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Equality is Gainesville’s Business VOTE TODAY!

Gainesville’s March 24th election is here! Today is your final opportunity to say NO to Discrimination in Gainesville!!! March 24, 2009Polls are open from 7 AM – 7 PM. Click here to find out where you should vote Call if you need a ride to the polls: 352-433-4183 If you have problems voting, call us: […]

Take Action : New Hampshire House to Vote on Transgender protective Law and Marriage Equality

New Hampshire USA. HB436 (marriage equality) and HB415 (anti-discrimination act for gender identity and expression) will go to a full house vote Thursday March 26. Both measures were deadlocked in a 10-10 judiciary committee vote Tuesday, indicating Democrats unwillingness to fully support the bills. Both bills move out of committee without either majority or minority […]

Obama endorses UN declaration for gay rights

Obama endorses UN declaration for gay rights

Cross posted from Integrity FT Worth WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Wednesday formally endorsed a U.N. declaration calling for the worldwide decriminalization of homosexuality, a measure that former President George W. Bush had refused to sign. The move was the administration’s latest in reversing Bush-era decisions that have been heavily criticized by human […]

Everyone Matters: Dignity and Safety for Transgender and Transsexual People

Alishia is a firefighter. Enoch is a university professor. Dana is a software engineer. Jesse is an HIV prevention educator. Each makes invaluable contributions in the work place and in the community. And each faces the threat of losing a job, being denied housing or health care, and suffering violence and harassment simply for being […]

Take Action: Demand that Colorado Radio Host Trevor Carey Disavow Remarks Condoning Violence Against Transgender People

Cross posted from radical queer news Origin GLAAD Contact: Richard Ferraro, Director of Public RelationsPhone: (646) 871-8011 Email: ferraro@glaad.org Contact: Adam Bass, Media Field StrategistPhone: (323)634-2018 Email: bass@glaad.org In a disturbing diatribe on KNUS radio on March 14, host Trevor Carey engaged in a conversation with a caller in which both men condoned violence against […]

Census Bureau : WE COUNT!

Census Bureau : WE COUNT!

The United States Census Bureau announced that ALL same sex couples even the legaly recognized marriages in California, Connecticut and Massachusetts will be removed from the 2010 census. Tell the goverment of the United States it exists because we the people will it to! and that WE Count! Join with The National Gay and Lesbian […]

Gainesville proponents of Amendment 1 Deception in Desperation

Gainesville proponents of Amendment 1 Deception in Desperation

The proponents of Amendment 1 are trying to influence innocently ignorant uncommitted voters with misinformation and deception. Their effort to amend the Gainesville City Charter and force fellow Floridians to live without human rights has been debunked by the voters themselves in this Gainesville Sun compilation of letters to the Sun “Voice of the Voters: […]

Anatomy of the Transgender Inclusive Bills in Massachusetts

From Ethan Jacobs associate editor, Bay Windows a brilliant look inside the body of politics as Massachusetts strives to become the only state in the union to offer both Marriage equality and transgender inclusive legislation. From Ethan; “LGBT advocates have already persuaded a majority of the legislature to back the transgender rights bill, but that […]

US to sign UN gay rights declaration!

US to sign UN gay rights declaration!

Source Associated Press US to sign UN gay rights declaration! The US condemned worldwide by human rights organizations for the Bush administrations refusal to sign the United Nations declaration decriminalising homosexuality will join with the western world by signing the UN document, sources now say. Still refusing to sign the UN document are Islamic countries, […]

Gay Couple Beaten After Britney Spears Newark Concert

Gay Couple Beaten After Britney Spears  Newark Concert

Source The Star-Ledger. Gay Couple Attacked after Newark New Jersey Concert say police slow to help. Pictured Daniel Caldwell who’s jaw was broken during the attack. According to security guards police drove away despite being flagged down by witness’s after a group of twenty people beat the couple. Forty five minutes after Cadwell was transported […]