Stonewall Inn …. “Stonewall National Monument, newest addition to America’s national parks system …. The Legacy Endures …. “!!


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~~June 28, 2017~~ 

ENDURING LEGACY

It is so comforting to hear this voice associated to the topic that President Obama is speaking about.

The tone, the sense of protection, the equanimity, the strength.

All that we need to go on. 

We must stand tall.

There’s no going back.

We will do so to honor those who came before us, for our generation and for the younger generation coming up.

We will do so also in gratitude to this amazing ally, President Obama!

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By Brian McBride

Millions around the world took part in parades and marches in honor of National LGBTQ Pride Month, but these celebrations may not have been possible if not for a group of LGBTQ activists who 48 years ago stood up in a local New York bar and fought back against hate.

On June 28, 1969, when New York City police began again harassing LGBTQ patrons of the Stonewall Inn simply for congregating, those patrons decided they’d had enough. They began bravely fighting back against the consistent oppression and brutal intimidation they faced. From those early demonstrations grew a modern social movement determined to rid the nation of discrimination against all LGBTQ Americans.

Exactly one year later, the first Pride marches took place in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles to commemorate the anniversary of the historic stand against injustice at Stonewall.

The significance of the events at Stonewall, and their influence in shaping the national conversation surrounding LGBTQ equality in America, cannot be overstated. Last summer, then-President Obama acknowledged the historic contributions of the events of 1969 by designating the Stonewall Inn as the country’s first LGBTQ national monument, a place essential to telling the story of the LGBTQ community’s struggle for equality.

“We can’t rest, we gotta keep pushing for equality and acceptance and tolerance, but the arc of our history is clear,” said Obama.

“It’s an arc of progress and a lot of that progress can be traced back to Stonewall.”

The LGBTQ community hailed Obama’s announcement, which recognized what many consider the birthplace of the LGBTQ movement, providing a public acknowledgement of Stonewall’s much-deserved place in history.

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Though Stonewall’s legacy is cemented in history, LGBTQ progress remains on shaky ground in the Drumpf Era

HRC takes inspiration from the brave members of our community who stood up for themselves – and all of us – at Stonewall, and remains committed to ensuring all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, are treated equality and with dignity under the law.

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~~Announcing the Stonewall National Monument~~

~~Published on Jun 24, 2016~~

“I’m designating the Stonewall National Monument as the newest addition to America’s national parks system.

Stonewall will be our first national monument to tell the story of the struggle for LGBT rights. I believe our national parks should reflect the full story of our country – the richness and diversity and uniquely American spirit that has always defined us. That we are stronger together. That out of many, we are one.”

~President Barack Obama~

On June 24, 2016 President Obama designated the site of the Stonewall uprising and birthplace of the modern LGBT civil rights movement the “Stonewall National Monument.”

This new monument is a testament to the diversity, inclusiveness, and individual freedom that make America great.

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#ProudToBe …. “Celebrate Brave Voices this Pride …. as June, Pride Month, ends …. “!!


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~~June 28, 2017~~ 

AS PRIDE MONTH CONCLUDES

June is a very special month.

I celebrate my community.

We recognize the fact that we are born this way and we will remain and life this way.

We are proudly out! 

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Gay Pride or LGBT Pride is the positive stance against discrimination and violence toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people to promote their self-affirmation, dignity, equality rights, increase their visibility as a social group, build community, and celebrate sexual diversity and gender variance.

Pride, as opposed to shame and social stigma, is the predominant outlook that bolsters most LGBT rights movements throughout the world.

~Wikipedia~

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~~#ProudToBe~~

Celebrate Brave Voices this Pride

~~Published on Jun 27, 2017~~

In a world where some people still try to silence LGBTQ+ voices, the act of being yourself is an act of bravery for all to see. And in the context of a global climate that highlights the vulnerability of LGBTQ+ rights. It’s more important than ever that LGBTQ+ voices and stories are shared and heard.

An inclusive, vibrant, ever-expanding LGBTQ+ community has been a vital part of YouTube since we started. And we’re proud to stand with a group that believes every human being deserves the right to be who they are and love who they love.

So to all those brave voices who continue to make Youtube the colorful, diverse and supportive place it is, we’re #ProudToBe with you.

YouTube Creators for Change is proud to launch #ProudToBe, our fifth annual Pride campaign.

Creators for Change is YouTube’s global initiative dedicated to amplifying the voices of role models who are tackling difficult social issues with their channels. From combating hate speech, to countering xenophobia and extremism, to simply making the case for greater tolerance and empathy toward others, these creators are helping generate positive social change with their global fan bases.

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Keith Olbermann, #91 …. “😳 …. Why Are We Appeasing Drumpf? …. There’s plenty of ‘fault’ to share 😳 …. “!!


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~~June 28, 2017~~ 

APPEASEMENT

“Let the country burn now rather than turn the fire out now!”

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~DEFINITION~

To make concessions to (someone, such as an aggressor or a critic) often at the sacrifice of principles

Synonyms
conciliation, placation, concession, pacification, propitiation, reconciliation; fence-mending

~Wikipedia~

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There’s no reason to continue on the bandwagon of appeasing this ‘little, orange man-child‘.

It’s time to stand up and call things are they are.

No more alternate facts, no more alternate universe.

The emperor is indeed naked and we all see it. 

The nation, Republican legislators, the sycophantic base, the elected Democrats, the media and some others may be added.

There are secondary gains for those who hold this position. The country is burning and they are waiting for a better position down the road.

“Resist … because these people are not going to do it for you!”

HortyRex©

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I feel this is important information about what is happening in the Republican Administration lead by Drumpf and what we need to be aware of.

Keith Olbermann series called “The Resistance” continues.

He has posted installment #91.

The video speaks for itself.

If this resonates with you, good.

If it doesn’t, just scroll away to the next blog.

Thank you!

HortyRex©

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~~Why Are We Appeasing Trump?~~

The Resistance with Keith Olbermann

~~Published on Jun 27, 2017~~

As they fret about cameras in the briefing room, far graver threats go unmentioned.

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Keith Olbermann, #90 …. “😳 …. The Amazing New Drumpf Defense …. 😳 …. So what if he colluded with Russia, there’s no law against it” …. 😳 …. “!!


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~~June 27, 2017~~ 

SO WHAT?

THERE’S NO LAW AGAINST IT!

I have no words!

Where’s the American patriotism where country always comes first?

Must have gone with the brains of those who have been afflicted by the alternate universe!

HortyRex©

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I feel this is important information about what is happening in the Republican Administration lead by Drumpf and what we need to be aware of.

Keith Olbermann series called “The Resistance” continues.

He has posted installment #90.

The video speaks for itself.

If this resonates with you, good.

If it doesn’t, just scroll away to the next blog.

Thank you!

HortyRex©

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#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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~~The Amazing New Trump Defense~~

The Resistance with Keith Olbermann

~~Published on Jun 26, 2017~~

“Collusion?

So what if he colluded with Russia, there’s no law against it”

GQ

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Ari Melber …. “The Last Word …. Talking Medicaid Cuts With Family Impacted by Disability …. “!!


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~~June 27, 2017~~ 

BREAKING DOWN IN TEARS

This will be a short post because I would like those who visit to watch the video. This is only one of the many American citizens with disabilities whose life will be in peril if this monstruosity:

Better Health Care Bill” is passed by Congress.

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Mother and Son

Medicaid isn’t about politics, it’s about lives
Mike Phillips is severely physically disabled, but thanks to Medicaid, he’s able to be cared for at home by his family.

In a remarkable interview with Ari Melber, Mike and his mother Karen Clay explain how Medicaid cuts would literally end life as they know it.

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Ari Melber Breaks Down in Tears While Talking Medicaid Cuts With Family Impacted by Disability

~~Published on Jun 24, 2017~~

During June 23rd’s broadcast of MSNBC’s The Last Word, guest host Ari Melber spoke to Mike Phillips and his mother, Karen Clay.

Phillips lives with spinal muscular atrophy and Clay is his full-time caregiver. Melber spoke with the two because Phillips stands to lose Medicaid benefits if the proposed Senate health care bill is passed.

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Trevor Noah’s Devastated Monologue … Philando Castile dash-cam footage …. ‘It broke me’ …. “!!


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~~June 23, 2017~~ 

JURY OF YOUR PEERS

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Trevor Noah isn’t an American.

Trevor (born 20 February 1984) is a South African television and radio host, and comedian, known for his role as host of The Daily Show on American network Comedy Central since September 2015.

He is a Black man … he knows how this feels.  

America should be ashamed but then again, there is so much to be ashamed for, that this is only a small drop in a huge bucket.

Sad!!

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On Wednesday night’s episode, June 21, of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” Trevor Noah devoted the second half of his monologue to his devastation after seeing the just-released dash-cam video footage of the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop last year.

Last week, the officer was acquitted on all charges, including manslaughter.

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I won’t lie to you.

When I watched this video, it broke me.

It just – it broke me. You see so many of these videos, and you start to get numb, but this one? Seeing the child, that little girl, getting out of the car, after watching a man get killed, it broke my heart into little pieces.

Like, I thought of every joke people make about “Oh, the most confusing day in the hood is Father’s Day”:

“People don’t know where their parents are, ha-ha. Black dads.” That’s a black dad that’s gone.

That’s a child that grows up not knowing what it’s like to have somebody in their life.

It’s one thing to have the system against you – the district attorneys, the police unions, the courts – that’s one thing. But when a jury of your peers, your community, sees this evidence and decides that even this is self-defense, that is truly depressing. Because what they’re basically saying is in America, it is officially reasonable to be afraid of a person just because they are black.

And that’s the truth of what we saw with this verdict.

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~~The Truth About the Philando Castile Verdict~~

The Daily Show

~~Published on Jun 21, 2017~~

After dashcam footage of Philando Castile‘s police shooting is released, Trevor breaks down America’s unconscious bias against African Americans.

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PULSE Tribute …. “Dear Evan Hansen: You Will Be Found …. One Year Later …. “!!


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~~June 23 ,2017~~ 

MOVING RENDITION

It’s been one year since the worse night that the city of Orlando, Florida, has experienced.

I could very easily could have been at Pulse that night.

This will never be forgotten.

One too many lost … gone too soon!

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~Dear Evan Hansen Song in Memory of the Orlando Victims~

In recognition of the one-year anniversary of the attack at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, where, on June 12, 2016, 49 people were killed and 53 others were wounded, the creators of mashup music videos #HAM4BEY have released their newest collaboration: a moving rendition of “You Will Be Found” from Dear Evan Hansen in memory of the victims.

The music video series was created by artist Michael Korte.

The performers featured are Mario Jose, Vincint, Danielle Withers, and Eric Lyn.

The track was arranged by David Rowen, with vocal production by Alexander Blake. The video was filmed and edited by Baxter Stapleton.

On June 12, 2016 – the same day as the Tony Awards – a gunman opened fire around 2 AM in Orlando’s Pulse gay nightclub, where more than 300 people were inside.

The attack marked one of the deadliest against the LGBTQ community in the nation’s history.

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Creators #HAM4BEY Released “You Will Be Found” Tribute to Pulse

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~~You Will Be Found~~

Dear Evan Hansen

~~Published on Jun 9, 2017~~

Pulse Tribute
On June 12, 2016, 49 people were killed & 53 others were wounded at Pulse in Orlando. The attack is the deadliest mass shooting in United States history & the deadliest incident of violence against LGBT people in U.S. history.

One year later, we sing for Pulse.

We sing for Orlando. We sing for you. We sing as one.

We will not be silenced.

Michael Korte

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