Action Alerts: August 2009

3 things you can do to protect equality in Maine

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 28, 2009 | 8:30 AM | comments

In just over three months the LGBT community and its allies in Maine will face one of its toughest fights ever. And, they need our help. Here are three things you can do to help preserve marriage equality in Maine:...Read More


Double down for Maine!

Filed by Bil Browning | August 21, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

If you hurry and donate to the No On 1/Protect Maine Equality campaign today, a generous donor has agreed to double all donations up to $20,000!! We've set up an Act Blue page for Projectors to support marriage equality in...Read More


Your Gal in... Kalamazoo?

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 19, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Editor's Note: Ms. Amy Hunter is Director of Operations for One Kalamazoo and sits on the Boards of Directors for Michigan Equality and the Kalamazoo Gay and Lesbian Resource Center. Amy loves sharing a home in the woods near Kalamazoo...Read More


A Taste of Equality - Indy Impact's First Fundraiser!

Filed by Zac Hart | August 16, 2009 | 5:46 PM | comments

Are you tired of calling your local representative, demanding that your rights be granted sooner, rather than later? Does protesting the latest Anti-Gay victory take up too much of your time or perhaps your hands are still recovering from the...Read More


Great Nationwide Kiss-In: Pucker Up

Filed by Bil Browning | August 15, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Don't forget: Today is the Great Nationwide Kiss-In. Check the link to find a city near you that's got a planned smooching spot. If you're in Pittsburgh and would like to canoodle with your friendly blog owner, come on out...Read More


From the Ameriqueer Archives: Maine bigots make it official - The time to start fighting is now

Filed by Phil Reese | August 14, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

This post appeared on my blog, Ameriqueer, on July 8, 2009, but as people are making decisions about whether or not to book tickets out to the National Equality March in DC in October, I thought it'd be just as...Read More


HOLD THE PHONE: Chicago HIV/AIDS Budget Still Being Reviewed

Filed by Phil Reese | August 13, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

UPDATE: THE REPORTS HAVE BEEN SUBSTANTIATED BY THE IDPH, ACCORDING TO REP. GREG HARRIS. PLEASE CALL THE GOVERNOR AND DR. ARNOLD AT ONCE! Yesterday I posted that intense lobbying by advocates like Rep. Greg Harris, Sara Feigenholtz, Heather Steans and...Read More


A Steaming Cup O' Hate with Your Tim Hortons' Doughnut- and a late breaking update

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 10, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

UPDATE: It looks like the pressure and attention worked. Just as this was publishing, Tim Hortons updated their website with the message that they are pulling support for the NOM event: "It has come to our attention that the Rhode...Read More


TAKE ACTION! Ryan White AIDS program terminates in 8 weeks

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | August 06, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Michael Rajner is a Bilerico-Florida blogger. We're bumping this post up to Bilerico Project and crossposting it on all of our state sites. Please add the post to your Facebook page, Twitter it and/or steal it for your...Read More