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Chicago Council Committee supports UAFA

The Chicago City Council’s Committee on Human Relations has passed a resolution supporting the Uniting American Families Act (UAFA) and the inclusion of LGBT couples in comprehensive immigration reform.

Keeping up the fight

Though I was aware that such a public appearance could lead to the end of my military career, I agreed to the interview because as an American soldier I believed in the Army CoreValues including respect, selfless service, honor and integrity.

Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund recounts recent victories

Last Saturday night was nothing short of amazing. Annise Parker's election as mayor of Houston was a deeply satisfying moment in our nation's history, and I think a sign of things to come. We fought back against anti-gay extremists, and we won.

This holiday season, DIG invites you to plant seeds that reap life

Development In Gardening (DIG) is a non-profit organization with a mission to improve the health, well-being and earning potential of HIV-positive and other at-risk individuals in developing nations. One of the co-founders is local San Diegan, Steve Bolinger.

Network update: staying healthy longer

The key take-away for me was that eliminating health inequities requires investment in LGBT specific research, programs and community organizations in order to prevent greater problems for individuals, families and communities.

SLDN December Newsletter

Let’s be frank. We expected more movement this year from Washington on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” Still, 2009 was the best building year for the repeal effort – ever, notwithstanding that we had to push a bit to get the White House’s attention on repeal, and we are still pushing in the Senate.