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Who's Fit for Duty Now?

A story in Wednesday’s Army Times reports that 75 percent of 17-24 year olds are ineligible to serve because they can’t meet basic standards. Most are overweight, don’t meet educational requirements, or have had run-ins with the law.

Equality Still Making Gains

This week citizens in Kalamazoo, MI upheld a city ordinance that includes sexual orientation and gender identity in its anti-discrimination laws. Anti-LGBT opponents launched a nasty, ugly campaign targeting and outing individual residents of the tight-knit community, distributing their photos and exploiting their lives as an attempted scare tactic. In the end these vile and irresponsible tactics may have backfired.

Major Fundraising Campaign Announced for 2010 Equality

San Francisco, CA – At rallies yesterday in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego and Fresno marking the somber first anniversary of the passage of Proposition 8 in California, organizers announced the launch of the first major fundraising campaign to place a marriage equality initiative on the California ballot in November 2010.

Local San Diegans Join National Fight Against H8

Local San Diegans Angela Hergenroeder and Jana Newman recently struck a pose against hate, and in doing so, joined a nationwide NOH8 campaign.

Morgan M. Hurley on the Stephanie Miller Show

On Tuesday October 27, San Diego Gay & Lesbian News Copyeditor, Morgan M. Hurley wrote a story on what is sure to be a hot topic in next years November election- the idea that a ban on divorce in the state of California is the next logical step in protecting traditional marriage. This is Morgan's interview on the Stepanie Miller Show.

Ending Employment Discrimination in America

Familiar political distortions and myths continue being spread, notably by adversaries painting the LGBT community as rich elites. They twist reality to explain that we are rewarded more with privilege than burdened by discrimination. They argue again that ENDA is another way to seek preferential and undeserved special treatment under federal law.

Glaring Omissions from The Washington Times

The Washington Times speculated yesterday that Marine Commandant James Conway might be gearing up to become a lead opponent of the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” Until we learn more about General Conway’s views on DADT from Conway himself, and what the Obama Administration plans to do should the general move out on an advocacy agenda, we address the Times article by highlighting glaring omissions in Rowan Scarborough's heavily biased reporting.

Faith Leaders Support Marriage Equality in Maine

Faith leaders of the National Religious Leadership Roundtable, convened by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, are issuing a strong and unified call of support for the freedom to marry in Maine.