22 Jul 2009

U.S. Legislator of the Day: Glenn Nye

Yesterday we sent about 90 emails to Rep. Flake. And now… Today's LEGISLATOR OF THE DAY * * * drum roll * * * Rep. Glenn Nye, III of Virginia Because his office doesn't accept emails from outside the district, I'm asking you to call and tell his office you

20 Jul 2009

Get your LGBT Equality Twibbon here

A “twibbon” is a way to promote your cause by adding a banner to the lower right hand corner of your twitter pic. Here's one I created for LGBT Equality:              How cool is this?   You can get your LGBT Equality twibbon by clicking here,

20 Jul 2009

U.S. Legislator of the Day: Alan Mollohan

Last week, we sent about 80 emails to Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart of FL. And now… Today's LEGISLATOR OF THE DAY * * * drum roll * * * Rep. Alan Mollohan of West Virginia Please email him/her at CongressmanMollohan@mail.house.gov and tell him why HR 3017 is important to workplace fairness

17 Jul 2009

U.S. Legislator of the Day: Mario Diaz-Balart

Yesterday we sent 136 emails to Rep. Donnelly. A phone call to his office at the end of the day suggests he is still undecided on ENDA. You might want to call him at 574-288-2780. And now… Today's LEGISLATOR OF THE DAY * * * drum roll * * *

16 Jul 2009

U.S. Legislator of the Day: Joe Donnelly

Well, good work, folks. Yesterday we sent 173 emails to Rep. Brad Ellsworth, who is undecided on ENDA. And now… Today's LEGISLATOR OF THE DAY * * * drum roll * * * Rep. Joe Donnelly of Indiana Email: http://bit.ly/1aep8J Tel: 202-225-3915

15 Jul 2009

U.S. Legislator of the Day

I will be posting, from time to time, a link to the U.S. Legislator of the Day. This link will allow you to email a legislator who is undecided on ENDA, and tell him or her of your support for HR 3017, an inclusive ENDA that protects both sexual orientation

04 Jul 2009

Click Here To Meet With Your US Legislators in August. Or Bye-Bye ENDA

Click here to sign up to meet with your US Senators and Representatives in August in your local district to press the case for HR 3017, The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which would prohibit job discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. These meetings are sponsored by the Inclusive

01 Jul 2009

The 9 Unconfirmed ENDA House Votes in Pennsylvania

What are the political calculations that govern support of HR 3017, the current ENDA bill? This is what you need to understand if you want to help the bill pass. Last week, I noted that the largest number of unconfirmed House Democrats on ENDA are in Pennsylvania.(The number of unconfirmed

26 Jun 2009

Click Here To Email 50 ENDA-Shy Legislators on ENDA

The bad news is that 218 votes are needed for passage of ENDA in the House, and that's just if you want a very bare majority. There are only 197 probable yes votes now., according to my calculations. (Others in DC have much more optimistic data, but as it's not

25 Jun 2009

Why You Should Sign Up for A Face-to-Face Meeting With Your Legislator

It's finally happened.  H.R. 3017, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, was introduced yesterday in the U.S. House of Representatives with 117 original co-sponsors. According to Mara Keisling, head of the National Center for Transgender Equality, this bill has twice  as many co-sponsors as the last time a bill was introduced on this