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Healthcare reform garners tepid support from LGBT advocates

While the passage of the healthcare reform measure has enjoyed positive billing by mainstream media as “the most expansive social legislation passed in decades," LGBT advocates observe the new law as an important foundation for reform, but far from a panacea.

Drinking for dollars or fighting for rights?

To associate yourself with HRC, you must submit to HRC’s agenda, which is: look pretty, be rich, climb the social ladder, and protect HRC’s brand with all your heart, soul, and mind. (And of course, write lots of checks.)

A disturbing trend among female candidates

Although women vote in larger numbers than men, we can’t assume they know why voting for a woman can make a difference, nor can we assume they will vote for women.

Courage Campaign letter asks House Speaker to bring ENDA to a vote

As shocking as it may be to believe in the year 2010, LGBT people can still legally be fired from their jobs in at least 29 states of our country simply because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. That's why the Employment Non-Discrimination Act is so vitally important.