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Is HRC Wicked?: A Return TO Barney Frank’s Oz

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Coming up on the two year anniversary of the Human Right Campaign’s (HRC) support of Barney Frank dropping gender identity from the 2007 Employment Non-discrimination Act (ENDA), the irony of HRC’s current position on DOMA couldn’t be scripted any thicker. HRC defended their defection with Frank in 2007 this way: “Our community can work with…

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Frank Leaps Transgender Lobbyists in Single Bound

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Am I the only one who is a bit puzzled/miffed/baffled by Barney Frank’s insinuation in this exchange: There is another difference from 2007. Frank now has a policy adviser who is a female-to-male transsexual. Diego Sanchez is the first transgender person hired for a senior congressional staff position on Capitol Hill. Sanchez has done extensive…

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The G & The L Rises, T Sinks And Fails, And All Is AOK? BS!

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“He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.” — Martin Luther King Jr. Well it didn’t take long for responses to my last blog. One person wrote me privately saying she was disappointed I didn’t “understand” how “serious” the Pam’s House Blend controversy was and that I should’ve “come down…

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Transsexuals Not Covered In Hate Crimes Bill

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Back on Feburary 25, 2009 Kathy Padilla wrote a post over at Pam’s House Blend titled “Hate Crimes & ENDA: Bad Bills Come and Bad Bills Go“. When it came out I really thought it would be one of those explosive posts that rocked the community down to the bone. She said: “The new definitions…

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Diego Sanchez Named Senior Legislative Adviser To Barney Frank

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Sources on the Hill confirmed to The Transadvocate that Barney Frank’s office will announce the hiring of Diego Sanchez today. Sanchez will replace outgoing senior policy adviser, Joe Racalto.

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The Gingrich That Stole Christmas

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There’s a recurrent story that is going through the gossip circles during the Christmas season in trannyland. It goes like this:

Barney Frank and the Human Rights Campaign really got their clocks cleaned by the United ENDA controversy, and now that they’ve really learned their lesson! Good ole’ St. Frank and the HRC’s equality elves will surprise everyone and come on board by supporting a fully inclusive Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) and opposing any version that doesn’t include everyone.

There’s only one problem with that dream/fantasy/rumor… it ain’t true!

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