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Joe Solmonese Might Actually Accomplish Something If He Stopped Defending Obama + Democrats


Oh. My God. Joe Solmonese? If you wouldn’t mind taking your hand off the president’s cock for one second, perhaps you could be under consideration as a gay civil rights leader. Instead, you are, at best, an O-bot. At worst, you’re actually standing in the way of true revolution.

Phoning in — literally — an interview with Michelangelo Signorile, the Human Rights Campaign chief, still reeling from reasonable criticism of his 2009-in-review memo, still has nothing to back up HRC’s never-ending demands for the gay community’s cash to further a gay rights agenda that HRC actually appears to have the least control over.

A couple recent example (among many): An immigration reform bill that does nothing for LGBTs, and a crazy-ass health reform bill that’s on the verge of knocking off off LGBT-friendly elements? Oh, and a little something called ENDA that continues to be pushed off.

The aughts may have been the most progressive for LGBT Americans, well, ever. But we need extra hands to cover our agape mouths as we listen to Mr. Solmonese wax on about HRC’s role.

In the meantime, here are HRC folks whose salaries you pay:

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  • Brian NJ

    I want to understand, where is this stride? He thinks gay activism is in a stride? He must be fucking out of his mind.

    A “stride” is a measurable distance ahead. A “back step” is where DADT and DOMA, laws that may otherwise be successfully challenged in court, are protected by a strong government defense in favor of them. A “back step” is where a democratically-controlled government protects two laws on the books, and refuses to even put the issues into a conference committee. A “back step” is where the leader of the party puts civil rights for illegal immigrants ahead of his own veterans and gay families.

  • Qjersey

    Instead of spending a day calling our elected reps in Congress, we made a video!

    Screw the HRC, I donate to the Southern Poverty Law Center Instead.

  • Cam

    I’ve stopped all donations to this group and donate to the local groups instead. I just can’t even stand to look at this video. It literally makes me sick.

  • Fitz

    I’ve actually stopped people in my neighborhood with those stupid symbols on their car and given them a hard time.

  • 1EqualityUSA

    Yesterday, we got an expensive looking greeting card, postage paid by non-profit funds. A load of hooey. HRC has really been focusing on lesbian dollars lately. They MUST be hurting to include the “L”s in their correspondence. Never, since the eighties, have we seen this. Bye, HRC. Loved the logo, but the work behind the scenes is lacking hugely.

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