Openly identified transman Bryan Ellicott became a target of several HRC staffers who asked him to remove the trans flag he was holding near the rally stage. Ellicott’s essay painfully outlines the deep animus broadly directed toward transgender people in America.
As the special needs son of a lesbian couple, three-year-old Jacob’s rights should have been championed by the LGBT legal organizations. Instead, they sabotaged the lawsuit that would have granted him two legal parents. Today, the decision to sacrifice Jacob in the hopes of a more favorable venue, is On Our Radar.
2012 was a watershed year that historians — and all Americans — will look to as the moment reborn Democratic politics won the nation, and liberals and progressives became enshrined as the voice of America’s new moral majority.