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The Perils of 'Passing' as a Goal
The Huffington Post
A safe haven of invisibility rarely if ever exists for LGBT people. Prizing invisibility causes damage in and of itself, and subsequent incomplete or "failed" invisibility becomes a frank invitation for oppression.

Gay-Rights Groups See Election As Major Setback
Associated Press
11/3/2010 "Perhaps most sobering for gay activists was the removal of the three Iowa judges after a campaign intended to punish them for joining a unanimous ruling last year that the state's ban on same-sex marriage violated Iowa's constitution.

Iowa ousts 3 judges after gay marriage ruling
USA Today
11/3/2010 "Opponents of an April 2009 Iowa Supreme Court ruling that made Iowa the first state in the Midwest to sanction same-sex marriage celebrated on Wednesday after the ouster of three Iowa Supreme Court justices involved in the ruling.

DISD Moves ahead on LGBT-inclusive bullying policy
Dallas Voice
11/4/2010 "In response to a series of gay teen suicides across the nation, the Dallas Independent School District is moving forward with a policy that provides specific protections against bullying for LGBT students.

Lambda Legal’s Jon Davidson on the DOMA Lawsuits
11/09/2010 "Lambda Legal has also been working on fighting DOMA and on Monday filed a brief in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in the case of Golinski v. United States Office of Personnel Management.

The Affirmative Power of Visibility
The Huffington Post
"When we get counted, we count. Our visibility can yield power. Lambda Legal and our sister civil rights organizations are supporting efforts to get lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people counted in the United States Census.

House approves civil unions for same-sex couples
Chicago Tribune
"Camilla Taylor, a lawyer with Lambda Legal in Chicago, a group that helped draft the legislation, said businesses in Illinois that provide spousal benefits will have to treat same-sex couples who have entered into a civil union the same as heterosexual couples.

For Man With HIV, Victory is Bittersweet
"Today is the 22nd anniversary of World AIDS Day, and Robert Franke, 77, can attest that the stigma attached to AIDS and HIV remains strong. "A retired college provost and former minister confronting a host of medical problems, Franke moved from Michigan to Little Rock, Ark., in 2009 to be closer to his daughter, Sara Bowling.


How Civil Union Law Would Work
The Chicago Tribune
Christopher Clark, senior staff attorney in the Midwest Regional Office of Lambda Legal, a national gay and lesbian civil rights organization, said the new law will benefit many couples who couldn't afford the costs of proper estate planning.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

Judge approves $1M settlement over gay bar raid
The Augusta Chronicle
"A federal judge approved a legal settlement Wednesday requiring that Atlanta pay more than $1 million to people illegally detained during a raid on a gay bar, change police department policy and investigate the conduct of its officers.

Criminal Justice