The Movement: August 2013

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Indiana Is a Harbinger of the Movement's Future

Filed by Jerame Davis | August 23, 2013 | 10:50 AM | comments

Marriage equality is a conservative value as much as it is a progressive value. Indiana has a better chance to prove that definitively than any state so far.Read More

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Chelsea Manning, Identity Control & Government Violence

Filed by Drew Cordes | August 22, 2013 | 6:30 PM | comments

On the morning Chelsea Manning was sentenced, the U.S. Army released a private photo of her presenting as female. Today, she publicly articulated her desire to transition. The timing speaks volumes.Read More

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The Right Direction On a Long Path for LGBT Seniors

Filed by Mark Segal | August 19, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

The mark of a true community is how it deals with its most endangered members. In the LGBT community, that means youth and seniors.Read More

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Can We Talk About Race in the LGBT Community?

Filed by Viktor Kerney | August 16, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Issues of race and privilege are still prevalent within our community.Read More

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A World Of Hurt: Gay Bashing Beyond Russia

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 14, 2013 | 4:30 PM | comments

The last several days have seen a flood of headlines about Russia's anti-gay law, but two recent stories remind us that LGBT people across the globe are threatened with violence, rape, and murder.Read More

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Procter & Gamble: Pull the Plug on Russian TV Ads

Filed by John M. Becker | August 13, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

It's time for Procter & Gamble to stop financing Putin's war on gays - please sign this petition urging them to pull their ads from Russian government-owned TV stations.Read More

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LGBT Rights Are Civil Rights

Filed by John M. Becker | August 11, 2013 | 4:30 PM | comments

People on both sides -- pro-LGBT and anti-LGBT -- actively avoid equating gay rights with civil rights. This avoidance is dishonest, insulting, and demeaning to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people of all racial, ethnic, and cultural identities. It must stop.Read More