Back in August NBC News called the ‘alt-right’ a “blanket term for a loose gathering of conservatives…that can include everyone from critics of so-called ‘political correctness’ on college campuses to hardcore white supremacists and neo-Nazis.”
This movement is not simply “a loose gathering of conservatives.” It has been well reported across the media spectrum, and by hate group watchdogs, that the ‘alt-right’ contains a significant number of people who subscribe to some form of extremist white nationalist ideology. Continue reading →
Ivan Carrillo, who works at a local immigration law firm, told the Statesman, “I went to social media, and I’m seeing people who I thought were my friends that are saying racist things and just overly happy for Trump’s win,” said Carrillo…”He’s made it acceptable to be racist. And they have learned it’s acceptable to say those things. So I think there is a movement to be against any other race that is not white.” Continue reading →
Critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker, Michael Moore explained Friday on MSNBC’s Morning Joe just how Democrats lost this election. For anyone who really wants to know why this happened, watch this 45 minute video. Continue reading →
I am a Jewish lesbian woman who is married to an immigrant woman of Cuban and Chinese decent. The election of the homophobic, racist, xenophobic and misogynist we have in Trump and VP-Elect Pence who advocates conversion therapy for LGBTQ youth, has stuck utter terror into the heart of progressives, people of color and those who love us.
In an exclusive interview for The Blue Review, I had the great honor to sit down with gay icon and Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson. We talked about marriage equality, religious freedom, Add the Words and more.
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Openly gay Bishop Gene Robinson visits Boise
“Gene Robinson, the first openly gay Episcopal Bishop, was the keynote speaker at the Pacific Northwest regional conference for Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) in Boise Oct. 4 at the Riverside hotel. About 130 PFLAG members from nine Northwest states attended. Some events were open to the community like the healing and reconciliation service on Sunday, officiated by Bishop Robinson — especially for LGBT people who have been hurt and rejected by their faiths.”
Today you helped Thomas who escaped from Uganda and who has been traveling for more than a week straight. Thomas arrives in San Francisco late tonight, all alone in a strange city with no money having not eaten in 2 days. He is exhausted and hungry but he is strong!
Because of you, Thomas will have a safe place to sleep tonight and food in his belly for tomorrow he will accessing the much needed services and begin the process of re-building his life free from persecution.