November 1, 2007

More on Ireland's same-sex civil union debate....

Filed by Brynn Craffey | November 01, 2007 | 7:15 PM | comments

Dublin’s two major morning newspapers put their individual spins on yesterday’s debate in the Dáil on same-sex civil unions. Ever true to Fianna Fáil the “paper of record,” the Irish Times, literally trumpeted the government line in its headline, “Same-sex...Read More


Photo Ops, Donations, And The Selling of Our Dead

Filed by Marti Abernathey | November 01, 2007 | 5:06 PM | comments

Upon hearing of the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) "Transgender Day of Remembrance", I had to wonder, is anything sacred to HRC? The Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) was started by Gwen Smith. She explains the origins of TDOR on the...Read More


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You love us. You really, really love us!

Filed by Bil Browning | November 01, 2007 | 2:00 PM | comments

This has been quite the past couple of weeks for the Bilerico Project. First we had three of our contributors make the Out 100 - a prestigious feat unmatched anywhere else on the web. Congratulations are in order for Lane...Read More


GenderPAC's college student survey

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 01, 2007 | 1:55 PM | comments

If you're a college student, take a moment to help out GenderPAC by taking their GenderSAFE survey. GenderPAC works hard to further the cause of gender equality, so help them out with this one so they can learn more about...Read More


In Regulation of Sexuality news...

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 01, 2007 | 11:50 AM | comments

A Washington State legislator, Richard Curtis (R, La Center), resigned yesterday after busting himself on soliciting prostitution with someone of the same sex. According to the police report, they met up in a porn shop, Curtis was engaged in some...Read More


What Does Your Halloween Candy Say About You?

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | November 01, 2007 | 11:20 AM | comments

So as I was watching the news last night, they had a story about a book called "Candy Freak: A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America." Apparently, the type of candy you hand out on Halloween says a lot...Read More


John Edwards, electability, and LGBT supporters

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 01, 2007 | 10:23 AM | comments

John Edwards released a list of LGBT supporters late yesterday along with a letter from them explaining their support. Bilerico contributor Sean Kosofsky is on that list and posted about why he's supporting John Edwards. One of the listserves I'm...Read More


GOP = Gay. Out. Proud.

Filed by Storm Bear | November 01, 2007 | 9:34 AM | comments

click to enlarge Exactly one week ago, I ran a strip pondering when the next GOP sex scandal would happen (see Hot Buttery GOP Action). Well, it didn't take long. From the AP: OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- A state...Read More


John Ensign's 34 Questions of Desperation

Filed by Steve Ralls | November 01, 2007 | 8:51 AM | comments

I doubt that Republican Senator John Ensign gets much sleep these days. The Nevada conservative has the unenviable job of running the National Republican Senatorial Committee, which has the nearly impossible task of wrestling the high chamber of Congress back...Read More


We Are Family

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 01, 2007 | 8:30 AM | comments

As we move into this political season, it seems that the main phrase for politicians is once again “family values.” Every candidate, on both sides, uses these words as weapons. The words have come to mean traditional and conservative, appealing...Read More


It's STILL Elementary

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 01, 2007 | 7:45 AM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] This guest post comes to us from Debra Chasnoff. Debra is the director of It's Elementary-Talking about Gay Issues in School, which will be re-released on DVD in December along with the companion documentary, It's STILL Elementary. She...Read More


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Homotextual: Jeannette Winterson

Filed by Ed Team | November 01, 2007 | 7:40 AM | comments

"Being queer, that is not straight-line, not belonging, tells me that gender is only the beginning of the story, not the last word. I like some ambiguity. One of the exciting - and dangerous - things about email is that...Read More


YGST: Defenders of Marriage

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 01, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

Roy Zimmerman delivers this comedic ode to the "Defenders of Marriage"....Read More


Feminism for the 21st Century

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | November 01, 2007 | 12:03 AM | comments

Last week I had the pleasure of meeting the one and only Gloria Steinem (founder of Ms. Magazine and feminist activist extraordinaire) at a lecture hosted by the Arizona State University Women & Gender Studies Program. Steinem spoke to a...Read More