I see this a lot in the Fever Swamps™. Someone posts a depiction of LGBTQ people being stoned to death or thrown off buildings in theocratic countries. The implication is that liberals just don’t care about persecution in Muslim countries. In this case the headline asks: “Where is the liberal outrage…?” To his credit, Scott Wills, a former school board member and former longtime chair of Elbert County GOP, seems to show genuine concern in his remarks:
Amid national political attacks on transgender rights, Colorado’s State House passed a bill yesterday that would make it easier for people to change the gender on their birth certificate to the gender they identify with.
A bill to ban conversion therapy for minors in Colorado, sponsored by State Rep. Paul Rosenthal (D-Arapahoe) and State Sen. Stephen Fenberg (D-Boulder), passed the House with a 38-27 bipartisan vote. The bill is now headed for the Republican controlled Senate where it was defeated twice before, in 2015 and 2016.
If you’re looking to pop your Facebook bubble for a moment and take a peek at what’s circulating in the dark corners of the internet, look no further than the Facebook page of Tanne Blackburn, who’s the GOP chair of Douglas County.
A group of Colorado religious and business leaders, joined by state lawmakers, held a news conference Wednesday in opposition to a bill that would allow businesses and individuals to refuse to follow laws they say are in conflict with their religious beliefs.
Richard Drake, the chair of the Saguache County, Colorado, Republican Party, has apparently removed a meme from his Facebook page depicting a castration device with the statement, “Make’em think twice before entering the ladies room. Share if you know what these are used for.”
With rumors that Derrick Wilburn may take a run at State Chair of the Colorado GOP, I thought it might be useful to take a look at the type of things he believes. In this instance, he posted his thoughts about liberalism and parlayed them into a chance to launch a sideways attack on one of the most vulnerable groups of people in our society—transgender citizens.
Today, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains (PPRM) is launching their 4th annual World AIDS Day initiative, which will be its most extensive to date.
One Coloardo, the state’s leading advocacy group for Lesban, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual and Queer rights, released their endorsements for the November election last week. The bipartisan list includes 50 of the state’s leaders who would work to achieve equality for LGBTQ residents and their families.