Action Alerts: June 2010

Georgia begins ADAP Wait List on July 1

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

On July 1, 2010, Georgia will now join 11 others states with a Wait List for AIDS Drug Assistance Programs. Currently, there are approximately 2,000 people in the United States waiting for safe access for their lifesaving and sustaining HIV/AIDS-medications....Read More

ACTION ALERT: Demand President Obama & Congress Address ADAP Crisis

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | June 28, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

On June 24, 2010, the number of individuals in the United States on a wait list for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) reached an all time high of 1,840 people living with HIV/AIDS. According to the National Alliance of...Read More

Taking Back Pride: Putting the Politics Back in Pride Parades

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 19, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

It's that time of year. Pride is in the air around the world for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and ally community. Parades, festivals, music, parties, shirtless boys, dykes on bikes, and more rainbows than you can shake your high...Read More

Blogswarm: Revise the FDA Ban

Filed by Adam Bink | June 10, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Today, we are participating in a blogswarm with AMERICABlog,, Blabbeando,, DailyKos, David Badash, Firedoglake-The Seminal, Good As You, Joe Mirabella, LGBTPOV, Mike Signorile, OpenLeft and Rod 2.0. We are asking you to submit a public comment in support...Read More

Action Alert: NY Senate Vote on Gender Identity Protections

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 07, 2010 | 9:00 AM | comments

In 2002, New York State passed the Sexual Orientation Non-Discrimination Law. There was a bitter fight at the time regarding transgender inclusion. Ultimately, the decision was made to pass the law without transgender inclusion, with the promise that a separate...Read More