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Centerpoint: Wait, What Are My Rights Again?

With more pending landmark federal legislation than we could have imagined, our collective heads are spinning just trying to keep up with it all. So here’s a quick and dirty update on the state of our civil rights in 2009.

25,000 Down, How About Another 10,000?

At 2:30, Amy Mello—our field director—shared some fantastic news: EQCA volunteers, along with our local coalition partners at all our offices, made our 25,000th call to Maine this afternoon, hitting our commitment to the campaign through Election Day. The California calls are a full one-third of all the out-of-state calls supporting the No on 1 campaign in Maine. Great job, volunteers!

Non-profit Profile : DIG

Malnutrition in HIV/AIDS patients is a problem that can be addressed in a very real, cost effective, and time efficient way. DIG installs micro-gardens in hospitals, outpatient facilities, and orphanages, ensuring a steady supply of quality vegetables to their kitchens.

Conservative Newspapers Endorse Repeal

“Those who wish to serve and are qualified should be allowed the honor of showing their loyalty and duty to country by joining the armed forces if they so desire.”

Watch Video >> 8 - The Mormon Proposition Trailer

Trailer #1 to the documentary film "8: The Mormon Proposition". Obviously, it's about Proposition 8 and the banning of gay marriage in California. Even more, it's about the Mormons that dumped millions of dollars into taking away peoples' rights.

TANTRUMS & TIARAS: Battle of the Bar Queens

TANTRUM & TIARAS is a daringly outrageous beauty pageant you have to see to believe. Where else will you get a chance to see a bunch of 'queens' with LITTLE to NO experience in drag, attempting to strut on stage in their highest stilettos without falling over?

Federal Assistant Attorney General Wants to Fight LGBT Discrimination

In a stark departure from old Bush policies, Tom Perez, the federal assistant attorney general that runs the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, said Wednesday he will seek to fight discrimination against gays and lesbians. Pending legislation in Congress, the Matthew Shepard Hate Crime Preventions Act, federal prosecutors will be able to prosecute hate crimes against LGBT Americans.