Daily Archives: 06/28/2014

Why ENDA is Not the Answer


PAUL SCHINDLER |  Gay City News | June 27, 2014 The argument for the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act is clear and catches the public’s attention because it is so stunning: in 29 states you can legally be fired for being … Continue reading

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Veterans who identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual could benefit from informed mental health services, researcher says


Science Daily | University of Missouri-Columbia | June 26, 2014 In 2011, the United States Military repealed its “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy that prevented gay and lesbian service members from disclosing their sexual orientation. Current estimates indicate that more than … Continue reading

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THE AIDS INSTITUTE ENCOURAGES INDIVIDUALS TO TAKE CONTROL AND GET TESTED


National Policy Office – Washington, DC: 202-835-8373 Program and Administrative Office – Tampa, FL: 813-258-5929 For Immediate Release: 6.27.14 Media Contact:  Michael Ruppal, 813.258.5929 MRuppal@TheAIDSInstitute.org THE AIDS INSTITUTE ENCOURAGES INDIVIDUALS TO TAKE CONTROL AND GET TESTED ON NATIONAL HIV TESTING … Continue reading

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Rainbow Lounge raid: Five years later


Impact of the raid on a Cowtown gay bar in 2009 continues to be felt in Fort Worth and beyond TAMMYE NASH  |  Managing Editor | Dallas Voice | June 27, 2014 It was just after midnight on July 28, 2009 … Continue reading

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Obama TPP trade officials got hefty bonuses from Big Banks as “reward” for joining govt


Gauis Publius I’m convinced the best investigative reporter in the country is Lee Fang. Witness the following. TPP, the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement still in negotiation, is a NAFTA-like treaty — it will have the legal force of a treaty … Continue reading

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Declaration of Ilan H. Meyer, in the case of Bayev v. Russia


Ilan H. Meyer | Williams Institute | May 2014 A statement submitted to the European Court of Human Rights in Bayev v. Russia, a case challenging the Russian law banning “homosexual propaganda.” Lesbians and gays living in Russia are at … Continue reading

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A $300 Billion Example of How Corporations Control Our Government


Carl Gibson | Reader Supported News | June 27, 2014 n a real democracy, like the constitutional republic in which we supposedly live, the people choose representatives through the election process to vote for their interests in government. In an oligarchy, … Continue reading

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Now That They’ve Lost the Culture Wars, Will Hard-Core Homophobes Turn to Violence?


John Gallagher | Queerty | June 27, 2014 The signs of defeat for opponents of LGBT people are everywhere. Marriage equality is the most obvious, but corporate America, the entertainment industry and even mainstream religions have all accepted lesbian and gay … Continue reading

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“Skunk” drone fires pepper spray bullets at protestors


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Detroit’s humanitarian crisis: thousands left without water


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