May 18, 2007

Queer Music Friday - The Gossip

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 18, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

The Gossip's "Standing in the Way of Control": Lead singer Beth Ditto in her own words for The Guardian:Growing up isn't easy when you're different from other kids. I was physically different, and a lesbian, too, so there was potentially...Read More

Wow. Okay then. Tell us how you really feel.

Filed by Bil Browning | May 18, 2007 | 3:18 PM | comments

Just in case you missed the Roanoke Times' editorial about Jerry Falwell's death, I'd like to point you in the right direction. I have an ex-boyfriend that grew up in Lynchburg and Roanoke. He told stories about meeting Jerry Falwell...Read More

Sneak preview

Filed by Bil Browning | May 18, 2007 | 1:24 PM | comments

Since we keep talking about the relaunch of that's coming soon, I thought I'd give you a sneak peak of one of our new contributors. While we have several fantastic new bloggers, activists, authors and celebrities joining the bilerico...Read More

Hillary needs a song

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 18, 2007 | 1:02 PM | comments

YouTube's been putting up short videos from each of the candidates, and, let me tell you, as a politically-interested blogger and YouTuber, I have found these videos to be insanely boring. So imagine my surprise to find that Hillary's, was,...Read More

Transgender Youth Family Advocates Public Service Announcement

Filed by Bruce Parker | May 18, 2007 | 1:00 PM | comments

Wednesday I posted some of the guidelines for dealing with gender variant youth from the Transgender Youth Family Advocates Website. In the comments section, Kelly mentioned that they had a good public service announcement titled "Out of the Shadows." I...Read More

Pete LaB on bottoming

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 18, 2007 | 12:29 PM | comments

This one's been sitting on my "to post" list all week. From Peter LaBarbera of the Americans for Truth:The film, of course, seeks to advance the fiction that "gay" romantic love is just like the normal variety except with different...Read More

TGIF question

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 18, 2007 | 9:07 AM | comments

Any plans for this weekend?...Read More

Friday Update - Haiku format

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 18, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

Talking about gays might be taboo in Poland because of new bill (International Herald-Tribune) Dozens of couples from New York now have valid MA marriages(NY Times) That one Mormon girl in the "That's so gay" court case went home...Read More

Hey Hillary! Once you go Black...

Filed by Storm Bear | May 18, 2007 | 8:00 AM | comments

click to enlarge Remember back in March when Hillary went to Selma, Alabama? During Hillary's Selma speech, she performed a rendition from James Cleveland's hymn "I don't feel noways tired." When I first heard the piece, it was on...Read More

Some Thoughts on Detour by Lizzie Simon

Filed by Bruce Parker | May 18, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

Finally having the ability to spend some time reading for enjoyment instead of reading specifically for school, I picked up Detour: My Bipolar Road Trip in 4-D, a memoir about bipolar disorder by Lizzie Simon. Being 211 pages long, I...Read More


Coffee & Toast with Al Gore

Filed by Ed Team | May 18, 2007 | 6:00 AM | comments

The persistent and sustained reliance on falsehoods as the basis of policy, even in the face of massive and well-understood evidence to the contrary, seems to many Americans to have reached levels that were previously unimaginable. A large and growing...Read More