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“I Don’t Consider Myself an Activist”

Nina Brennan On October 30, 2014, in an editorial to Bloomberg Businessweek, Apple CEO Tim Cook declared himself “proud to be gay.” Cook, a longtime advocate for LGBTQ equality policy, explained that while he has been open about his sexual … Continue reading

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Propaganda, the Silencing of Speech, and Strange Bedfellows

Propaganda – n. chiefly derogatory information, esp. of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view dissent – v. [intrans.] hold or express opinions that are at variance with those … Continue reading

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The Consequences of Michigan “Equality” Policies

Michael Tew Mounting evidence indicates that Michigan remains one of the most discriminatory states regarding LGBT people and communities where public policy is concerned. The Michigan Department of Civil Rights reported the results of a major study (published 1/28/13) of … Continue reading

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Michigan on the wrong side of Antidiscrimination Policy Issues

Michael Tew When LGBT activists began the movement toward Marriage Equality, some criticized their efforts as being “too far ahead of public opinion.” While there are numerous flaws in that argument when it comes to civil rights issues, it seems … Continue reading

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Political Successes do not Disqualify DOMA Challenge

Michael A. Tew If we are to believe the House GOP, an influential, well funded, well organized and politically connected interest group is not deserving of judicial intervention. I’m confused are they talking about the LGBT movement in its challenge … Continue reading

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