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Queers United: Dr. Phil Playing Into Transphobia Once Again!

Queers United: Dr. Phil Playing Into Transphobia Once Again!

MassEquality Trans Focused in 20+09

Bay Windows : “MassEquality, the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC), and their coalition partners have made passage of the trans rights bill – which would add protections based on gender identity and expression to the state’s non-discrimination and hate crimes laws – their top priority this session….” Marc Solomon, executive director of MassEquality, said the […]

US Ad Campaign Teaches Students to be Word-Wise about Sexual Orientation

Voice of America news:US Ad Campaign Teaches Students to be Word-Wise about Sexual OrientationA recent survey of more than 6,000 middle and high school students in the United States found that a majority of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students surveyed said they experienced harassment at school in the past year. Often, harassment comes in […]

Thomas Hammarberg Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights: Trans discrimination must no longer be tolerated

pinknews.co.uk: Thomas Hammarberg is the Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights released this comment on trans rights on his website yesterday. “Discrimination against transgender persons must no longer be tolerated” “My discussions with non-governmental organisations defending the rights of transgender persons indicate that a number of such hate crimes go unreported – even in […]

Connecticut To Consider Transgender Anti-Discrimination Proposal

Hartford Courant, CT, USA Connecticut To Consider Transgender Anti-Discrimination Transgender activists believe this is the year they will gain equal protection under the state’s anti-discrimination laws. “We feel good,” said Jerimarie Liesegang, who leads the Connecticut TransAdvocacy Coalition. “We’ve done the groundwork, we’ve done the education and we know we have the votes.” A proposal, […]

Queers United: Keep Up Pressure on APA Over the Gender Identity Task Force

Queers United: Keep Up Pressure on APA Over the Gender Identity Task Force

Jon Stuart asks Gov. Mike Huckabee “Why gay people?”

The Daily Show With Jon StewartM – Th 11p / 10c Mike Huckabee Pt. 2 Barack Obama InterviewJohn McCain Interview Sarah Palin VideoFunny Election Video From Courage Campaign “Usually, discussions of political issues wind down after elections, but Prop 8 is not about politics. It is about love, equality and civil rights. We all need […]

Dallas Defense of Marriage Act Protest

For Immediate Release Nationwide Defense of Marriage Act ProtestQueer LiberactionBlake Wilkinson405-535-5406lgbtliberaction@gmail.comJanuary 10 at 11:30 am Historical Plaza behind Records Building Historical Plaza behind Records Building 509 Main St. in downtown Dallas Just ten days before Barak Obama will be sworn in as the next president of the United States Queer people across the country will […]

Austin “TRINIDAD” Screening to Benefit (TENT) Transgender Education Network of Texas

Trinidad Screenings and Locations Screening Jan 4th 5pm, 7:30pmSpecial guest cast member Sabrina Marcus Sabrina Marcus will be in attendance along with filmmaker PJ Raval to benefit (TENT) Transgender Education Network of Texas. About Sabrina:Sabrina founded the transgender-focused Southern Comfort Conference in Atlanta and is an active member in the International Foundation for Gender Education […]

Angie Zapata’s Life and Death : changed how we are treated

When Angie Zapata was murdered the popular and common practice of mainstream media was to frantically capitalize unmercifully in hopes of obtaining optimum monetary gain by sensationalizing the horrific murders of the gender diverse. The following articles by other media outlets religiously parroted transphobic catch phrases in unabashed bids to grab a piece of the […]