It may seem like a small issue to you if you are a straight and cisgender person, but that’s the privilege talking. As a straight and cisgender person, you don’t have worry about being targeted. So all LGBTQ people are asking is that you be an ally and #BoycottChickFilA.
Maine's LGBTQ community can rest assured that they are well-represented in Maine's new government. This past week, three LGBTQ people were elevated to top positions in both the new administration and State House leadership.
With the new Democratic government, LGBTQ Mainers can rest assured that all the hard-won progress will be protected and that LGBTQ equality, particularly when it comes to Trans rights, will have strong allies in Augusta.
Prior to the passage of the Real I.D. Act, there was a presumption of credibility in favor of asylum applicants and numerous safeguards provided by case law and several federal jurisdictions. As one court has held, “[A]bsent an explicit finding that a specific statement by the petitioner is not credible we are required to accept that her testimony is true.” But the Real I.D. Act stripped away those safeguards....