Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in Featured, News

LGBT Issues as Sovereignty Issues -Alfred Walking Bull

LGBT Issues as Sovereignty Issues -Alfred Walking Bull

LGBT Issues as Sovereignty Issues Alfred Walking Bull On Feb. 14, The Huffington Post ran an article about North Dakota’s legislature failing to pass a LGBT anti-discrimination bill. And so, for our lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgenderbrothers and sisters to the north, employment can be terminated on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, perceived or otherwise. One might ask how an injustice like this can be permitted to happen in this day and age. If the comments on the story – from whom I’m assuming are liberals – are any indication, this injustice happens because we get complacent about political landscapes or because we’re reactive and lazy as politically-inclined people. Either prospect is alarming because it means we’ve accepted that progress comes slowly or not at all for certain states in the union. The question I ask, though, is should we tolerate that kind of attitude? And how can we help to foster relationships that can help in terms of educating minds and building a sustainable fund to assist those candidates and committees dedicated to fostering...

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