Action Alerts: May 2009

MN Gov. Tim Pawlenty Vetoes Safe Schools Bill

Filed by Dustin Kight | May 31, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Nearly one week ago, Minnesota Governor (and rising GOP star/presidential hopeful) Tim Pawlenty vetoed the "Safe Schools for All" bill, a long overdue update to the state's anti-bullying and harassment laws governing schools. Anyone familiar with Pawlenty's politics might shrug...Read More


Civil Disobedience: Trying to Stop the Moving Train

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | May 27, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

While LGBT people argue fiercely over pros and cons of marriage, and decry the money spent by those who oppose their views, a lot more money is about to be poured out in a torrent. Those LGBT dollars will have...Read More


Prop 8 protests: The Day of Decision

Filed by Bil Browning | May 26, 2009 | 9:00 AM | comments

Today is the day - the day we find out whether or not California's Proposition 8 will be allowed to stand. California's Supreme Court will announce it's decision at 1pm Eastern - 10am Pacific. We'll update with the news as...Read More


Jesus Christ took away my Sin Freedom

Filed by Zac Hart | May 26, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

(Please note this article was written BEFORE the official decision by the CA Supreme Court was released. Any views expressed in this entry may not hold true depending on whether Prop8 is upheld or not) Today is D-Day for the...Read More


Call to Action to Urge Trans-Affirming Position Statements by the APA

Filed by Kelley Winters | May 25, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

On May 18, I presented a paper to the Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association on the diagnostic categories of Gender Identity Disorder (GID) and Transvestic Fetishism (TF) in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). Coauthored...Read More


Equality for All Now: The Dallas Principles...join us.

Filed by Pam Spaulding | May 20, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

There were a lot of things I could have done this past weekend. Get to that pile of laundry, hit the pillow for some sorely-needed shut-eye, and, of course, spend quality time with my wife. But I hopped on...Read More