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Lesbian Caucus National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) 25th Annual Creating Change Conference Atlanta, Georgia Saturday, January 26, 2013 6:30-8:00 p.m. Room 205 The format of the Lesbian Caucus was a facilitated discussion led by Dr. Laurie Young, Ph.D., Aging and Economic Security Director of NGLTF, and Darlene Nipper, Deputy Executive Director of NGLTF. […]
You might recall that last year, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force waited until the last possible moment to remember that L in NGLTF stands for Lesbians. As a result of pressure put on NGLTF by Lesbian activists, NGLTF begrudgingly allowed Lesbians to have our own caucus for actual lesbians (that is, women-born-women, not […]
NGLTF used to recognize women-only space and didn’t actively and relentlessly seek to destroy it. What happened? Trans happened. Trans activists have turned women-only space as something akin to Nazism or the KKK.
Much has been written about the decision of U.S. District Judge Mark Wolf, sitting in a Massachusetts federal court, to order the State of Massachusetts to give murderer Robert Kosilek a “sex change” due to his gender-identity disorder. In a telephone interview with the Associated Press, Kosilek said that “(t)his is who I am. My essence is female … To […]
A funny thing happened on the way to GLBT Equality – Lesbians, long the worker bees of the Movement, got left behind, with Lesbian-specific issues abandoned in favor of advancing socially regressive causes such as Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell repeal and Gender Identity legislation. For years, Lesbians have dropped out of the GLBT Movement or simply […]
Written by E. Hungerford and Cathy Brennan Something has gotten lost on the way to liberation for the GLBT community – females. Females have been the backbone of the movement, with lesbians playing key roles in the 1980s fighting the “Gay Plague” of their gay male brothers, working to repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, and fighting […]