Archive for September, 2010

Help Fight Anti-Gay Tom Corbett

Come out and hear Joe Hoeffel, one of Pennsylvania’s more progressive politicians talk about why electing Dan is so critical!

September 30, 2010 5 comments general

Progressives and the Midterm Election

This is for everyone who claims to care about progressive issues. Telling the Dems to go F*#k themselves will do nothing to move LGBT issues further. Here is what will move LGBT issues further.

September 30, 2010 Comments are Disabled Activism, general

Who Is The Enemy for LGBT Rights?

It may be the wrong time to tell gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender folks that the hard work isn’t over. They may not be thrilled to hear that if we are to achieve Equality, we all must double down our efforts, and work in more direct ways by getting engaged in the legislative process.

September 29, 2010 2 comments general
Civil Rights is a Black Issue

Civil Rights is a Black Issue

To try and suggest that racial issues are the basis of Civil Rights, is another attempt by the far right to rewrite (or at least retell) history to suit its own needs.

September 28, 2010 Comments are Disabled general

Judge Orders Lesbian Reinstated to Air Force

The GOP is so beholden to the Radical Religious Right, that it can’t act in a philosophically conservative manner. Even though the majority of Americans are opposed to DADT, Republicans were so hell bent on stopping the repeal, they refused to allow debate to even begin. But the White House and the Democrats aren’t acting any better.

September 24, 2010 5 comments general

I’d Rather Kiss Than Fight For Our Rights

I have said a number of times on this blog, that activism for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender rights is changing, but even I never would have guessed that that would mean using a kiss to change the world. A very long kiss, that is. But that is what Matty Daley, 21, and Bobby Canciello, 19, chose to do over the weekend. While the same-sex kiss might have raised some eyebrows, the support the pair received[Read More…]

September 23, 2010 Comments are Disabled Activism, general

GLSEN Pittsburgh Friendraiser Brunch

Your Host: GLSEN Pittsburgh What: GLSEN Pittsburgh Friendraiser Brunch Where: The offices of The Women and Girls Foundation 100 West Station Square Drive, Suite 315 Pittsburgh, PA 15219 When: October 2nd, 2010, 11am – 11am via GLSEN Pittsburgh Frien… –

September 23, 2010 Comments are Disabled general

Equality Pennsylvania and the Human Rights Campaign Partner in Fight for Equality

This is EQPA’s first partnership with a national LGBT civil rights organization and one of HRC’s most in-depth partnerships with a state equality organization.

September 23, 2010 Comments are Disabled general

Ancient Organic Particles from Space Discovered

I think Rachel Maddow is rubbing off a bit on me. I think this is the type of story that she really gets excited about. For me as a gay man, interested in equality, the importance of this story is more than simply geekiness however. The greatest force that fuels homophobia and anti-gay sentiments, is an irrational refusal to accept Science and let go of religious junk that stands in the way of true Faith[Read More…]

September 22, 2010 Comments are Disabled general

All Faggots Must Die Comment Came From Chamblis Office

Homophobia and the acceptability to hate gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender folks is so pervasive in our culture, and it is growing in the political arena.

September 22, 2010 Comments are Disabled Activism, general