as the Human Rights Campaign exhibits their typical lack of inclusivity… By Cathy Kristofferson, March 29, 2013. During the SCOTUS trials the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) convinced many in the Facebook world to change their avatars to red. Following the hearings many activists are seeing a different red now that two incidents – insulting both the […]
Help LGBT Homeless Youth on MLK – Day of Service, 1/21/13 At HRC and Larkin Street Youth Services, we believe that we have a responsibility to ensure the safety and well-being of our LGBT youth, who make up 40 percent of homeless and at-risk youth. In our first year participating in MLK Day of Service, […]
Chad Griffin , of USA Largest LGBT Rights Organization and Dustin Lance Black , Director of MILK, photographed with the Gay Flag of SA as a Symbol of grass roots activism SA Editorial, June 11, 2012. Sunday in the Castro was buzzing when Chad Griffin, the new President of the Human Rights Campaign, made a […]
Do Western Activists have a role? This Article explores that question only in part, intending to set up the discussion. By Melanie Nathan, Feb 19, 2012 It seems as if the Ugandan Minister Lokodo thinks he has the right to autocratically order arrests of gays and lesbians before the new (anti-gay) law in Uganda that […]
I am one of the PJ Bloggers the Whitehouse was recently referring to but do not allow that to give me any credit nothwithstanding the 24,000 that have read my blogs since February 2009, when I first started writing. Then I am a lesbian, but just a plebian one- so that may not work either. […]
Betrayed and resign Andrew Sullivan calls for Joe Solmonese to resign!
From Melanie Nathan To Joe Solomonese October 11, 2009 Dear Joe, Well done! Last night was an amazing accomplishment having the President speak at your fundraiser dinner; his speech was supportive, motivating and awe inspiring and I was quite moved by the validation, especially after being so let down by President Clinton signing DOMA into […]
I was skeptical about President Obama’s speech and yet hopeful. The short version of this post is that I was generally pleased. Of course I could highlight what was left out and the uncertainties that remain for our full equality, yet my ‘glass half full’ beckons and I succumb! Admittedly, the strongest language yet from […]
Thanks to HRC for the recent additions of Political speakers, Rep Mike Honda and Rep Jerold Nadler on program for the San Francisco Gala event scheduled for June 25th. Both are champions of LGBT immigration equality.
Quote: Human Rights Campaign, San Francisco Steering Committee:- “As we know from this past year’s roller coaster fight over marriage rights, our community needs a powerful voice and leaders who can harness the momentum that is building so that we can all share in the progress that we have long waited for. Listen to members of […]
Immigration Equality, Marriage Equality USA, Out4Immigration, Join the Impact, API Equality, and Love Exiles, is asking everyone to take a moment to call your representative in Washington to ask that they join Rep. Nadler as a co-sponsor of this bill. http://www.hrcbackstory.org/