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Fighting 'Fear and Lies' in Maine

With only days left until Election Day in Maine, the fight surrounding Question 1 is bearing a stark similarity to California’s Proposition 8 battle last year. In fact, the chairman of the anti-gay PAC, Stand for Marriage Maine, has even hired the Yes on 8 PR manager Schubert Flint.

Housing and Urban Development Plans to Prohibit Gender Identity Discrimination

Shaun Donovan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a series of proposed regulatory changes that would include lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) families and prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in HUD programs.

8: The Mormon Proposition Will Knock Your Socks Off

8: The Mormon Proposition will explain once and for all just how the Mormon Church operates, and how they have led the fight against marriage equality all across the United States since Utah became the first state to ban same-sex marriage in 1995.

Help "Atlanta Power Couple" Support All Our Troops

We often hear the words “we support our troops.” I just heard it on the radio this morning in an ad for a veteran-related charity. When I hear those words, I always wonder, “do you support all our troops—or do you support only those who are straight?”

Diversity Visa Lottery 2011 - Now Accepting Applications

It’s that time of year again. Each year the U.S. Department of State runs a “lottery” through which citizens of countries that are considered under-represented in the U.S. immigration system can apply through a lottery for an immigrant visa (”green card.”)

Inclusive Immigration Reform Tops Poll of LGBT Priorities

Earlier this week, we asked Immigration Equality supporters to weigh in, at Pam’s House Blend, on which issue you thought should be top priority for President Obama as he prepares to address the community this weekend at the Human Rights Campaign annual dinner.

This morning, we have proof that your voice matters.

Ahead of National March, Activists Speak Out for Binational Families

As tens of thousands of advocates, activists and allies begin arriving in Washington for this weekend’s National Equality March, there are an increasing number of calls for elected leaders to end discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender binational families.