The Movement: April 2013


Was It a Good Idea to Make Bradley Manning SF Pride's Grand Marshall?

Filed by Viktor Kerney | April 28, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

I would to hear your opinions about this incident. Was the decision to make Manning a grand marshal an honorable one or a catastrophe waiting to happen? Read More

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Why It's Painful: No DOMA Apology as Clinton Accepts GLAAD Award

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 22, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

Clinton's sweet fatherly moment seemed to erase in an instant all the hard work, the agony, the love so many gays and people with HIV/AIDS had for him when he was just the long-winded Governor of Arkansas.Read More


Bill Clinton Accepts Award He Doesn't Deserve

Filed by Bil Browning | April 21, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Last night GLAAD honored President Clinton with their "Advocate For Change" award based on his recent outspokenness on LGBT rights. Sadly, he's been advocating for a change from policies he instituted.Read More


From Married Business Owner to Trans Activist & DNC Member

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 16, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Babs Siperstein, a transgender member of the Executive Committee of the Democratic National Committee, shares how she got involved in politics after her transition.Read More


Power Problems in Kink & BDSM Relationships

Filed by Drew Cordes | April 15, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

Thanks to carefully considered awareness, education and social campaigns by experienced practitioners and educators, kink and BDSM relationships have crept into greater cultural awareness in the past few years.Read More


GLAAD Media Awards to Honor Former President Bill Clinton

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 05, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

The 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles will honor former President Bill Clinton with its first Advocate for Change Award.Read More


Marriage Equality, Marginalization & the Gay Target Market

Filed by Drew Cordes | April 03, 2013 | 3:00 PM | comments

After the attempted muzzling of trans* folks and undocumented queers last week at the marriage equality rally in Washington, D.C., there has been a lot of heated rhetoric about HRC, and marginalization within the LGBT justice movement.Read More


HRC Apologizes: Can We Get Back to Winning Now?

Filed by Jerame Davis | April 01, 2013 | 5:30 PM | comments

The time for all of this to end is now. We are winning the battle - in some ways despite ourselves - but we are winning and if there was ever a time in the struggle to unite as one front and push toward the finish line, it is now.Read More


Behind the Scenes Look: AFER Takes Prop 8 Case to the Supreme Court

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 01, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

Since this is on a blog, I'm going to step out of my journalistic comfort zone and say something as a "real human being."Read More


HRC Still Doesn't Get It (But They Could)

Filed by Rebecca Juro | April 01, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

The ongoing war between the Human Rights Campaign and the trans community is not only longstanding, it's also been quite damaging for both sides.Read More