Monthly Archive: September 2009

Sep
28

I. Have. No. Words.

I laughed! I cried! I threw up a little bit in my mouth! Behold! Now taking bets on whether or not he lives in Alabama. Update: *Whew* he lives in Kentucky. Via: Joe.My.God

Sep
28

In a mood

I’m in a Bea Arthur kind of mood this morning. What are your favorite Bea Arthus quotes?

Sep
22

Protect Insurance Executives

Protect Insurance Companies PSA from Will Ferrell “Insurance companies NEED big profits so they can give their employees health insurance. That shit’s expensive!”

Sep
21

National Equality March

So David and I will be attending the National Equality March in October. We talked about it this morning and made our reservations. We’ll be attending the Queer Simchat Torah with the DC Jewish Community Center and possibly a few other events. The full event listing is here We also want to visit as much …

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Sep
21

Flooding

It’s been raining non-stop for a few days now. 5 people have died in Atlanta flooding alone. I hope my readers and their families are safe. Drop me a comment, if you live in the south, to let me know you’re OK.

Sep
21

Day of Equality: Dinner and Congressman John Lewis

The silent auction had some really great items, the food was ok and the decorations were fabulous and very gay. But, nothing compared to the speech by Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga). It was inspiring and heartbreakingly beautiful. Watch it for yourself:

Sep
21

Day Of Equality Workshop Round-up

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As I said in the previous post, I was pretty busy with all of the workshops that I was trying to squeeze into one hour and a half period, but I think I got some good stuff from each of the sessions that i was able to drop in. I sat in on “How Safe …

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Sep
21

Day Of Equality Wrap Up Forthcoming

I ran myself ragged trying to drop in and take in as many of the workshops at the Day of Equality as I could. I got about 3 in and missed a couple of the others. I’ll post those reviews soon. I’m still trying to sift through all of the information from this weekend so …

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Sep
19

Day Of Equality: Online Activism with Pam Spaulding

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Pam Spaulding of Pamshouseblend.com led a great session on E-activism and using blogging to organize. Spauldinng talked about the recent emergence of JoinTheImpact as an example of how online activism can succeed. Spaulding pointed out that the movement seems to have faded because it was all online organizing and there wasn’t a connection with actual …

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Sep
19

Day Of Equality: Opening Plenary

I actually arrived a bit late to the opening plenary so I only heard the last bit of Patricia Todd’s speech. Bob Palmatier spoke briefly about the state of things in Alabama and Equality Alabama’s drive to include gender identity in hate crimes protections. “It’s hard to get people in Alabama to understand that gender …

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