Straight allies will be making a visual statement of support for LGBT rights across the country by participating in "Seven Straight Nights," an series of overnight vigils organized by Soulforce and Atticus Circle. The seven-day event (Oct. 7-13) will take place in 25 states and Washington, DC. Deb Price writes about the founder of Atticus Circle and the growing impact (and necessity) of straight allies. Go here to find more info about the NYC event.
The New York Blade talks with Log Cabin President Patrick Sammon about the organization's Albany strategy.
Black Enterprise features a story about the challenges and successes experienced by many African American LGBT employees of large corporations.
After a power change in Congress, the loss of a few iconic leaders and a disappointing field of Republican presidential candidates, dispirited right-wing Christians me by using using marriage equality as their rallying point for getting out the vote in the 2008 elections.