January 10, 2008

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition Accepts HRC Grant

Filed by Marti Abernathey | January 10, 2008 | 10:48 PM | comments

The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTCP) announced today: MTPC is buttressed by milestone grants, including a $25,000 Civic Engagement Grant from Boston Foundation and $25,000 total in four phases from Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), including $10,000 immediately as a...Read More


Irreplaceable: Three Days with Darren & His Mom

Filed by Steve Ralls | January 10, 2008 | 7:30 PM | comments

For the past three days, I've had the privilege of spending time with Army Sergeant Darren Manzella, the openly gay medic who recently came out on 60 Minutes, and his amazing mother, Nancy. Darren and his mom (pictured, below) came...Read More


Make the Suffragists Proud

Filed by Kate Kendell | January 10, 2008 | 6:15 PM | comments

On January 10, 1917, ten women picketed the White House and demanded the right to vote. They stood in the bitter cold, holding signs that read, “How Long Must Women Wait for Liberty?” and “Mr. President, what will you do...Read More


TWO GAY GUYS: Passing Judgment Review Vlog

Filed by Brent Hartinger | January 10, 2008 | 6:14 PM | comments

We're back with another "review" edition of our vlog. This week, we give a gay look at the FX series Nip/Tuck, the new FOX series The Sarah Connor Chronicles, and the Bob Smith novel Selfish & Perverted. Online Videos by...Read More


Tonight On The Rebecca Juro Show: Open Phones!

Filed by Rebecca Juro | January 10, 2008 | 5:33 PM | comments

Tonight on the Rebecca Juro Show: Open Phones! We'll be taking your calls at 928-257-3171. You set the agenda, you choose the topics! Two primaries happened this week, who are you supporting? I endorsed a candidate this week...I'll read...Read More


Queers and Immigration Reform: Where Do We Stand?

Filed by Yasmin Nair | January 10, 2008 | 5:24 PM | comments

On January 8, The Washington Times reported that Mike Huckabee supported amending the constitution so that children born in the US to “illegal aliens” could not automatically become American citizens. On January 9, the same paper reported Huckabee’s denial that...Read More


Why The Human Rights Campaign Is Wrong And Always Has Been

Filed by Rebecca Juro | January 10, 2008 | 4:48 PM | comments

Imagine if one day you went to vote in your state or local primary election and you were told “Oh, I’m sorry, but you didn’t donate enough money to the Party this year to have the right to vote in...Read More


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The most exclusive clique on Bilerico

Filed by Bil Browning | January 10, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

The most exclusive clique on Bilerico is also the easiest to get into! For as low as $40 per week, your organization or product could reach thousands of visitors through BlogAds or shoot us an e-mail and we'll discuss custom...Read More


How Can Non-Violent Activism Win?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | January 10, 2008 | 2:04 PM | comments

The thread on my "Chicago 10" item went to non-violent activism and how effective it might be today. We need to be clear on what makes non-violence such a devastating and successful strategy. I mean...how can non-violence win when a...Read More


Midwest Teen Sex Show

Filed by Eric Leven | January 10, 2008 | 12:14 PM | comments

The black space of American teenage sexual education may have met its biggest foe. Who needs to worry about what's being left out of text books when you have the Internet? Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the Midwest Teen Sex...Read More


"That's Hot" Open Thread

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 10, 2008 | 11:34 AM | comments

A friend reminded me the other day that Mid-Atlantic Leather is coming up here in D.C. and I instantly had visions of leather daddies and muscle boys in fatigues just low enough that you can see the waistband of their...Read More


Open doorway

Filed by Sara Whitman | January 10, 2008 | 10:15 AM | comments

I said there were a few moments of real clarity for me while I was away in Costa Rica. Some were inspired by the beauty around me. Some, from my friends, some my family. I would catch a glimpse of...Read More


Gus Van Sant and the politics of gentrification, Harvey Milk style

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | January 10, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Long ago I actually liked Gus Van Sant’s movies. In high school, I got all excited about Drugstore Cowboy -- Kelly Lynch's swagger and Matt Dillon's eyebrows, sure -- but mostly that counterculture allure that'll never again be so tantalizing....Read More


PROOF: George W Bush Is An Anti-Semite!

Filed by Storm Bear | January 10, 2008 | 8:55 AM | comments

click to enlarge Before you get too wound up and think this is some Zionist rant, it is not. Keep reading... While we were watching the "crying card" being played out in New Hampshire, while we were listening to...Read More


Children Ask, Children Tell: Iraq war vet struggles to raise sons while closeted

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 10, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] This guest post is from friend of the blog, Dana Rudolph. Dana is the founder and publisher of Mombian, a blog and resource directory for LGBT parents. This post is also being published today in Bay Windows, New...Read More


Truth wins out

Filed by Bil Browning | January 10, 2008 | 7:40 AM | comments

This video offers a snapshot of the work performed by TruthWinsOut.org...Read More


Larry Craig's back in court

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 10, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

This is, like, so 2007. Larry Craig is appealing a ruling from October where a judge said his guilty plea to disorderly conduct charges was completely valid. His first argument is: The undercover police officer who busted U.S. Sen. Larry...Read More


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Joe Solmonese: Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | January 10, 2008 | 7:22 AM | comments

"To me, it's not that we left anyone behind, but [there's] the feeling of being left behind. It's that feeling of left behind rather than the reality of left behind because no one is being protected now - gays and...Read More