November 21, 2009

Weekly Reader: Hugs, Honduras, & Grandma's Dress

Filed by Bil Browning | November 21, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

While this week brought news that ENDA has been delayed for a few weeks, we didn't let that stop us from bringing you a ton of popular posts about almost every aspect of our community. Here are the best from...Read More


Whose Day of Remembrance?

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | November 21, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

This year the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) lists 162 trans people killed. That's over 3 a week. The number is significantly higher than previous years (which had generally been between 20 and 30), and most people are attributing that...Read More


CA Bay Area: Vigil Sunday for Jorge Steven Lopez-Mercado and Jason Mattison Jr.

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | November 21, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

This Sunday in Oakland, Bay Area queers and allies will gather near Lake Merritt for a candlelight vigil and open mic to mourn Jorge Steven López-Mercado and Jason Mattison Jr., queer and gender non-conforming teenagers who were brutally murdered last...Read More


Florida Competitive Workforce Bill Filed To Add Anti-Discrimination Protections Statewide

Filed by Nadine Smith | November 21, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

I applaud the filing of the Competitive Workforce bill in the Florida House of Representative. House bill 391, filed by Rep. Kelly Skidmore, would add sexual orientation and gender identity to Florida's civil rights statues. Currently, it is legal to...Read More


Ken Hutcherson targets Microsoft for contribution to Approve 71 campaign

Filed by Joe Mirabella | November 21, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Rev. Ken Hutcherson made an appearance at Microsoft's annual shareholder's meeting on Tuesday. As usual, Hutcherson was there representing the interests of Thomas Strohbar, founder of numerous anti-birth control, anti-choice, and anti-gay financial organizations. Strohbar's road to financial security has...Read More


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Simply Unacceptable

Filed by Ed Team | November 21, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"While we are grateful to the local law enforcement officials for their swift work to apprehend the suspect in this terrible crime, we remain deeply saddened that yet another family should have to suffer the pain of such a tragedy,...Read More


Chaz Bono explains gender on GMA

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 21, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Chaz Bono's interview on Good Morning America....Read More