Tag Archives: Robin McGehee

One Year Of GetEQUAL

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Tweet Of The Day – Robin McGehee

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HomoQuotable – Robin McGehee

“Only two short days after being arrested for chaining myself to the White House fence and asking my President why he hasn’t fulfilled his promise of equality, I’ll pass through the same gate and by those familiar guard shacks today to meet with Brian Bond, Deputy Director of the Office of Public Engagement. I accepted Mr. Bond’s request for a …

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GetEQUAL Youth Send Message To Obama

Clip description: “Ceara Sturgis, Constance McMillen, and Will Phillips share a message with President Obama and Congress, asking them to display the courageousness that these youth have shown by producing the change they have promised.”

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Special DADT Report From Rex Wockner

The below is a special to JMG report on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” from veteran gay reporter Rex Wockner. Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Roller Coaster The Obama administration resuscitated the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell gay ban Oct. 20 by convincing the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to temporarily stay an injunction by a federal district judge in Riverside, Calif. …

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GetEQUAL & Las Vegas Activist Derek Washington Spar Over ENDA Protest

Via Karen Ocamb’s LGBTPOV, here’s an audio clip of GetEQUAL’s Robin McGehee and Las Vegas Stonewall Democrats chairman Derek Washington sparring over the effectiveness and purpose of GetEQUAL’s blockage of the Las Vegas strip during Netroots Nation. This was recorded during Washington’s local radio show and things get rolling at the 9:00 mark. Below are photos I later took of …

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VIDEO: GetEQUAL Blocks Vegas Strip

Here’s the video from Tuesday’s closure of the Las Vegas strip by GetEQUAL as they protested Sen. Harry Reid’s perceived inaction on ENDA.

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GetEQUAL Blocks Las Vegas Strip

Eight members of GetEqual, including Robin McGehee and Dan Choi, were arrested in Las Vegas today after blocking traffic on the city’s busiest street in protest of inaction on ENDA by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV). I’ll ask the participants about this tomorrow, if they’re out of jail by our planned breakfast. More photos by Steve Freiss are here.

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On The Rise Of GetEQUAL

From heckling the president, to congressional sit-ins, to chaining themselves to the White House fence, not since ACT-UP has an activist group shaken up our world as GetEQUAL has. Today Andrew Harmon and Kerry Eleveld have posted a lengthy dissection of GetEQUAL for the Advocate. An excerpt: Although GetEqual appears to have sprung up from nowhere and arrived with haste, …

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April 22nd: LGBT Leadership Town Hall

SiriusXM radio host Michelangelo Signorile will host a national LGBT leadership town hall in Washington DC on Thursday, April 22nd. The show will aired live nationally. The Panel: National Gay & Lesbian Task Force executive director Rea Carey; Human Rights Campaign president Joe Solmonese;National Center for Transgender Equality executive director Mara Keisling; Servicemembers Legal Defense Network executive director Aubrey Sarvis; …

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GetEQUAL Activists To Be Arraigned Over ENDA Sit-In At Nancy Pelosi’s Office

Four activists from GetEQUAL will be arraigned today for their March 18th ENDA protest at Nancy Pelosi’s office. Via press release: Activists will gather outside the District of Columbia Superior Courthouse today in solidarity with four women arrested during a sit-in at Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Washington office two weeks ago. On March 18, led by co-founders Robin McGehee and Kip …

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Robin McGehee Talks About Her Arrest

GetEQUAL’s Robin McGehee talks about her arrest at the White House yesterday and GetEQUAL’s strategy going forward.

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