Obama, Civil Rights Is About Legislation, Not Alliteration

January 24th, 2013

ngconsults-guardianSeneca Falls, Stonewall, Selma? Barack Obama’s rhetoric rodeo won’t sucker us in the LGBT community again.

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A New Opening

January 21st, 2013

indypendentMy first act as Obama’s new head of the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs would be to heed the drum that a vast array of LGBT and human rights activists pounded all last year and put some damned LGBT non-discrimination policies in place, as Obama has failed to do despite his 2008 campaign promises.

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Supreme Court to Hear Two Gay Marriage Cases

December 7th, 2012

ngconsults-nationIt’s no shocker that the Supreme Court of the United States decided this afternoon to hear United States v. Windsor, which calls into question the constitutionality of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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Who Won Hofstra’s Presidential Debate: Obama or Romney – Panel Verdict

October 17th, 2012

The relaxed, engaging Professor Obama connected the dots.

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Obama Can’t Show Up for 40 Million Viewers Vibing Like Eeyore

October 4th, 2012

Dear Obama Debate Prep Team, Sorry, dudes: you must feel like hell after last night.

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Hillary Clinton Deserves a Shot at the Presidency in 2016

September 25th, 2012

Plenty of stones can be thrown her way, but this tough woman has skills crucial to the office of president.

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The Democrats Know Now is the Right Time to Embrace Gay Marriage

August 1st, 2012

Including marriage equality in their manifesto will cost Democrats little in an age where to do so is the safest political option.

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Congress Is Still in the Dark About the Extent of Electronic Snooping

July 20th, 2012

More than a million requests for cell phone records by law enforcement is just the beginning of the surveillance story.

Read the full story at The Nation.

The Politics Behind the Boy Scouts’ of America’s Anti-Gay Ban

July 18th, 2012

Eventually, decline will weaken the hold of Mormon and Catholic sponsors and the Boy Scouts’ homophobic policy will change.

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LPAC is a Sign of American Lesbians’ Political Ambition and Financial Clout

July 12th, 2012

Nancy Goldstein: The launch of a lesbian Super Pac is both a historic moment and business as usual in the context of US political fundraising.

Read the full story at The Guardian.