Tuesday, September 7, 2010

TBP--The good side of Gay Inc

Love it or hate it--just make sure you comment on it! My latest at the Bilerico Project!

The good side of Gay Inc:
"Say what you will about Gay Inc, I still send my dollars down to DC every year without fail. Should I be happy with the return on investment that I get out of my pet causes? Certainly not. logos.jpg

With the exception of Lambda Legal which has made some tremendous gains in the court system, the organizations I give most often to--HRC, The Task Force and Victory Fund--have struggled to bring about solid gains on the Federal Level. Besides the passage and signing of the Federal Hate Crimes bill, we've yet to see a sweeping piece of legislation that will improve the lives of LGBTQ folks around the nation--not just in the cosmopolitan super-leftie coastal states, but in the middle of Bumblehopsburgh Alabama.

Let me be clear that we should be vocal in demanding more action from our national organizations. Even if it is the way of things, never be content and complacent about the slow rate of progress. The only thing slowing progress is the conflicting agendas of people, and that can always be overcome.

However, I'm glad Gay Inc exists. Here's why..."

There's a lot more. Read The good side of Gay Inc. @ The Bilerico Project

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