Posts by Aaron McQuade

Kyrsten Sinema Strengthens Lead, Will Become First Bisexual Federal Lawmaker

November 12, 2012

Arizona State Representative Kyrsten Sinema will become the first bisexual federal lawmaker in the nation's history. Sinema has expanded her lead in her race for the U.S. Congress to the point where it will be insurmountable for her opponent, Vernon Parker, reports Associated Press.

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November 12, 2012

Boy Scouts of America No Longer Eligible for Grant Funding from The UPS Foundation

The UPS Foundation today joined a growing number of corporate leaders in providing financial support to those organizations that align with the company’s non-discrimination policy. Under this policy, the Boy Scouts of America is no longer eligible for grants from the UPS Foundation because of the BSA's ban on gay scouts and scout leaders.Read More

November 9, 2012

Fox19 Cincinnati and anchor Tricia Macke apologize for "insensitive and inappropriate" anti-gay remarks about Rachel Maddow

A few hours after GLAAD, Equality Ohio and many in the LGBT community called for news anchor Tricia Macke to apologize for calling MSNBC host Rachel Maddow an “angry young man” on her Facebook page (and then defending those remarks), the station issued an apology.Read More

November 9, 2012

GLAAD and Equality Ohio Demand Action after News Anchor Calls Rachel Maddow an "Angry Young Man"

GLAAD and Equality Ohio are calling on Fox 19 (Cincinnati, OH) to condemn comments made last month by news anchor Tricia Macke, who called MSNBC host Rachel Maddow an "Angry Young Man" on her Facebook page. Read More

November 9, 2012

Congrats to Jeremy Hooper on being one of Instinct Magazine's "Leading Men of 2012!"

Congratulations to blogger, advocate, GLAAD consultant, and all-around (as the article calls him) "good guy" Jeremy Hooper, who has been named one of Instinct Magazine's "Leading Men of 2012." Read More

November 7, 2012

Historic Election Night for LGBT Americans

A truly incredible day for supporters of the LGBT community, as LGBT candidates and issues emerged victorious in state after state yesterday.

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November 7, 2012

Victory for Marriage Equality in Maine

Just three years after voters in an off-year election vetoed a marriage equality law passed by elected officials, Maine voters today reversed course and their state joined fellow New England states Massachusetts, Connnecticut, Vermont and New Hampshire in recognizing full marriage equality.

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November 6, 2012

Barack Obama, First American President to support Marriage Equality, Re-Elected

A continued Obama presidency presumably means the administration will continue not to defend the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act" in courts of law. Presumably it will mean continued progress towards granting binational same-sex couples more protections against deportations.And President Obama's victory tonight signals to a nation of public figures that it's now truly politically "safe" to support LGBT Americans.

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