The Movement: Recently Filed

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The Smithsonian's Newest LGBT History Acquisition

Filed by Bil Browning | January 12, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

The road to the Smithsonian's National Archives Collection #1334, "The Bil Browning and Jerame Davis Papers," and our joint activism for LGBT rights started, as most good stories do, simply enough.Read More


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LGBT Leaders Share Their 2015 New Year's Resolutions

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 04, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

Here are the New Year's resolutions of 13 LGBT leaders. What are yours?Read More


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5 State Strategies to Move LGBT Equality Forward

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 26, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

While LGBT legislative advancements at the federal level may be stalled for awhile, investments of time and resources at the state level have much stronger potential for payout in the short term.Read More


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Making Sure Black Lives Matter at Home

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 18, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

The closet is alive and well in many LGBTQ organizations... and so is white supremacy. Freedom is not justice and open letters are not enough.Read More


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An Open Letter to Pastor Stacy Swimp

Filed by Viktor Kerney | December 10, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

I'm sure you're proud of yourself for derailing LGBT civil rights in Michigan, but your entire argument against them is based on nonsense.Read More


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The LGBTQ Task Force: More Than Weddings

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | November 02, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Our oldest national LGBT rights organization agrees that there is more to our liberation than the rights to marry, have children, or serve in the military.Read More


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Andrew Sullivan Endorses Matthew Shepard 'Trutherism'

Filed by John M. Becker | October 30, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Spitting on Matthew Shepard's grave in order to take petty political swipes and drive up traffic to your website? That's disgusting.Read More


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It's Time to Be Reasonable About Our LGBTQ Leaders

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | October 15, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Holding leaders accountable is a good thing, but the LGBT community throws mud at our own like none other.Read More


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Task Force Changes Name to Reflect Broader Movement

Filed by John M. Becker | October 08, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

Just in time for National Coming Out Day, the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force is coming out with a new name and a new tagline.Read More


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It's Time to Renew the Labor-LGBT Partnership

Filed by Jerame Davis | September 30, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

If the LGBT community cannot stand in solidarity with one of our oldest supporters, what is the message we are sending to the myriad allies we're creating today?Read More


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Pride At Work Names Jerame Davis as Executive Director

Filed by John M. Becker | September 23, 2014 | 7:00 PM | comments

Today is a proud day for the Bilerico family: Jerame Davis, our co-founder and webmaster, has been named executive director of Pride at Work!Read More


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Bigger Love? Same-Sex Marriage and the Poly Problem

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 18, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

If adults hold a fundamental right to marry, what prevents polygamy? Nothing. And it is the same-sex marriage cases themselves, along with other gay and women's rights cases, which have gutted any meaningful grounds for opposition.Read More


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Mary Bonauto, Alison Bechdel Win MacArthur Genius Grants

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Legendary marriage equality warrior Mary Bonauto and "Dykes to Watch Out For" cartoonist Alison Bechdel have received the prestigious MacArthur "Genius Grant."Read More


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What Now? A Reaction to Chad Griffin's Apology

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | September 12, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Chad Griffin's apology on behalf of HRC to the transgender community is great. But we also need to know what the organization will do to more effectively represent the trans community.Read More


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Chad Griffin Apologies to Trans Community on Behalf of HRC

Filed by John M. Becker | September 05, 2014 | 2:20 PM | comments

In a keynote speech this afternoon to the Southern Comfort Conference, Chad Griffin formally apologized for HRC's turbulent relationship with and past mistreatment of the transgender community, and pledged to do better. Read More