Sunday, February 14, 2010

TBP--Creating change right where you are

My latest--"Creating change right where you are" @ The Bilerico Project:
"This past week I attended the Annual Creating Change Conference put on by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force in various locations throughout this big gay nation of ours every year. This year the all-encompassing leadership conference was held in Dallas Texas, and--let me just tell you--everything really is bigger there. Well, everything except for the cell-phone reception, but that's another story.

I have a confession to make. I was a virgin until this past Wednesday. A conference virgin, silly. I'd attended dozens of LGBT conferences in my life, but never a Creating Change. I was close to attending--and considered joining the local planning committee--when it was in Detroit, my hometown. However, I was on my way to Illinois, and didn't really want to take on a new commitment, only to be out of state when the conference occurred. So I've never been.

And now? I can't wait to attend next year in Minneapolis! I love Creating Change because it helps me get better at... well... creating change..."

Learn more about my time at Creating Change, and the hilarious first meeting I had with Matt Foreman when you read "Creating change right where you are" @ The Bilerico Project

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