Real-world discrimination hits home; report outlines just how far we are from LGBT equality

By: Wednesday September 12, 2012 10:49 am

The Human Rights Campaign, Log Cabin Republicans, the Movement Advancement Project, Stonewall Democrats and the Victory Fund has released An Ally’s Guide to Issues Facing LGBT Americans, a primer introducing the major areas in which unfair laws and stigma create extra burdens for LGBT Americans. And I personally know all too well what that looks [...]

It’s not just straight people who are allies

By: Tuesday April 20, 2010 8:00 am

It’s no secret that we lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) folk rely greatly on our straight allies for their friendship and support.  What is less obvious, however, is that LGBT people also function as allies to other communities. I reckon that LGBT people haven’t yet created many formal organizations such as “LGBTs for [fill [...]

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