April 27, 2007

Queer music Friday - Dusty Springfield

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 27, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

Dusty Springfield's "Son of a Peacher Man": And in her own words for The Evening Standard:A lot of people say I'm bent, and I've heard it so many times that I've almost learned to accept it. I couldn't stand to...Read More


The wrath of God?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 27, 2007 | 3:41 PM | comments

Did anyone else notice yesterday's clip in the Indy Star's business section about SJR-7? Emphasis mine... An attempt to revive Senate Joint Resolution 7, the so-called Defense of Marriage amendment, failed again this week. You'll recall the proposal faltered after...Read More


Gene Robinson will get a civil union

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 27, 2007 | 3:30 PM | comments

From the Union-Leader:Shortly after a civil unions bill cleared its last hurdle Thursday, the state's best-known gay resident said he will use it. "Absolutely. My partner and I look forward to taking full advantage of the new law," Episcopal Bishop...Read More


Another Indiana hate crime?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 27, 2007 | 2:09 PM | comments

While Indiana's legislature decided to deep-six possible hate crimes legislation this year rather than fight off a non-germane anti-abortion amendment, Hoosiers continue to suffer and die without protections offered in almost every other state in the nation. This time the...Read More


Friday open thread

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 27, 2007 | 1:46 PM | comments

Do you miss ABC's TGIF programming? Do you remember ABC's TGIF programming?...Read More


Friday Update

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 27, 2007 | 1:30 PM | comments

GOP Gov. Ernie Fletcher of Kentucky says he'll call a special session of the General Assembly to prevent two state universities from giving DP benefits. He thinks they violate the state's anti-marriage amendment. (Lexington Herald-Tribune) Barbara Walters will host special...Read More


Giuliani changes mind on civil unions

Filed by Bil Browning | April 27, 2007 | 11:23 AM | comments

Presidential hopeful Rudy Guiliani has reversed course. The candidate, who had previously endorsed civil unions while opposing marriage, issued a statement yesterday after the New Hampshire Senate passed a civil unions bill. "Mayor Giuliani believes marriage is between one man...Read More


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Drumroll, please...

Filed by Bil Browning | April 27, 2007 | 8:29 AM | comments

A couple of announcements before everyone takes off for the weekend about some changes you'll see here at bilerico.com next week. 1) We're going to stop posting a daily political cartoon from the major syndicates. There have been a few...Read More


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Quote of the day

Filed by Ed Team | April 27, 2007 | 6:12 AM | comments

"A leader must have COURAGE. I'm talking about balls. (That even goes for female leaders.) Swagger isn't courage. Tough talk isn't courage. George Bush comes from a blue-blooded Connecticut family, but he likes to talk like a cowboy. You know,...Read More