When a new member walks into the GRIOT Circle community center in Downtown Brooklyn, a number of seniors come up to him and strongly suggest that he try a garlic knot.”Everyone’s eating them,” one member says while passing him a plate, the knots bulging with joy and carbs. “Why aren’t you?”Located on one of Brooklyn’s busiest streets, GRIOT functions primarily as a community center for the city’s LGBTQ seniors of color. The center serves food daily, and today’s special — there are often specials — is garlic knots.The seniors want him to try something new, to take of advantage of an opportunity. More than anything, they want him to join the community.
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The hypocrisy keeps hitting the fan. From Arkansas:
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Anti-gay pastor arrested on 70 counts of child pornography.
This is Dave Reynolds, the recently fired pastor of the Cornerstone Bible Fellowship in Sherwood, Arkansas. He’s currently facing 70 counts of distributing, possessing, or viewing child pornography.
Oh, and he’s also vehemently antigay.
The 40-year-old pastor regularly preached that marriage is between a man and a woman and that all homosexual activity is a sin.
He was arrested after police received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, which claimed that a social media account in Sherwood was storing pages and pages of child pornography.
The account allegedly belonged to Reynolds.
In March, Reynolds informed elders at Cornerstone Bible Fellowship that he was under investigation for child porn possession.
When they asked if he had engaged in viewing the material, Reynolds told them he had “not knowingly done so.”
The elders ultimately…
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The massacre in Orlando is front and center. Video streamed on YouTube by The Washington Post.
Streamed live on Facebook by WTVM News Leader 9.
More of what we need for the future, for queer kids.
What we need today: a heart-warming story about same-sex love, made for kids. Via Daily Dot.
In the spirit of GetEQUAL’s dragging of homophobic U.S. congressmembers for their unjustified, useless condolences, let’s look at the countries offering condolences to Orlando which have anti-gay sodomy laws or criminalization of freedom of expression for LGBT people.
Seriously, they range from fines to imprisonment to torture to execution. But yet, they offer condolences and absolutely DO NOT MENTION THAT QUEER FOLKS WERE TARGETED.