Postedon Dec 02, 2010 at 11:30 am
A lengthy debate to recognize the unions of gay and lesbian couples in Illinois is over with Wednesday's passage of a civil unions bill in the state Senate.
Postedon Dec 02, 2010 at 09:30 am
The New Organizing Institute will hold its Roots Camp conference, in Washington DC on Dec. 11th and 12th.
The three nominees who have received the highest number of online votes for "Most Valuable Organizer" will then be voted on by attendees to select a winner.
Postedon Nov 12, 2010 at 09:30 am
Mary Washington is not only a newly elected Maryland state legislator, who won her seat as a Democrat in the 141-member House of Delegates on Nov. 2. She is also only the second out black lesbian elected to statewide office in the nation.
Postedon Nov 11, 2010 at 02:30 pm
Thirty-three years after first meeting, Raquel Ardin and Lynda Deforge have reluctantly stepped into the spotlight as advocates for gay rights.
The Hartland couple is among a group of lesbians and gay men suing the federal government, challenging the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
Postedon Nov 11, 2010 at 12:30 pm
In a year that saw a conservative resurgence elsewhere, Washington voters ousted a sitting state supreme court justice, Richard B. Sanders, who in 2006 sided with the conservative wing of the state court by ruling that Washington's ban on the freedom to marry is justified and should continue.
Postedon Nov 09, 2010 at 06:45 pm
Roman Jimenez: "I’d like to thank Antonio Cromartie for his courageous support of a cause I didn’t even know he supported. I want to thank him for being brave enough to stand up for something some of his fellow teammates may well disagree with."
Postedon Nov 08, 2010 at 12:00 pm
Despite the first two years of the Obama administration leaving progressives dissatisfied, Evan Wolfson points out: '"Even if we can’t get the political advances, we have a tremendous opportunity to do the public engagement work that absolutely needs to be done in order to lay the foundation for the defensive fights we might have to endure and for when the political climate changes."
Postedon Nov 05, 2010 at 10:30 am
Antonio Cromartie is is an American football cornerback for the New York Jets of the National Football League. Cromartie is credited with the longest play in NFL history, as he returned a missed field goal 109 yards for a touchdown on November 4, 2007.
In November of 2010, Mr. Cromartie became the first NFL player to take part in the NoH8 campaign, a group dedicated to building support for the freedom to marry.