Topics :: GLBT equality advocates

Petition Calls for Harvey Milk Stamp Unveiling in San Francisco

By Matthew S. Bajko | Saturday Mar 22, 2014
A local gay philatelist has launched a campaign to urge the United States Postal Service to unveil its Harvey Milk stamp later this spring in San Francisco to coincide with annual celebrations of Milk’s birthday.

Equality Virginia Names OUTstanding Virginians

By John Riley | Tuesday Mar 18, 2014
Equality Virginia, the commonwealth’s major LGBT organization, on March 10 announced the winners of its OUTstanding Virginians awards.

Equality Maryland Issues Second Round of General Assembly Endorsements

By John Riley | Friday Jan 31, 2014
On Tuesday, Equality Maryland PAC, the political action committee for Maryland’s major LGBT-rights organization, released a second round of endorsements.

Obama Executive Omissions Leave Some Allies Angry

By Julie Pace | Thursday Jan 30, 2014
For some White House allies, the long list of executive actions President Barack Obama announced in his State of the Union address was marred by a few glaring omissions.

Virginia LGBT License-Plate Bill Pre-Filed

By John Riley | Friday Jan 3, 2014
As part of Equality Virginia’s campaign to secure an ’’Equality for All’’ branded license plate in the state, Del. K. Rob Krupicka (D-Alexandria, Fairfax Co.) has pre-filed a bill to that end.

O’Connor Stabilizes EQCA

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Monday Dec 30, 2013
When John O’Connor became Equality California’s executive director last December, the statewide LGBT lobbying group was a bit of a mess.

Gays Challenge Exclusion From Vietnamese Parade

Monday Dec 9, 2013
Gay rights activists are stepping up pressure on the organizers of a Vietnamese new year parade in Orange County to allow them to march.

Pride’s Linda DeMarco, Rep. Kathi-Anne Reinstein Honored

By Sue O’Connell | Thursday Oct 24, 2013
The Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus (MWPC) honored Linda DeMarco, president of Boston Pride, and marriage equality advocate Representative Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Abigail Adams awards on Wednesday night.

HRC Celebrates A Year of Victories

By Justin Snow | Saturday Oct 12, 2013
The nation’s largest LGBT-rights organization was in celebration mode Saturday night Oct. 5, marking a year of historic victories from the ballot box to the Supreme Court of the United States.

Meet The Top 10 Foundations Giving to LGBT Causes

By Jacob Long | Wednesday Sep 11, 2013
Some organizations have been throwing tens of millions of dollars at the LGBT community - least we can do is learn a little about them.