Obama Boxed In on Equality – A Battle Brewing

Signorile 001

httpv://youtu.be/HDOho3Pjljs Cenk Uygur and Michelangelo Signorile discuss Obama's "evolving" position on equality and how Obama has "got himself in a box" with this "irrational fear" of marriage equality (the equality discussion starts off at the 2:01 mark). Signorile is right on target with his view about how difficult it will be for Obama to ... See the Rest

A New ENDA Push?

Obama Quiet on ENDA

Gay rights advocates are pushing for a Senate hearing and committee vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). The act would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in America’s workforce. It is still legal to fire a person from their job simply because they are gay in 29 states across America; in ... See the Rest

I Like What I’m Hearing from the New HRC

Chad Griffin

Joe Solmonese is finally out as the president of HRC and will now officially shill for the Obama campaign (though many think that shilling for the Obama campaign has actually been HRC’s main focus over the last few years). The Washington Blade recently interviewed the new president, Chad Griffin, who takes over in June and I have to admit that I ... See the Rest

What the President Should Be Doing on Presidents’ Day

Sign The ENDA order Now!

The new advocacy group, Freedom to Work, has a great op-ed piece on Huffingtonpost Gay Voices entitled We Can’t Wait: How Obama Can Stop Discrimination Now that adds to the growing calls from gay advocacy groups for President Obama to sign the ENDA executive order: “With just the stroke of his pen, President Obama can add enforceable LGBT workplace ... See the Rest

If Gays Want Equality We Must Demand It!

False Advocate

Quietly and under the radar, President Obama has been making some very smart political moves through the use of executive orders in an effort to repair the damage his administration’s extreme deportation rate has done to the president's political relationship with the Latino community. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, who has been critical of the president’s ... See the Rest

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Responds to SOTU

President Obama

"The fact is, the state of the union for LGBT people remains largely one of inequality. In many parts of the country, we can still be fired from or denied employment for simply being who we are, and marriage inequality relegates our families to second-class status. If the president is truly serious about job creation and boosting America's economic ... See the Rest

ENDA? Hurry Up And Wait!

Speaker Nancy Pelosi dropped the bomb on ENDA (the Employment Non-Discrimination Act) over the weekend and announced that despite all the talk there will be NO movement on ENDA in the House until the Senate votes on the “compromise” repeal of DADT, effectively killing any chance of ENDA passing this year. “One thing at a time” Pelosi told the ... See the Rest

Only if it’s Lady Bunny

FAAAAABULOUS! I just love crazy conservatives and their wacky, homophobic ad campaigns! "Do you want men dressed as women teaching your kids?" screams the new ads for the Traditional Values Coaltion. "President Barack Obama and Congressional Democrats are quietly rushing through legislation (H.R. 3017 & S. 1584) that would actually bring ... See the Rest