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It's #InternationalLesbianDay!
Here is a thread on iconic lesbians in history, past and present.
I hope you will show your allyship by reading and sharing. 📌

#Lesbians have been with us for centuries.
This sweet couple was photographed in 1907.

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19th c lesbians lived together in what were called #BostonMarriages.
Some (straight) historians have tried to de-gay them and erase their lesbian sexuality, agency and history. But they were still lesbians.

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#InternationalLesbianDay
Democratic women have long been in the forefront of radical change in America.
#DrAliceHamilton was a physician, scientist, social reformer & #lesbian. Her work created #OSHA. Hamiliton focused on the health of #immigrant women.

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#InternationalLesbianDay
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While I’m on the subject of strangers being weird. Here’s a #thread on a #homophobic #microaggression I experienced, also from this @HiltonHotels hotel I’m in. It includes some thoughts on behavior for #customerservice folks.
So I am in Houston where one of my partners lives. My partner is a white non-binary femme & we had spent the day together before I checked into the hotel yesterday. The person checking us in said “Are you two together?” and I said yes.
The front desk person began checking me in and then said “Do you want a double suite?” I didn’t understand & asked them to repeat. The person said “You’re registered for a king bed, do you want a double suite instead? With two beds?”
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I'm old. I remember this stuff.

How It Used To Be

It took three minutes for the TV to warm up.

Nobody owned a purebred dog.
A quarter was a decent allowance & made with real silver.

You'd reach into a muddy gutter for a penny - made with real copper. (I still do...giggle).
Your Mom wore stockings that came in two pieces - one for each leg.

You got your windshield cleaned, oil checked & gas pumped, without asking, all for free, every time.

You didn't pay for air & you got trading stamps, too.
Laundry detergent had free glasses, dishes or towels hidden inside the box.

And don't forget Crackerjacks! A prize in every box.

Teachers threatened to keep kids back a grade if they failed...and they did it.

When a 57 Chevy was everyone's dream car.

People "went steady."
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While appearing on FOX NEWS, #TulsiGabbard, who has no experience in foreign policy unless you include chillaxing with mass murderer Bashir Assad, claims
#KamalaHarris ‘not qualified’ to be commander-in-chief because she has no FP experience.
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This seems a good time to remind everyone that #TulsiGabbard's history of #homophobia is long and damaging. Her blaming her father when she was casting votes against #LGBTQ people in the HI state legislature is deceptive af.
huffpost.com/entry/opinion-…
In the state legislature when she was fighting against same-sex marriage while #KamalaHarris was marrying gay couples in San Francisco, Gabbard said,
"As Democrats we should be representing the views of the people, not a small number of homosexual extremists."
On. The. Floor.
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False @jerseycornelia
People are imprisoned & killed for being gay.
I don't have the same rights you have. I have been fired from jobs, denied housing, thrown out of public accommodations, expelled from HS, put in a mental hospital for #conversiontherapy for being a #lesbian.
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You dismissing the impact of #homophobia on the lives of millions, @jerseycornelia, is saying that you really couldn't care less about the oppression and violence that #LGBTQ people suffer.
You might want to read up.
I wrote this for #Stonewall50

damemagazine.com/2019/06/24/50-…

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Also @jerseycornelia, attitudes like yours contribute to circumstances like this, which I reported on this week:

REPORT: Almost half of #LGBTQ youth consider #suicide epgn.com/news/national/…
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In initial interview before reaching ambulance, @MsNazContractor, playing the Muslim councilwoman whom Detective Carisi (@PeterScanavino) has already informed us is famous for anti-Semitic remarks, tells him & Detective Rollins (@KelliGiddish) that "those people" are responsible
for her assault. Thus, she confirms her antisemitism. The councilwoman is an barely concealed stand-in for Ilhan Omar, a representative to the US House of Representatives from Minnesota's 5th District. ilhanomar.com @nbcsvu @SVUWritersRoom
Min 0458: A reporter asks Chief Dodds (@petergallagher): "Councilwoman Nasar is an on-the-record anti-Semite. Can you comment?" Chief Dodds doesn't contradict the reporter's assertion, thus implicitly confirming it.
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As #espionage & #Eurovision coincide, here's #Albania the 1st finalist in this #history thread.
(Also for my #Australia readers seeking relief from #ausvotes as you start your Saturday, it's impressive you convinced them your continent counts 😎)
Next: #Азербайджан #Евровизија
For #Eurovision #Азербайджан and #Spying studies, here's an article from @warisboring about Azeri #aviation being well-placed to use my #Soviet favourite (Foxbat) to work #intelligence against my #USAF (Blackbird).
Zoom zoom 😎💕

nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/spyp…
Next up for #Eurovision finalists with an #espionage twist is #Denmark, whose #Spying #Police (PET) scored a serious scoop in turning Colonel Oleg Gordievsky, the #Russian rezident (lead KGB controller), which later inspired actual #JamesBond plot points:
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/m…
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This story I covered this week flew under the radar. It shouldn't have, especially not the week Trump attacked #LGBT people. And the comment I got from Trump's team was...telling.
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#Buttigieg targeted by right-wing operatives in antigay sex-assault smear epgn.com/news/national/…
Trump's team is worried about #Buttigieg rising. And they will be more upset now that the Buttigieges are on the @TIME cover because we've never had an out gay candidate in US history. (The not-so-veiled #homophobia from self-styled allies over it has been distressing.)
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Trump and Pence have been ginning up their "Evangelical" base with anti-#LGBTQ rhetoric and policy. So Burkman, whose firm reps the Family Research Council (Betsy DeVos's dad's anti-gay hate group)doing this smear was quite the suspect timing.
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Via EUObserver via @Billbrowder and @lauferlaw Opposition MPs in Romania have introduced a #humanrights sanctions law named after late Russian activist, #Magnisky
tinyurl.com/y667odvq
@maddow @ACLU @HRC @amnesty @UNHumanRights @CJR @ICIJorg @OCCRP @guardian @NatashaBertrand
@Billbrowder @lauferlaw @maddow @ACLU @HRC @amnesty @UNHumanRights @CJR @ICIJorg @OCCRP @guardian @NatashaBertrand #Romanian law is to be named after #Magnitsky, a Russian #antiCorruption activist who died in prison in 2009 and in whose honour Britain, Canada, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and the US have already passed similar ‘Magnitsky Acts’
@latimes @washingtonpost @sfchronicle @PolitiZoom
@Billbrowder @lauferlaw @maddow @ACLU @HRC @amnesty @UNHumanRights @CJR @ICIJorg @OCCRP @guardian @NatashaBertrand The fact #Romania, which holds the #EUpresidency until 1 July, was moving ahead on a national level would lend “symbolic support” to the EU-level action, an EU diplomat said.
@NicoHines @anneapplebaum @carolecadwalla @MaxBoot @jane__bradley @AshaRangappa_ @iyad_elbaghdadi
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#British police confirmed a few hours after the initial arrest that #Assange was arrested for a second time on an #EDVA extradition warrant. @maddow
tinyurl.com/y6py4w76 … and if you want to stay ahead of many upcoming cases you must learn some history. SEE #FOICK defined.
@maddow @Womenworking @shaunking @davidhogg111 @MoveOn @votevets @iava @NATO @OCCRP SEE THIS @JoeMyGod @HRC @ACLU @NAACP @amnesty @maddow @NCADV @UniteWomenOrg @DCCC @iava #FOICK IS THE ENEMY NOW bankrolled by #MBS cuz Putin out of $$ after Raping Russia @Europol working #PanamaPapers cases. #MuellerKnowsItAll you should too. #Bernie2020 running to pardon TRUMP
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TrumpRussia (and Europe) IN JOURNO REALITY FRAMEWORK an Expose of #FraternalOrderofICK
It behooves is all to understand the actual factual underlayment of TrumpRussia and also the newest relevant Western Civ news in the body of LE events occurring in Europe. They are connected.
BRIEFLY, TRUMPs Grandfather owned Hotel in Vancouver CA w brothel for gold miners (? To get their gold wo stealing? .. talk about non-injury Crime!)
Father ran Hotels and cleaned other LCN money. Then Mogi Leveraged TRUMP.
SEE American Mafia History from 1931 (Al Capone arrested for #IncomeTaxEvasion) researched by #CiJouno. Eventually @LincolnsBible THREADED to this Summary #TwoMafiaWars EVERY FACT is LINKED TO JOURNO REPORTS. tinyurl.com/y89vs2gl
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This the last tweet I’m going to engage with specific #DezNat things. I’ll still call out hateful individuals, but really this is shite behavior. Don’t try and deny it.Most of y’all are homophobic, misogynistic, transphobic, racist individuals — whether you “think” you are or not
Feel free if you’ve received hate from #Deznat to post it here. I figure we need a thread about it. #callthemout
Jus because someone calls out your shitty behavior doesn’t make them hateful. @lennie_mennie And see how deftly he dismisses the harassment of feminists and the meme that was made? #misogyny
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#IDES ofMARCH THREAD:
GOT THIS? #NoTaxReturns = #Mobster
MT @CREWcrew: Your daily reminder that #Trump is the first President Elected since #Nixon to refuse to release his #taxreturns, and any payments from Russia remain secret tinyurl.com/yyda3bo3 and we are at War w #ICC
@CREWcrew #IDESofMARCH THREAD:
BY DESIGN #ICC is the enemy of West Civ. They are global promoter of #homophobia #misogyny #racism. IT IS IN THEIR MOB CODE and most are BORN into it. BELIEVE And Share. They are Maggots ON Society and Exposure Weakens them.
@CREWcrew #IDESofMARCH THREAD:
JOURNOS MUST READ CJC #POKE THE BEAR published 11/3/17 Something was wrong. At first, it was just instinct. During the GOP primaries, things weren’t adding up for us with Trump. tinyurl.com/ybuk3z6v @JamesFourM @ninaandtito @lauferlaw @carolecadawalla
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MONGERING, and spreading #INTOLERANCE. ENOUGH! ENOUGH OF YOUR TALK OF ILLEGAL INVASION OR EQUATING ALL MUSLIMS WITH TERRORISTS. ENOUGH WATCH THE MASSACRE OF #NewZealandMosqueShooting. Some seemed to play dead, he returned to shoot them up mercilessly. He riddled them with
bullets OVER AND OVER. YOU MONSTERS SHOULD BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR YOUR WORDS! #WORDSMATTER. Read his f*kng HATE MANIFESTO. YOUR F*KNG WORDS MATTER YOU EVIL PEOPLE!

scribd.com/document/40194…

Every single decent media outlet, journalist should HOLD YOU ACCOUNTABLE FOR YOUR WORDS!
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So Black Israelites is the #1 trend on Twitter this morning! Maybe because they accosted the #CovingtonCatholic kids called them Crackers & even called one of the black teenagers the - N - word repeatedly & called White folks & Trump Supporters demons!
The Black Israelites are also very homophobic & insensitive to gay & lesbians.......how ironic! 😏

Now you see what #Racism & #Homophobia really looks like today.
#CovingtonCatholic
Btw.....#NathanPhillips is a liar playing a victim who is a Professional #Occupy Protester who uses his race & Veteran status to further a lie!

He's nothing more than a #BlueFalcon!

He went into the crowd to taunt the kids from #CovingtonCatholic
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.@TulsiGabbard You seem unfamiliar with your own record on this issue.

You led actual protests in HI against #LGBTQ people.
You called gay people "homosexual extremists."
You stopped funding to schools, saying you didn't want "homosexuality promoted."
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.@TulsiGabbard You refused to back initiatives to address anti-gay discrimination in the schools, claiming--even as you,an elected official, were discriminating against #gay people--that there was no discrimination against gay teens, which has been well-documented for decades.
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.@TulsiGabbard Your support and endorsement of virulently anti-gay groups included working for an organization that promoted the dangerous pseudo-science of #ConversionTherapy.

Here's my in-depth investigation on it for @damemagazine. Please read it.
damemagazine.com/2018/07/31/why…
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Think how hard #KarenPence had to work to find a school promoting hate curricula near DC.

Karen Pence will teach part time at a Christian school in the DC suburbs that does not allow #gay students, parents or employees to be part of its community politi.co/2FCfkPK
My viral story on Pence from right before the #Inauguration.

Mike Pence Wants To Turn You Straight: Trump's Homophobic VP and Cabinet
curvemag.com/News/Mike-Penc… #KarenPence
It's not surprising that #KarenPence is supporting #homophobia.
Her husband is one of the nation's leading proponents of the horrific practice of #conversiontherapy.

My investigation for @damemagazine:
damemagazine.com/2018/07/31/why…
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THREAD 1. Since posting about #HolocaustMemorialDay , encouraging us to remember where hatred leads - #Srebrenica + #Holocaust genocides for example + standing up against #antisemitism #homophobia #Islamophobia #racism etc, I have been trolled
2. Who are these trolls? They are sick, narrow minded bigots of the Muslim faith (+ one Islamophobe). What have they been saying? Well I've been called: shabbos, House Muslim, House Arab, sellout, Zionist, shill for Israel + accused of attacking the right to free speech
3. Free speech and antisemitic speech are two different things. I reported this bigot because he is a bigot and Twitter clearly agreed with me. Free speech is not the right to promote hatred. I did call someone a nutjob I admit and got told I was demonising others
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So, I've waded through the Evangelical Alliance's new pastoral "guidelines" for interacting with trans people (ughh, the things I do to expose #transphobic #ciswits to the world), and let's just say it's time to tear this particular sh*t-bag a new hole.

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So, straight off the bat, first page of text, the use of #language is . . . well, yeah, see for yourself:

"It is important to remember that transgender is not simply an issue to be debated;" - p5, #Transformed

*sigh*

When such language gets reinforced by insisting...

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THREAD (PART 3 of 4): Why you shouldn’t trust @QuilliamOrg ‘s report on #groominggangs & the claim that 84% of “grooming gang offenders” are Asian. An evidence-based critique. 1/
It ignores well-known biases in crime data, such as whether victims disclose (‘self-selection bias’), whether reports are investigated/prosecuted (‘institutional bias’) & whether convictions make the news (‘media bias’) 2/
If using news sources, it's a big mistake to overlook #mediabias – especially as coverage of “grooming gangs” has been very racialised. Crimes involving sex, children & race ‘sell' & stories fitting an established narrative tend to get more coverage. (bit.ly/2q7WLKq) 3/
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@TheAdvocateMag @Amanda_Kerri I would, except your activists told me that “PTSD from sexual assault is a slippery slope” when I had concerns about being alone with intact males in vulnerable female spaces. Oh- and when TRAs started shaming and harassing Ls + Gs for their exclusive homosexuality. #homophobia
@TheAdvocateMag @Amanda_Kerri When TRAs called a woman who suffered from male violence and sexual abuse a “bigot” when she requested a *female* nurse for her cervical exam because she wasn’t comfortable with male hands on her body... #misogyny #MeToo #boundaries
@TheAdvocateMag @Amanda_Kerri ... When TRAs ganged up on *Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie*, celebrated feminist author, for saying “Trans women are trans women,” I thought maybe it’s against my best interests to support any activism that wishes to erase my sex class from having any meaning. #WomanMeansSomething
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Happy #Pride
I was expelled from my all-girls high school for being a #lesbian & put in a mental hospital for #conversiontherapy.

I became an #LGBT activist to prevent that from happening to other girls like I was.
Yet conversion therapy is still legal.
Happy #Pride
I memorialize every #lesbian who died hidden in the shadows because of #homophobia, who was forced into compulsory heterosexuality, who was made to live a lie. You deserved better. We honor you by making a safer world for lesbians today. Amen.
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On #Pride I think of the #lesbian who became my mentor. She propelled me forward into lesbian #feminist writing. #AudreLorde opened a door for me I didn't know existed. I am so grateful she was in my life and left such a legacy for #lesbians.
lambdaliterary.org/features/oped/…
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