January 14, 2008

Don’t Stereotype Me, Bro!

Filed by Sheila S. Kennedy | January 14, 2008 | 8:00 PM | comments

I’ve had it. And the 2008 election system has just started. According to the pollsters, I am one of those “older female voters” who can be counted on to support Hillary Clinton because, after all, we’re so much alike. We...Read More


WWJKD?

Filed by Bruce Parker | January 14, 2008 | 6:14 PM | comments

While being adamantly not religious, because of my Southern upbringing during time of stress apparently I still pray. Sybil, my Ph.D. pursuing partner and colleague, never hesitates to remind me of the fact that when I am stressed, relieved, or...Read More


DNC Not Being Straight On 700 Club Interview

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 14, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

That is a question that has to be asked as the controversy continues over Howard Dean's interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network for The 700 Club in 2006 in which he says that Democrats have much in common with evangelicals...Read More


The Doma Difference

Filed by Terrance Heath | January 14, 2008 | 2:04 PM | comments

In many ways, when it comes to the presidential primaries, I feel like I "don't have a dog in this fight." But it's interesting to me that some people are already declaring the Democratic primaries a two person race. And,...Read More


Rise and Fall of the Electoral College

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | January 14, 2008 | 12:47 PM | comments

The 1/11 Chicago Tribune tells us that Illinois' general assembly just passed HB 1685, the National Popular Vote Act. If signed into law, this bill would direct the 21 Illinois electors to cast their electoral-college votes for whatever candidate wins...Read More


Hate in the Sunshine State

Filed by Cathy Renna | January 14, 2008 | 11:59 AM | comments

In the 2004 election cycle, the LGBT community learned some very hard lessons. Lessons about loyalty and the lack thereof – can you hear me John Kerry? Lessons about blame and scapegoating – scores of anti-gay initiatives that focused on...Read More


Why are we blocking the Strait of Hormuz?

Filed by Storm Bear | January 14, 2008 | 11:35 AM | comments

click to enlarge As any sailor will tell you, deploying a naval battle group into a small body off water like the Persian Gulf is difficult, when you drop three or four battle groups in there, it becomes insane....Read More


CHANGE: Buzz word of the presidential candidate campaigns, hallmark of the LGBT Movement

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 14, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

[Editor's Note:] This guest post is by Jaime Grant, director Policy Institute, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. It's hard to even remember what life was like before George Bush stole his way into the Presidency. We've all slogged our...Read More


IN-07: There's something shady going on

Filed by Bil Browning | January 14, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

Some of the events surrounding Saturday's special Democratic caucus to elect the candidate for Indiana's 7th Congressional District seat after the death of Rep. Julia Carson seem a little off. Julia's grandson, Andre Carson, won the 8-way election on the...Read More


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Rosanne Barr: Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | January 14, 2008 | 7:16 AM | comments

"Class erases Race, and Class erases Gender. But within the race or gender itself, there will still be class divisions. Within the Class, seperation [sic] occurs first by gender, and race second. Each ranking will ultimately be about class. Like...Read More


Action is hot. Power is sexy.

Filed by Bil Browning | January 14, 2008 | 7:09 AM | comments

Will you be at Creating Change this year in Detroit? It features top-level trainings, workshops, networking sessions and action-planning with our movement’s best thinkers and brightest innovators - including several Bilerico Project contributors!...Read More