Before diversifying, white LGBT groups need to check their privilege

The Advocate published an opinion piece by Jimmy Nguyen, which calls for LGBT groups to consider diversifying their leadership. Part of the piece reads: At the executive director position, LGBT groups have historically been led almost exclusively by white men.  A step down at the board level, gay non-profits have tried for years to recruit […]

California governor signs bill that requires inclusion of GLBT Americans in lessons

H/T to Shakesville for this post. California Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday signed legislation that would require schools to teach the accomplishment of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in American history lessons. “History should be honest,’’ Brown said. “This bill revises existing laws that prohibit discrimination in education and ensures that the important contributions of […]

>Jim DeMint rallies pastors, opposes unwed pregnant women to teach

>Election season is all about grand standing among politicians, subconsciously entering into a competition to see who can sound the most ideologically pure, patriotic and most God-fearing Christian. Sen. Jim DeMint, the Republican senator from South Carolina, has proven himself to be no exception to the rule in this regrettable part of the 2010 midterm […]