Leave No Consonant Behind
The gay rights groups choose to postpone action on a gay employment non-discrimination law until it includes the transgendered. The gay left is mad at Barney Frank's compromise:
In a telephone press conference discussing this letter, NGLTF's executive director Matt Foreman underscored the stronger warning contained in this second letter.
"We refuse to accept and in fact oppose any legislation that leaves any portion of our community behind," he said.