October 2, 2011


Photos & Video: HRC Dinner Entertainment & Speakers

Filed by Bil Browning | October 02, 2011 | 7:15 PM | comments

While Karen Ocamb wrote an excellent post earlier today about President Obama's speech to the Human Rights Campaign's national dinner crowd, I thought I'd throw in these photos and videos of the parts you couldn't see livestreamed on the HRC website.Read More


COW: Adam Polaski on Election Reform

Filed by Bil Browning | October 02, 2011 | 5:45 PM | comments

Associate Editor Adam Polaski jumped in mid-thread and asks the important question. How do we fix the problem?Read More

New Marriage Equality PSA Debuts in Australia

Filed by Adam Polaski | October 02, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

This week an Australian LGBT advocacy organization, "I Do," launched a PSA promoting marriage equality in the country. It's a sweet, statistics-filled piece that makes the case for a supportive, gay-friendly Australia. Read More


Dr. Mary Edwards Walker: Civil War Surgeon

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 02, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

Known for her determination and strength of conviction, Mary Edwards Walker (1832-1919) is also remembered as the only woman to earn the Congressional Medal of Honor in the United States military, for her service during the Civil War.Read More


Watch: Obama at HRC Gala & Some Political Impressions

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 02, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

I watched Obama's speech via live streaming from the HRC website. Unlike the black tie and gowned gala crowd eagerly awaiting the President, I was home having just read a piece on Bill Clinton's 20th anniversary of his announcement to run for President.Read More


Paging Dr. Caligari

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 02, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

A Cold War spy novel, an old horror movie and dancing the gopak keep me up at night. Read More


Fairness WV: From Secret Meetings to Equality Gala In Three Years

Filed by Ed Kennedy | October 02, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

How does one build equality? Out of a few brave souls.Read More


Obama Talked to Our Leader

Filed by Ed Team | October 02, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

"Thank you so much. It is great to be back. I see a lot of friends in the house. I appreciate the chance to join you tonight. I also took a trip out to California last week, where I held...Read More