Action Alerts: September 2013


Trans Homecoming Queen Heartbroken by Hateful Backlash

Filed by John M. Becker | September 24, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

Cassidy Lynn Campbell -- the trans teen who made headlines when her classmates voted her homecoming queen -- is being targeted by vicious online bullies. Let's show her some love instead.Read More

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Please Pray With Us, Not Prey on Us

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | September 21, 2013 | 3:00 PM | comments

Instead of praying for an end to discrimination and marginalization of a vulnerable population, Florida's Christian Family Coalition preyed on a community of people who have been victims of heinous and monstrous crimes.Read More


This One Graph Shows Russia Boycotts, Backlash Working

Filed by John M. Becker | September 19, 2013 | 11:15 AM | comments

Naysayers be damned - activists' efforts to raise awareness of Russia's anti-LGBT crackdown are working. Let's keep up the pressure.Read More

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Tell Congress to Stop Playing Games With Food Stamps

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 19, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Enough. Food stamps are not a "moral hazard." Hunger is not a game.Read More

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Will Selena Gomez Speak Out For Equality in Russia?

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2013 | 7:15 PM | comments

International pop star Selena Gomez is singing two concerts in Russia next week. Sign and share this petition to urge her to speak out for LGBT equality while she's there.Read More

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Boycotting the Olympics? We Can Do Better

Filed by Mark Segal | September 05, 2013 | 12:30 PM | comments

The question is not whether there should be action against Russia, but what action should be taken. Thus far, all we have gotten are press releases praising vodka pouring.Read More