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The Gill Foundation & NCTE choose money over trans lives

in Community Activism/Kelley Winters/Opinion/Politics

By Kelley Winters The National Center for Transgender Equality Executive Director Mara Keisling responded[]to sharp criticism[] of the recent strategy by NCTE and other nonprofits funded by the Gill Foundation to back a Pennsylvania state nondiscrimination bill that included LGBT employment and housing protection but excluded public accommodation protections. Ms. Keisling explained that trans people “really need” housing and employment protections, “desperately,…

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Is NGLTF’s Executive Director, Rea Carey, a Trans-Exclusive Radical Feminist?

in Marti Abernathey/Opinion

Is the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s executive director, Rea Carey, a Trans-Exclusive Radical Feminist?  If I was a Christian and “liked”  Fred Phelps’ Westboro Baptist Church on my Facebook page, would you think I was a radical anti-gay Christian Fundamentalist? Rea Carey’s Facebook page: If it’s difficult for you to see, here’s a close-up of one…

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HB235, NCTE, ENDA, and the big Reveal

in Politics

When Mara Keisling of NCTE publically came out in support of Maryland’s gender identity anti-discrimination bill, I wondered what her angle on it was. Bilerico recently posted “3 Ways to Improve ENDA Advocacy: Take the Fight to the States” written by civil rights attorney Tico Almeida. Almeida points to why there was such a push…

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NCTE Supports HB235 IN MARYLAND?

in Opinion

It would seem so.  Though they’ve been silent publicly, one only need look as far as NCTE Executive Director’s Facebook wall: Now if the Executive Director of Maryland Equality (Morgan Meneses-Sheets) is thanking Keisling, I’d suggest that Keisling supports the bill. Or you could just look at this picture: Any questions?

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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

in Featured

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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