The Movement: June 2013


OutServe-SLDN Chapter Leaders: Boot Seefried or Else

Filed by Bil Browning | June 29, 2013 | 6:20 PM | comments

Looks like the OutServe-SLDN scandal isn't over. Now, chapter leaders have locked board co-chair Josh Seefried out of the organization's Facebook page and have posted a defiant statement demanding his resignation.Read More


Restating TAVA's Mission

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | June 27, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

TAVA has not folded our tent, nor does we anticipate doing so. Within the next month, TAVA will be in the position to announce some new goals for transgender veterans to work towards. Read More


SCOTUS Rules & the Nation Reacts

Filed by Bil Browning | June 26, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

As the news of today's Supreme Court marriage equality victories spread, the Bilerico inbox overheated with press releases from everyone under the sun.Read More


Stay Motivated: A Short Caution from Canada

Filed by Mercedes Allen | June 26, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

Remember what transpired in Canada after marriage equality was achieved: there was a brief amount of celebration that the "last great battle" had been won, and then everyone disappeared into suburbia.Read More


Robinson to Resign: Is OutServe-SLDN Future in Jeopardy?

Filed by Bil Browning | June 24, 2013 | 6:45 PM | comments

OutServe-SLDN Executive Director Allyson Robinson announced today that she will resign her position in the near future, but what will happen to OutServe-SLDN's funding? Will they remain a viable organization once the dust has settled?Read More


OutServe-SLDN Board Turmoil Continues [Updated]

Filed by Bil Browning | June 24, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Multiple sources say the power struggle continues with some of the remaining board members calling for Seefried's resignation as board co-chair, but he refuses to resign.Read More

Supreme Court

Beyond Supreme: Reaching the Places Equality Hasn't

Filed by Mark Segal | June 24, 2013 | 8:30 AM | comments

A victory of any sort at the Supreme Court is not the end of the fight; it's just one battle that was started over 40 years ago.Read More

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OutServe/SLDN Exec Dir Fired; Senior Staff Resigns [Updated]

Filed by Bil Browning | June 23, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

OutServe/SLDN Executive Director Allyson Robinson has been fired after a board coup according to a leaked email sent to Bilerico Project. The organization's entire senior staff and some board members have resigned in protest.Read More


Update About the "You Have a Purpose Project"

Filed by Annette Gross | June 17, 2013 | 11:00 AM | comments

The You Have a Purpose Project is off to a great start. But we need more videos, so we hope you'll make a video to let LGBT youth know that they indeed have a purpose!Read More

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Another Russian Injustice: A Choice We Have to Make

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | June 14, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

The possibility that Russian children who have been adopted by same-sex families could be ripped from their homes is terrifyingly real. We can be a community, united across cultural and national lines by a shared experience not only of oppression, but of life. But to do so we have to make the choice to care. Read More


Introducing TUFF: Trans United with Family and Friends

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 10, 2013 | 11:45 AM | comments

Guest blogger Jacob Rostovsky is creating a new non-profit, Trans United with Family and Friends (TUFF), to provide financial assistance to those who can't afford to transition.Read More


What Will the End of the LGBT Movement Look Like?

Filed by Bil Browning | June 07, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Have we reached a turning point in the LGBT rights movement and what does the end of the movement look like to you?Read More


10 Other People Ellen Sturtz Should Heckle

Filed by Viktor Kerney | June 05, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

Perhaps GetEQUAL should think before they protest.Read More


Celebrating Real Diversity (Even When It Feels Dangerous)

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 05, 2013 | 11:15 AM | comments

We can't ignore anti-gay Christians any longer. We have to walk up the steps, knock on the big wooden doors, and ask the LGBT-intolerant people inside to engage with us in a fearless, respectful, and loving conversation.Read More