Rick Jacobs

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Did HRC Drive Off with the NOM Defector's Marriage Equality Tour?

    Did HRC steal the name or idea for their bus tour from the NOM defector, or is it a coincidence?​Last week, we broke the story that Kitty Lambert, one of the very first lesbians legally married in New York State, would be joining NOM defector Louis Marinelli, once a staunch opponent of gay mar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Rick Jacobs, Founder of the Courage Campaign, On Pepsi and Corporate Giving

    Steven ThrasherJacobs at the Don't Ask, Don't Tell repeal signing ceremony​Last week, we wrote about how the Courage Campaign won $50,000 from the Pepsi Challenge, and our concern about the ways in which Pepsi was able to use an LGBT advocacy group to market its product in the non-profit arena ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Courage Campaign and Pepsi: Is $50K the New Sell Out Price for LGBT Non-Profits?

    ​Yesterday, we got an email from the Courage Campaign with the subject line, "We won! Here's what's next." We assumed it would be a belated fundraising appeal responding to New York's Marriage Equality Act, asking for donations to fight on the federal level. Instead, what we found when we op ... More >>

  • News

    October 27, 2010

    Bad Lieutenant, Dan Choi

    What the networks don't ask the poster boy of the movement against "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," he's happy to tell.

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Turn Prop 8 Into a Reality Show

    ​That's what the Courage Campaign is urging us all to do. Seeing as the proceedings to reverse the hideous Prop will be a landmark case in equality, they want it to be watched and exposed and scrutinized by the public via the same cameras that have us glimpsing into the lives of real housewive ... More >>