Open Season on LGBTQ Folks


An excellent post on human rights and dignity!

The Tony Burgess Blog

I am a supporter of LGBTQ people. They are citizens who pay taxes, contribute to community, sit in houses of worship on the Sabbath and are our neighbors.

However they are treated by some as second class citizens. It troubles me to see laws protecting their civil rights and freedom from discrimination being eroded by intolerant groups who are more interested in maintaining the status quo from long ago. What this is about is about the dignity and freedom of people to be who they are no matter what.

Women’s rights are being impacted for the negative too.

I am a man of faith who loves his neighbors as himself so I am concerned about people on the fringes. My religious freedoms have never been threatened. Anything that is new and different seems to threaten some folks and its sad they live in fear. Our political climate is a raging…

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14 thoughts on “Open Season on LGBTQ Folks

  1. Sugar, Spice, Everything Nice

    I love this…my younger sister is a lesbian, and has been with her wife now for almost 6 years. My sister is an intake manager at one of the best psychiatric hospitals in PA, and is going for her Doctorate. Her wife is a bank manager. They are just like everyone else, productive members of society, yet they felt they had to leave our small, close-minded town for a larger city due to intolerance. Our society needs to stop judging others based on what they feel may be morally right or wrong; instead, accept and be kind. There’s already too much hate in the world to hate someone based on who they love.

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