August 26, 2008

TBP's Jerame Featured in Article on Democratic Unity

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 26, 2008 | 8:46 PM | comments

In case you missed it, this morning's Star has a lengthy article on Democratic unity at the convention. It's an interesting read on it's own, but I just thought I'd highlight the appearance by our very own Jerame, who has...Read More


Protesters at the DNCC in Denver

Filed by Bil Browning | August 26, 2008 | 8:00 PM | comments

As we were walking around downtown Denver yesterday, we ran into a couple of protests that were worth sharing with Projectors. First was the group of Hillary Supporters walking around with huge pro-Hillary banners and chanting, "Elected not selected." The...Read More


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Rep Marlene DeChane (NH) and Rep Al McAffrey (OK) say hello to Bilerico Project readers

Filed by Bil Browning | August 26, 2008 | 7:30 PM | comments

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My comments at the LGBT Delegates' Lunch

Filed by Chuck Wolfe | August 26, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

First, I want to say thank you to Chairman Barney Frank (how sweet it is to say that) and to Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin. Last year Barney celebrated his 20th anniversary as an out official and in a few months Tammy...Read More


The DNC LGBT caucus - and the sideshow outside

Filed by Pam Spaulding | August 26, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

(My coverage of the LGBT caucus from yesterday -- Pam) It was a real zoo out yesterday at the Denver Convention Center this afternoon, the venue for the LGBT caucus. Autumn and Terrance were able to get into first because...Read More


Short clip from Nancy Pelosi's speech Monday night

Filed by Bil Browning | August 26, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Just a short clip I managed to grab of Nancy Pelosi's speech Monday night at the DNCC. While I had quite a bit of the speech, it truly wasn't that interesting. This was the best part. iPhone users: Click to...Read More


Broward County Commission Votes to Say No 2

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | August 26, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

Broward County Commissioners unanimously voted to oppose Amendment 2, Florida's dangerous and deceptive "Marriage Protection" Amendment today. The amendment is on the ballot in November and would not only define marriage as "between a man and woman" in the state...Read More


GOP platform calls for FMA

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 26, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

While we're worried about whether we're called by name or not on the Democratic Platform, the Republicans have their draft out and they're calling for FMA. Even though the GOP can't bring themselves to even submit the FMA this session...Read More


LIVEBLOG: LGBT delegate luncheon with Barney Frank

Filed by Bil Browning | August 26, 2008 | 3:15 PM | comments

The LGBT delegate lunch has become the hot ticket for queers attending the Democratic convention here in Denver. The room is overflowing with delegates from all over the country and several organizational spokespeople told me about getting dozens of "Can...Read More


Summary from DNC: Day 1

Filed by Jerame Davis | August 26, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

If you're not already, be sure to follow my Twitter feed for regular updates throughout the day. This is the first of the daily convention updates I'll be providing. It was a whirlwind day and I want to hit on...Read More


Denver: Two arrested in Obama assassination plot

Filed by Pam Spaulding | August 26, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Nathan Johnson, 32, and 28-year-old Tharin Gartrell. Good lord, look at these domestic terrorists. Does this mean we can now start the random profiling because of the bad blond dye job and possible inbreeding? We certainly didn't hear anything about...Read More


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I finally get to meet Pam Spaulding

Filed by Bil Browning | August 26, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Best part of yesterday's LGBT caucus? Finally meeting Pam Spaulding....Read More


Hillary Clinton will release her delegates tomorrow

Filed by Jerame Davis | August 26, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Reports from Clinton delegates suggest that tomorrow at the Clinton Delegate lunch and reception, Sen. Hillary Clinton will release her delegates. As of this morning, the plan is for Clinton to release her delegates at the luncheon and then Wednesday...Read More


A Day in the Life of Joe Biden

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 26, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Jim Rosapepe was US Ambassador to Romania, 1998-2001. Barack Obama's selection of Senator Joseph Biden as his vice presidential running mate understandably is being analyzed in excruciating detail for its political impacts: Will it unite the Democratic Party?...Read More


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IN state representative John Day says hi from the DNC

Filed by Bil Browning | August 26, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

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Way to give faith-based programming a good name

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 26, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

The Kentucky arm of Teen Challenge, a faith-based rehab program aimed at adolescents, has "given up" its $50,000 federal grant. They obviously should never have been receiving it in the first place: Teen Challenge, Americans United pointed out, requires participants...Read More


Substance Abuse

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 26, 2008 | 11:35 AM | comments

One of the criticisms I most frequently hear about Barack Obama is that he is all flowery rhetoric and lacks "substance" and "details." This is sort of half-true, though only the silly half. Yes, Obama, like most politicians, tends not...Read More


Andrew Tobias's remarks at the DNCC

Filed by Bil Browning | August 26, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Andrew Tobias, the Democratic Party treasurer and openly gay man, gave a speech last night at the DNCC. I grabbed a copy of his remarks to share with Projectors. My fellow Democrats, this is the third time I've had the...Read More


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NGLTF shouts out Bilerico from the DNC

Filed by Bil Browning | August 26, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

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Was Michelle Obama Enough?

Filed by Robert Ganshorn | August 26, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

As I watched the convention coverage it occurred to me that I have been watching Democratic Party conventions with interest since 1964. As it began at 6:00 AM here I drank my coffee and tried to understand what I was...Read More


Gay Florida Delegate Justin Flippen Speaks Out on CNN

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 26, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Dolphin Democrats President Justin Flippen, one of Florida's openly gay delegates to the Democratic National Convention, talks about the issues on CNN. Flippen is also running for Wilton Manors City Commission in November. (Crossposted on Bilerico-Florida)...Read More


Gay Florida Delegate Justin Flippen Speaks out on CNN

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 26, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Dolphin Democrats President Justin Flippen, one of Florida's openly gay delegates to the Democratic National Convention, talks about the issues on CNN. Flippen is also running for Wilton Manors City Commission in November....Read More


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Howard Dean on LGBT priorities

Filed by Ed Team | August 26, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The first thing should be the nondiscrimination bill. Human rights is the basis of all of this, and the most discriminatory things that should be gotten rid of at once are the things that allow people to assume that gay...Read More


Michelangelo Signorile at the DNCC

Filed by Bil Browning | August 26, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch I ran into Michelangelo Signorile at the NGLTF cocktail reception Sunday night....Read More


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WISH-TV/CBS reporter Jim Shella shouts out Bilerico

Filed by Bil Browning | August 26, 2008 | 2:30 AM | comments

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