Action Alerts: September 2010

Roasting a Lame Duck

Filed by Jarrod Chlapowski | September 30, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

For the sake of everyone's sanity, I'm not going to go into detail about the piece on that details rifts kept hidden for the sake of preserving coalition going into the Senate vote on the Defense Authorization bill last...Read More

Take Action: DADT Repeal Possible Today

Filed by Bil Browning | September 21, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Yesterday both Senators Leiberman and Levin (chairman of the Armed Services Committee) mentioned that they weren't sure the Democrats had enough votes to repeal DADT. Thanks to Senator McCain's filibuster of the Defense Authorization Bill, Dems need 60 votes for...Read More

Get off your butt: DADT repeal tomorrow

Filed by Bil Browning | September 20, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Bilerico Project and CREDO Mobile have teamed up to give Projectors a way to help get DADT repeal passed. Click on over, fill out your information, and we'll send a fax to both of your senators asking them to support...Read More

Bilerico DADT Action: Send a fax now!

Filed by Bil Browning | September 19, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Monday could be the beginning of the end for "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." The House has already passed a bill that would repeal this discriminatory policy that prevents openly gay, lesbian and bisexual members of the military from serving. But...Read More

We must march because we can

Filed by Davina Kotulski | September 17, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

A couple days ago I received an e-mail that my fellow marriage equality colleague, Nikolai Alekseev, founder of Marriage Equality Russia, was arrested by the new KGB. Nikolai is guilty of the following: trying to register a non-profit organization named...Read More

Let's See This Through

Filed by Jarrod Chlapowski | September 14, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

As broken yesterday by the Washington Blade, yesterday Reid's office confirmed NDAA is scheduled for next week. You got us there - be proud! Be ecstatic! But, most importantly, be determined. We have work to do this week that is...Read More

Why Aren't You on the Phone with Your Senator?

Filed by Jarrod Chlapowski | September 13, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

This is the end of the line. Understand this: If we don't make it clear to Reid and the rest of the Senate not voting on NDAA (to which DADT repeal is attached) in September is inexcusable, we won't get...Read More

Tell Congress to move on ENDA now!

Filed by Phil Reese | September 10, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

Yesterday and Wednesday, we saw actions around the nation calling on Congress to move on ENDA. We saw a debate between Republican candidate Rick Tubbs and Chair of the Education and Labor Committee, Congressman George Miller interrupted by advocates. We...Read More

Start calling! Phone swarm Chris Carney D-PA!

Filed by Phil Reese | September 09, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Get on the horn, people, and help GetEQUAL put pressure on an anti-gay Democrat from Pennsylvania. (Script after the jump.) Williamsport: 570-327-1902 Shamokin: 570-644-1682 Clarks Summit: 570-585-9988 Washington, DC: 202-225-3731 At 10:00 Eastern time this morning, GetEQUAL PA brought advocates...Read More