Tag Archives: Jillian Weiss

Netroots Hosts First-Ever Trans Panel

Left to right: Autumn Sandeen, Jos Truitt, Monica Roberts, Jennifer Levi. Moderator: Dr. Jillian Weiss. Lots of allies in the audience are getting an education.

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Quote Of The Day – Randy Cohen

“As partners cultivate romance, and particularly as they move toward erotic involvement, there are things each should reveal, things they would not mention to a casual acquaintance — any history of S.T.D.’s, for example, or the existence of any current spouse. Even before a first kiss, this person should have told you those things that you would regard as germane ...

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Where ENDA Stands In The Senate

Dr. Jillian Weiss at Bilerico tips us to the above graphic on the status of ENDA in the Senate. Have you lobbied YOUR Reps and Senators about ENDA today? Do it now. Weiss points us to this ENDA spreadsheet which assesses the position of every member of Congress. RELATED: The Family Research Council issued another desperate money plea to fight ...

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Roll Call Publishes Anti-ENDA Column By Leader Of Anti-Gay Hate Group

Bilerico’s Jillian Weiss alerts us that Roll Call, the respected DC journal of Capitol Hill goings-on, has published a vile anti-ENDA column by Andrea Lafferty of the SPLC-certified hate group, the Traditional Values Coalition. Rather than mentioning that ENDA would protect millions of gays and lesbians from employment discrimination, Lafferty focuses on the haters’ favorite target, trans folk. In 2008, ...

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BLOG SWARM: Contact Nancy Pelosi And Demand ENDA’s Passage

LGBT bloggers and allies are today coordinating a national blog swarm, asking readers to contact their members of Congress and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to demand the passage of ENDA. The Bilerico Project’s Dr. Jillian Weiss is leading today’s charge. The Employment Non-Discrimination Act, first introduced in 1994, would prohibit job discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. But ...

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LGBT Activists Convene In NYC For Immigration Equality Forum

A large group of noted LGBT activists are in NYC this weekend to attend an immigration equality forum at the Desmond Tutu Center in Manhattan. The event is sponsored by the Four Freedoms Fund of the Public Interest Projects and will feature speakers from the LGBT-focused Immigration Equality group as well as experts from the comprehensive immigration reform movement. Last ...

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