Tag Archives: Decision 2012

N.H. Elects First Transgender Legislator

The good news from election night just keeps on coming. From The Huffington Post: New Hampshire joins neighboring Maine in making history this Election Night, welcoming its very first transgender lawmaker. The Nashua Telegraph reports that Stacie Laughton, a Democrat, beat … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Post-Election Headlines

For any Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) Youth out there who are looking for reasons for hope, take a look at screen capture for post-election headlines on the advocate.com (click image for bigger version). You want real-time, concrete reasons … Continue reading

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Headlines of the Day from this Historic Election

Below are my two picks for the headlines on this historic day. These are both running on the Seattle Times website. I flipped them (Obama’s article was the lead) because I felt that complimented the feel of our community more. … Continue reading

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The ‘REAL’ Problem with Log Cabin Republican’s Endorsement of Mitt Romney

Casey Pick, the program director for Log Cabin Republicans, writes on BlogHer about the reasoning behind Log Cabin Republicans qualified endorsed of Mitt Romney. The defense is peppered with ‘he’s not so bad’ and ‘we can work with him’ statements which would have been … Continue reading

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Romney, As Mass. Governor, Opposed Birth Certificate Changes for Same-Sex Parents

Here’s a little glimpse of what Lesbian, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgender people may expect in the area of parenting from a Romney Presidency. From The Boston Globe: It seemed like a minor adjustment. To comply with the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Republicans Become Cowardly Lion with Romney Endorsement

Another friend of Dorothy has now become the Cowardly Lion. Instinct Magazine is reporting that the gay conservative group, Log Cabin Republicans, have officially endorsed Mitt Romney for President with the laughable statement below (if the stakes weren’t so high … Continue reading

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LGBT Issues in the Decision 2012 Debates: A Help or a Hinderence?

The Washington Blade notes that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) issues were missing from the first 2012 Presidential Debate: The 90-minute debate was virtually devoid of LGBT issues as the candidates clashed over broader economic issues and health care … Continue reading

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Transgender Voting Resource

Back on October 1st, I blogged about how voter suppression laws can affect transgender men and women. Blogger Joe Jervis of Joe. My. God. points us to a new resource from The National Center for Transgender Equality to help you … Continue reading

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Voter Suppression Affects Transgender Men and Women, Too

There has been a lot of discussion this year about voter suppression efforts. This discussion has been focused mainly on keeping African-American or Latino voters from the polls; the very people who are more likely to support President Obama, but … Continue reading

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The Economic Impact of LGBT Equality: DADT Repeal

Since gay conservative group GOProud is so focused on its economic and job message for this election vs. social issues like equality for Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender LGBT people, I thought that on this anniversary of the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell … Continue reading

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