K Travis Ballie

K Travis Ballie

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K Travis Ballie has been a Project Contributor since March 2009, has written 4 entries and currently lives in Washington, D.C..


D.C. Based LGBTQ Activist currently attending American University. Travis Ballie identifies as South Asian, queer, progressive and grassroots, all identities which he values and uses in his organizing.

K Travis Ballie: Recently Filed

Poll: 70 Percent of Jamaicans Oppose Any Rights For LGBT People

Filed by K Travis Ballie | April 07, 2009 | 9:00 AM | comments

In the recent flare up about the "boycott" of Jamaica over its homophobic, transphobic policies we have seen largely progressive whites arguing with progressive whites. I don't want to state my own opinion on the debate here, because I want...Read More

Some Progressive Thoughts This Morning

Filed by K Travis Ballie | April 02, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

As part of my ongoing freakout about needing a job, I've been networking like its the end days lol. These are some questions from another year long political campaign program that I applied to this morning: If elected to office,...Read More

ACTION ITEM: End The H8, Within The LGBT Community

Filed by K Travis Ballie | March 16, 2009 | 9:00 AM | comments

I'm Pissed, I'm Angry And I'm Not Gonna Take This Anymore. Two female-to-male transgender patrons of the Dupont Circle gay bar Fab Lounge told police they were verbally harassed and assaulted by two female customers who denounced one of the...Read More

Another Consequence of Taxation Without Representation

Filed by K Travis Ballie | March 10, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Washingtonians have been following the time honored Beltway Olympic sports of media-sniping, political back-stabbing and public humiliation by committee hearing for the past few weeks. I'm not talking about the Hill however, bastion of deceit and betrayal that it is....Read More