November 1, 2008

The GET OUT AND VOTE Weekly Round-Up!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 01, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

Spent hours in long lines during early voting? Then you might have missed some of the great posts on the Bilerico Project, Bilerico-Florida, and Bilerico-Indiana! Here's your weekly round-up! Sunday Have You Ever Been Mortified? - Sara Whitman Pitiful -...Read More


Happy Halloween

Filed by Sara Whitman | November 01, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

I missed Halloween. Heavy sigh. I have been known to get requests from neighborhood parents in regard to my costume choice. I really like Halloween. But today I was driving all over Fremont, California checking out polling stations, deciding which...Read More


Obama Takes Gay Rights Stand Four Days Before the Election -- Can This Be Real?

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | November 01, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

In a move drawing outrage from gay rights leaders and the San Francisco District Attorney, the campaign to eliminate marriage for same-sex couples in California mailed flyers to voters with a picture of Barack Obama -- and Michele -- and...Read More


Voting Rights for Transgender People

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 01, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

I wanted to make sure everyone saw this important info put out by the National Center for Transgender Equality: At NCTE, we believe in the importance of voting and we believe that it makes a difference in our work for...Read More


The "Godless" Ad: Dole and Hagan Are Both Mindless

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | November 01, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

The feeding frenzy is on, and the sharks are gathering to tear at the corpse floating in the bloody water. They're driven by an impulse to destroy anything in America that doesn't jibe with their religious belief. All the intolerant...Read More


Breaking: FL Court Grants Emergency Hearing in Amendment 2 Battle

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 01, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

As I've been reporting, there is a legal battle brewing in Florida around Amendment 2, the so-called "Marriage Protection" Amendment. And now they will have their day in court. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Mary Barzee Flores has granted the request of...Read More


The Abomination of Government Marriage

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 01, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

Editor's Note: Allison Bricker is a lifelong political junkie. She has worked in various capacities on several local, statewide, and Congressional campaigns. She currently works as a Senior Political Analyst at a public opinion/research and analysis firm based out of...Read More


What races are LGBTQ people watching?

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 01, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

We're going to have some good election night coverage, and I'll be here Tuesday night updating you on what's going on in elections around the country. I'm working on my list of races that are important to LGBTQ news to...Read More


Pink Funhouse winners

Filed by Bil Browning | November 01, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Congratulations to our P!nk contest winners! Five lucky souls picked up a free copy of P!nk's new album Funhouse courtesy of La Face Records. Brittany S - 4:46pmJoseph - 11:13amDon - 10:57amAmP - 4:58pmlp - 12:05am Plus, the first 25...Read More


Early Voting in Florida! Get to the Polls!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 01, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

UPDATE: Effective immediately, every early voting site in the state will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. through Friday, October 31st, and for a total of 12 hours between 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 1st, and 7:00 p.m....Read More


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We should not be legislating discrimination into Florida's Constitution

Filed by Ed Team | November 01, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"My take on it is that it is totally unnecessary. I'm absolutely opposed to it. And I've been working very hard to try to talk to undecided voters and do whatever I can to help defeat it. We should not...Read More


Queerer than thou

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 01, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Tobi Hill-Meyer found this great parody of queer identity politics on YouTube....Read More