DNC LGBT Community Engagement Desk

Democratic National Committee (DNC) – Washington, DC
Big Picture Responsibilities:
The LGBT Community Engagement Desk will work closely with the Director of Community Engagement, the Community Engagement team as well as DNC staff to and implement effective outreach to LGBT constituencies and other key groups.
DNC LGBT Community Engagement Desk
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the […]

How do Republicans typically justify their opposition to same-sex marriage?

How do Republicans typically justify their opposition to same-sex marriage?

Answer by Brian Dunlap:
From what I’ve seen, most who are opposed to it often justify their opposition on account of:

Moral imperative.  Due to their religious beliefs, they simply have no real choice but to oppose it.  While it may seem to conflict with their belief in minimal government interference in peoples’ lives, there are just […]


Lost in space: Danger LGBT community, danger

by Mark Segal

A couple years ago, my friend Jerry Hose was invited to the White House LGBT Pride Reception. Like me, Jerry was at the very first gay Pride march, which we called Christopher Street Gay Liberation Day. It was in commemoration of the Stonewall riots the year before and, like Jerry, I was the only […]

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Religion or Conservative Values?

Romney’s faith isn’t the problem

Mark Segal, PGN publisher, is the nation’s most-award-winning commentator in LGBT media. He can be reached at mark@epgn.com

Does religion matter in the race for president? Seems like a simple question with a simple answer, doesn’t it? But this year it might not be, since the Republican candidate is a Mormon, and not […]

World AIDS Day/Day Without Art/National Portrait Gallery Exhibit crisis

Today is World AIDS Day and, in recognition of that, it is also a Day Without Art, a way of recognizing the losses we all have experienced because of AIDS.
Today we are also in the midst of terrible attack on art and culture as a series of conservative groups have savaged […]

Republicans use filibuster to block efforts to repeal ‘don’t ask don’t tell’ policy

Gay rights advocates waiting for the Senate to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell” got the message loud and clear from Republicans on Tuesday — don’t hold your breath.

Voices of Honor tour -These 800 flags are in place for the Voices of Honor tour and each of them represent a specialist […]

Debating recognition of same-sex unions in the EU

European Parliament debates the recognition of same-sex unions in the EU
European Parliament debates the recognition of same-sex unions in the EU
STRASBOURG, 8 September 2010 — Yesterday night, Members of the European Parliament from 4 political groups[1] told the Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship that more must be done to uphold same-sex couples’ fundamental […]

ACT NOW for Family Immigration Rights!

Grassroots Call – ACT NOW for Family Immigration Rights!
Immigration Equality
Comprehensive Immigration Reform This Year!
All Families, Gay and Straight, Must be Included!
We invite you to join Congressman Mike Honda, Bishop Minerva Carcaño, and families impacted by our broken immigration system on a call designed for activists and concerned community members like you.
Hear how […]

Prop 8 Love Stories

TICKETS: http://www.fortmason.org/boxoffice
Purchase tickets by phone at (415) 345-7575.
GO TO http://8lovestories.blogspot.com/ FOR DETAILS & PHOTOS
Actors 10 to 17-years-old interviewed 8 couples (3 mixed gender & 5 same gender) about LOVE, LIFE, & DISCRIMINATION. Now watch these young actors portray those couples, word for word, in the […]

Maine LGBT Civil Rights March

[ May 28, 2010 to May 30, 2010. ] From May 28th to the 30th, kick off rallies will happen all over the great state of Maine, in the name of marriage equality for all. The marriage equality fight isn’t about gay rights, it is about civil rights. The right to marry a person someone loves is the basic freedom every person should have.
We […]