DADT: Change Shouldn’t Have Been This Hard

By: Wednesday December 22, 2010 11:24 am

It is with great joy that I note the Senate passage and today’s signing by President Obama of a bill that should lead to the eventual repeal of “Don’t ask, don’t tell.” The policy was pure discrimination, and has no place in a fair and equal society. But the events of the last few days [...]

DADT: A Political Disaster Entirely of Obama’s Making

By: Monday November 15, 2010 12:12 pm

With chances fading quickly that Congress will end the policy of “Don’t ask, don’t tell,” The Hill has concluded this will be a political disaster for Obama. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) may not be able to secure enough votes to pass the bill because of language repealing the ban on gays in the [...]

Health Care Reform Could Make Committed Gay Couples A Family

By: Thursday November 12, 2009 8:50 am

Igor Volsky at ThinkProgress focused on how the House’s health care reform bill should help the GLBT community. While health reform does not directly address many GLBT issues, it does try to fix many of the problems with our current system that do strongly disadvantage the community. For example, the House bill ends the unfair [...]

Because Someone’s Got To Liberate the Veal Pen….

By: Sunday October 11, 2009 9:29 am

John Aravosis: What did President Obama say new tonight? Absolutely nothing. What did the Human Rights Campaign get in exchange for once again giving our president cover for all of his broken promises to our community? Absolutely nothing. I like HRC, I know a lot of people who work there, I’ve defended them when others [...]

Obama Remix: Inspirational for Repeal of DOMA and CA’s Prop 8

By: Sunday November 16, 2008 7:03 pm

While Los Angeles radio DJ Paul V put this smashmix of Barack Obama’s speeches, techno, rap and world music together (along with a few choice lines from Gov GILF as a counterpoint) before the election, the words of our president-elect resonate strongly in light of California’s passage of Prop 8 and the passage of Propositions [...]

L-Words: Lindsay Lohan & Girlfriend Blog About Palin

By: Tuesday September 16, 2008 1:23 am

Former bad girl and rehab-frequent flyer  Lindsay Lohan is settling down since starting a serious relationship with DJ Samantha Ronson. The couple has some thoughts about Sarah Palin which they shared in Ronson’s blog. Excerpts include: Is it a sin to be gay? Should it be a sin to be straight? Or to use birth [...]

The Human Rights Campaign Releases A Blistering Critique Of John McCain

By: Tuesday June 3, 2008 8:02 am

I have received an advance copy of their report going out today. And it ain’t pretty:

The key graph:

As the general election kicks off, Senator John McCain will tout his reputation as a maverick, an independent, a moderate who will work with both parties to get things done. However, a look at Senator McCain’s record paints a very different picture.