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LGBT Suicide Hotlines Call Volume Rises After Trump Win – Resource List

LGBT Suicide Hotlines Call Volume Rises After Trump Win - Resource List

LGBT suicide prevention and help hotlines are reporting that calls to their services have spiked since Donald Trump was elected president.

Trans Hotline, a nonprofit that focuses on suicide prevention for transgender people, has received at least five times the call volume it normally gets. And the Trevor Project, the nation’s only LGBT youth-focused suicide prevention hotline, received more calls, texts, and online chats on Wednesday than it’s gotten on a single day in four years, more than double its normal daily volume.

Callers expressed fear that many of the gains in LGBT rights made under the Obama administration—like access to trans-related health care—will be lost under Trump said Gretta Martela, director of Trans Hotline.

Callers expressed fear that many of the gains in LGBT rights made under the Obama administration—like access to trans-related health care—will be lost under Trump, Martela said. Medical experts have said that access to appropriate hormones and other treatments for gender dysphoria can be essential to a transgender person’s physical and mental health. “The Republicans are looking to repeal Obamacare,” Martela said. “So a lot of people are looking at losing their health care coverage.”

Steve Mendelsohn, deputy executive director of the Trevor Project, said queer youth who contacted his hotline shared similar concerns. “Ninety-five percent of them tell us that they’re worried about the election results,” he said. “And they’re telling us that they’re feeling anxious and scared…They talk about things that came up during the election campaign. So a fear that perhaps gay marriage will be reversed. Or that conversion therapy will be promoted. Or that their insurance might be taken away.”

Nearly 30 percent of lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth have attempted suicide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, compared with less than 7 percent of straight youth.

No matter what your age, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  PLEASE reach out if you need help or are feeling depressed.

  • Gay & Lesbian National Support: 1-888-THE-GLNH (843-4564)
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Youth Support Line: 1-800-850-8078
  • National Hotline for Gay, Lesbian, Bi and Transgendered Youth: 1-800-347-8336
  • PRIDE Institute for Lesbian and Gay Mental Health: 1-800-547-7433)
  • LGBT Hate Crime Hotline: 1-800-616-HATE (4283)
  • Suicide Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE (2433)
  • National Suicide Prevention Helpline: 1-800-273-TALK (8245)
  • International Suicide Hotline List
  • The Trevor Project: 866-488-7386
  • Crisis Call Center: 1-800-273-8255
  • Depression Hotline: 1-630-482-9696
  • Suicide Crisis Line: 1-800-999-9999


Back2Stonewall.com’s 17 Safety Tips For The LGBT Community: Stay Aware, Be Prepared and Trust Your Instincts

Back2Stonewall.com's 17 Safety Tips For The LGBT Community: Stay Aware, Be Prepared and Trust Your Instincts


In these scary and uncertain times, with reports of LGBT harassment and violence rising  Back2Stonewall.com would like to do our part and offer these following safety tips to help keep us all safe.

  1. Let someone know your plans for the night: who you’ll be with and if plans change.
  2. Brainstorm in advance ways people can contact and support you.
  3. Be aware of surroundings. Do not wander into unknown territories alone at night.  Even big cities like Manhattan and Chicago.
  4. Travel in pairs or small groups whenever possible in questionable areas.
  5. Locate public spaces and 24-hour businesses to seek help if you feel unsafe. Starbucks has started an LGBT Safe Haven program.  If you feel threatened in any way, shape, or form and there is a Starbucks nearby go inside and tell one of the staff.
  6. Trust your instincts. They are your best defense.
  7. If you feel threatened or unsafe, in any way remove yourself from the situation as quickly as possible. DO NOT BE A HERO.
  8. Use words to alert bystanders and use your body to defend yourself or to get away. Yelling FIRE is the most effective way to get peoples attention in a dangerous situation.
  9. Leave a trail: program Emergency information and police, fire, hospital information into your phone;
  10. Let people around you know when you leave a place. If you are leaving with a stranger make sure someone sees you.
  11. Text yourself or friends about where you’ll be.
  12. Get medical attention immediately after an indecent. Violence can have a physical and emotional impact on the victim.
  13. Report and document the incident. Take photos of injuries, and keep records of e-mails, texts and calls.
  14. Take care of yourself. Utilize friends, partners, family and community centers.
  15. Appear confident while walking in public areas. The more afraid and buckled over you look, the more of a target you’ll appear to be.
  16. When in doubt invest in personal safety, if taking the more expensive cab ride over the bus ride seems like the safer option for you, do it.
  17. Be aware of your alcohol consumption when you are alone and out. Alcohol can really cloud your judgment and perspective of the people around you.


Orlando Victims Vigil Gets Sidetracked By BLM Activists At University of Missouri – Video

Orlando Victims Vigil Sidetracked By BLM Activist At University of Missouri

A peaceful vigil held in remembrance of the victims of the Orlando terror attack earlier this week at the University of Missouri was sidetracked this week by insensitivity and personal agendas as one of the speakers began denouncing white attendees and an angry gay male couple began shouting back.

College Fix was on the scene and got it all on camera “I was really nervous to get up here because there’s a lot of white people in the crowd,” an activist said. “That wasn’t a joke,” she added after a few nervous chuckles.

She continued to complain that the large group of white people who had come out for a vigil to support and remember those killed in Orlando butnever came out to support Black Lives Matter protests. “ I wish this many people came out to our racial demonstrations and our Black Lives Matter movements. As much as it’s awesome that so many of you are here today, it’s like, who are you really here for?” she asked.

The activist identified as Tiffany Melecio continued:  “I don’t want to stand up here and be angry, because this isn’t for me, this isn’t for you, it’s for the people that we lost, and the people that we lose tomorrow, and the people that lost yesterday. But I thought I’d take a moment to list out some facts that many of you probably don’t know because you’re white”.

Melecio says she prepared a speech beforehand, but wrote it with a different community in mind. Her community. The social justice community she grew in over the past five years at Mizzou.

But a gay couple in the audience spoke up and let their feeling be heard and were escorted form the vigil for it.

“We’re all hurt,” Brizendine says. “But I’m tired of our community, and I’m not talking about just the LGBTQ community here, but also our community in Columbia, our community in Mizzou … everything has to be divided into color.”

Brizendine’s husband agreed.

“I expected a community to come to gather … everyone,” Brizendine said . “Right here on this stage, they are segregating us as a community,”

Simone J. Holzman commented on YouTube:

As a Black woman and a proud American, I find her to be disgusting and classless and a narcissistic racist.  49 of our fellow Americans, right here on American soil, were slaughtered in a terrorist attack this past weekend and she stands up on a stage in front of those in mourning and spew this racist garbage?!   She says “I was really nervous to get up here because there’s a lot of white people in the crowd”, but the shooter in the massacre in Orlando, where mainly minorities were killed, was not White, he was born to Afghanistan parents.  So why is she so “nervous” about standing in front of a White crowd?!  I bet she wouldn’t go in front of a crowd of people from Afghanistan or any crowd of people who are from a predominately Muslim country who are mourning the loss of their fellow-heritage/nation/race and spew this divisive and racist garbage.  She is a self-serving disgusting human being.  And oh yes, no race, including Black, Hispanic, Asian, Indian or of Middle-Eastern decent, are exempt from being a racist or making racist comments.  Look up the definition of racism.  Her picture should be there.

What do you think?

Watch the video below.



Hey Gays, There’s No Such Thing As Hag In Friendship


People always want to analyze the constructs of any community and label each component. We all do in order to understand the unique complexities that structure a culture’s behaviors, customs, and even thought processes. Understanding the mechanics allows us to be able to understand why people are the way we are. And the gay community is no different. We have certain things about us that are a part of our daily lives that help us in one way or another. Often, when asked about what things are involved in our daily lives one thing always comes to mind that makes our experience as gay men truly unique.

Now this is the one accessory that nearly every gay man has in their possession. It serves as a calendar and journal that documents the inner workings of your life in just about every aspect. Most of us, at some point, reference to these record keepers as they are often the ones that help us analyze our lives. No matter how feminine or masculine any gay man claims to be, this is acquired in one way or another and is a part of your daily life. And it always comes in the form of a woman.

This woman does just about everything with you. From picking out clothes to going to night clubs together. Workout together. Eat together then obsess about your weight so you have to go workout together again. You have great movie marathons and dance parties to occupy the lonely nights or just because you love to dance. Road trips and music concerts become your freedom anthems. You cry together over breakups and laugh after your latest conquest in the arena of love. She defends your honor and stands by you

They are most likely one of the first people we tell that we’re gay, if not the first. And even though they have always known they quietly sit as you shed copious amounts of tears and console you, all the while allowing you to tell your story. Even though they will never completely understand what it’s like to be different they do everything in their power to make sure you don’t feel different around them. They let us know that it’s okay to be who we really are and let us know that there is always someone there no matter what anyone else thinks.

Often  they are the voice of reason that talks us through the pained experiences that we encounter every day. Not only do they witness the trials we face as gay men when we are ridiculed and harassed, but also when we are facing that prolific battle of accepting ourselves internally. Because we all know that there is so much more than saying the words “I’m gay” when we come out. They stand there with us to lift our spirits and tend our wounded hearts and egos.

They will rally at our first gay pride parade and compare notes on deciding if the insanely hot guy that walked into the coffee shop plays on our team or team hetero and then have some of the most intricate dialogue to see who’s right. Throughout so many first steps that we take as gay men are greeted by the solace these women provide.

They will listen to you when you both attempt to decipher the biggest mistakes made in both past and current relationships. They will listen for hours on end to the endless mounds of exposition that you give on life because you do not understand why relationships have to be so damn complimented. They simply have a way of making everything in life a little more glamorous.

They grant us a smile just because they want to brighten our day. To assist in the most mundane of tasks to the wildest of adventures. From our resounding victories and conquests in love to the devastating life altering despair of ending relationships, they are there for us. To the casual outside observer, the dynamic of a gay man with a straight woman as best friends would resemble a tv sitcom. And maybe in some ways it is a little like Will & Grace. But it’s not all sunshine and smiles.

When we’ve done something wrong, they won’t let it slide.They will call you out on your crap faster than anyone else. They now when to coddle us and when to tell us to stop feeling sorry for ourselves, to pick up, dust off, and get back in there and fight for what we want. It is not asked for it is demanded because they often see the strength that we are unable to in our more fragile moments. They challenge us to challenge ourselves to be better  men than we once believed.

By now you know who I’m referring to. They are referred as the hags of our communities. And I know there’s another word that goes before that. A word that we are called when we are bullied and beaten and threatened. A three letter word that can haunt some of us for our entire lives because it is associated with being weak. And we are not weak. And neither are the women that stand by us and as a result I refuse to say it, because for me it is a word of disrespect no matter the context.

See these women are not accessories. They are our friends. Too often we lose sight of that and treat these treasures like the latest fad that can be ditched at any time. They are not the sidekick to our superhero complex, there merely to provide some form of comic relief to our overdramatic lives.  These women are in the thick of it right along with us. To many of us they become a never-ending source of strength when we are at some of the most vulnerable times in our lives. These women have a somewhat detailed account of the experiences we go through every day. They love us. So why would we ever degrade the magnitude if their significance by calling them a hag?

I know that most of us do not treat these exemplary women that are in our lives in such vapid fashion. But this is for the ones that do openly, or may not recognize that they do. I also know that it’s about semantics. I know that words only have the power that we allow them to possess. But it still needs to be said from time to time that these magnificent women are not to be the brunt of our jokes whenever we’re feeling vindictive or projecting our own insecurities upon. They do not exist to merely serve our purposes, both deep and superficial in nature. They are not and should never be at our beckon call. They are people just like us. They are not hags. They are our friends. One of the best kind.

The Yin And Yang Of Gay

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We look for signs everywhere in our life so that we can learn how to be balanced beings to live a productive life. We constantly examines ourselves both consciously and unconsciously to define who we are and what that means to us and those around us. We seek a balance in our thoughts and behaviors as it serves as a roadmap. And often due to the process of coming out and fully accepting our sexuality we somehow struggle with the concepts of masculine and feminine meanings and significance. Why does it seem like these concepts so often at odds with each other in our community rather than embraced?

When i examine where this conflict comes from, I always refer to the ancient philosophy of Yin and Yang. It describes us best to the principle of finding balance within ourselves. Both light and shadow, dominance and submission, the need for freedom and the need for comfort. These aspects are given feminine (yin) and masculine (yang) terminology, both not able to exist without the other. they pull strength from each other to become a complete being and maintain balance and harmony.

The concept of yin and yang is the thing we struggle with most as gay men because it encompesses so many aspects of how we see ourselves and how we live our lives. From awareness to society to self esteem, it is the one thing that we question the most. Some of us even openly categorize each other as “masculine” “straight-acting” or “feminine” and even with us gays, feminine given the bad (and inaccurate) reputation of being weaker.  Are we doing that because it pacifies the notion of what strong is? What we see as weak? Dominance over submission? Or is it just about control?

These ideals  of strong (masculinity) versus (feminine) weak are gaining momentum in the newer generation of gay men as so many only see a dominant top or power bottom. It creates more of some type of hierarchy rather than a classification of attributes. It’s odd that once we claim our sexuality, sometimes, some of us go out of our way to prove we’re still in step with this concept of what “real men” do and it leads some of us to shame the other.

You would think that coming out would be the greatest challenge we face but in truth it is only a step to an even greater process of acceptance and self awareness. And somewhere along the way we carry some of the stagnant ideology of what men say or do from our flawed society on to each other. It’s not the ideal or principles that I want future generations to inherit. With as much prejudice and namie calling  as we’ve had to endure, I don’t want to see that being what gay means to any one.

I understand where it comes from. Because unfortunately, even in this day and age, we’re bullied. beaten, harassed and even killed for who we are. I understand how masculinity is seen as protection. But I also feel that we can elevate ourselves without knocking someone else down.  Femininity is calculative and alluring. In how many philosophies  see masculinity as physical strength, femininity is seen as mental strength and not to be underestimated. Even with all that, some  still shame the yin to overcompensate for our yang. Some will lash out defiantly at any notion of femininity thereby degrading those of us that celebrate what is seen as feminine.

We struggle with these concepts, regardless of sexuality, within our selves and against our society. Women still have to fight for equal pay, and to have the freedom what to do with their own bodies. And men still have to conform to this ideal of masculinity, comepletely ignoring any attributeds that can be perceived as feminine because sadly, feminine is seen as weak. Most likely this struggle comes from out perceptions of social norms that dictate an archaic code of conduct. As a result a person will deny aspects of which are the most natural. When terms like effeminate are discouraged and masculine embraced when both are required to make us whole.

But to me, it takes so much strength to not only accept but also completely own our sexuality. Because as gay men, we defy and redesign the notion of what being a man means. Yet while doing so, we have to remember not to do the same to the same men fighting these barbaric stereotypes of what strength embodies. That feminine is just as valuable and strong as masculine.

The yin and yang of gay is so much more than the either or mentality we create. It is the greatest most beautiful thing we possess because whether or not we embrace both yin and yang, we have a greater understanding of both masculinity and feminine. We naturally blend elements of soft and hard effortlessly. Many of us had to declare our independence at an early age because there literally was no one else to stand up for us yet at the same time it made us find comfort within ourselves. And this is where our true strength comes from.

I advocate the concept of balance, and the yin and yang of gay not only within ourselves but our community because, more than anything else, I truly believe unity is our strength. All of us are both yin and yang. We are both domininant and submissive,  masucline and feminine. Shaming one while praising another makes both weaker both in our community and within ourselves. We have to remember that one cannot exist without the other.


When all of us as a communiity can truly achieve that, we will be unstoppable.


Playing The Pronoun Game: A Gay Man”s Defense Mechanism

In celebration of International Coming Out Day, I wanted to talk about the transition of coming out. The things we do, whether consciously or subconsciously before we fully own our sexuality. And the one thing in particular that is done by most gay men is playing The Pronoun Game”. You’ve done it before even if you aren’t too familiar with the term. It’s when you use them/their/they instead of placing a gender like he/she/his/her during a conversation.

For instance, say you aren’t completely out yet, you’re gay, and someone asks you what kind of woman are you attracted to and your response is along the lines THEY have to have a wonderful personality, humor, and spontaneity “ . They go on to ask you to be more specific and a bit more lowbrow because now someone wants to know what about her looks (this is where it gets tricky) and you have to make a statement like “as long as THEY have a nice firm ass, big chest, and great arms then that would be great”. See how it’s interchangeable? I recall that I’ve did this A LOT before coming out (both times…it’s a long story).

For example, I was once in a dating show auction for charity in undergrad and the format was that you were asked 20 questions, of any variety related to the opposite sex before the ladies placed their bids. I had to dodge questions left and right like “what do you do to please a woman” or “what’s your favorite parts on a woman”. I was so embarrassed at the time. Now that I think about it, the questions were way too inappropriate for undergrad, but we were all adults so I digress.

Anyway, I was completely overwhelmed. Oh and the end of the 30 questions and by far the  best one of the night was when I was asked “what does a woman do to you that pleases you?” And I almost blurted out Help Find ME A MAN  but I stuttered and and said find…the key to my heart ( I know, really mushy). So during the time, I did it to keep up appearances as the guy I was dating that frequently visited our dorm wasn’t out yet. And I wasn’t fully comfortable yet, even though my closest friends knew, so to make it easier on both of us I excelled at using pronouns to mask my sexuality.

So we do it for a number of reasons, because the concept of The Pronoun Game, in and of itself, is a defense mechanism. It’s purpose is to protect us for various reasons. It’s there because we’re not comfortable yet letting other people know. Or we haven’t told everyone and the person asking you questions is that busybody in your group of friends that can’t keep a secret ever. We also do it because we want to be authentic to an extent while not having to  lie about our sexuality. But sometimes it’s more than that. It could be because of fear, like your parents/loved ones disowning you or you just haven’t come out and dealt with the varying emotions of being gay.  and it is okay. We come out on our time

A couple of years ago a retired second lieutenant of the US Army told his story about how before  DADT (Don’t Ask, Don”t Tell) was removed from military regulation that he used the Pronoun Game so that he could keep his job:

At work, I continued to keep my secret. I played what I called the ‘pronoun game’, substituting the pronoun ‘he’ with ‘she’ whenever I discussed my relationship. I found excuses to avoid situations that would require me to be in a setting with military couples. The military prides itself on its commitment to its families. Ironically, I could not include my family because it could have ended our careers.

Whether it’s fear or confusion, and you’re are currently playing The Pronoun Game because you have yet to come out, know that first and foremost, you are not alone. That though your individual experiences are unique, that collectively the LGBT community understand the process and the gambit of emotions that you face everyday. Coming Out Day is not to force you out, but to show that you have support waiting for you when YOU decide to come out. And when you’re ready, we’re here waiting for you so that you know that you are accepted and that you are loved.

Gay Men: Do We Fight Too Much? How Can We Make Our Community Stronger?

As some well know I’m a flipflop wearing (of course with no socks) free loving hippy and often do I pensively ponder the infrastrcuture of the LGBTQ community, particularly among gay men and how we relate to each other and how we communicate.

The same multifaceted questions are always actively firing up my synapses: Do we depend on cultural references and music icons more for support and wisdom than we seek from each other? Are our collective goals and progress stagnant and too convoluted? Do we fight with each other too much? Are we disconnected? How do we learn from each other without deprecating one another?

I recently came across an article written by LGBTQ activist, writer, and media public speaker Jordan Bach that discussed his recent experience on the Morning Jolt show on SiriusXM 24 hour LGBT radio channel OutQ. Bach originally appeared on the show to discuss “personal (and collective) development”. Unfortunately,  the host was more focused on Bach’s age rather than his message. Bach commented that the disagreement displayed fragmentation and dissonance in approaches and stated:

“I think illustrates not only the widening emotional and spiritual gap between gay men of different generations, but also the jarring disrespect with which gay men often publicly treat other gay men.”

Interesting and intelligent perspective though I worry about what spirituality means separately to other gay men and the fact that it’s more common to find the absence of said belief than a inference to a collective ideal. But that in and of itself is semantics and I do greatly agree with the sentiment. Also, I agree with Jordan that our society has a notion that with age comes wisdom and that is not always true. In my none too important opinion you limit your ability to advance, to obtain wisdom and learn and grow when you limit the source of knowledge. Knowledge is subjective, fluid, and malleable. I’ve acquired wisdom from all ages and seen those twice my age act as though they are children.

Further Bach wanted to reiterate what his intent for the community and what must be done to become stronger:

“My intent has always been to inspire gays to discover the best in themselves, and so I want to start having discussions about personal issues that affect us, like body image, relationships, and life purpose, in a way that is enlightening and uplifting, not sarcastic or overly eroticized.”

Despite the unfortunate interview Bach want to make sure that his message is distinctly and clearly understood and that with progress and awareness we can grow and evolve:

“My prayer is that gays everywhere should begin the inward journey, shifting our collective energy en masse, not looking back in anger or forward in fear but inside right now in awareness of all the places in our hearts where we ourselves are holding judgement and unforgiveness, that we might all be more swiftly delivered to the bright future that awaits us.”

Joe Kort, Michigan psychotherapist and writier for GayLife.com, discussed the concept that in our community an internalized homophobia, or LGBT that hate themselves for being gay as well as the homophobia that is directed from society, has become pervasive and detrimental.

Kort notes that this phenomena is why gays and lesbians will say someone acts “too gay” are over effeminate.  This also makes me think of the dreaded terminology “straight acting”. Kort explains that this is because of . In conclusion Kort felt that in oder for our collective community can advance we need to communicate with each other “honor our own competence and each other’s, and support one another “. Kort feels states how this is obtained by offering this solution:

“checking on dates of each other’s events, national and local, held by businesses similar to our own when we can. We should talk to each other about how to stand together for our common good and not feel threatened by one another. What an impact our GLBT businesses could make if we put our heads together and supported each other, allowing for more than one reality and honored each other’s viewpoints. Isn’t that exactly what we’re asking from those outside of our community?”

I don’t and refuse to act as if everything within the gay community is perfect or that there isn’t always room for improvement. I think that as we grow and learn about ourselves. And whether I agree completely or not with Bach’s or Kort’s approach is irrelevant (as I do in most aspects), I do agree with the passion and conviction to always strive and support the community.

To foster productivity and understanding because we will collectively and personally be stronger for it. In my none to important opinion questioning our productivity as a collective is how we improve, notyice and correct what’s wrong as well as pontificate the things we do right. I do believe it’s definitely something to think about to discuss.

Cyndi Lauper; "Evanagelism Is BULLSHIT." – TESTIFY SISTER!

Cyndi Lauper appeared on Canada’s LGBT program XTRA and talks about herself, her music, her gay fans and has no problem speaking out on isubjects like Evangelism, and the Bush and Cheney Administration.

“The past – this year’s getting a little better, but the past eight years, it was so dark. [I]t was like a fire sale, just before Obama came in … And then this guy goes in and it’s ‘his fault.’ But it’s not his fault – it’s the other two. The criminals that never got charged. I can’t say enough how upsetting that was. I can’t. And the way he would go on television – that George Bush, and speak hate. I mean, just unabashed hatred.”

I LOVE THIS WOMAN! And its awesome that Cyndi doesn’t give a fuck about what people think! She is truly amazing! I wish there was more celebrities out there as outspoken and great as Cyndi is.

The woman has balls and really does care for the LGBT Community.

DNC 2010 Obama Video Leaves The LGBT Community Out, Rumors Swirl in DC That Rham Emmanuel and Jim Messina Are Threatening To Cut The Gay Community Off

In a video that President Obama has made to coincide with the DNC Grassroots project Organizing for America and DNC Chair Tim Kaine’s email blast to 13,000 Democrats begging for money and support in the 2010 mid-term elections, the LGBT Community is mysteriously absent but in the past, gays and lesbians have been included in lists such as these.

Says Obama in the video, in part: “So that’s what we’re going to do. … It will be up to each of you to make sure that the young people, African Americans, Latinos, and women, who powered our victory in 2008 stand together once again. … If you help us do that – if you help us make sure that first-time voters in 2008 make their voices heard again in November – then together we will deliver on the promise of change, hope, and prosperity for generations to come.”

Democrats have taken LGBT folks’ votes for granted, and failed to come through on most of their campaign promises to us, knowing full well that we don’t have any alternatives and would be fools to vote for Republicans? Why does this all sound so strangely familiar, almost as though it happens every four years? This is part of the problem. The Democrats aren’t the hand that feeds us, we’re (one of) the hand that feeds them. They’ve been slow to understand this, almost retarded in fact.

And now from AmericaBlog Gay comes this news:

There’s a rumor going around politically-connected circles in Washington, DC that White House Chief of Staff and dance belt wearing Rahm Emanuel and Deputy Chief of Staff Jim Messina are so upset that the gay community is challenging the President’s broken promises on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” ENDA, and DOMA that they’re now threatening to cut the gay community off entirely, and do nothing more for the gays for the rest of the Obama administration.  (Which let’s get real will probably be only 2 more years.)

If this is true then it only proves what a petty, vindictive little men Obama, Emmanuel, and Messina really are .And it’s well past the time to stand up to them and get in thier face and let them know that we will not take this treatment any longer.