The Movement: Recently Filed

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Trans 100 List Spotlights Trans Change-Makers

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 15, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Released in full last week, the 2014 Trans 100 list spotlights the work of transgender activists, artists, athletes, professionals, and difference-makers. Read More

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Drag Culture Hurts the Transgender Community

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | March 20, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

From the perspective of this trans advocate and analyst, drag culture clearly hurts the transgender community - and RuPaul is a big part of that problem.Read More

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The 2014 LGBT Media Convening: A Resounding Success

Filed by John M. Becker | March 07, 2014 | 6:15 PM | comments

Last weekend a group of the top LGBT bloggers and journalists from across the country gathered in D.C. to discuss queer media issues. It was an immensely valuable experience.Read More

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Colonized Minds: Anti-Gay Laws in Arizona, Uganda & Beyond

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 06, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

It's not gay people or their acceptance of and incorporation into society and culture, but anti-gay laws like the one passed in Uganda and the one vetoed in Arizona that are outside the norm - and the product of colonized minds.Read More

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LGBT Journalists Converging on DC This Weekend

Filed by John M. Becker | February 28, 2014 | 9:30 AM | comments

This weekend is the 2014 LGBT Media Journalists Convening here in Washington, D.C. And you're invited: join us online, and in person on Saturday night!Read More

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Special 'Rights' to Discriminate? This Means War.

Filed by Rebecca Juro | February 23, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

Arizona's proposed "Turn Away the Gays" bill passing the legislature means that this is no longer about fighting for what we don't have. We now must defend what we already have from those who want to take it away.Read More


The (Religious) Empire Strikes Back

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | February 19, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

The writing is on the wall: we're going to get marriage equality. War's over, right? Not by a long shot -- this is where we start getting our asses handed to us.Read More

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WATCH: Bilerico's John Becker Talks Johnny Weir on CNN

Filed by Michael Knaapen | February 14, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Bilerico's John Becker said on CNN today that if Johnny Weir doesn't speak out publicly against Russia's anti-LGBT laws in Sochi, he's not doing enough. What do you think? Watch and let us know.Read More

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Transgender: The Kobayashi Maru of Conversations

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | February 07, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Conversations about transgender issues often are a no-win scenario. People who regard themselves as allies unconsciously have bought into all sorts of negative cultural narratives without realizing it.Read More

Livestream from Creating Change 2014

Filed by Bil Browning | January 31, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

Several of our contributors and Editor-In-Chief John Becker at this year's Creating Change conference in Houston, Texas and you can join them via livestream.Read More

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Laverne Cox Electrifies Creating Change Conference

Filed by John M. Becker | January 31, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

"Orange Is the New Black" star Laverne Cox told attendees at Creating Change that LGBT people must continue reaching out to each other, across our differences, with love and empathy.Read More

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#tt: Gay Marriage Is a Conservative Cause

Filed by Yasmin Nair | January 30, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

There has never been a strong liberal case for gay marriage. Same-sex marriage is a conservative cause. Read More

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Making the Case for the Uppercase Gay

Filed by Patrick J Hamilton | January 29, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Don't we, as a movement, as a population, deserve the distinction of a proper noun to help define us? Personally, I think it's a capital idea, and a very civil right.Read More

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Fr. Robert Nugent, Catholic LGBT Rights Hero, Dies

Filed by John M. Becker | January 02, 2014 | 5:45 PM | comments

Fr. Robert Nugent, a Catholic priest who co-founded New Ways Ministry and spoke out against the church's institutional homophobia, died yesterday in Milwaukee.Read More


Ego Te Absurdo: Francis Is Advocate's 'Person Of The Year'

Filed by John M. Becker | December 17, 2013 | 4:30 PM | comments

Really? We're handing out accolades because someone makes us feel hopey-changey?Read More