Archive for August 2009
LGBT leaders are rememberiong Senator Ted Kennedy, who died today, as the gay community’s greatest champion in the Congress. National political correspondent Lisa Keen reports.
National collegiate gay rights group “Campus Pride” is blasting the Princeton Review for its lists of the 20 most – and 20 least gay-friendly schools in the U-S.
Gay rights activist and Huffington Post contributor Lane Hudson has apologized to Bill Clinton for having interrupted the former President’s speech at a progressive media conference. Read the rest of this entry »
This week, New York based Human Rights Watch released a scathing report on the organized killings of gay men in Iraq.
Two of Tennessee’s largest school districts have a settled lawsuit filed by the ACLU, and agreed to let students access websites deemed “LGBT Friendly.” Read the rest of this entry »
The California LGBT lobbying group Equality California issued a report Wednesday concluding that 2012 — not 2010 — would be the best year to try to repeal Prop 8.
There are exactly two months left until the “National Equality March” on Washington – and as the time grows shorter, critics of the event are getting louder. Read the rest of this entry »
President Obama has come under fire for his use of “signing statements,” a controversial executive power that allows a commander-in-chief to essentially ignore certain aspects of laws he signs. California thinktank The Palm Center says Obama said he would NOT use signing statments as President. Senior Palm Center Research Fellow Nathaniel Frank says Obama’s use of executive power contradicts one of his main arguments against immediately ending “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.” Read the rest of this entry »
A new study finds that gay teens in rural communities are using the internet … not to escape from their communities … but to connect to them. Read the rest of this entry »