Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Memphis City Council Delays Vote on Non-Discrimination Ordinance (ABC 24)
Confusion Over City Charter Leads Council to Delay Nondiscrimination Ordinance (Memphis Gaydar)
Opponents of including sexual orientation and gender identity in the Memphis non-discrimination ordinance put up a procedural road block, and delayed the final vote pending research into the City Charter.
Is the City of Memphis, particularly the office of Mayor Wharton, behind the delaying tactic?
Dogs, Ponies, and a Shelved Initiative: The Sexual Orientation Vote for Dummies | Politics Beat Blog
Jackson Baker write in the Memphis Flyer about how the City of Memphis, including Mayor Wharton's office, is blocking the LGBT inclusive anti-discrimination ordinance.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Anti-Discrimination Ordinance Hinges on a Head Count | Politics Beat Blog
Memphis City Council still debating protecting LGBT employees from discrimination.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Barney Frank Doubles Down, Defends Calling Gay GOP Group ‘Uncle Tom’ | The New Civil Rights Movement
Hurrah Barney Frank! I've been calling them Uncle Tom Republicans for years..
Saturday, September 08, 2012
Fresh Research on HIV Urges New Approach to Gay Men | NationofChange
We need to get HIV/AIDS back on the LGBT radar
Tuesday, September 04, 2012
BREAKING: Democrats Approve Marriage Equality Platform | Advocate.com
Not only did the DNC approve marriage equality in their platform, there are LGBT delegates from EVERY state at the convention. (Marriage equality was also included in several convention speeches, including the first lady Michelle Obama's, on the first night of the convention.
LGBT Delegates Sharing Excitement of Democratic Convention
Democrats Include Gay Marriage in Convention Platform
Jubilant LGBT Delegates Vow to Support Obama