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January 21, 2011 10:24 pm ET filed under Blog

The New York Times Asked Equality Matters' Socarides What Obama Should Say At SOTU

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January 21, 2011 10:15 pm ET filed under Blog

GAO Study On DADT Costs Again Shows -- Contary To Assertions -- Policy Placed Burden On Military

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January 21, 2011 5:45 pm ET filed under Fact Check

After Promoting Anti-Gay Rhetoric, Breitbart is Named to Gay Group's Board

GOProud, the conservative group for gay conservatives and their allies, just appointed Andrew Breitbart to their board. However, Breitbart and his contributors at his BigPeace, BigGovernment, BigJournalism and BigHollywood sites have repeatedly engaged in incendiary anti-gay rhetoric. Additionally, his contributors have actively opposed the repeal of Don't ask Don't tell, and opposed GOProud's inclusion in the conservative conference CPAC.

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January 20, 2011 10:02 pm ET filed under Blog

Eleveld Op-Ed In The Washington Post: Next Up For Obama: Marriage Equality For Gay Americans

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January 18, 2011 10:47 pm ET filed under Blog

Limbaugh Adds To Long History Of Anti-Gay Rhetoric

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January 18, 2011 12:20 pm ET filed under Blog

Family Research Council Blasts Golden Globes For Promoting Tolerance

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January 14, 2011 11:04 am ET filed under Blog

Politico Highlights Equality Matters, Human Rights Campaign Criticism Of Justice Department DOMA Brief

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January 13, 2011 3:04 pm ET filed under Blog

Why Is Tim Pawlenty Going On The Radio Show Of An Anti-Gay "Hate Group"?

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January 13, 2011 1:52 pm ET filed under Blog

Pawlenty Says He Would Support Reinstating "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

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January 10, 2011 5:18 pm ET filed under Blog

Equality Matters' Kerry Eleveld Details Hillary Clinton's Success In Elevating Worldwide LGBT Dialogue

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January 10, 2011 3:40 pm ET filed under Blog

Washington Post Op-Ed: Same-Sex Marriage "The Next Step In Marriage's Evolution"

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January 08, 2011 11:46 am ET filed under Video

Fox on gender-neutral passport application: "Is safety being nixed in favor of political correctness?"

From the January 8 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends Saturday:

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January 07, 2011 4:25 pm ET filed under Blog

GLAAD Calls on CNN to "Keep Away From the Anti-Gay Industry"

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January 06, 2011 6:59 pm ET filed under Blog

Equality Matters' Kerry Eleveld On What DADT Means For The Future Of LGBT Rights

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January 05, 2011 4:26 pm ET filed under Blog

Gov. Scott's "Commitment To Diversity" Excludes Gay And Handicapped People

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January 03, 2011 4:27 pm ET filed under Video

RNC Chairman Candidates Oppose Marriage Equality

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January 03, 2011 9:59 am ET filed under Video

Equality Matters President Richard Socarides Discusses Marriage Equality On ABC News'Topline

From ABC News' Topline, accessed January 3:

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December 29, 2010 1:56 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Eight Out Of Nine Countries Allowing Same-Sex Marriage First Allowed Gay Soldiers To Serve Openly

Following the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, Equality Matters finds that most countries to legalize same-sex marriage first allowed gays soldiers to serve openly. Of the nine countries that allow same-sex marriage and have a standing military, eight of them first allowed gays and lesbians to serve openly in their militaries.

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December 28, 2010 10:34 am ET filed under Fact Check

Equality Matters Looks At Civil Rights Achievements From Integration Of The Military To Marriage Equality

In light of legislation repealing the military's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, Equality Matters reviews achievements in civil rights laws that were accomplished during the 19 years between racial integration of the military and the Supreme Court decision striking down laws prohibiting interracial marriage. Amid these groundbreaking legal changes, Martin Luther King warned that that there were still challenges to overcome in the fight for equal rights.

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December 23, 2010 2:47 pm ET filed under Blog

What They're Saying About Equality Matters

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December 22, 2010 5:49 pm ET filed under Video

Media Matters' Brock, Socarides: DADT Repeal Is "A Celebration of Democracy"

From the December 22 edition of MSNBC's Hardball:

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December 22, 2010 10:56 am ET filed under Video

Equality Matters' President Richard Socarides On Historic Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal

From the December 22 broadcast of MSNBC's live coverage of the DADT repeal:

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December 22, 2010 10:43 am ET filed under Blog

Equality Matters' Kerry Eleveld Interviews President Obama

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December 21, 2010 7:11 am ET filed under Video

Fox Guest Attacks LGBT Soldiers In DADT Rant, Claims "This Is Going To Cause Guys In The Military To Take An Early Exit"

From the December 21 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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December 19, 2010 8:20 pm ET filed under Video

Richard Socarides Discusses The Proposition 8 Ruling On MSNBC News Live

From the August 4 edition of MSNBC's News Live:

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December 19, 2010 8:19 pm ET filed under Video

Richard Socarides Discusses DADT On Anderson Cooper 360

From the November 30 edition of CNN's Anderson Cooper 360:

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December 19, 2010 8:18 pm ET filed under Blog

Why Equality Matters

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December 19, 2010 8:17 pm ET filed under Blog

NYT: MMFA To Launch Equality Matters, A "Communications War Room For Gay Equality"

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December 19, 2010 8:17 pm ET filed under Blog

Socarides op-eds push for full equality

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December 17, 2010 4:43 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Family Research Council Falsely Claims Only Two Re-Elected House Republicans Voted To Repeal DADT

The Family Research Council emailed an outraged press release to supporters yesterday denouncing the House vote to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." In the message, FRC voices its "huge disappointment" with Rep. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), saying he was joined by "only one other Republican that was reelected, Rep. Ron Paul (Texas)," in supporting repeal. In fact, ten returning House Republicans voted to end the military's ban on openly gay troops.

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