Congress

April 26, 2013

If you Want to Lobby for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, Stay Home

I recently received an email from Mara Keisling asking me to join the: “National Center for Transgender Equality and the Transgender People of Color Coalition in […]
January 10, 2011

Senator Casey Asks Social Security Administration to Provide Gender Change Publication

Today Senator Bob Casey asked the Social Security Adminstration to create a publication for gender change: Dear Commissioner Astrue: Thank you for your continued leadership of […]
June 8, 2009

ENDA And Hate Crimes Go To The Back Of The Bus

Last Thursday Jason Bellini of the Daily Beast reported that  the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) had made a deal with the Obama Administration to delay repealing […]
April 6, 2009

Transsexuals Not Covered In Hate Crimes Bill

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 […]
March 30, 2009

ENDA and The Gay Media Cabal

According the Washington Blade, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) approved a policy statement that “the group will not support the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA, if […]
December 17, 2008

Diego Sanchez Named Senior Legislative Adviser To Barney Frank

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.
February 15, 2008

Back to Oz

I really do hesitate to even write this post, as the topic is a rehash of one of the ugliest times for GLBT unity I’ve ever […]
September 27, 2007

ENDA Three Card Draw

With passage of The Matthew Shepard Act in the Senate on Thursday, it should have been a time for celebration. But on the heels of the […]
September 27, 2007

Déjà Vu All Over Again!?! Do We Hafta???

“So I get on my knees and pray … we won’t get fooled again!” — the Who Fresh on the heels of Southern Comfort Conference (SCC), […]