I beg you to truly think about what the issues are that are facing our society today.
“You get to the point where you evolve in your life where everything isn’t black and white, good and bad, and you try to do the right thing,” McDonald, 64, told reporters.
“You might not like that. You might be very cynical about that. Well, fuck it, I don’t care what you think. I’m trying to do the right thing.
“I’m tired of Republican-Democrat politics. They can take the job and shove it. I come from a blue-collar background. I’m trying to do the right thing, and that’s where I’m going with this.”
— Love it when a politician does the right thing.
Anonymous asked: Hey, I'm white and my girlfriend's black. Sometimes we come across racist assholes, and I start yelling at them, but she gets mad because she thinks that by cursing and throwing personal insults I'm lowering the discourse. I don't see any point in debating racists because debate requires two sides that adhere to reason, and racists aren't reasonable. Should I opt for a head held high approach or just keep yelling?
Look, let’s be real, it’s impossible to take the discourse any lower than being racist.
When someone asks me if I'm afraid of never getting married
and I’m like…