What it is, what it can’t be, and the next steps

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President Biden yesterday, with a stack of executive orders waiting for his signature. Screenshot via wfaa news video.

Thank you, President Biden!


Resources to get you started

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A proposed LGBTQ ally flag from a collection of public domain images at udimagen.org


A Prism & Pen Writing Prompt

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Image by Lisa Baird from Pixabay

Writers, it’s prompt time!


Prism & Pen stories — January 17, 2021

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Won’t push for Equality Act in first 100 days

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Joe and Jill Biden at the Human Rights Campaign National Dinner, Washington, DC, September 2018. Cropped from photo by Ted Eytan. (CC BY-SA 2.0)

The other shoe has dropped


Judgmental Moral Certainty and Perverse Religious Morality

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Protesters held up placards of the names of babies buried at Tuam during the Pope’s visit to Ireland in August 2018. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)


Only action can counter homophobia

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Justin Thomas after winning the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow. Photo by PGA of America. (CC BY 4.0)

I don’t remember the first time somebody called me a faggot


Prism & Pen stories — January 10, 2021

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Racism, homophobia, anti-Semitism rule DC even now

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January 6, 2021: Pro-Trump insurrectionist carries Christian cross moments before the mob breaks into the US Capitol. Photo: Shutterstock

Trump administration formalizes discrimination, targeting LGBTQ people, Jews, and others

It’s not just about LGBTQ. Neither Jews, Catholics, Muslims, nor atheists need apply.


As he pandered to Christian hatred

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1/6/21 insurrectionist with Christian flag waving in background. Photo tweeted by J. M. Giordano

The president’s son whipped up the mob yesterday with an anti-transgender rant so mean-spirited and violent that even Fox News cut him off mid-speech.

About

James Finn

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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