Category: News

Gospel Truth Music Ministry Expands Efforts for LGBT Equality

The Rev. Rizi Nasele Timane’ and the Gospel Truth Music Ministry are airing a 30-second commercial identifying the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community’s struggle for full equality as a civil rights issue and promoting equality for all. The ad has been running locally in California on CNN, E TV and Bravo TV.











C-SPAN to Cover President Obama’s Remarks at Human Rights Campaign Dinner Live on Saturday

The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, announced today that C-SPAN will cover President Barack Obama’s remarks at the organization’s 13th Annual National Dinner live this Saturday evening.











Courage Campaign to host Camp Courage on eve of National Equality March in Washington, D.C.

The Courage Campaign, a California-based organization with more than 700,000 members, announced today that it will host a special Camp Courage training event on Saturday, October 10, in Washington, D.C., before the National Equality March. The March is expected to draw thousands of people from around the country in support of equal protection for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in all matters governed by civil law in all 50 states.











Senate Majority Leader Reid Announces Support for National Equality March

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is supporting the National Equality March (NEM) saying in a letter addressed to steering committee members, “I write to join in your commitment to ensure equality under the law.”  The letter was delivered on September 30.











Drinking Water for 2.7 million in Houston Area at Risk

Analysis by the Environmental Protection Agency shows that drinking water supplies for at least 2.7 million residents on the southern side of Houston, Texas, are at risk of contamination from industrial pollution – and federal agencies like EPA may not have authority to stop it.











Maggie & Brian — Sign the Oath!

Last Friday, I was personally attacked, again, by Brian Brown in an email to his purported more than 500,000 supporters.  Brian is very unhappy that his organization is now being investigated by Maine, the second state to conduct such an investigation, and Brian lashed out at me.











President Barack Obama to Deliver Keynote Address at the 13th Annual Human Rights Campaign Dinner

The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, announced today that President Barack Obama will deliver the keynote address at the 13th Annual National Dinner on Saturday, October 10th, in Washington, D.C.  U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy will also present the first-ever Edward M. Kennedy National Leadership Award to Judy and Dennis Shepard.  The award is named in honor of the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-MA), a champion in the fight for LGBT equality.











Author and Equality March Organizer Sherry Wolf on Tour

Forty years after the birth of the gay rights movement... In the run up to the National Equality March...
As the fight over equal marriage and “Don’t ask, Don’t tell,” rages on under a new administration...











Thousands Headed to Washington for National Equality March

The National Equality March will draw thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and straight allies to Washington, D.C. on Sunday, October 11 with one demand: full and equal protection for LGBT people in all matters governed by civil law in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.