personal views vs traditional views

atheism is a rejection of religion, which is unreasonable and baseless with zero evidence

so it is reasonable, and religious people feeling rejected are not

and it is religion that causes oppression and genocide.

https://www.thestar.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editors/2021/08/10/is-this-intolerant-atheism-or-merely-a-reasonable-point-of-view.htmlIs this intolerant atheism or merely a reasonable point of view? | The Starwww.thestar.com

like conversion therapy, religion is not treatment

https://www.coloradopolitics.com/courts/10th-circuit-finds-violation-of-atheists-rights-through-mandated-christian-parole-program/article_f33ab58c-f6f6-11eb-bba8-d735a0e3bb3e.html10th Circuit finds violation of atheist’s rights through mandated Christian parole program | Courts | coloradopolitics.comA Fort Collins parole officer and the operator of a Christian transitional program violated a man’s First Amendment rights if, in fact, they forced him to either participate in religiouswww.coloradopolitics.com

religion is the problem that causes oppression, bigotry and leads to genoicide

government budgets are connected to the census. so not being counted is oppression and continued exclusion and marginalization

without the social issues being addressed or even named: heterosexuals need to stop being bothered others exist

https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2021/08/09/courtney-act-australia-census-lgbt/Courtney Act joins backlash as Australian census accused of ‘erasing’ queer peopleCourtney Act has joined criticism of the Australian census, which has been slammed not including LGBT+ people.www.pinknews.co.uk

The Thing About Rights…

Dear Canadians

Police are now stopping white heterosexuals for covid violations

if everyone had just worn a mask and stayed at home

instead of proving how crappy home is or what a self jerk one is

we coulda have been getting to reopen instead of locked down.

Public Health and safety actually does restrict individual rights, we have freedom owing to responsibilities as citizens

not because of war dead.

#LockUsDown

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/ottawa-police-interprovincial-crossings-covid-19-1.5992615Police will begin stopping Ontario-bound passenger vehicles Monday | CBC NewsOttawa police say they will have officers stationed at all five interprovincial bridges and two ferries linking the Outaouais and Ottawa.www.cbc.ca

To the americans in the room, I am reporting from British Columbia, where we are under just short of lockdown for good reason.

we have trump anti maskers here too.

Alberta, the Texas of Canada put a fence around a church

Ontario, the America of Canada is under a provincial police state

the police have resisted doing covid street stops

mostly because it means stopping white heterosexuals

Quebec, the New Orleans/Louisiana of Canada, aka France, is rioting

and back east the Atlantic bubble has a one year anniversary of a public shooting done by the most prolific of mass and serial body crimes: White Heterosexual Male, middle aged

Canada has yet to have monthly such events, several a year has been a surprise, while the USA is daily shootings like every day is the ok corral, only now with more accurate barrels and ammo in chambers or feeds

or even worse, drones

https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/revised-police-measures-still-dangerous-to-ontarians-of-colour-advocates-say-1.5391972Safety at risk for BIPOC in Ontario amid COVID-19 policing measures: advocates | CTV NewsAs the Ontario government walks back their latest measures that gave police the power to stop residents at random, officers can still ticket those they believe are participating in public events or gatherings, which advocates say pose a serious safety concern for people of colour.www.ctvnews.ca

meanwhile, globally

dear colonial nations:

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/china-russia-using-their-covid-19-vaccines-to-gain-political-influence-experts-say-1.5391422Coronavirus: China, Russia using their COVID-19 vaccines to gain political influence | CTV NewsChina and Russia have been using their locally produced COVID-19 vaccines to grow their international soft power by giving doses to desperate countries in order to have more political influence over them, experts say.www.ctvnews.ca

The Gold Standard: GOPs

Grand Old Party or Good Ole Boys.

https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2020/08/07/donald-trump-campaign-november-election-weaponise-transgender-rights-lgbt/Trump campaign reportedly considering whether to weaponise transphobia to save the president’s flailing re-election bidConservatives in America are reportedly hoping Donald Trump will weaponise trans rights to revitalise his failing re-election bid.www.pinknews.co.ukS

I want to say this won’t gain him an inch of ground. Those who have such an attitude are already firmly in his camp. He’s lost moderates, not extremists. He might do better to come out somewhat (obviously not fully) supportive of transgender rights, to show he’s not entirely made of hatred and stupidity. He won’t lose any of his lunatic base, who he can still capture with hatred of minorities and “illegals”.

But that said, there a a lot of otherwise reasonable moderates who do get heebie-jeebies at transgender. 😕2 Replies

then I would call them regular conservatives, not “otherwise reasonable” nor “moderates”. in 2020 USA politics there is only the extreme, and both parties have been galloping right for some time

Socially extreme conservatives have punishing fiscal policy because of their hatred but do not disguise their motive, whereas so called moderates, fixate on the finances without admitting it is owing to their biases. The republican party only accepts LGBQ2 who are ethnicity bigots who think that will make them straight enough, and ethnicities who hate LGBTQ2 as if that will make them white enough.

remember when Clarence Thomas was promoted to the Boys Club and whereas Anita Hill joined the ranks of the ignored because his career was too important so his conduct was okay.

https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2020/07/26/alaska-lgbt-discrimination-law-ketchikan-florist-gay-wedding/A florist ‘refused’ to make bouquets for a gay wedding, so the town decided to end discrimination once and for allAfter a local florist refused to make bouquets for a gay wedding, Ketchikan, Alaska unanimously passed sweeping non-discrimination laws for LGBT+ people.www.pinknews.co.ukShare (2)Emoji

Quirk Sugarplum6 hours ago

Once again, if you’re religious and are operating a business in the secular domain, then you by default must deal with all customers. If your conscience cannot permit this, that is your right. But if so, then you must trust in your God to provide another life path for you, and leave your business.1 Reply

nina tryggvason Owner5 hours ago

yes. cake is not art in the sense of legal purposes. this is why religion does not make a person good, only delusional. Children are told to not listen to their imaginary friends because look what happens when adults to. eh.

editted to:

yes. cake is not art in the sense of legal purposes of art, which is a creation to comment upon, rather than an item to be consumed to celebrate a live event. there is a line of art and line and this is the battleground issue as the “husband and wife” language to “spouse and spouse” to gender neutralize the oaths, and allow any couple to choose which words they want to represent their particular union depending on the pairing. this is why religion does not make a person good, only delusional about where one’s rights end and another’s begin. Children are told to not listen to their imaginary friends because look what happens when adults to. eh. children are taught to share and then that is how adults behave over things more important than things.

meanwhile in 2020. a victory of inclusion of sorts…

being rendered bland.. I am not sure this was the representation and inclusion we were looking for…

https://heavy.com/entertainment/2020/08/hallmark-wedding-every-weekend-gay-lesbian-movie/Hallmark’s Wedding Every Weekend Has 1st Gay or Lesbian Wedding | Heavy.comHallmark’s new August movie, Wedding Every Weekend, will include the first lesbian or gay wedding on the channel.heavy.comShare (1)Emoji

Quirk Sugarplum6 hours ago

Works for me. 😊

That said, it’s minimal inclusion. One couple out of four, and probably will be the most glossed-over segment. Give us a full-length and wonderfully romantic movie, Hallmark.1 Reply

a bad actually included is better than no inclusion at all… I guess

rights are not subject to mob rule

https://www.forbes.com/sites/bowmanmarsico/2020/07/28/the-march-of-public-opinion-on-lgbt-identity-and-issues/The March Of Public Opinion On LGBT Identity And IssuesIn 1973, when NORC’s General Social Survey first asked people about sexual relations between two adults of the same sex, 76% described them as always or almost always wrong. When NORC last asked the question in 2018, 34% gave that response.www.forbes.com

what about this compared to the hallmark?

from the article:

However, the series, which starts this week is more than just Desperate Housewives in hijabs. The smoking and swearing of the main characters has proved controversial, as has the tackling of issues such as child abuse and domestic violence, as well as same-sex relationships, which are illegal in Pakistan.

“Because we are showing such a diverse range of women, it was important to show the entire spectrum of sexuality. It would have been wrong if they were all straight because not all women in Pakistan are straight,” said Abbasi, who is based in Leeds.

There is also a transgender character. “The reason the women open the detective agency is to level the playing field for everyone who identifies as a woman, so a transgender character who identifies as a woman should be included.”

He added: “The fact that she’s transgender is not addressed on the show and that is deliberate. It’s not that I was overlooking her identity or ashamed of it. It was to show the women coming to the agency were all equal.”

https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2020/aug/08/lesbian-lovers-and-a-boxer-in-a-burqa-a-new-look-for-pakistani-tvLesbian lovers and a boxer in a burqa: a new look for Pakistani TV | Television & radio | The GuardianBritish-Pakistani filmmaker tackles sexual stereotypes in groundbreaking new drama series, Churailswww.theguardian.com

Quirk Sugarplum

Well, that does put things into perspective now, doesn’t it? 🤔

Maybe Pakistan has their own version of the Hallmark channel we can watch…?

nina tryggvason

better than queer baiting, but not by much. this seems more a rare view of heterosexual women with some lgbtq2 characters as a side

Gay for Pay vs Representation

Why Representation Matters: LGBTQ

Representation and Inclusion: Multicultural World

Representation, Death & Taxes

https://thepostmillennial.com/women-athletes-doxxed-by-lgbt-advocacy-site-for-support-of-women-in-sportsWomen athletes doxxed by LGBT advocacy site for support of women in sportsDespite the doxxing, the NCAA is taking a closer look at its own inclusive policies, and much of that must be a result of the 300 women athletes who signed their names to a letter asking them to do just that.thepostmillennial.com

https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2020/04/07/indonesia-trans-woman-dead-burned-cilincing-north-jakarta/A mob accused a trans woman of stealing. After they couldn’t find anything on her, they burned her aliveA trans woman was beaten and burned alive by gang members who had accused her of theft, according to reports from Cilincing in North Jakarta, Indonesia.www.pinknews.co.uk

https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2020/07/24/free-black-university-melz-owusu-decolonise-uk-curriculum-gofundme-fundraised-donate/Queer Black students are being failed by universities. This non-binary academic has a plan to change thatThe Free Black University plans to “redistribute knowledge” among Black students with the needs of those who are also queer and trans at the very heart.www.pinknews.co.uk

That there is a stigma with LGBTQ2 is the heterosexual disability to cope with others existing.

https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2020/08/07/nhs-england-people-plan-lgbt-disabled-coronavirus-steve-russell-jackie-daniel-backlash/‘Absolutely shameful’ NHS England report disturbingly compares being LGBT+ to having a disabilityA major NHS England document drew criticism from healthcare providers after it appeared to characterise being LGBT+ as having a disabiity.www.pinknews.co.uk

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