According to secret strategy documents of the National Organization for Marriage which were unveiled last night, NOM’s strategy was based on seeking to sow divisions between LGBT people and African-Americans and Latinos, between LGBT Americans, President Barack Obama and the Democratic base, and between LGBT Americans and other ordinary Americans across the country.
Determined to overcome a cocaine addiction that had propelled him into a downward spiral of unemployment, sex work, and life one step off the street, Erik Leiff contacted dozens of treatment programs.
In person, when he explained who he was - a trans man, having medically transitioned from his birth gender to the only one he could live with - office workers giggled and pointed: "It's like, 'Look at the freak.' "
Despite scoring low in week one, Martina sounds upbeat as she heads into this week’s competition, in which she and partner Tony Dovolani will dance the jive. The show airs Monday, March 26, at 8 p.m. on ABC.
Los Angeles-based LGBT film festival Outfest today announced it would take over programming duties for the New York City-based Newfest, effectively combining the two into "one national arts organization."
When Michelle Gladfelter of Manchester Township applied for membership at a local sports club, she envisioned her family splashing around one of the three pools or sunning themselves on the 15 tree-lined acres.
And she hoped to get a break on the membership fees. Green Valley Swimming Pool & Sports Club in West Manchester Township offers a discount to families.
On a warm Friday afternoon three years ago, Rob Reiner, the director, arrived for lunch at the Beverly Hills estate of David Geffen, the entertainment mogul. Mr. Reiner and his political adviser, Chad H. Griffin, had spent six months drafting an ambitious legal campaign aimed at persuading the United States Supreme Court to establish a constitutional right of marriage equality.