GayINC 101: a Tutorial

January 30, 2011 ·

Wondering if you’re part of GayINC? Some recent comments by GayInc bloggers have asked/mocked/been incensed by people asking that question:

Most entertaining PHB rumor out there: that we are all tools of Gay Inc. We’re still waiting for our raises from $0 to $0…plus generous D&G gift cards….” – Pam Spaulding

“If you only knew how laughable it is to call me “Gay Inc.” – Jeremy Hooper

GayINC stands for Gay incorporated. “Gay rights” organizations like the Human Rights Campaign, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, GLAAD, Lambda Legal, Stonewall Democrats, LCR, GLSEN, PFLAG, GetEQUAL, NYAC, GMHC, NCLR, NCTE, SLDN, SU, Freedom to Marry, Victory Fund and Equality Federation are all non-profit CORPORATION$. The IRS defines a non-profit is defined as:

“…an organization must be organized and operated exclusively for exempt purposes set forth in section 501(c)(3), and none of its earnings may inure to any private shareholder or individual.”

But that doesn’t mean these GAYInc organizations work for free. Their Executive Directors are paid very well.
But payment doesn’t have to be money. Lack of D&G doesn’t make you any less of a  mouthpiece for GayInc. If you worry that you may be a mouthpiece for GayInc, ask yourself the following questions:

If so, you might be  a mouthpiece for GayInc.

Next Post

Evan Wolfson: LGB or T and Single? Drop Dead!

Mr. Gay-Marriage-And-Nothing-Else-But-Gay-Marriage doubtlessly try to spin away from that characterization of a HuffPo piece, but if you're single and/or trans and/or LGB or T and currently living somewhere that doesn't provide access to the legal system for LGBTs to combat employment…
Read
Previous Post

So...The Marriage Derangement Syndrome-Oids Don't Have To Take Responsibility For Anything?

From Joe at The John's site: Opponents of same-sex marriage have created a three-pronged effort that insures the issue will be a key topic in the Presidential election. There are efforts underway by Republicans legislators in Iowa, the first caucus…
Read
Random Post

Add intimidation to the lies, fraud of the anti-AB1266 effort as signature gatherer caught bullying trans advocate

The TransAdvocate has documented numerous unethical and/or illegal actions by Pacific Justice Institute backed movement seeking to repeal protections for trans children in California. We've caught them bullying a trans kid to the brink of suicide in an effort to…
Read
Random Post

What Say You Now, Suzanne ‘Brazilian Transsexual’ Moore?

After all, the Julie Birch Ill Society probably just cheers whenever a transsexual woman gets ‘cut out.’ From Pink News: It’s being reported that a transwoman has been shot dead in Brazil. According to the ‘Guerrilla Angel Report’ blog site, it is claimed the victim, named…
Read
Random Post

It's Put Up Or Shut Up Time

According to the Washington Blade:"House Democratic leaders are strongly considering dropping anti-discrimination protections for transgender persons from the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA, after an internal Democratic head count on Wednesday found that the bill would likely be defeated if…
Read
Random Post

Kelly Osbourne Gets Called On Her Anti Trans Rant

Kelly Osbourne recently opened up in a Glamour UK interview about being cheated on by her ex-fiancé Luke Worrall and let loose some transphobic commentary while doing so. “Having to tell them (my parents) my fiance had cheated on me…
Read