April 20, 2011

McLaurin Apologizes for “Circus Freak” Comment

I received this from Mark  McLaurin this morning: “As an advocate and activist with a fifteen year history of working for equality in the LGBT community, I know […]
April 19, 2011

SEIU 500 Issues Statement Concerning McLaurin’s Troubling “Circus Freak” Comment

From SEIU Local 500 Executive Director David Rodich: “It has come to our attention that SEIU Local 500 Political Director Mark McLaurin made what we believe […]
April 18, 2011

HB235, NCTE, ENDA, and the big Reveal

When Mara Keisling of NCTE publically came out in support of Maryland’s gender identity anti-discrimination bill, I wondered what her angle on it was. Bilerico recently […]
April 15, 2011

SEIU Political Director and Progressive Maryland Board Member Calls Trans People “Circus Freaks”

I’ve seen vitriol spewed in my decade or so of transactivism, but it’s usually spewed most venomously by the right wing. SEIU Political Director Mark McLaurin […]
April 9, 2011

Trading Away Public Accommodations in Maryland

There’s bickering over at Pam’s House Blend about a statement made by Jenna Fischetti in her public testimony to the Senate in Maryland. She said “Never in the […]
March 15, 2011

NCTE Supports HB235 IN MARYLAND?

It would seem so.  Though they’ve been silent publicly, one only need look as far as NCTE Executive Director’s Facebook wall: Now if the Executive Director […]
March 4, 2011

Gay Media: Maryland Trans Community, Love The Crumbs We Give You

As much as trans people seem to want to believe it, gay (GayINC) media is not their friend/advocate/ally. Tom Lang, of Know Thy Neighbor said: It […]