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Admit it, Obama is our Fierce Advocate

in Marti Abernathey/Opinion

Recently Rebecca Juro wrote a post at the Advocate called “No, Obama’s Executive Order Is Not a (Total) Win” that I find extremely short-sighted and politically naive.  Soon after the election in 2008 of President Barack Obama, many started to question President Obama’s claim as a “fierce advocate” for the LGBT community. I have my…

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“So, what was Stonewall?”

in Cristan Williams/Featured/History

In the wake of the President Obama’s historic speech referencing Stonewall, NPR ran a piece asking and purporting to answer the question, “So, what was Stonewall?” The article calls upon Martin Duberman, now 82, to retell the story of Stonewall. Martin Duberman published the first history of Stonewall in 1993. His history significantly featured trans folk. Bizarrely, the NPR author Liz Halloran…

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NBJC Presidential Midterm Report Card

in Monica Roberts/Politics

If you’re wondering what the African-American TBLG/SGL community perspective is concerning President Obama, I can say with certainly it’s vastly different from the one expressed by elements of the white GLBT one. To point that out, thought you needed to peruse the Presidential Midterm Report Card that was issued by the National Black Justice Coalition,…

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Yes Pat Robertson, I’m Transgender and Proud

in Politics

Pat Robertson spouting off about Barack Obama’s announcement of a “Presidential Memorandum on Federal Benefits and Non-Discrimination” asked “someone’s proud to be transgendered? His historical record seems a bit off, since the fall of Rome happened when it WAS A CHRISTIAN NATION. So to answer you Pat, yes we are proud. Many of us are…

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ENDA And Hate Crimes Go To The Back Of The Bus

in Featured/Opinion

Last Thursday Jason Bellini of the Daily Beast reported that  the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) had made a deal with the Obama Administration to delay repealing the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy in an effort to focus on the federal hate crimes bill and Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). I thought it sounded too good…

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OBAMA GAY, Trangender Wars, and R-E-S-P-E-C-T

in Uncategorized

Today on the show we discussed: Allyson Robinson+IFGE=HRC <3 ??? Here We Go Again: IFGE Elects HRC’s Allyson Robinson To The Board HRC and Their access to power. After expending political capital over Rick Warren, I wondered how much has ole’ Joe got. HRC Relishes Sudden Access To White House Obama Fundie Watch Revelations of…

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