Robert Redford Calls Out Obama on Keystone XL Pipeline

httpv:// Actor and activist Robert Redford calls on President Obama to reject the Keystone XL Pipeline and invites Americans to join him at a protest at the White House this weekend on November 6. Protesters plan to completely encircle the White House and symbolically "resurrect the Barack Obama who ran in 2008 and pledged to ... See the Rest

Jackie Beat – Born This Way

httpv:// The fabulous Jackie Beat (out of drag) gets serious and gives an inspiring speech about anti-gay bullying and religious bigotry at Homo-Centric in LA. The camera man goes a bit wonky at the end, but Jackie's words are right on target. (via Lady Bunny Blog) ... See the Rest

Occupy Wall Street: A Pox on Both Your Houses

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Although the main focus of angst in the Occupy Wall Street movement is the unchecked exuberance of corporate America; many of the protesters appear to be equally disgusted with both political parties, and few cut President Obama any slack either. "At this point I don't see any difference between George Bush and Obama. The middle class is a lot ... See the Rest

Amber Rose Is Human

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Amber Rose and eight other celebrities including Selene Luna joined the NOH8 campaign. Check out the new "I am human" PSA. ... See the Rest

Quote UnQuote

“I think there's been a betrayal of what is down inside of us in order to achieve what looks popular, what looks enviable. The movement seems to be centered around how to become an elite. There is a deep schism [in the gay-rights movement], everyone knows this. But this shouldn't be about which group has better branding. There is a tremor right now ... See the Rest

Two Nights, Two Protests

There was an impromptu protest against the New York Senate’s betrayal of marriage equality in Times Square last night, staged by the Rainbow Flag creator Gilbert Baker, who made a 50-foot yellow "NY CRIME SCENE" banner for the occasion. There is a larger marriage equality protest rally being coordinated for tonight at Union Square starting at 6PM. ... See the Rest

American Apartheid

Noted longtime gay rights activist and former presidential advisor, David Mixner, writes about the fight against the new gay apartheid system in America: "How can we have any dignity, honor or pride in ourselves if we validate this continued process of ballot box terrorism? How can we stand tall next to each other if we explain away another's ... See the Rest

Another day, another hero

A 10-year-old Arkansas boy decided he would no longer stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance at his school, because he doesn't believe there is liberty and justice for all, especially when it comes to gay rights. Did your eyes just puddle with tears? Mine did. "To say them words and not mean them would be a lie," he told his teacher. When his ... See the Rest