The Movement: July 2014

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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