Mitt Romney: backwards on equality?

This morning, the Obama Truth Team released a new campaign video, “Mitt Romney: Backwards on equality.” The Truth Team is a network of supporters of President Obama who are committed to responding to unfounded attacks and defending the President’s record. And …

Brevity rocks! News from near and far

LOCAL

In the last two months, Portland has lost two much-loved members of the LGBTQ community. Bob Lamberson, co-host of “Cabaret with a Q,” passed away in February. The cabaret was a long-running musical sing-along program held at Q Center that …

“I Am: Trans People Speak” Launches

 

In the wake of the highly successful It Gets Better project, GLAAD has announced their new national campaign, I AM: Trans People Speak. In conjunction with the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition, The “I AM” project, which launched today, invites trans …

The news — in brief — from near and far

LOCAL

About 30 people held a candelight vigil under the Morrison Bridge on the eastside March 10 to raise awareness about the plight of Portland’s homeless after two men were shot while the slept in that spot last month, according to …

College to Student: Tone Down the Pride

In addition to bringing you stellar new music each Monday, we’re committed to drawing your attention to some of the more outrageous, national gay goings-on. For those of you who don’t regularly peruse The Advocate for your nationwide news bits, …

National & World News Briefs

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Gov. Christine Gregoire

Marriage is the word of the month, with major victories in both Washington and California. The Washington State Legislature voted Feb. 8 to approve a same-sex marriage bill that Gov. Christine Gregoire signed into law Feb. 13. Opponents …