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National Equality March

Is Barney Frank Relevant?

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irene Monroe

As one of the most vocal critics of the National Equality March that took place in Washington this weekend, Barney Frank has many LGBTQ Americans wondering if he has become a bureaucratic gatekeeper.

NBC Reporter: Obama White House Views Gay Rights Protesters As 'Internet Left Fringe' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The White House believes protesters at Sunday's gay rights march in D.C. are part of the "internet left fringe," according to CNBC's Chief Washington ...

Rousing Speech, Mr. President, But the Pressure Continues

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

The president, fresh from his Nobel Prize for Peace, didn't mention anything about a timeline for ending don't ask, don't tell, and as he has said on other occasions, nothing happens in Washington without a timeline.

I Plan to March for LGBT Equality

Michael J. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael J. Wilson

October 11 will be an historic day -- the day that divides the past from the future. Going forward there will be, "Before the March" and "After the March."

National Equality March PHOTOS: Pictures From Washington Protest

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Photographer Matt Rodigheri took some great photos of Sunday's National Equality March in Washington, D.C. The event drew tens of thousands of people,...

Equality March: Gay Rights Advocates March On DC, Divided On Obama

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP)- Tens of thousands of gay rights supporters marched from the White House to the Capitol Sunday, demanding that President Barack Obama ...

Why Aren't Musicians Coming Out of the Closet for National Equality March?

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

To the rest of you Prius-driving-African-baby-adopting-global-warming-tribute concert-addicted musicians: get to D.C. and support your gay brothers and sisters.

"Why I Support the National Equality March": NFL's Scott Fujita Speaks Out for Gay Rights

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dave Zirin

Star linebacker Scott Fujita speaks out about why he is supporting the October 11th National Equality March for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender rights in Washington DC.

National Cause With Global Purpose Must Start at Home

Cathy Brooks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cathy Brooks

For the LGBT community, the 40 years since Stonewall have given rise to an amazing tapestry of platforms and outlets through which our voices can be heard.

Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs: National Equality March

Scott Shrake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Shrake

Photos taken at the National Equality March, Washington, D.C., October 11, 2009.

It's Chow Time at the White House, Brother

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

What gays and lesbians are looking for -- and will be marching for on Sunday -- is nothing special, and that's exactly the point. It's what every other American already has: equal treatment under the law

Obama's Big Gay Speech

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Besen

Let it be known that the GLBT community is no longer interested in being pals with the powerful or having the famous tell us we are fabulous -- unless it leads to action.

National Equality March: Photos From October 11, 2009

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Yesterday's National Equality March in Washington D.C. was the largest LGBT action gathering in almost a decade. Tens of thousands marched on the nati...

The National Equality March: Confessions and Snapshots

Leah McElrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leah McElrath

Yesterday's National Equality March was a remarkably diverse gathering of LGBT people and our allies many tens of thousands strong.

David Huebner: Obama's First Openly Gay Ambassador Nominated

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said Wednesday he planned to nominate an openly gay lawyer as the U.S. ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa. If c...

U.S. Immigration Law: Tearing Apart Life, Love & Home

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ralls

Organizers say they are expecting tens of thousands -- if not hundreds of thousands -- of members of the LGBT community and their supporters on Sunday. But one couple will be notably absent.

Lady Gaga and Obama for Gay America

Michael Solis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Solis

For America's LGBT community last weekend, seeing both Lady Gaga and Obama teaming up to address the community's struggle for civil rights and equality was a welcome surprise.

The Gay Generation Gap: Reflections on the National Equality March

Jay Michaelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jay Michaelson

Where are the GLBT prophets who call us all to account? If it is true that denying marriage to gays is a moral deficiency, why haven't gay leaders framed it that way?

National Equality March: DC Prepares For LGBT Community

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

People from across the U.S. are converging on Washington D.C. this weekend for the National Equality March, a movement from the LGBT community to dema...

Out of my Black Church, Into the Streets

Irene Monroe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Monroe

Because of religion-based bigotry spewing from the pulpits of many black churches, we have a crisis in the African-American community: an epidemic of homelessness among LGBTQ youth.

A Tech-Powered Gay Rights Movement

Pam Spaulding | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Pam Spaulding

With web sites, blogs, and social networking tools like Twitter and Facebook, the online LGBT community has emerged as an example of both leadership and rabble-rousing success.

This Mom is Heading to the National Equality March

Randi Reitan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randi Reitan

I know that there are other parents out there who are afraid for their own gay children, as I once was. If you come to D.C. in October, you will find the National Equality March an unforgettable experience.

The Cleve Jones Interviews (Videos With Transcripts)

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bil Browning

Veteran LGBT activist Cleve Jones talks about the upcoming National Equality March and his role inside the community.

Cleve Jones: The Man Behind the Curtain

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bil Browning

One outstanding impression from my interview with Cleve Jones was simple and all encompassing: he is no gay God; he has feet of clay.

Pandora's Box: The National Equality March

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bil Browning

The LGBT community is used to being downtrodden and dismissed. Prejudice, animosity, and apartheid flew out of Pandora's Box long ago.