MMs’ Pride Support
Here’s a creative way for a company to support Pride month.
Earlier today we revealed that Skittles had removed all its colors in a show of support for Pride in the UK. M&Ms had gone in the other direction: posting to social media a photo that will delight anyone with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder!
You can check this one out here. One of the comments made me smile.
Justin Trudeau Expunges LGBT Criminal Convictions
This just happened in Canada.
Criminal convictions against Canadians once charged with crimes based on their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression will be expunged.
This is according to a new plan announced this week by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
‘I believe that it’s essential to make amends for past wrongs, not to simply gloss over them. The forthcoming apology are important steps in the right direction,’ Trudeau said at a ceremony where Pride flags were raised on Parliament Hill.
Here’s the rest. It’s interesting to note that up until 1969 “homosexuality” was a crime in Canada, as it was in most places.
Young Girl Who Came Out In Church Was Shamed In Public
Tony’s brother lives in Utah and we just got a text from him letting us know that he’s coming back east in a few weeks for a visit, with his teenage daughter and her girlfriend. Tony didn’t even know his niece was gay up until that text. There was no big deal made of it, no questions asked. She’s coming with her girlfriend. That’s it. We can’t wait to meet the girlfriend. So when I read things like this it guts me.
A young girl decided to come out to her church and this is what happened.
A hushed chatter broke out among the audience of pious elders, who supposedly had Savannah’s best interests at heart. Eventually one official made an executive decision — cut the courageous girl’s mic, and tell her to sit down and leave the stage.
You can read the rest of this one here. The comments are amazingly supportive with this one.