Tag Archives: NGLFT

LGBT Groups React To Arizona Veto

Human Rights Campaign With today’s veto, Governor Brewer spared her state from institutional discrimination and economic catastrophe. Make no mistake, there is no better way to doom jobs in a state than by signing license-to-discriminate bills,” said Human Rights Campaign (HRC) President Chad Griffin. “The bipartisan outpouring of opposition to this bill is all the proof you need that this ...

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SLIDESHOW: Winter Party 2012

I finally sat down and whittled my hundreds of Winter Party 2012 photos down into the below manageable slideshow. Within you’ll find lots of handsome hotties, scruffy bears, smiley cubs, lovely ladies, muscle marys and pretty much every age group, niche and subset of the LGBT world. (Plus you’ll see some JMG regulars!) Kudos once again to the NGLTF for ...

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Winter Party: Under One Sun

Yesterday Father Tony and I attended the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force Winter Party’s Under One Sun pool event at Miami Beach’s Surfcomber Hotel. This is the 19th annual Winter Party and I think I’ve only missed handful since 1993. Hit the play button for lots of happy people raising money for South Florida LGBT and AIDS causes. The ...

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Tweet Of The Day – Dan Choi

Dan Choi doesn’t think it’s any big deal if he attends CPAC with GOProud. Maybe it isn’t, nobody really knows what’s afoot there yet. Choi adds that he’s attending the Task Force’s annual Creating Change conference this week, despite their having denounced him for telling the Village Voice in November: “Harry Reid is a pussy and he’ll be bleeding once ...

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Rea Carey Takes Over Task Force

Rea Carey, deputy executive director under Matt Foreman for the last four years, has been tapped to replace Foreman as executive director of the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force. Foremen left the Task Force four months ago to helm the Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund. Foreman reacts to Carey’s appointment: “Rea is an extraordinary leader, a brilliant thinker ...

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The Frank / Foreman Feud Continues

Outgoing NGLTF head Matt Foreman appeared on Michelangelo Signorile’s show yesterday to take a parting shot at Rep. Barney Frank over the ENDA vote. “Of the many things I’ve loved about being in the Task Force,” says Foreman, “is that, you know, we’re a progressive organization, and we’re proud of it, and that we have a history of speaking the ...

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Big Win For Adult Websites

You may recall back in September when I passed along an alert from the NGLTF regarding the expansion of the 2257 Regulations, which would have required internet social networking and hook-up sites like Facebook and Manhunt to maintain your photo ID on file, information many would be loathe to put in the hands of such parties. Fear no more. On ...

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