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Watch: Outside NOM’s Gala, GetEQUAL Wishes Brian Brown A Happy ‘Retirement’

by David Badash ● 5:18 PM June 20, 2014
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GetEQUAL’s grassroots activists stood outside NOM’s gala last night and asked attendees to sign a “Happy Retirement” card for NOM president Brian Brown.

News

Watch Live Now: Queer Undocumented Activists Protest Obama NYC Fundraiser Over Deportations

by David Badash ● 6:21 PM June 17, 2014
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LGBT Activists from GetEQUAL and United We Dream are in New York City right now protesting Barack Obama over his deportations policies. The President is attending a DNC fundraiser.

Immigration

LGBT Organizer Pens Open Letter To President Obama — About His Deported Dad

by Guest Author ● 4:37 PM June 16, 2014
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An LGBT organizer whose father was deported writes a heartfelt open letter to President Obama, asking him to “think about the great pain he would feel to be separated” from his family.

Immigration

Breaking: Immigration Reform Coalition’s Rally Targets Boehner — Ends In Arrests (Photos)

by David Badash ● 7:36 PM October 29, 2013
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Orlando Police this afternoon arrested at least 14 immigration reform activists who are part of a broad coalition of minority communities targeting Speaker John Boehner.

Discrimination

GetEQUAL Texas Issues Travel Alert For LGBT Travelers To San Antonio

by David Badash ● 12:46 PM August 20, 2013
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Citing “a continued risk of discrimination based upon sexual orientation and/or gender identity,” GetEQUAL Texas today issued a travel alert to LGBT people planning on visiting San Antonio.

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The Supreme Court Has Spoken, What Now?

by Guest Author ● 9:28 AM June 27, 2013
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GetEqual Florida’s Jarrod Scarbrough reflects on the historic Supreme Court decisions yesterday, and takes a look at the challenges ahead for full LGBT equality.

Marriage

Today: 100 Decision Day Supreme Court Rallies Planned Nationwide — Find Yours

by David Badash ● 8:24 AM June 26, 2013
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From Boston to Honolulu, dozens of “Decision Day” rallies to respond to today’s Supreme Court rulings on DOMA and Prop 8 are planned. Here’s how to find one near you.

ENDA

GetEQUAL Gets Arrested At Boehner’s Office While Demanding ENDA Action

by David Badash ● 12:24 PM June 13, 2013
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Eight LGBT activists protesting a lack of Congressional action on ENDA late this morning were arrested after refusing to leave Speaker of the House John Boehner’s offices.

Discrimination

Texas City Councilman’s Campaign Using Intimidation To Silence LGBT Voices

by Jay Morris ● 12:15 PM June 7, 2013
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San Antonio, Texas City Councilman David Medina refuses to listen to his LGBT constituents, but his campaign has resorted to dangerous intimidation to silence them.

News

Watch: GetEQUAL Sends Very Strong Message On Marriage To Supreme Court Justices

by David Badash ● 10:42 AM March 21, 2013
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GetEQUAL has published this very strong video message to the Supreme Court justices warning them that marriage equality will become the law of the land and they can be the ones to make that happen.

News

Exclusive: GetEQUAL Announces Exciting And Important Leadership Change

by Guest Author ● 11:30 AM March 18, 2013
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Heather Cronk has served as the Managing Director of GetEQUAL and today she announces an important change at the LGBT civil rights organization, in this exclusive op-ed.

News

Exclusive: Who Is Fraudulently Using Gay Activists’ Email Addresses To Thwart Pro-Gay Legislation?

by David Badash ● 12:07 PM February 20, 2013
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A Florida domestic partnership bill has solicited at least one anti-gay hoaxer — or worse — who seems to be fraudulently using the email addresses of leaders of the popular LGBT civil rights group, GetEQUAL.

ENDA

Mr. President, Sign ENDA Executive Order; Call On Congress To Pass ENDA

by Tanya Domi ● 8:00 PM February 12, 2013
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GetEQUAL LGBT activists have been pressuring President Obama to sign an executive order extending non-discrimination for LGBT workers employed by federal contracts.

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GetEQUAL Slams Obama For Attending Prayer Breakfast Tied To ‘Kill The Gays’ Bill

by David Badash ● 10:44 AM February 7, 2013
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GetEQUAL today slammed President Obama for attending the National Prayer Breakfast, sponsored by a group tied to Uganda’s infamous “Kill The Gays” bill.