No, today is not about gay rights. Today is about human rights.
Dr. King fought for equality when the concept was still unheard of, quite literally putting his life on the line for his beliefs. As a civil rights pioneer, he broke ground for the people he represented and set a precedent for…
Bills calling for legalizing same-sex marriage and banning discrimination against transgender persons are among the hot-button issues set to emerge next week when the Maryland State Legislature begins its 2012 session.
After only two episodes, the controversial ABC sitcom “Work It,” in which men dress as women in order to get jobs, has been canceled.
The show faced harsh criticism from gay rights activists for its unfriendliness to transgender issues, particularly related to issues that gender nonconforming people face in the workplace. But apparently, in addition to being terribly insensitive, it was also just a bad show. From Towleroad:
But it wasn’t a lack of political correctness that sunk Work It; it was a lack of audience. The show’s debut drew an anemic 6.1 million viewers, and the next episode saw a 20% falloff. Work It will be replaced in its timeslot by reruns of Tim Allen’s Last Man Standing.