Gay American Heroes Foundation Adds New Board Members
The Gay American Heroes Foundation (GAHF) has announced the appointment of several new members to its various boards, including long time activist Dr. Phyllis Lyons, actor Christopher Salvatore and DADT Activist Lt. Dan Choi.
“The goal of the Gay American Heroes Foundation is to build a national traveling memorial to take to communities throughout the USA to honor the lives of LGBT people who have been murdered for simply being themselves,” said Scott Hall, Chairman and Founder of GAHF. “Theses new Board members bring a depth of experience and knowledge that will help us reach that goal.”
President Pledges to Tackle ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ in 2010
WASHINGTON, DC –
President Obama’s historic remarks regarding the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law in this year’s State of the Union address have raised the hopes of many LGBT organizations that have been fighting for an end to the law that prohibits lesbians and gays from serving openly in the military.
The “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law was passed by Congress in 1993 as part of the FY1994 Defense Authorization Act. It is widely expected that repeal of the law will come as part of that same defense authorization process this year.
Organizing Begins for Harvey Milk Day in Sacramento
The leadership of Equality Action Now is organizing events surrounding the upcoming Harvey Milk Day here in Sacramento. Organizations, individual volunteers, businesses seeking sponsorship opportunities, and donations are most welcome. The next meeting of the organizing committee will be Wed. Feb. 3rd – at Hamburger Patties Midtown Sacramento from 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Hide Nothing Exposes Matt Alber’s True Talent
reviewed by Ron Tackitt
Had I not seen the video for “End of the World” on Facebook, I might never have given Matt Alber’s Hide Nothing a second thought, much less a listen. Having seen the charming video, though, when we got the CD at the office, I stuck it in my computer and went on with my day, letting it play in the background.
The Lambda Players Are in Crisis and Need Your Help
An Open Letter from The Lambda Players
Twenty-one years ago Sacramento’s first gay and lesbian theatre company, The Lambda Players, began performing gay and lesbian themed plays to fill a void that existed in the Sacramento Region.
Like many theatre companies here in Sacramento and across the country though, The Lambda Players are facing difficult financial times. The bottom line — The Lambda Players need to raise $21,000 by March 1, or this part of Sacramento’s GLBT history will disappear forever.
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