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Entries by Waymon Hudson from 09/2012

Election 2012: Rhetoric, the Record, and the Reality of Equality

| Posted 09.06.2012 | Gay Voices

One of the favored talking points that conservatives like to direct at the LGBT community is that "Obama is just pandering for your votes with his support of marriage equality." But a look beyond that rhetoric, going deep into the record, tells a vastly different story.

Election 2012: LGBT Equality Is an Economic Issue

| Posted 09.14.2012 | Gay Voices

While it may be an easy talking point for some to say, "I'm not a single issue voter... LGBT issues aren't all that matter," the actual truth about the intersection of LGBT rights and economic justice is inescapable.

Gay Chicago TV Talks Lesbian Political Power With LPAC Chair Sarah Schmidt (VIDEO)

| Posted 09.17.2012 | Gay Voices

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Election 2012: Voter ID Laws, Suppression, and Equality

| Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

With the often bloody and hard struggles to win and protect voting, it is amazing, yet perhaps not surprising, given our history, that a new move to roll back these hard-won rights is underway in many states around the country.

This Is What DOMA Discrimination Looks Like (PHOTO)

| Posted 09.26.2012 | Gay Voices

With momentum for marriage equality rolling ahead and acceptance of LGBT issues at an all-time high in polls, it can sometimes be easy to forget just how pervasive institutional discrimination against LGBT people can be. And then you get a letter in the mail reminding you of just that.

The Victory Fund Talks Electing LGBT Politicians With Gay Chicago TV

| Posted 09.28.2012 | Gay Voices

Getting directly involved in politics and having our voices heard is vitally important to the movement for LGBT equality. That is why we need to run for office at every level of government.