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GetEQUAL to Protest Obama Re-election Offices Over Exec Order

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Gay rights advocates say they’re “upping the ante” to get President Obama to reconsider his decision NOT to sign an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT workers.

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Former Army Lt. Dan Choi to Represent Himself at Trial

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Former Army Lieutenant Dan Choi says he is now representing himself in the court case resulting from his arrest during a White House demonstration two years ago against the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy.

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Gay Rights Advocates to Protest National Tax Day

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Two gay rights advocacy groups are teaming up to protest National Tax Day on behalf of same-sex couples who must file their returns separately.

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April 15, 2011 at 9:45 AM

Head of GetEQUAL offers blogger bounty

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The head of a national LGBT organization this past weekend offered 500-dollars to anyone who could identify a blog commenter she describes as a ‘cyberbully.’

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October 15, 2010 at 3:00 PM

‘We’ll give (to politicians) when we GetEQUAL’

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With the midterm elections just a few weeks away…several politicians are scrambling for voter support, especially within the LGBT community. But one national organization says its members won’t lend a helping hand unless lawmakers do so first.

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October 7, 2010 at 4:19 PM

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New group focusing on diversity within gay community

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Two LGBT activists in Dallas are launching a new group – aimed at bringing attention to racial and socio-economic inequality, both in general, and WITHIN the gay rights movement. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 18, 2010 at 4:00 PM

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GetEQUAL ENDA protest on Capitol Hill

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Gay rights supporters held protests around the country on Thursday, demanding passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Dozens gathered in Washington DC at noon for a rally organized by activist group GetEqual. At the same time, GetEqual says around a hundred supporters protested at the San Francisco office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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May 20, 2010 at 4:04 PM

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