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Archive for June 2009

DE Passes Gay Anti-Discrimination Bill 11 Years in the Making

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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 »

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June 25, 2009 at 5:20 PM

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GLAAD ex-president Giuliano mulling AZ gov run

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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.

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June 24, 2009 at 5:09 PM

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Frank introduces new trans-inclusive ENDA

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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.

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June 24, 2009 at 4:20 PM

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Report lists ‘practical steps’ to repeal DADT

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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.

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June 24, 2009 at 3:20 PM

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IN gay group rejects ENDA as ‘segregation’

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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.”

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June 18, 2009 at 4:20 PM

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Permits Acquired for October March on DC – Critics Respond

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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 »

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June 18, 2009 at 9:20 AM

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Venezuelan police accused of inaction on trans murders

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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.

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June 17, 2009 at 2:20 PM

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Providence Mayor Says Despite NOM Poll Results, RI Favors Gay Marriage

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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 »

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June 17, 2009 at 10:20 AM

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AIDS Walk Organizers Beat Ad Censorship

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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 »

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June 11, 2009 at 4:15 PM

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Openly Gay Sen Duane Staying With NY Dems

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After mulling it over, openly gay New York State Senator Tom Duane has decided not to leave the Democratic party to join the ‘coalition government’ set up by Republicans and two dissident Democrats. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 11, 2009 at 3:20 PM

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