January 3, 2008

Barack Obama Wins Iowa!

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 03, 2008 | 11:10 PM | comments

CNN is reporting that Barack Obama has won the Iowa caucuses with 37% of the vote. Hillary Clinton and John Edwards are in a neck and neck battle for second place. Just over half of Democratic caucus goers said change...Read More


WTF Iowa chose Huck!

Filed by Bruce Parker | January 03, 2008 | 10:08 PM | comments

Since I don't have a television, I followed the Iowa Caucus results on the Iowa Democratic Party homepage and The Huffington Post. For the first time in my memory my mother and I support the same candidate (Hillary Clinton) and...Read More


Happy new year...!

Filed by Brynn Craffey | January 03, 2008 | 4:58 PM | comments

Happy 2008 to the Bilerico community!!! May it be a healthy, joyful, peaceful and prosperous year for all of us and our loved ones and allies. And may it bring to the White House a president courageous and determined enough...Read More


Tonight On The Rebecca Juro Show: Marti Abernathey

Filed by Rebecca Juro | January 03, 2008 | 4:38 PM | comments

Yes, she's back again! Marti Abernathey, Webmistress of Transadvocate.com, Bilerico Project contributor, podcaster, and all-around radical transactivist and mediamaker joins us tonight! Barney Frank says no trans-inclusive ENDA in '09, no matter what happens! Is it already a done deal?...Read More


In search of the perfect candidate

Filed by Bil Browning | January 03, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

I just got off the phone with Indianapolis City-County Council minority leader Joanne Sanders. She confirmed to me that she is running for the open Congress seat caused by the passing of Congresswoman Julia Carson. She joins Andre Carson (Julia's...Read More


Expand your horizons: Best of the Project's friends

Filed by Bil Browning | January 03, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

While everyone does their "Best of 2007" posts this time of year, friend of the blog Jon Swift gave me one heckuva idea... Instead of just tooting our own horn, I invited all of the bloggers on our "Project Friends"...Read More


From Three to Four

Filed by Terrance Heath | January 03, 2008 | 1:40 PM | comments

I've hinted at it a few times, but hesitated to say anything about it until. Given what happened last time, I'm somewhat reluctant to say much about it even now. But there's a limit to how long one can keep...Read More


Soylent Red, White and Blue

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | January 03, 2008 | 12:33 PM | comments

Over New Year's, I had a sobering conversation with a retired friend who lives in Oklahoma. Sobering because, these days, it's a conversation that I find myself having more often with people my age. My friend is 67, and needs...Read More


Gay Discrimination Lawsuit Against DNC Moves Forward

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 03, 2008 | 11:28 AM | comments

A number of high-ranking DNC officials are starting off the new year with depositions in a discrimination lawsuit filed by former LGBT outreach director Donald Hitchcock. The lawsuit is the result of claims by Hitchcock that he was fired from...Read More


Riding the Democratic Donkey?

Filed by Jim Neal | January 03, 2008 | 11:15 AM | comments

A person with a wealth of experience as a Democratic insider recently told me that the political sophistication of black Americans underpinned the civil rights movement’s sensible decision to “ride the Democratic Donkey” toward securing freedoms for African Americans. I’ve...Read More


Obama on Marriage Equality

Filed by Marti Abernathey | January 03, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

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Largo Was Right To Fire Stanton

Filed by Marti Abernathey | January 03, 2008 | 10:13 AM | comments

Last night I was thinking about what Susan Stanton said in this interview. If you follow her line of reasoning about transgender inclusion in the Employment Non Discrimination Act, the city of Largo did the right thing in firing...Read More


Why Obama

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 03, 2008 | 9:50 AM | comments

I admit that this post is nothing more than a shameless attempt on my part to urge LGBT Americans to vote for Barack Obama for the presidency. For that, I do not apologize. On the Democratic side we have a...Read More


Equality cuts deeper than Huckabee's personal religious views?

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 03, 2008 | 9:10 AM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] This guest post is by Brent Childers. Brent serves as executive director of Faith In America, a North Carolina-based organization that works to educate Americans about the harm caused by religion-based bigotry. GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee in...Read More


Iowa Caucus: Like Passing A Kidney Stone

Filed by Storm Bear | January 03, 2008 | 8:56 AM | comments

click to enlarge The day has come and I can't wait for it to be over. I have said this before but I think it needs repeating - Americans are so hungry for change in their government they somewhat...Read More


It's the end of the world as we know it

Filed by Bil Browning | January 03, 2008 | 7:41 AM | comments

Who better to lead us in song? What? You thought he'd be singing a Conway Twitty ditty, didn't you?...Read More


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Barack Obama: Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | January 03, 2008 | 7:25 AM | comments

"Today, New Hampshire has started a New Year by taking an important step forward that will make a meaningful difference in the lives of so many gay and lesbian couples. As President, I’ll work for the day when all gay...Read More