Radical/Progressive Queer News and Commentary
from Memphis, Tennessee
Monday, May 04, 2009
Obama's First 100 Days: Where's Our "Fierce Advocate"?
High Marks for Obama's First 100 Days With a few exceptions, LGBT leaders are giving President Obama high marks for his first 100 days, though not much has been accomplished yet. So far all talk, little action in Congress, and the Democrats may be getting cold feet already when it comes to LGBT civil rights.
Candidate Barack Obama claimed to be a "fierce advocate" for gay rights, but Richard Socarides, former advisor to President Clinton asks a pertinent question: Where's Our "Fierce Advocate"? and offers some suggestions on what Obama needs to do for LGBT voters.