November 15, 2008

Talking 'bout a Queer Revolution Roundup

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 15, 2008 | 8:00 PM | comments

Let's just say that the entire LGBT community seems to be shouting collectively "No more Mr/Ms Nice LGBT!" I'm loving it! In case you missed some of the fast and furiousness, here's a sample of TBP's coverage of the past...Read More


Are we still marching?

Filed by Cathy Renna | November 15, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

My three year old asked us this as we began the long walk back to our car after the Washington, DC protest march this afternoon. It was her first protest and she was enthralled by the people, sights and sounds....Read More


Thousands Gather in Austin to Join the Impact

Filed by Paige Schilt | November 15, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

An estimated 3,000 Austinites turned out to protest anti-gay ballot measures across the country today. A grassroots coalition of social networkers, gay bars, activists, journalists, and churches helped spread the word about the rally at City Hall, which featured speakers...Read More


10,000 Rally in DC for Equality

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 15, 2008 | 4:57 PM | comments

UPDATE: New photos after the jump. An amazing and energetic of more than 10,000 LGBT people and allies marched from the U.S. to the White House to demand full equality for LGBT people. The rally was part of the National...Read More


Hundreds Rally in Detroit for National Day of Protest

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 15, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

What do we want? EQUALITY! When do we want it? NOW! That was the chant that rang out through downtown Detroit, Michigan today as over 300 hundred dedicated protesters rallied in the freezing rain and sleet as part of the...Read More


Is Homosexuality Genetic or Chosen? Does That Matter?

Filed by Yasmin Nair | November 15, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

In the swirl of Prop 8 madness, and the rush to blame the black community for its defeat, comes William Saletan's myopic piece for Slate, about "Blacks, Gays, and Immutability." Saletan uncritically rehashes the idea that blacks voted for Prop...Read More


DJ Alyson Calagna's Doctrine of the Dance Floor

Filed by Steve Ralls | November 15, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

The author Virginia Woolf once posited that literature must surely be the most challenging of all the arts. The writer, she observed, is tasked with painting the landscape of a life - with a beginning, a middle and some form...Read More


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Duanna Johnson: Your Outrage, Support Needed

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | November 15, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

The Tennessee Transgender Political Coalition has set up a way to donate to the fund for Duanna Johnson's funeral online. Please help share the funeral expenses as a community. And please read this: "Can the LGBT Community Spare Some Outrage...Read More


Are you at your local protest yet?

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 15, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Get there now. Check out our National Day of Protest post for a list of Florida cities participating in the protest or visit http://jointheimpact.wetpaint.com/. Stand up. Get Involved. Make Your Voices Heard. We'll have coverage of all the protests in...Read More


First, You Get Mad

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 15, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

Wow. It's kind of unbelievable, really. You take something away from people, and they get angry. Take away hard won rights, and equal protection for those they love, and people get really angry. In the week since, California has seen...Read More


Keith Olbermann's Message

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 15, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editor's Note: Zythyra is an acoustic musician, writer and activist who lives in NH. Like many LGBTIQ Americans, I was both elated and devastated by the election results this past week. I am absolutely elated that President-elect Barack Obama won...Read More


The New Bicep

Filed by Father Tony | November 15, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

Congratulations to the compact team of gay (un)organizers for a superbly (un)planned and (un)structured protest at the Mormon Temple in New York City on November 12, 2008 (and to the lone blogger responsible for the nationwide town hall protests scheduled...Read More


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Geoff Kors on Repealing Prop 8

Filed by Ed Team | November 15, 2008 | 7:52 AM | comments

"Today is the first day of the campaign to overturn Proposition 8 by 2010 and to regain the freedom to marry. We must do everything we can to ensure that in two years we have educated enough Californians about...Read More


National Day of Protest Against Prop.8

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 15, 2008 | 7:26 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Find the protest against Prop. 8 near you at Join the Impact....Read More