Archive for June 2009
Lawmakers in Delaware Wednesday night passed a bill barring discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation – that was eleven years in the making. Read the rest of this entry »
When Neil Giuliano announced earlier this year that he would be stepping down as head of the gay media watchdog GLAAD, he said it was to pursue “personal interests.” Now we have a better idea what those interests are.
Representative Barney Frank on Wednesday introduced a transgender-inclusive Employment Non-Discrimination bill – legislation that less than two years ago he adamantly insisted could not pass.
The Center for American Progress released a report Wedneday detailing practical steps President Obama can take towards repealing the military’s ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ policy.
With the introduction of the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act possibly just days away – many gay activists say they were shocked when one of the midwest’s largest gay rights groups denounced ENDA as “a new form of segregation.”
Gay Rights Activist Cleve Jones says he’s got the permit he needs to move forward with plans for a march on Washington this fall. Read the rest of this entry »
An international human rights watchdog group is calling on police and government officials in Venezuela to take action following the murder of a transgender woman.
Just weeks after a Brown University Poll said that 60 percent of Rhode Islanders favor same-sex marriage, a new poll is claiming that the real number is more than twenty points lower. Read the rest of this entry »
Organizers of Washington DC’s AIDS Walk WILL be allowed to use the words AIDS and HIV in movie theatre ads for the event, despite what it had been told by distributors. Read the rest of this entry »