Heart Failure

Here’s a great description of why the economy greatly depends on Congress acting to rescue the credit economy. The financial services sector is the heart of the economy.  They have fucked up badly in the last couple of years, but… Continue Reading

Trans for Obama: NSD + Trans

Kate Bornstein has her wrap-up post up (thanks, Kate!) and so does our Canadian friend Veronique, and I also wanted to get in a few words from Melissa Sklarz, who is currently the vice chair of National Stonewall Democrats, about… Continue Reading

Trans for Obama: 2nd Day

Oh, we haven’t quit. We made our goal of 200 yesterday, and today decided to try to oust the next group on ActBlue’s list, too, if we can, and we only need 42 more people to do that. Here are… Continue Reading

200! 200!

At 12:24 am EST. You all so rock. I love this community.

Trans for Obama: Midnight

In case you didn’t read along all day, here’s what happened: We started the day at 105 donors and $5400. We ended the day (midnight, EST) at 196 donors and $10,746. That’s a net of 91 donors and $5346 for… Continue Reading

Trans for Obama: Deadline Approaches

Monica Helms has now blogged, but if you need even more motivation, riftgirl has promised to have sex with her “friend” Les if we make the goal of 200 donors, and will post the video of them having sex on… Continue Reading

Trans for Obama – 5:30 Update

My guest post about Trans Blogs for Obama is up at Feministing, and two new posts, this one from Angie at Dakota Women and this one from Autumn Sandeen on Pam’s House Blend.

Trans for Obama: More More More

Oh, now we’re really speeding up: Annie Rushden – woohoo! another partner! – joins us, as does Jillian Todd Weiss.

Trans for Obama: riftgirl Does Obama

I’m trying really hard not to have a crush on riftgirl, but as Betty would tell anyone: I’m a sucker for the ones who make me laugh, & laugh hard. She’s gone & posted for Obama now, too, and don’t… Continue Reading

Trans for Obama: Lena + Votes

& A new blog post from Lena Dahlstrom, our very own straight DQ and fashionista. We’re at 142 people and $9020! Let’s reach 200, folks – keep it going. The donations are good but it’s the votes that count –… Continue Reading

Trans for Obama: + Andrea James!

The queen of MTF voice work has blogged for Trans for Obama Day now, too. The cool thing is that we’ve already raised $780, which has been donated by 23 people. Let me know if you see that anyone else… Continue Reading

Trans for Obama: TGB

I’ve also put up a mirror post at Trans Group Blog, which is a group blog about trans issues I started a while back and which features writers from all points of the trans spectrum.

Trans for Obama: Add Kate

And Kate Bornstein has blogged for Trans for Obama Day, in her usual eloquent way.

Trans for Obama: Caprice’s Post

Caprice, who is one of the people who set up the campaign with the National Stonewall Democrats, has posted about Trans for Obama Day as well, adding her arguments about why McCain / Palin would be a disaster for LGBT… Continue Reading

Trans for Obama Day

The National Stonewall Democrats have a page for trans people + allies to donate to Barack Obama’s campaign, which is a damned cool idea. Before this campaign started, over 105 people donated $5400, which is damned cool too. But if… Continue Reading

The Blog Has Been Upgraded

Hey campers, I just spent a while upgrading the blog and hopefully everything will be groovy and happy. But… if it isn’t. Let me know via this post. Update 01: You will have to login again as the whole password/security… Continue Reading

Kind Sirs

The most amusing piece of email I’ve gotten this week about the financial crisis: Subject: CONFIDENTIAL FINANCIAL TRANSACTION: MY DEAR AMERICAN FRIEND: I AM NEEDING TO ASK YOU TO SUPPORT AN URGENT SECRET BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP WITH A TRANSFER OF FUNDS… Continue Reading

Gendered Policy

Dorothy Samuels wrote a great Op-Ed for The NYT on the whole issue of Wasilla charging rape victims the cost of their rape kits and forensic exams. In the absence of answers, speculation is bubbling in the blogosphere that Wasilla’s… Continue Reading

Brotherly Love

It’s been a long while since I’ve done a Friday Cat Blog, but today just had to be done. Aurora, whose full name is Queen Aurora Crankypants Thunderfist Quickbiter, has finally conceded to sharing her warm orange self with her… Continue Reading

Wingnut Alert

Michelle Bachman is on Larry King Live tonight. What a weird lady. Aside from the fact that she is just spitting out GOP talking points, with no rebuttals or even referrals to what others are saying, she has this weird… Continue Reading