October 4, 2011

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How Real Is Our Sense of History?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | October 04, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

We all believe that we know - yet "history" always gets rewritten somehow - whether it's by the winners of world wars, or the winners of corporate and organizational conflicts. And are we, in the LGBT community, sometimes guilty of trying to rewrite our own history?Read More


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3 Lesbian Couples Walk Into a NC Registrar's Office

Filed by Bil Browning | October 04, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

It sounds like the setup to a joke doesn't it? Three lesbian couples walked into a North Carolina registrar's office and... Sadly, the punchline is no laughing matter. Read More


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Gay Resumes Get Fewer Calls

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 04, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

After being told a thousand times that cis white gay men were the most privileged people on the planet, definitely more privileged than Christian white straight men, a professor goes and performs a study like this.Read More


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Indiana Won't Fight Civil Union Claims in Fair Tragedy

Filed by Bil Browning | October 04, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

While Indiana doesn't recognize civil unions, the state's Attorney General says he won't attempt to get the claims of lesbian victims' partners dismissed based on their marital status.Read More


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Transgender Wall St. Protester Alleges Abuse By NYC Police

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 04, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

A 33-year old Assistant Director of the Williams Multicultural Center, participating in the "Occupy Wall St. Protests," tells his harrowing story. Read More


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Your Thoughts: HRC's New Survey

Filed by Bil Browning | October 04, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

I noticed this morning that HRC is doing a survey to get the community's thoughts on "HRC, the state of our movement, & issues that matter most to you." My interest piqued, I went and took the quick survey.Read More


FRC's Tony Perkins' Analysis of Obama at HRC Dinner

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 04, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

FRC President Tony Perkins expressed a different perception of what happened when the audience booed a gay soldier. But it's his analysis of Obama's "complete willingness to circumvent the U.S. Constitution to obtain his goal" that'll set your hair on fire.Read More


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P Diddy Apologizes for Anti-Gay Slur

Filed by Bil Browning | October 04, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Singer P Diddy recently had an explosive confrontation in an Atlanta nightclub this weekend. The star took to Twitter to issue his apology to fans (what celebrity doesn't apologize in 140 characters or less anymore?) and it seems pretty darn sincere.Read More


Trans Job Applications: To Name or Not To Name?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 04, 2011 | 9:45 AM | comments

Being trans often poses difficult employment dilemmas about whether to be "out," but the problem of prior names makes it even more impossible.Read More


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Your Morning Feel-Good Moment

Filed by Bil Browning | October 04, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Need a pick-me-up this morning? I've got just the thing to turn that frown upside down.Read More


John Aravosis on HRC National Dinner

Filed by Bil Browning | October 04, 2011 | 9:20 AM | comments

Since I was at the event, I missed John Aravosis' CNN appearance to discuss the HRC National Dinner. They had John on both before and after Obama's speech. Here's the first pre-dinner part. The second post-speech video is after...Read More


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National Post Apologizes For Ad Opposing School LGBT Curriculum

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 04, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"Where the ad exceeded the bounds of civil discourse was in its tone and manipulative use of a picture of a young girl; in the suggestion that such teaching "corrupts" children, with everything that such a charge implies; and in...Read More