#854 Would-be oppressors with a victim mentality (LGBTQ Rights)

Today we take a look at the actual right to be treated equally and the fictional right some claim they have to discriminate against others

 

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Anti-Gay Christian Struggles to Defend Anti-Gay Discrimination - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 06-12-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: Makes No Sense - The Rainmakers


Ch. 4: Act 2: Church Uses First Amendment Protections To Perform Same Sex Marriages - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 05-03-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: Fundamentalists - The Supervillains


Ch. 6: Act 3: If only most churches had inner beauty as well - Throwing Shade (@gibblertron @bryansafi) - Air Date: 8-21-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: Beautiful - Christina Aguilera


Ch. 8: Act 4: Right Wing Hero Ben Carson SHOCKED Gays Offended When You Compare Equality to Beastiality - @majorityfm - Air Date: 05-22-14

Ch. 9: Song 4: Animal - Neon Trees


Ch. 10: Act 5: Anti-Gay Law Ruled Unconstitutional In Uganda - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 08-02-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: I Want You to Want Me - Cheap Trick


Ch. 12: Act 6: We are All Out - @allout - Air Date: 06-11-13

Ch. 13: Song 6: Dreamtime - Uberzone


Ch. 14: Act 7: Obama Signs LGBT Non-Discrim Order, Religious Right FLIPS OUT - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 07-23-14

Ch. 15: Song 7: Opinions - The Haymarket Squares


Ch. 16: Act 8: Exemption-Free Employment Non-Discrimination Act

Ch. 17: Song 8: Right to Complain - Backatown (Bonus Track Version)


Ch. 18: Act 9: It's not time to compromise on marriage equality - @fakedansavage - Air Date: 3-11-14


Voicemails

Ch. 19: The culture of zero accountability - Nathan from Vancouver, WA

Ch. 20: You inspired me - Rich in Kansas

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 21: Final comments on the thing that fell behind my stove

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


TAKE ACTION:

Join with Americans For Workplace Opportunity

Follow/support the Americans For Workplace Opportunity coalition members listed HERE

Contact your representatives via email, phone, social media

Sources/further reading:

"Billionaires push Republicans on gay rights bill” via Politico

"ACLU, Lambda Legal Drop Support for ENDA" via John Becker at The Bilerico Project

"Obama signs edict banning discrimination against federal LGBT employees” via AlJazeera America

 

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

Thanks for listening!

Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com

Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores!

Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft

Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft

Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com

Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!


Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.