Category Archives: News and Politics

Most Lesbian Mothers are Satisfied with Type of Sperm Donor Selected


Williams Institute Eighteen years after conceiving their children through donor insemination, 77.5 percent of 129 lesbian mothers were satisfied with their choice of a known, open-identity, or unknown sperm donor, according to a new study released today by the Williams … Continue reading

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Research Suggests that Substantial Numbers of Transgender People are Parents and Report Positive Parenting Experiences


For Immediate Distribution October 28, 2014 Contact: Laura Rodriguez, lrodriguez@rabengroup.com, (310) 956-2425 Donald Gatlin, dgatlin@rabengroup.com, (202) 587-2871 Transgender parents report experiencing discrimination, but their children are faring well LOS ANGELES — A new Williams Institute report shows that substantial numbers … Continue reading

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Races To Watch On Election Night


Democratic candidate for Governor Mark Schauer with his running mate Lisa Brown. AJ TRAGER | Between the Lines | Pride Source | October 30, 2014 MICHIGAN – Michigan takes to the polls Nov. 4 to vote for the next local … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Adds Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity To List Of Hate Crimes


Carlos Santoscoy | On Top Magazine | October 30, 2014 Philadelphia City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a bill adding sexual orientation, gender identity and disability to the city’s list of hate crimes. A last-minute push to expand the state’s hate … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy survivor: Chris Christie is sitting on $800 million meant for disaster relief


James Keady (foreground) confronts New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) at a public appearance on Oct. 29, 2014 MSNBC] Arturo Garcia | Raw Story | October 30, 2014 A  New Jersey activist and Hurricane Sandy survivor filmed during a confrontation with … Continue reading

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FBI Demands New Powers to Hack Into Computers and Carry Out Surveillance


Ed Pilkington | Guardian UK | Reader Supported News | October 30, 2014 Agency requests rule change but civil liberties groups say ‘extremely invasive’ technique amounts to unconstitutional power grab   he FBI is attempting to persuade an obscure regulatory body … Continue reading

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Eric Holder to Ferguson Leakers: ‘Shut Up’


The Daily Caller | Reader Supported News | October 2014 ttorney General Eric Holder says that he is beyond exasperated — he is “mad,” in fact — at the leaks pouring out of the investigation into the police shooting death … Continue reading

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Independent Florida candidate threatens two-party hold on election


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Drones soon to replace ambulances?


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Cops Do 20,000 No-Knock Raids Each Year. Civilians Pay the Price When They Go Wrong


Dara Lind | Vox | Reader Supported News | October 30, 2014 ost of the time, when a person kills an intruder who breaks into his home, dressed in all black and screaming, the homeowner will avoid jail time. But what … Continue reading

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