Despite the uncertainty in the world today, our Community continues to not only survive, but to thrive and evolve. A new vision of our heart-centered community is emerging, with new energy and participation, made possible in part by the open frontier of our growing online presence. I’m pleased to announce that two visionary Billys, Tair […]
Thank you David Wright and Paul Mueller for your service on the Billy Foundation Board of Directors.
In this episode Daniel Mandel is interviewing Mark Hoffheimer and Kevin Callahan who are organizing the 2020 online Halloween Gathering followed by a woman’s perspective on the Billys from Jamie Vermillion! For more info about Halloween, go to The Billy Website Event Page Find our more about Daniel Mandel HERE. DONATE to The BILLYS Support […]
Seems like every four years politicians tell us that “this is the most important election in our lifetimes.” This time they’re not making it up. In no previous election has the future of our democracy and the LGBTQ community been so at risk. We join together, past and current builders of this community, and urge everyone to participate […]
This episode includes an interview with Scotty Millay King, a Billy Board member, discussing his new proposal about enhancing our appreciation and documentation of workshops offered in Billy spaces! I am also honored to introduce Zooby, an artist and friend from London who was able to join our online Labor Day gathering and offer his […]
The first ever online Billy Gathering was a fabulous success, with over 135 Billys attending from all over the world. We welcomed new Billys and veterans alike, from the Pacific Coast to London. Heartfelt gratitude and congratulations to Tair and Rio for manifesting their creative vision for Limitless Possibilities, with the help and hard work […]
YOUR BILLY BOARD NEEDS YOU! Several current members will be completing their terms in the next several months and stepping down. The Board will need at least four new members by May. People with prior board experience are much appreciated but absolutely not required. It takes many skills, qualities, and talents to make our organization […]
Thanks to a small and dedicated group of volunteers, the contents of the Billy office have been relocated to our new storage unit in Rohnert Park. Thanks to everyone who helped to pack, organize, and move the office!
At the August Board of Directors Meeting, the Billy Board agreed to cancel the in-person Halloween Gathering planned for October at Saratoga Springs Retreat Center. We are actively looking for Co-Coordinators for an online gathering. Please contact the Gathering Council if you are interested!
With many Billys evacuated because of the fires in Northern California – remember the Billy Emergency Support Fund (BESF). It’s for Billys needing financial support whether because of the fires, the pandemic or any other cause. In 1992 the Billy Foundation created the Billy Emergency Support Fund (BESF) as a confidential resource to provide emergency […]