Michael Crawford

Batwoman for DC's First Lesbian Mayor

Filed By Michael Crawford | July 07, 2009 2:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment, Entertainment, Marriage Equality, Media
Tags: Batwoman, District of Columbia, marriage equality, Mayor Fenty

Yesterday Batwoman announced her candidacy to become the first lesbian mayor of Washington, DC. Batwoman aims to unseat current Mayor Adrian Fenty. If elected, Batwoman would not only become the first openly lesbian mayor of DC, but she would also be the first superhero and the first Jewish mayor of our nation's capital.

'I have spent the majority of my life focused on building stronger communities, fighting violent crime and corruption and advocating equality for all residents,' says Batwoman. 'My father instilled in me the values of hard work and commitment to service. I have taken those lessons I learned as a girl and have applied them to my adult life as a crime-fighting super hero.'

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A Real Hero for Real Equality

Batwoman began her career as a crime-fighter after graduating with honors from Howard University with a B.A. in Gender Studies. Her commitment to community service drives her efforts to rid the streets of violence, bigotry and corruption. In high school she faced anti-gay bullying and learned martial arts to defend herself.

Batwoman publicly came out in 2006 and announced her relationship with Renee Montoya.

Batwoman is committed to leading the way towards marriage equality, universal health care, quality education for every child and equal opportunity for all residents of DC.

Vote for Batwoman for DC Mayor!

DISCLOSURE: Batwoman is running for DC mayor as part of mock campaign during the New Organizing Institute BootCamp 2009. I am Batwoman's campaign manager.

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Pshaw, nobody can defeat that fine piece of ass that Adrian is.

I should say, Wonder Woman's team has also done outreach too but Batwoman won my heart right away. Her support of LGBT rights combined with a kick-ass attitude swung my endorsement.

NOI's whole idea of running this mock campaign is fantastic. Can we actually vote, Michael? How do you "win" the campaign?

Hi Bil,

You can vote on Friday, July 10 from 7am to 6pm EST at the following website:


Don't send a girl to do a woman's job.


Michael Crawford Michael Crawford | July 7, 2009 4:15 PM


Bilerico fans can vote for Batwoman on Friday, July 10 from 7am-6pm EST.


Please help make Batwoman the first openly gay mayor of DC!

Look, all that I'm saying is that people should not be allowed to run for public office without disclosing their full name. WHERE'S THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE?

Batwoman understands netroots social media...excellent!

Cathy Renna Cathy Renna | July 7, 2009 10:19 PM

Batwoman - smart, hot and good with a whip - everything I love in a woman and what we need here in DC. I put this on my FB and sent to a ton of friends...go Michael!

Spiderman's in the race, too, and while he isn't LGBT himself, he has a strong equality plank in his platform:

"As mayor, Spider-Man would fully support equal rights to all citizens - gay or straight. He applauds the District's recognition of out-of-state same-sex marriages and looks forward to working towards fully inclusive marriage rights. And of course - he is a huge fan to spandex full-body suits." Plus, he has strong commitments on crime, affordable education, universal healthcare, and sustainable public transportation.

Check him out at www.votespidey.com, and vote on July 10!

Yeah, NOI! :-)

And kinky sex. Positions and all the web-bed/tying options cannot be ignored ^~