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Cyndi Lauper presents —

To conclude the formal program at HRC’s National Dinner, Cyndi Lauper gave a mini-concert. She started with Time After Time. It was a moving moment, so I recorded it. The hands of a woman at the table next to me were … Continue reading

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The party before the party

I’ve apologized before, so no more of that. But. Perhaps I should start focusing on pictures and videos rather than words. A friend of mine and I once considered buying the domain name http://www.morefamousthanyou.com. Based on a quick URL search, … Continue reading

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New Header +

We attended HRC‘s National Dinner on Saturday. More photos coming soon, but the new header is cropped from this picture of the after party stage, which featured Mika. I had heard of him, and I recognized one song. Otherwise, I … Continue reading

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Obama to sign Hate Crimes bill into law

It’s historic; it’s moving; and it’s about time. Today President Obama will sign The Matthew Shepard & James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.  There are many stories out there, but here’s a succinct one from NPR’s Morning Edition.  Not … Continue reading

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An Amazing Weekend, pt. 2

This blog post by Rex Wockner gives a good sketch of the perceived divide I mentioned, especially if we consider the title: Grassroots, Netroots, Stonewall 2.0 Activists Demand Equality, Formalize Split With Activist Establishment Seeing the issues in such a … Continue reading

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White House Tour

As Fall sets in, I’m trying to wrap up summer posts that I never got around to, including a quick mention of our tour of the White House back in late August.  It was amazing.  The Obama administration reached out … Continue reading

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National Equality March

The National Equality March is Sunday October 11th in Washington, DC.  Click here to learn more, download flyers (like the one below), and find out how you can get involved.

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Remembering Matthew Shepard

Last weekend I read Judy Shepard’s new memoir, The Meaning of Matthew.  I figured I had two options: spread it out over several weeks, knowing that I would run the risk of prolonging the inevitable sadness it would bring.  Or … Continue reading

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