Resources for the LGBT Community

The Politics of DADT

Recently, we had the chance to speak with Dr. Aaron Belkin, the Director of the Palm Center.  The Palm Center is a research institute of the University of California, Santa Barbara, committed to sponsoring state-of-the-art scholarship to enhance the quality of public dialogue about critical and controversial issues of the day. For the past decade, the Palm...

Isn’t Time for a New Approach?

The credibility of National LGBT organizations is seriously in jeopardy. Despite multi-million campaigns – think Prop 8 – they just aren’t delivering. In the competitive landscape of fundraising, they tend to operate with out consulting one another for risk of exposing one’s donor base. What is more important – raising money or moving equality...

Why I Will Not Wait

Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed. Martin Luther King Jr. I was on Facebook debating whether Obama could over turn DADT, if he so chose – and to be clear – he does not so choose! Whether he can or can’t is a debate for legal scholars. Truman did it when he issued Executive Order 9981, which...

Outrage, DADT and the Pride Calendar

Outrage, DADT and the Pride Calendar

May 15, 2009

Just another gay week . . . Add Uruguay to the list of nations more progressive than the United States when it comes to the military. Healthcare Equality Index 2009 – http://bit.ly/nWtNu London and Amsterdam: A TALE OF TWO EUROPEAN CITIES By Kevin Thomas Kevin Thomas of San Francisco’s Hotel Mark T.. http://tinyurl.com/pjjn2o Do we...

Another Gay Week or LGBTQI week for the politically correct . . .

When ‘Partnered’ Doesn’t Count – http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-b…/c/a/2009/04/03/MNSF16QV9B.DTL Iowa high court strikes down same-sex marriage ban – http://www.cnn.com/2009/POL… Vermont House Passes Same-Sex Marriage Bill 95-52 – http://www.burlingtonfreepr… Live stream from VT marriage debate...