Kip Williams

Kip Williams

At a Glance:

Kip Williams has been a Project Contributor since November 2009, has written 3 entries and currently lives in San Francisco, CA.


Kip Williams is a community organizer in San Francisco who believes in the power of strategic direct action, and LGBTQ organizing through a social justice framework. Born and raised in East Tennessee, he began organizing for LGBTQ rights during his senior year at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He co-founded the grassroots direct action group One Struggle, One Fight after Prop 8 passed, and served as Co-Director of the National Equality March in 2009. He is Co-Director of, a new advocacy organization devoted to grassroots community activism and nonviolent civil disobedience.

Kip Williams: Recently Filed

President Obama our only target to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell this year

Filed by Kip Williams | April 21, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Yesterday I joined six servicemembers in front of the White House to call on President Obama to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell (DADT), the Clinton-era policy that bans lesbians and gays from military service. These six servicemembers - including one...Read More

Sarah Palin wants YOU to point fingers and shut up

Filed by Kip Williams | February 08, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

I just watched Sarah Palin's speech to Tea Party Nation on MSNBC. She is a used car saleswoman. A deceiver. And she doesn't care about people of color or queer folk, poverty or children in jail. Her message is self-serving...Read More

Speaker Pelosi (and all your Democratic friends): I'm not waiting anymore.

Filed by Kip Williams | November 05, 2009 | 9:00 AM | comments

Early November last year, I stayed up into the wee hours one morning obsessively refreshing my web browser. The incoming precinct results for Prop 8 confirmed that my rights were being stripped away from me. I should have been celebrating...Read More