It’s nice to end the week with a victory lap for LBGTs — goddesses know we need one this week.
|By: Teddy Partridge Friday October 22, 2010 2:13 pm|
|By: Teddy Partridge Thursday October 21, 2010 4:18 pm|
Sidestepping Wolf Blitzer’s question (again!) about whether Don’t-Ask-Don’t-Tell is unconstitutional, and saying that she and the President want Congress to end the law as soon as possible, White House Senior Adviser in Charge of Taking the Heat from Gays Valerie Jarrett said she shares Lt Dan Choi’s frustration over the pace of the repeal in Congress.
|By: Teddy Partridge Thursday October 21, 2010 11:40 am|
Human Rights Campaign, after a one-man effort by San Francisco LGBT activist Michael Petrelis, has finally agreed to post its IRS Form 990 on its website, “by the end of this week.” The form was due to the IRS in mid-August, so the HRC’s secrecy and delay makes it look like they’ve something to hide. Could it be huge salary increases while accomplishing nothing but kicking the gay-rights can down the road and providing cover to the Democratic White House and Congress for their bumbling of LGBT issues?
|By: Teddy Partridge Thursday October 21, 2010 9:02 am|
Valerie Jarrett says the president wants Congress to repeal DADT. But she won’t say the law is unconstitutional.
|By: rabidbadger Thursday October 14, 2010 12:33 am|
Ms. Jarrett needs to apologize, quickly AND publicly, for her unfortunate and ill-considered choice of words both to the grieving parents of this young man and to the LGBT community. Her comments appear to support the very ignorance and disregard that lead to anti-gay bullying and violence and, as a representative of this administration, need to be corrected.
|By: Teddy Partridge Tuesday August 17, 2010 1:56 pm|
No, the Obama Administration is NOT 99 percent supportive of our issues, most of which happen to be the civil rights issues of the 21st century. Let’s review, shall we?
|By: Teddy Partridge Wednesday August 4, 2010 4:46 pm|
Great summary of today’s verdict by the executive director of the American Foundation for Equal Rights, which brought the Perry action to the federal courts and hired attorneys Theodore Olson and David Boies to win the case.
|By: Teddy Partridge Friday July 23, 2010 10:27 pm|
In a bittersweet victory for gay couples everywhere, regardless of their marital status, Sonoma County settled with survivor Clay Greene days before his case against the county went to trial.
|By: ACLU Friday July 9, 2010 9:31 am|
Hawaii governor Linda Lingle vetoed a civil unions bill against the will of the people. The ACLU will sue.
|By: Teddy Partridge Thursday July 8, 2010 5:15 pm|
You have this weekend to find your same-sex partner and enter the contest at The Today Show. You spoke up alongside GLAAD — and NBC listened!