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Lost in space: Danger LGBT community, danger

Lost in space: Danger LGBT community, danger

Jun 21, 2012

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 one in the room at this year’s White House...

That human journalistic flaw

That human journalistic flaw

May 17, 2012

Mark Segal, PGN publisher, is the nation’s most-award-winning commentator in LGBT media. He can be reached at mark@epgn.com. Vice President Biden’s comments about marriage equality were no surprise to me. Why? The night before the president’s statement on same-sex marriage, I was honored to be the keynote speaker at Drexel University’s gay pride...

It’s been a big ole gay week!

It’s been a big ole gay week!

Oct 16, 2009

Obama spoke at HRC, said nice things, which is nice – but seriously – WHEN?  A couple hundred thousand of you Marched on Washington despite Barney Frank’s concern for the grass.  The Prop 8 suit clears its first challenge.  At the very least, LGBT issues are being discussed at the national level! The White House finally makes a statement...

Tobias Wolff vs Maggie Gallagher

Lou Dobbs hosted law professor Tobias Wolff and the National Organization for Marriage’s Maggie Gallagher to discuss the Obama administration’s recent brief that said it is obligated to defend DOMA but believes that it is discriminatory and should be repealed. “at the end of the day, this is about treating people fairly and equally and with...

Rome wasn’t built in a day

OK, so maybe Obama isn’t the worst thing to happen to the LGBT community.  Is he moving as fast as we would like?  Nope.  Has there been some major f*@k ups – DOMA, DADT – Absolutely!  But Obama continues to support equality and say the right things (albeit actions speak louder than words) when it comes to Gay issues.  Which is more than...