Non-Discrimination & the Road to Marriage Equality

by Mark Segal, PGN

Last week’s column seems to have kicked up a lot of dust. Titled “LGBT politics 101” (you can read it at, I honed in on what the LGBT community might focus on as our next priority following the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”

It was, and is, my view that basic nondiscrimination legislation is the most pressing issue facing the LGBT community nationally — and by the numbers, it is. Some feel that gay marriage should be our prime objective. The reality is that not all LGBT people are in relationships and, regardless of whether you are and if you wish to marry, you can still endure discrimination on the basis of being LGBT with or without a marriage license in most of the United States.

Read more: The Road to Marriage Equality


Lance Navarro Assumes Mr. Bolt TitleLance Navarro

Feb. 8, 2011

The Bolt Bar has announced that for personal reasons, Jeremy Willis, Mr. Bolt Leather 2011, has stepped down from his position, and will not complete his term as Mr. Bolt Leather 2011.

Effective immediately, First-Runner-up Lance Navarro is Mr. Bolt Leather 2011.

Read more: Lance Navarro Assumes Mr. Bolt Title


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MCC Reverend Named to White House CouncilReverend Wilsom

February 7, 2011

The Reverend Elder Nancy Wilson, Presiding Moderator of the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches, has been named by President Barack Obama to serve on the White House Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

The White House Advisory Council brings together leaders and experts in the fields of faith-based and neighborhood organizations to work in the Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, which mobilizes and coordinates community organizations, religious and otherwise, to provide effective social services to address the needs of low-income and underserved populations at home and abroad.

Read more: MCC Reverend Named to White House Council


AIDS Activism 101: Steps to End the ADAP CrisisADAP Video

by Mark S. King, Jan. 31, 2011

Activists held an “emergency summit” this weekend to address the growing AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) crisis, and I’m taking you there.

In this video episode of My Fabulous Disease (See Below), you’ll learn about the panic over ADAP, and exactly what you can do to prevent thousands of AIDS patients from losing access to life saving medications.

Read more: Steps to End the ADAP Crisis


Get Out and Vote!vote

Some of you may have noticed that there are cute little banners coming up our website announcing that voting has begun for our Best Of 2011!

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