Homophobia Sneaks in Everywhere: From Mississippi to Oregon

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LGBT Folk Not Welcome LGBT Folk Not Welcome

I could feel my heart being crushed at the news that the Republican Governor of Mississippi, Phil Bryant,¬†signed a bill on Friday that makes it legal to discriminate against people in the LGBT community. ¬†While not surprising coming from¬†Mississippi, it is nonetheless disappointing. Not the first and probably not the last time the state of¬†Mississippi is on the wrong side of history‚Äďthis is not a state known for equity and equality.

Sadly, closer to home, I realize that the purported progressive Portland, Oregon hosts many homophobes as well. Last week, it came to light that the owner of¬†The Moreland Farmers Pantry, in Sellwood, a Portland neighborhood, spewed her homophobic views. Owner Chauncy Childs posted this on her Facebook page about¬†gays and same-sex marriage: ‚Äú‚Ķa tiny minority is dictating a change of our social structure.‚ÄĚ ¬†I guess a population wanting equality and equity needs to be‚Ķ

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Dutch, Pothead, Married since 1999, once homeless officially homed since uh...I guess somewhere around 2006. Music lover (anything but techno) Animal friend (in general, dogs and cats more specific, wolves rule though), Happy (most of the time) Pacifist, optimist but also sarcastic, cynical and philosopher (big word, if I find a better one....) oh... Gamer, PC freak, Software junky, bottom level hacker (lol i can "hack" some of my games but t.b.h others did the work, I just apply their knowledge) all around "can you fix my pc Martin" guy did I mentioned married?

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