November 5, 2007

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Think we're the best LGBT blog? Then vote.

Filed by Bil Browning | November 05, 2007 | 11:55 PM | comments

There's still 3 days left to vote for The Bilerico Project as Best LGBT Blog of 2007. Winning this award would solve all of my leftover childhood issues - like never being voted prom queen. What an honor to be...Read More


Barney's SPLENDA Legacy: Skinny & Not-So-Sweet

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | November 05, 2007 | 11:00 PM | comments

He's of an age now when he should be looking at things with an eye to his legacy. Crotchety anachronism - the political equivalent of the old bar troll -- who constantly needs his ego stroked doesn't seem like one worthy of his pursuit.Read More


Spending Money on Same-Sex Anniversary Gifts

Filed by Nina Smith | November 05, 2007 | 7:20 PM | comments

“True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.” – Erich Segal My partner and I celebrated our fifth anniversary recently. We never had a commitment ceremony and although we consider ourselves...Read More


ENDA will hit the House floor this week

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 05, 2007 | 6:46 PM | comments

The ENDA's being worked on this afternoon in the House Rules Committee, after which it can go to the full House. From Gay City News: Gay City News has confirmed that the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act, delayed for the past...Read More


Gay Kissing: ABC News Wants to Know, "What Would You Do?"

Filed by Eric Leven | November 05, 2007 | 5:32 PM | comments

In an attempt to be- well, who knows what, ABC is conducting a "social experiment" on the public's reaction to gays and lesbians showing open displays of affection on the street. Click here for the article. Click here for the...Read More


This Day in History

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | November 05, 2007 | 4:55 PM | comments

On November 5, 1872, Susan B. Anthony was arrested for attempting to vote in the presidential election. During her trial, Anthony delivered an impassioned speech demanding equal rights for womyn. She was convicted and ordered to pay a $100 fine,...Read More


Can you tell the difference between Kentucky and San Francisco?

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 05, 2007 | 4:48 PM | comments

There's a radio ad being run right now in support of the Republican candidate for governor from Kentucky, with special celeb narrator Pat Boone. Polling predicts that the Democrat's going to sweep the race, so they're getting desperate, and desperate...Read More


What Makes a Family?

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 05, 2007 | 2:55 PM | comments

So, I was on the radio Friday afternoon. On NPR, actually. I was invited to be on the broadcast of News & Notes, which was focusing on the question of "What makes a healthy family?", specifically where black families are...Read More


Insanely cute couple voted cutest couple

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 05, 2007 | 1:10 PM | comments

Lupe Silva and Brandy Johnson were voted cutest couple for their school's yearbook in Waukegan, Wisconsin. There was some controversy, but in the end the school is allowing their photo to be run. Because, if they didn't, people would know...Read More


For our Indianapolis readers

Filed by Bil Browning | November 05, 2007 | 12:10 PM | comments

This isn't directly LGBT related, but is aimed at our Indianapolis readers who've been following along with the Scott Keller campaign. Since it's the day before the election, I don't have time to write much today, so I am putting...Read More


WTB: Random edition

Filed by Michael Buckley | November 05, 2007 | 11:04 AM | comments

Ok- so I shot this like over a week ago and forgot to post it! LOL But the jokes are funny so I thought screw it- LOL. You will still enjoy it! Topics: Claire Danes on Broadway! Mixed Reviews...Read More


Not a Sure Bet

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | November 05, 2007 | 10:51 AM | comments

All you LGBTs out there who cherish the freedom to bet on sports as well as the freedom to be yourself openly, watch out. The religious right is coming for your NBA office pool, and your online poker game, and...Read More


Log Cabin Republicans To Canvass Men’s Rooms for New Members

Filed by Sara Whitman | November 05, 2007 | 10:30 AM | comments

Yet another Republican is caught tapping his way to an arrest in a public bathroom. Seems 57-year-old Mike Shallow, ”A two-term City Commissioner and mayoral candidate has been caught in a gay sex sting, reports the Daytona Beach News-Journal Friday.”...Read More


What happened to Al Qaeda in Baghdad?

Filed by Storm Bear | November 05, 2007 | 9:43 AM | comments

click to enlarge Go read this full bore, 100% Bingo article by Kossack, Brandon Friedman. From the diary... As U.S. casualties have continued to drop, many people on the anti-Bush side of the aisle have begun to quietly panic...Read More


Transphobia On Film, Hoosier Style

Filed by Marti Abernathey | November 05, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

At times, I really get down about being the T part of GLBT. Yesterday was definitely one of those times. I learned that "The Gendercator" will be playing at our local GLBT film festival. If you're not familiar with the...Read More


The Gendercator drama, part 1

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | November 05, 2007 | 8:40 AM | comments

Okay, I was going to go right into a description of a panel discussion I went to about the movie The Gendercator, but maybe you don't know about the Gendercator so I better start with a brief summary. The Gendercator...Read More


Reuters discovers gay Republicans, rewrites Giuliani

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 05, 2007 | 7:50 AM | comments

Reuters just discovered the Log Cabin Republicans: Doug Warner seems like a stereotypical Republican: Southern, white, male, he served in the military, drives an SUV and likes hunting and fishing. He is also openly gay. Warner's sexual orientation makes for...Read More


YGST: Barack on Ellen

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 05, 2007 | 7:20 AM | comments

Barack Obama dances on Ellen's show....Read More


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Homotextual: Rose

Filed by Ed Team | November 05, 2007 | 7:05 AM | comments

"By being chosen as an anchor for the Vijay TV programme, I can prove that if a transgender with beauty, skill and talent, given an opportunity, can do well." --Rose, on being the first transgender talk show host in India...Read More