LGBTQ News & Articles

Rep. Chris Pringle to Pre-File “Gender is Real Legislative Act”

By Dakota Layton on January 10, 2020

On Thursday, State Representative Chris Pringle (R-Mobile) said he will pre-file a bill known as the “Gender is Real Legislative (GIRL) Act”. The bill would require Alabama public schools to make sure every…

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Alabama AG Steve Marshall Files Lawsuit to Block the Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment

By Dakota Layton on December 20, 2019

Alabama Attorney General, Steve Marshall has been joined by two attorney’s generals (Jeff Landry, R-Louisiana and Jason Ravnsborg, R-South Dakota) in a lawsuit filed this past Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the…

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Alabama Democratic Party

AL Democrats Take A Step Forward… But Not The One You Think.

By Jeremy Jeffcoat on November 6, 2019 | Opinion

Rep. Chris England (D-Tuscaloosa) is an experienced and impressive leader in the Alabama Democratic Party. His nearly 15 years of service in the Legislature, his extensive contacts, his fundraising ability, and his determination…

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Keep It Up, GOP. You’re Doing Great!

By Jeremy Jeffcoat on October 8, 2019 | Opinion

In the fall of 2016, I was having a discussion with a Republican friend who was a fan of nominee Donald Trump. We discussed the pros and cons of a Trump/Clinton administration and how they…

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Joe Biden Correct: “Hate is on the rise again.”

By Clete Wetli on September 16, 2019 | Opinion

Biden is absolutely correct in his observation. Although he didn’t mention Trump or other prominent Republicans by name, they’ve been guilty of giving the hate a whole lot of oxygen and done their best to coax it out from under the rocks.

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No Party For Alabama Democrats

By Adam Powell on September 5, 2019 | Opinion

Political leanings in this state and all across the country are akin to birds atop an electrical wire – they all pile atop one another, close to the center, and chirp away with songs that…

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Beginning Sunday, Equality In The Alabama Workplace

By Adam Powell on August 29, 2019 | Opinion

A number of new laws are taking effect on Sunday, many of which are aimed at ensuring or promoting driver safety – whether by requiring all riders be strapped in when rolling down the highway…

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LGBTQ Visibility Isn’t Just Educational, It Is Vital Education

By Gary Wright II on May 28, 2019 | Opinion

The best educators don’t just reinforce the ideas we already know, they expand our boundaries of knowledge by exposing us to the real-life challenges and conditions that exist outside of our mental bubbles. To prepare…

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The Bravery of Nigel Shelby

By Sidney Stokes on April 25, 2019 | Opinion

I’ve written over 300 articles in the last few years, I like to believe that in my writing I offer up a fresh perspective on whatever it is I’m writing about. So I am very…

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