Here at the Bilerico Project, we plan to cover the Denver Democratic convention thoroughly, but we need your help to get there. Can you spare a small contribution to help us cover the costs of attending the convention?
Two of our Indiana contributors will be official delegates to the convention. Marti Abernathey is Indiana's first transgender delegate (for Obama) while Jerame Davis is on the Rules Committee (for Clinton). I'll be going strictly to cover the convention and the protests that are bound to ensue.
The cost of going to Denver is expensive, however. Not only is it a week off of work for Marti and Jerame (hey, I'll be at work!), the transportation and hotel costs alone are staggering. Jerame and I have spent over $1,000 already for plane tickets, hotel reservations, bus passes, etc. for the convention. Our goal is to raise $3,000 to be split amongst the three of us.
Will you help us cover the convention from a queer perspective?
Any donation amounts are welcome. I don't expect anyone to give untold riches! If we raise our needed funds through small donations or large, it'll all help the cause. Anything raised over that amount will be donated to Stonewall Democrats to help other queer delegates get to Denver.
You can find our donation page on the site at: http://www.bilerico.com/about/dncc_fund.php
We'll be publishing a list of donors (first name and last initial only) on the blog with a proper (public) thank you note.
Please accept my grateful acknowledgement of any help you might give. Thanks ahead of time for your generosity.
Update: Bumped up so more people see it. We've raised almost $1500 since Tuesday! Thanks to all of you!