Andy Kopsa

Off The Record: On Religion, Politics & Equality

Transgender teacher under attack in TX – here’s a few things to do

NOTE:  I called the principal’s office – but for information on the public hearing tonight I was directed to call the Central Office.  HERES THAT NUMBER:  409-923-7500   My head … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Facts Matter. Mississippi Matters. A HuffPo Correction

  Here’s a correction from Huffington Post that all other media outlets who jumped on the false story about Mississippi can cut and paste and insert into their incorrect articles: … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mississippi Sex Ed: get it together media

There has been a spate of incorrect reporting on Mississippi’s sex ed law. 1.  That anti-sodomy/anti-gay requirement – this is patently false.  The language in the bill is disgusting – … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mississippi’s anti-gay law – Call Gov. Bryant

Despite what they try to tell you, legalizing bigotry is not actually religious freedom.  Iowa tried this a few years ago – you can read all about these so called … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

The rotten roots of Uganda’s anti-gay celebration

Originally posted on 76 CRIMES:
rs support the country’s harsh new anti-gay law on March 31, 2014, during a Parade and Thanksgiving Celebration. Anti-gay marchers on March 31, 2014, praised Ugandan…

March 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Constant threat to LGBT people in Cameroon

  The situation in Cameroon – Yaounde Central Prison – click the photo above for story A young man – Simon – who was instrumental in helping me understand much … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ban Bossy? Um, Bullshit.

When did “bossy” become a gender specific term? Growing up I remember scads of times boys as well as girls were told to not be bossy by teachers. Did I … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

My latest at The Nation: dispatches from Yaounde prison in Cameroon – outlawing homosexuality

Click above for full story

March 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Small post about Uganda for the Investigative Fund

A small blog post for the I-Fund posted last week.  Click above image to read entire post.

February 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Museveni may sign AHB today – need solidarity for Nigeria and Cameroon

Sources from the activist community in Kampala sent an email overnight reporting Museveni may sign the AHB (anti-homosexuality bill) into law as early as today, February 21.  This bill can … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · 1 Comment
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