Action Alerts: May 2010

National Call-in Day to end the ADAP Crisis

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | May 25, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Back in the 1980's, when gay men were dying at such a rapid rate, our community stood united, in mass numbers and demanded immediate action. Over the years we have advanced public policy and created new funding streams to begin...Read More

South Carolina poised to issue AIDS death warrant

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | May 24, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

This week in South Carolina, state lawmakers are about to sign on to what essentially can be called a death warrant for people living with HIV/AIDS in South Carolina. Tomorrow the legislature will hold a hearing to terminate the state's...Read More

Are you in the Fight to End AIDS?

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | May 18, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

As massive dark gray clouds cast a murky shadow, like that of the uncontrolled plumes of oil in the Gulf Coast, for more than 1,500 people living with HIV/AIDS in 10 states are languishing on a wait list to access...Read More

Demand an Apology from Bill McCollum- No More Bigots for Hire!

Filed by Nadine Smith | May 08, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

George Rekers, the "expert" witness picked by Attorney General Bill McCollum to defend Florida's anti-gay adoption ban has been caught with a male prostitute at the Miami airport, according to the Miami New Times. Rekers and a cohort were hired...Read More

ACTION ALERT: Veterans Lobby Day

Filed by Joe Mirabella | May 05, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

We're in the final critical days that could make a repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell a reality. We need Congress to include the repeal of Don't ask Don't Tell in the 2011 Defense Appropriations Bill scheduled for mark up...Read More

A Tale of Two Phone Calls: A Call To Action

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 03, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Babs Siperstein is a member of the Democratic National Committee, co-chair of the National Stonewall Democrats' Federal PAC Board and Political Director of the Gender Rights Advocacy Association of New Jersey. Last Thursday evening about 6:15 PM ET...Read More