Showing posts tagged Gay Rights.
x
Ask us anything   Submit   FAQ   National Resources   

The #1 Tumblr blog for people focused on queer pride and the fight for equal rights.

Our goal is to compile inspiring posts from throughout Tumblr in one place for your convenience. PinkPanthers provides information on legislation, progress, and discrimination throughout the United States and the world. Our philosophy is that we will achieve love and equality through our strength in numbers.

With over 20,000 followers and visitors from 50+ countries, we continue to grow our community. We also urge and encourage you to submit your own pictures, stories, and news pieces!
recycledcleverness:

Boy Scout returns his Eagle Scout award protesting the treatment of gays in Boy Scouts of America.
Well done, sir.

recycledcleverness:

Boy Scout returns his Eagle Scout award protesting the treatment of gays in Boy Scouts of America.

Well done, sir.

(Source: queenozymandias)

— 1 year ago with 2881 notes
#lgbtq  #Boy Scouts  #Gay Rights  #Activism  #Eagle Scout  #Standing Up  #Politics  #BSA 
Proposition 8 same-sex marriage fight headed to U.S. Supreme Court →

occupymyfuck:

U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals votes not to review smaller panel’s overturning of California’s gay marriage ban. High court is expected to review Prop. 8 this fall.

(Source: gaywasted)

— 1 year ago with 19 notes
#Gay  #Queer  #Gay Rights  #Civil Rights  #Queer Rights  #LGBT  #LGBTIIQQAA  #LGBT Rights  #Same-Sex Marriage  #Prop 8  #California  #Marriage  #Equality 
NAACP backs same-sex marriage as civil right →

occupymyfuck:

The NAACP passed a resolution Saturday endorsing same-sex marriage as a civil right and opposing any efforts “to codify discrimination or hatred into the law.”

(Source: gaywasted)

— 1 year ago with 94 notes
#Gay Rights  #Civil Rights  #LGBTIIQQAA  #Gay  #NAACP 

equalitopia:

Mayor of Newark, New Jersey’s impressive response to marriage equality

After Obama endorsed gay marriage, Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, reposted a video showing his response to a question about marriage equality.  

I rejoice in President Obama’s announcement. But, let us all who believe in equality continue to labor in the cause. We still live in a nation where there are hundreds and hundreds of laws that deny gay Americans the same rights and privileges that straight Americans enjoy. And especially here in New Jersey, it is time for us to treat all of our citizens equally under the law and make marriage equality happen.

(Source: equaldex)

— 1 year ago with 66 notes
#new jersey  #united states  #gay marriage  #lgbtq  #lgbt  #gay  #lesbian  #marriage  #gay rights  #barack obama 
equalitopia:

100 Real Tweets from Homophobes Who Would Murder Their Gay Child
@Homophobes, a Twitter account that retweets homophobes to expose their ignorance, published a collection of 100 horrifying tweets where people said that they would murder their child if he or she was gay. These tweets were all posted within 24 hours.
From the Storify post:

On March 12, 2012, the hashtag #ToMyUnbornChild became a trending topic. People used this hashtag to “tweet to” their future child. Here are 100 real tweets from real people — all within 24 hours — saying they would murder their child if he or she was gay.

View the Tweets

equalitopia:

100 Real Tweets from Homophobes Who Would Murder Their Gay Child

@Homophobes, a Twitter account that retweets homophobes to expose their ignorance, published a collection of 100 horrifying tweets where people said that they would murder their child if he or she was gay. These tweets were all posted within 24 hours.

From the Storify post:

On March 12, 2012, the hashtag #ToMyUnbornChild became a trending topic. People used this hashtag to “tweet to” their future child. Here are 100 real tweets from real people — all within 24 hours — saying they would murder their child if he or she was gay.

View the Tweets

(Source: equaldex)

— 2 years ago with 11043 notes
#homophobia  #lgbtq  #lgbt  #gay  #homophobes  #twitter  #lesbian  #gay rights 
thetrevorproject:

“Proposition 8 served no purpose, and had no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians in California,” the courts ruled today.
Reblog this post if you believe everyone should be free to marry the person they love.

thetrevorproject:

“Proposition 8 served no purpose, and had no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians in California,” the courts ruled today.

Reblog this post if you believe everyone should be free to marry the person they love.

— 2 years ago with 953 notes
#prop 8  #proposition 8  #california  #marriage equality  #same sex marriage  #gay rights  #human rights  #lgbt  #equality  #trevor project  #unconstitutional 
Gary Johnson, Republican Presidential Candidate: Politics: GQ →

"His fiscal conservatism is unmatched by anyone in the race. And his socially liberal cred—the only pro-gay and pro-choice Republican candidate—is unmatched even by some Democrats.”

— 2 years ago with 10 notes
#gay rights  #lgbtq  #republican  #candidate  #politics  #primaries  #gary johnson 
landanhoffman:


I have a couple gay friends, and theyre great guys. So when they  asked me if Id like to be apart of a photoshoot for gay rights, as a  straight guy I said yeah.
Because I think you have to do any little thing other than just  saying you support gay rights to actually support them. And if that  means painting an equal sign on my stomach and taking a few pictures to  help out some of my gay friends, then of course I will.
(I heard the phrase ‘heteros for homos’ tonight for the first time, I thought it was funny ha)
Straight people dont realize how important their support is to the gay community.
Reblog this if you are straight and believe in gay rights, or even if  youre gay. Or dont reblog it, Im just trying to show my support for  some people I respect.

I just like this one ha

landanhoffman:

I have a couple gay friends, and theyre great guys. So when they asked me if Id like to be apart of a photoshoot for gay rights, as a straight guy I said yeah.

Because I think you have to do any little thing other than just saying you support gay rights to actually support them. And if that means painting an equal sign on my stomach and taking a few pictures to help out some of my gay friends, then of course I will.

(I heard the phrase ‘heteros for homos’ tonight for the first time, I thought it was funny ha)

Straight people dont realize how important their support is to the gay community.

Reblog this if you are straight and believe in gay rights, or even if youre gay. Or dont reblog it, Im just trying to show my support for some people I respect.

I just like this one ha

(Source: nadnal)

— 3 years ago with 69 notes
#lgbtq  #gay rights  #ally 
"At the end of the day, all gays and lesbians—and their many straight allies—are looking for is basic respect for themselves as human beings, equal to any other human being, no more and no less."
— 3 years ago with 13 notes
#lgbtq  #gay rights  #lesbian  #gay  #equality 
kisstheglamorous:

“There are people who have said that I’m being brave for being openly supportive of gay marriage, gay adoption, basically of gay rights but with all due respect I humbly dissent, I’m not being brave, I’m being a decent human being. And I don’t think I should receive an award for that or for merely stating what I believe to be true, that love is a human experience not a political statement. However, I acknowledge that sadly we live in a world where not everybody feels the same. My family and I will help the good fight continue until that long awaited moment arrives, when our rights are equal and when the political limits on love have been smashed.”

kisstheglamorous:

“There are people who have said that I’m being brave for being openly supportive of gay marriage, gay adoption, basically of gay rights but with all due respect I humbly dissent, I’m not being brave, I’m being a decent human being. And I don’t think I should receive an award for that or for merely stating what I believe to be true, that love is a human experience not a political statement. However, I acknowledge that sadly we live in a world where not everybody feels the same. My family and I will help the good fight continue until that long awaited moment arrives, when our rights are equal and when the political limits on love have been smashed.”

(via khvdahafiz)

— 3 years ago with 89055 notes
#anne hathaway  #gay rights  #speech  #lgbtq