Results tagged “Creating Change” from The Bilerico Project

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Black Trans People Address Creating Change Conference

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 07, 2015 | 1:00 PM | comments

On a fierce and defiant note, Ferguson activists took over the stage Friday during a plenary session at Creating Change. Their message: center black voices, check your privilege, and recognize that killings of black and trans people constitute an emergency and an outrage.Read More

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Trans Activists Storm Stage at Creating Change

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 06, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

Chanting "Trans lives matter!", activists in Denver took over the stage Thursday evening at Creating Change, the National LGBTQ Task Force's annual conference. The protest appeared to lead to the cancellation of a planned speech by Denver mayor Michael Hancock.Read More


Remembering Marvin Burrows, Love Warrior

Filed by Davina Kotulski | February 27, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Marvin showed up at every rally, did interviews, lobbied politicians, and traveled around the state so that never again would an LGBT widow/er face homelessness, lose health insurance, or be told by a funeral home director that they are "not family."Read More

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Help a Same-Sex Couple Have a Big Illegal Gay Wedding

Filed by John M. Becker | February 07, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Check out "My Big Gay (Il)legal Wedding" - a contest bringing five same-sex couples from non-marriage states to New York to get married - and meet one of the couples competing for the prize!Read More

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Laverne Cox Electrifies Creating Change Conference

Filed by John M. Becker | January 31, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

"Orange Is the New Black" star Laverne Cox told attendees at Creating Change that LGBT people must continue reaching out to each other, across our differences, with love and empathy.Read More