In , the caucus executive committee voted to update the caucus name to be more inclusive and better reflect the diversity of caucus membership, officially changing our name to the LGBTQ Health Caucus. Read more. See the final program! See all our programs. We write this message to you today to share with you our anger, sadness, solidarity, and commitment to justice in the face of enduring and pervasive anti-Black structural racism and police brutality toward Black people and communities, including Black LGBTQ people. We also write to condemn the escalation in state-sponsored violence perpetrated by federal, state, and local governments in response to the necessary and powerful uprisings led by Black people and communities that are sweeping cities and towns across the nation.
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Log Cabin Republicans was founded in in California as a rallying point for Republicans opposed to the Briggs Initiative , which attempted to ban homosexuals from teaching in public schools. In addition to sanctioning the termination of openly gay and lesbian teachers, the proposed legislation authorized the firing of those teachers that supported homosexuality. While mounting his imminent presidential campaign, Ronald Reagan publicly expressed his opposition to the discriminatory policy. Reagan's condemnation of the bill—epitomized in a letter sent to a pro-Briggs group, excerpts of which were re-printed in the San Francisco Chronicle in —played an influential role in the eventual defeat of the Briggs Initiative. In the midst of this victory, gay conservatives in California created the Log Cabin Republicans.
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Philadelphia New York cruising map with gay areas and spots where to practice cruising and to have casual NSA encounters. If you are gay and you want to practise cruising and to have casual NSA encounters in public places in Philadelphia in an anonymous way, here you can find spots such as beaches, parks, forests and other spaces next to urban areas, as well as every kind of public toilets and rest areas of highways where you can practise cruising in Philadelphia, New York. Below we show a Philadelphia cruising map with all cruising areas and spots that shared our gay community. Click on the map markers for details of each spot.
The setting for the fifth season of Netflix's phenomenally popular and moving reality series, Queer Eye , Philly is an extremely progressive city as well as a bustling tourist magnet year round thanks to its prominent place in American history and heritage—this is home to the Liberty Bell and Betsy Ross' House, and both the Declaration of Independence and U. Constitution were signed here—and busy calendar of events, from arts-related to sports hello, Gritty, the unnerving yet endearing mascot for NHL's Philly Flyers. There's an official "Gayborhood" smack dab in Center City with rainbow-emblazoned street signs it runs from 11th to Broad Street and Chestnut to Pine Street , while two other districts have become the home and stomping grounds of LGBTQ locals in recent years: South Philly's East Passyunk and, to the city's northeast, buzzing hipster haven Fishtown.