The Movement: August 2005

Indy Pride's growing pains

Filed by Bil Browning | August 31, 2005 | 4:51 PM | comments

Advance Indiana has a great editorial about Indy Pride's recent growing pains. The organization posted a modest profit this year and is shuffling some board members around. Whatever their differences, the organization's board members and volunteers should be applauded...Read More


Spend Two Dollar Bills Until We Win!

Filed by Edward Fox | August 29, 2005 | 1:36 PM | comments

The Two Dollar Bill Campaign was launched several months ago by the Rock Indiana Campaign for Equality at a time when Rock Indiana was in transition. As a result, the Two Dollar Bill Campaign suffered from lack of follow...Read More


2005 Indiana Lambda Benefit Dinner

Filed by Linda Perdue | August 26, 2005 | 6:35 AM | comments

Indianapolis -- Indiana Benefit Dinner -- Join the Indiana Steering Committee of Lambda Legal as we host the 6th annual Indiana Benefit Dinner on September 29th, 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. In addition to cocktails and dinner, the evening...Read More


Was Lawrence a set-up?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 15, 2005 | 4:52 PM | comments

I recently read an interesting article from the Palm Beach (FL) Post. The article reviews an upcoming book, "Sex Appealed... Was the Supreme Court Fooled?" The book claims that the entire situation surrounding Lawrence v Texas was masterminded by...Read More


Gay Bloomington

Filed by Bil Browning | August 11, 2005 | 4:05 PM | comments

Bloomington, Indiana (which I'll always think of affectionately as home) is a small college town just south of Indianapolis. It's also home of the nation's fifth largest concentration of gay and lesbian couples. Bloomington has long been thought of...Read More


It'd Be Funny if it Wasn't So Sad...

Filed by Ed Team | August 11, 2005 | 2:02 PM | comments

Another brilliant post by Dan Savage on andrewsullivan.com. (Sorry to be a one-blog nellie, but it's the only one I have time to read regularly, except bilerico.com.) At times the silliness and desperation of those who hate us is...Read More


Upcoming IAN protest planning meeting

Filed by Bil Browning | August 11, 2005 | 10:59 AM | comments

**NOTE: Location has changed!!** Don't forget the Indiana Action Network protest planning meeting this Thursday August 11th at 6:30 PM! The meeting place has been moved to Au Bon Pain restaurant at 901 Indiana Avenue, Indianapolis, in the back...Read More


Outing -- Not a Hoosier Value

Filed by Ed Team | August 09, 2005 | 10:35 AM | comments

Ok-- it's been forever since I have posted. But the summer was GOOD! I have been reading the string of thought about various local and state politicians who are hypocritically gay in private and str8/religious Right in public. It...Read More


Indiana Black Pride II

Filed by Ed Team | August 08, 2005 | 1:19 PM | comments

Indiana Black Pride's first annual festival in the park "Coming Out with Pride for the First Time" 2005 is over; the last tables have been returned to the rental agency; the organization is forbidden to call or email each...Read More


Further Reflections from Black Pride

Filed by Ed Team | August 07, 2005 | 10:36 PM | comments

Like Bil, I too believe Black Pride will grow. And it should. The organizers, skillfully led by Robert Ferguson, did a wonderful job in every way. Most impressive to me was their message of inclusion, their passionate advocacy for...Read More


Indiana Black Pride I

Filed by Ed Team | August 07, 2005 | 10:26 PM | comments

In Indiana we write and worry a lot, I do, about a group of evil politician and other leaders who are bent on flouting the constitutions of this country and state. I will return to them, I am sure,...Read More


Reflections from Black Pride

Filed by Bil Browning | August 06, 2005 | 9:28 PM | comments

All great things come from humble beginnings. I'm very confident that Indiana Black Pride will be no different. Today's festival in Watkin's Park may have started out small, but by the end they'd drawn a good crowd. It was...Read More


Will Same Sex Marriage Hurt America?

Filed by Ed Team | August 02, 2005 | 2:03 AM | comments

Interesting and intelligent debate on-line. Jonathan Rauch does an admirable job for equality. He has helped me sharpen my arguments on the issue with some very original thinking. Maggie Gallagher isn't capable of original thinking. Sample Rauch answer to...Read More