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

Prop 8 Ruled Unconstitutional!

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httpv://youtu.be/wxREtZGYdfE By a 2-to-1 vote, the 9th Circuit Court has upheld District Court Judge Vaughn Walker's previous decision and ruled that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional. Regarding the decision, Judge Stephen Reinhardt wrote, "We consider whether that amendment violates the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. We ... See the Rest

Washington State Senate Passes Marriage Equality Bill!

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In a 28 - 21 vote, the Washington State Senate passed a marriage equality bill last night. The bill now moves on to the House, where it is expected to pass, and then be signed into law by Governor Christine Gregoire, who originally introduced the bill. ... 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

Marriage Equality for Washington!

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Legislators in Washington announced today that they now have enough confirmed votes to legalize same-sex marriage and bring full marriage equality to the state. Senator Mary Margaret Haugen announced that she would cast the 25th and deciding vote in favor of marriage equality. Governor Christine Gregoire has already previously endorsed the ... See the Rest

Election News: The Gays Had a Great Day!

Happy Gay Pride Face

The gays had a great election day all across America yesterday: New Jersey: Elected the first openly gay black GOP mayor in US history. North Carolina: Elected the first openly gay city council member for Charlotte. Ohio: Elected the first openly gay city council member for Cincinnati. Indiana: Elected the first openly gay city council ... See the Rest