Action Alerts: April 2009

Marriage Moving in Maine

Filed by Bo Shuff | April 29, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

The efforts to move the Marriage Equality bill forward in Maine have been successful. The Senate Judiciary Committee passed the bill out of Committee to the full Senate today on a vote of 11 to 2 to 1. The full...Read More

Help out on LGBT health policy

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 23, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

I got this in my inbox, and this is important. We need for these large, government studies to ask about LGBT people so we know the needs of our communities and our population when it comes to health care. Sexual...Read More

Angie Zapata murder: Guilty on four counts

Filed by Bil Browning | April 22, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Breaking news: Allen Ray Andrade has been found guilty of first degree murder, car theft, identity theft and committing a hate crime for the murder of transgender woman Angie Zapata. The sentence will be life without parole. Justice is served....Read More

Get paid to get involved!

Filed by Jerame Davis | April 15, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

I was just contacted by Bo Shuff. Most of you probably remember Bo as the guy from HRC before Stu Rosenberg. Bo helped us pass the Indy HRO and he's a Bilerico Project blogger. Oh - and he is a...Read More

National Car Rental Responds To Harassment And Threats Story Of Sarah Vestal

Filed by Pam Spaulding | April 14, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

One of my co-bloggers, Autumn, received a response from the national office of National Car Rental regarding the post "National Car Rental Employee To Trans Customer: "Screwed-Up Man Faggot"." by Autumn Sandeen, Pam's House Blend I received an update from...Read More

New Twists in the Amazon Story

Filed by Scott Kaiser | April 14, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Yesterday I posted an article about's alleged snub of the LGBT community. I suggested that calls of boycott against Amazon were premature as Amazon had up until now been a very gay-friendly company and perhaps this really was a...Read More