Protesters Confront Anti-LGBT Church

By Mike Talavera On Sunday, members of Austin’s LGBT community and their supporters protested the morning services of Georgetown-based Celebration Church, which recently found a new home at the Mueller Performing Arts Center after striking a deal with the Austin Independent School District (AISD). The protest had been organized by local organization Stonewall Militant Front (SMF) after learning that the church likened homosexuality and bisexuality … Continue reading Protesters Confront Anti-LGBT Church

No Freedom for Bigots in Charlotte

By Gabriel Roshan On August 19th, anti-fascists in Charlotte confronted proto-fascist Brian Talbert and his organization Deplorable Pride. During the Summer of 2018, Talbert has led multiple rallies in favor of his ultra-nationalistic program that includes rallying LGBT people in support of Trump, the police and standing up for “freedom.” Deplorable Pride first came on the scene in 2017 after the election of Donald Trump, … Continue reading No Freedom for Bigots in Charlotte

Austin School District Profits Off Contract with Homophobic Church

By Mike Talavera The same month that the Austin Independent School District (AISD) participated in the Austin Pride parade, it will be collecting thousands of dollars from anti-LGBTQ Celebration Church for its rental of the Mueller Performing Arts Auditorium every Sunday. Contrary to the district’s Welcoming Schools program and No Place for Hate policy which proclaim to include and defend LGBTQ students, Celebration Church upholds … Continue reading Austin School District Profits Off Contract with Homophobic Church