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Looking Back: How The G&L Views The T

in Vanessa Edwards Foster

There’s been quite a buzz in recent months over our GLBT community – particularly how the GL views and treats the T. It’s reached a fevered pitch with Rep. Barney Frank tampering with the ENDA language and the release of the movie “Trannies With Knives” by gay male prostitute-turned-film maker Israel Luna.

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Dr. Jillian T. Weiss Soon To Join Other Transgender Activists In The Wilderness

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That’s my opinion on where the good doctor is headed. In a recent post at Bilerico.com she said: “The incredibly unflappable Signorile asked about the failure of Congress to move on ENDA and DADT, and the President’s failure to lead. Frank’s angry response was that the LGBT community has failed to lobby Congress. He characterized…

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Gay Mafia Wars: ENDA and the Politics of Personal Destruction

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As I write this, I  feel as if I’ve been transported back in time to May of 2007. The National Transgender Advocacy Coalition (NTAC) had just had a successful lobby days event and I reported back that the talk on the Hill during  Lobby Days was that we were being written out of the Employment…

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Exploiting The Transgender Dead: The Irresistible Temptation Part II

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Each year as another Transgender Day of Remembrance comes near, it seems as if another group or organization tries to remake the TDOR in their own image

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Is HRC Wicked?: A Return TO Barney Frank’s Oz

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Coming up on the two year anniversary of the Human Right Campaign’s (HRC) support of Barney Frank dropping gender identity from the 2007 Employment Non-discrimination Act (ENDA), the irony of HRC’s current position on DOMA couldn’t be scripted any thicker. HRC defended their defection with Frank in 2007 this way: “Our community can work with…

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The G & The L Rises, T Sinks And Fails, And All Is AOK? BS!

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“He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.” — Martin Luther King Jr. Well it didn’t take long for responses to my last blog. One person wrote me privately saying she was disappointed I didn’t “understand” how “serious” the Pam’s House Blend controversy was and that I should’ve “come down…

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