25 Aug 2009

Vermont Marriage Day Phelps-A-Thon

Fred Phelps’ clan is coming to Vermont to protest the first day of legal same-sex marriages in the state!  The “God Hates Fags” Westboro Baptist Church is planning to picket the Vermont State House and City Clerk’s office in an attempt to spread their hate on this joyous day. The

25 Jul 2009

Anti-Gay Signature Fraud Caught on Tape

There is a push by the anti-gay forces in the state of Washington to repeal the Domestic Partnership legislation recently passed by the legislature. Anti-gay organizations are trying to collect enough signatures to bring Referendum 71 to the ballot. This referendum seeks to repeal the Domestic Partnership Expansion Law of

29 Jun 2009

Hate Mail

I am on a 100-day, 16,000 mile, 48-state trek through the United States to collect stories from queer communities in hopes of advancing LGBT equality. The project is called Driving Equality. (http://drivingequality.com) Since this journey began, I have received a ton of email from supporters and well-wishers.  But I have

03 Mar 2009

Using Fred Phelps to Raise Money for LGBT Youth

I am a big fan of using anti-gay leaders to raise money for LGBT causes. I’ve used Fred Phelps and Rick Warren to raise money for LGBT equality in the past. The Phelps-A-Thon we had in Boston back in December was really popular and very successful. So when I heard

08 Jan 2009

Rick-A-Thon: Let Rick Warren Raise Money for LGBT Equality at Obama’s Inauguration

Driving Equality is hosting a Rick-A-Thon to turn Rick Warren’s anti-equality stance into positive change for LGBT people. Every second that Warren stands at the podium, he will be raising money to advance LGBT civil rights. (Pledge Online) Rick Warren, a staunch opponent of equal rights for LGBT people, has

19 Dec 2008

“Turn Your Back on Rick Warren” Campaign

President-elect Barack Obama’s decision to invite Rick Warren to deliver the invocation at his inauguration is an insult to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) people and their allies of equality. Warren’s outspoken work to cement LGBT people’s status as second-class citizens is a disgrace. President-elect Obama received the support

13 Dec 2008

Phelps-A-Thon a Huge Success!

The Phelps-A-Thon was a huge success! We raised over $4,500 for Driving Equality! We collected $755 of that during the 45 minutes we were on the street counter-protesting the Phelps clan. Seventy-five people showed up to support the Phelps-A-Thon and to say no to hate. Everyone cheered as we updated

01 Dec 2008


Fred Phelps’ clan is coming to Boston! The “God Hates Fags” Westboro Baptist Church is coming to picket the Laramie Project at the Boston Center for the Arts. Fred Phelps and his group travel all across the United States spreading their message of hate. When the group comes to Boston,

11 Jun 2008

Driving Equality Across America

I am writing to announce an exciting new project I am launching, called Driving Equality (www.DrivingEquality.com). During the summer of 2009, I will be going on an 85-day,15,000-mile road-trip, through all lower 48 states, to advance LGBT equality. Check out DrivingEquality.com to find out more about the project, read about