Action Alerts: April 2011

Oklahoma English Prof Denied Tenure at Public College Based On Gender Identity

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | April 26, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

Dr. Rachel Tudor, Assistant Professor of English, Humanities and Literature at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Oklahoma for the past seven years, is an accomplished scholar. According to Dr. Tudor, she has been recommended for promotion and tenure twice...Read More

Stop the Don't Say "Gay" Bill

Filed by Joe Mirabella | April 13, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

The right wing is so threatened by the existence of gay people that they are trying to make it illegal to mention us in school in Tennessee. According to On Wednesday, April 13, State Senator Stacey Campfield will introduce...Read More

This Thursday: Stand with Shirley & Jay

Filed by Steve Ralls | April 13, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

On Thursday afternoon, Congressman Jerrold Nadler of New York will reintroduce the Uniting American Families Act in the House of Representatives. The bill, which would finally allow lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans to sponsor their foreign-born partners for residency...Read More

Illinois Right Wing Is Forcing through an Anti-LGBT Bill

Filed by Phil Reese | April 12, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

I've seen the face of evil, and it is the cunning Illinois Right Wing. Hidden carefully by Sen David Koehler in SB 1123, a bill to assist the blind - like an arsenic pill hidden in a crême brulé -...Read More

Take a Stand: Refuse to Lie

Filed by Nadine Smith | April 01, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

In the coming days a group of activists will be launching a campaign called "Refuse To Lie." The launch is timed to coincide with tax season, a time of year when the federal government compels married gay couples to file...Read More