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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


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Will the LGBT Community Allow a Corporate Takeover?

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 01, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

It's great that corporations are coming out to support LGBT equality in droves, but their newfound support has more to do with increased profit margins than standing up for an ideal.Read More


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TERFs: All the Rage This Summer

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 30, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Camping in the woods and bonding with nature among our own gender sounds like a "guy thing" is what these "womyn" really want to do. Or maybe not. They advertise "3 vegetarian meals a day."Read More


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WATCH: The State of LGBT Politics, in Five Minutes

Filed by John M. Becker | August 15, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

In just five electric minutes, progressive consulting guru Christopher Massicotte discusses the history of LGBT political activism, the work we have yet to accomplish, and his own personal story.Read More


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Religious Exemptions: You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

Filed by John M. Becker | July 10, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Think religious exemptions in the post-Hobby Lobby world are bad? Just wait until you see how far the anti-gay, anti-choice Religious Right wants to go.Read More


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The Real Whopper: The Persistent Myth of Gay Affluence

Filed by Garrard Conley | July 10, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

The myth of gay affluence is a harmful one that fosters stereotypes, severely distorts the needs of our community, and misrepresents the truth.Read More


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Chad Griffin: HRC Supports ENDA, But More is Needed

Filed by John M. Becker | July 09, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

After the LGBT coalition supporting the current version of ENDA all but collapsed overnight, Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin wrote an op-ed this afternoon explaining why his group still supports the measure.Read More


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Out & Equal Withdraws Support for ENDA

Filed by John M. Becker | July 09, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is the latest pro-equality group to drop its support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act over its troubling and unprecedented religious exemption.Read More


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Pride at Work Drops ENDA Support

Filed by John M. Becker | July 08, 2014 | 6:30 PM | comments

The exodus from ENDA and its gaping religious exemption continues.Read More


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BREAKING: ACLU, Lambda Legal Drop Support for ENDA

Filed by John M. Becker | July 08, 2014 | 4:15 PM | comments

The exemption-riddled Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) has just been dealt another body blow, with three more major national organizations announcing this afternoon that they are dropping their support for the bill.Read More


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BREAKING: Task Force Withdraws Support for ENDA

Filed by John M. Becker | July 08, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force - the nation's oldest LGBT civil rights organization, and a leader in the fight for ENDA for more than two decades - announced that it has decided to drop its support for the measure. Read More


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My Queer Southern Etiquette

Filed by Garrard Conley | July 07, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

When applied ever so slightly to the right social situation, etiquette has the power to render us our best, well behaved selves; when applied with a heavy hand, it has the power to asphyxiate.Read More


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Prop 8 Plaintiffs Put Andrew Sullivan in His Place

Filed by John M. Becker | June 25, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

In Andrew Sullivan's fervent crusade to undermine everything related to the Prop 8 case, he's now belittling the contributions of the plaintiffs themselves.Read More


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Bonauto: ENDA's 'Gaping' Religious Exemption Part of 'Dangerous' Trend

Filed by John M. Becker | June 20, 2014 | 8:00 PM | comments

Legendary LGBT legal icon Mary Bonauto said today that ENDA's "gaping" religious exemptions are part of a broader effort to preserve homophobia as an acceptable prejudice in law and society under the guise of "religious liberty."Read More