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Oh, Canada! Transgender Archives and Research Center Arises

Dana Beyer | Posted 11.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

The University of Victoria has already made a big commitment to transgender studies in its ongoing support of the Transgender Archives, and it seems eager to become the home to the world's first comprehensively interdisciplinary Transgender Research Center.

Marking a Civil Rights Milestone, Elitism Is Robbing LGBT Movement of Power to 'Make Good the Promise of America'

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 09.30.2013 | Gay Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

When LGBT organization leaders meet in their national conclaves and fail to include HIV/AIDS on their agenda, they send a clear message to gay men whose health and lives continue to be at great risk from HIV, particularly young African-American gay men: "We're first. Go to the back of the bus."

Freedom to Work and the New LGBT Advocacy Paradigm

Dana Beyer | Posted 08.18.2013 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

National organizations that are structured more like campaigns, or that serve one particular community or cause, along with the legal organizations and the research organizations, have been increasingly effective relative to the multi-issue organizations. The question is why.

The Cowardice of Gay Inc.

Andy Thayer | Posted 04.30.2013 | Chicago
Andy Thayer

Why is it that all of the big gay nonprofits have failed to utter a word of support for Private Bradley Manning, let alone really campaign for him? It's political cowardice.

Romney Includes 'Sexual Orientation' In NAACP Speech While The LGBT Movement Plays A One-Party Game

Todd Fernandez | Posted 09.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Todd Fernandez

It's valid to ask whether Romney could possibly support equal civil rights for our community, shy of including marriage. We don't know, and it doesn't appear that our movement leadership has any intention of asking.

Life, Liberty, and Ending Inequality

Hans Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hans Johnson

Four years ago, Seattle designer Charlene Strong lost her wife of 10 years, Kate Fleming. A world-renowned narrator of audio books, Kate drowned in he...

State of the LGBT Movement: Speeches aren't change, change is more than words

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bil Browning

National Gay & Lesbian Task Force Executive Director Rea Carey presented the annual State of the Movement address today at the 22nd Creating Change co...