Andrea Hildebran

Andrea Hildebran

At a Glance:

Andrea Hildebran has been a Project Contributor since October 2007, has written 8 entries and currently lives in St. Petersburg, FL.


Andrea Hildebran is a writer and organizer with 20 years experience in organizations serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, as well as the community gardening and urban agriculture movements. Based in St Petersburg, Florida, Andrea is the executive director at Green Florida, a non-profit dedicated to creating community gardens and helping neighborhoods organize for the transition to a green economy, and owner of Progressive Persuasion Consulting. She served as the Executive Director of the Kentucky Fairness Alliance, launching and serving within Kentucky’s campaign against an anti-gay Constitutional amendment banning marriage and civil unions. Andrea was twice elected co-chair of the Equality Federation, the nationwide network of state GLBT advocacy groups. Her writing has been published in Tampa’s Creative Loafing, the Boston Phoenix and Louisville’s Courier-Journal.

Andrea Hildebran: Recently Filed

The Marriage Narratives

Filed by Andrea Hildebran | March 18, 2008 | 9:24 AM | comments

Have you seen David Patterson, brand-spanking new governor of New York admit to an extra-marital affair during his marriage? I love the candor - and even more I love what a different picture he's painted about marriage than what the...Read More

Sex, Exploitation and 'Victimless' Crimes

Filed by Andrea Hildebran | March 12, 2008 | 2:24 PM | comments

Anyone who felt like defending Spitzer as having got caught in a "victimless" crime got slapped down today in a New York Times oped piece this morning. Now, I agree with a lot of what the authors say about prostitution....Read More

Sex(ism) and gender and everything that comes next

Filed by Andrea Hildebran | February 04, 2008 | 4:22 PM | comments

Check out this much-needed commentary by Robin Morgan on the sexism displayed in the presidential race so far. Whoever you want to see win the presidency (I am personally so deeply moved by both Clinton and Obama to the point...Read More

Loving Obama, and keeping my head

Filed by Andrea Hildebran | January 07, 2008 | 5:15 PM | comments

I replayed the Obama acceptance speech from Iowa yesterday and felt the excitement all over again. A progressive, someone of my generation being buoyed by a massive wave of support. Volunteers. Millions of dollars. Massive rallies. Dazzling press. Votes. Barack...Read More

The Gay Golden Compass

Filed by Andrea Hildebran | December 10, 2007 | 8:28 PM | comments

I'm likely to enjoy anything that upsets the religious right, so I went to the big Christmas movie this weekend, The Golden Compass. It was entertaining, with stylish fantasy landscapes and costumes, and a vaguely satisfying rant against authoritarianism. I...Read More