February 8, 2008

Ledger's death: the real message

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | February 08, 2008 | 11:21 PM | comments

Heath Ledger's death is already fading from the headlines, but its real message is going to haunt us all. Many Americans need to take it as a somber reminder about the safety issues around prescription drugs and over-the-counter drugs. Many...Read More


The State of the Movement

Filed by Matt Foreman | February 08, 2008 | 5:48 PM | comments

While this was the plenary speech today at Creating Change, I thought I'd share it with the Bilerico audience too. As always, I cannot tell you how privileged and humbled I am to be here speaking to you — as...Read More


Queer Music Friday - Sinead O'Connor

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 08, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's Sinead O'Connor's cover of Nirvana's All apologies: iPhone users: Click to watch And Sinead, in her own words with The Advocate, on sexuality, lesbians, and the gay press:...Read More


Katrina on the Potomac

Filed by Terrance Heath | February 08, 2008 | 3:23 PM | comments

There are natural disasters and man-made disasters. There are those who look upon the aftermath of disaster and see things as they should be. We call them conservatives. As I write this, the seeds of disaster and an aftermath of...Read More


Left Wanting

Filed by Fannie Fierce | February 08, 2008 | 2:16 PM | comments

Dear Fannie, I've been dating this guy for the past 2 months or so, but we're not "in a relationship" yet. We've been "dating around," but it's mostly been him seeing other people. I feel like we're really good...Read More


Black LGBT History Day 8: Rev. Irene Monroe

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | February 08, 2008 | 12:20 PM | comments

A native of Brooklyn, Rev. Irene Monroe is a graduate of Wellesley College and Union Theological Seminary at Columbia University. She served as a pastor at an African-American church before a Ford Fellowship took her to Harvard Divinity School for...Read More


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A Kate Clinton shout out to Projectors

Filed by Bil Browning | February 08, 2008 | 11:45 AM | comments

Kate Clinton wanted to send a message to our readers. Since she's one of my favorite comediennes, I think I can accommodate, eh? *grins* Take it away, Kate... iPhone users: Click to watch...Read More


50 Ways to Keep Your Lover: # 15-16

Filed by Michele O'Mara | February 08, 2008 | 11:18 AM | comments

In my book, Love Tips and Trips for Gay and Lesbian Relationships, I have identified 50 Ways to Keep Your Lover. My post last Friday offered strategies 13-14, this week I am sharing strategies 15-16. Look for more strategies next...Read More


The Military's Big Gay Patch?

Filed by Steve Ralls | February 08, 2008 | 10:09 AM | comments

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" indeed! From Flickr: This patch is from the 22nd Military Airlift Squadron, who flew C-5 cargo aircraft out of Travis Air Force Base in Northern California. Part of the 22nd MAS’ mission was to conduct late...Read More


Julian Bond excerpt from Creating Change plenary

Filed by Bil Browning | February 08, 2008 | 9:45 AM | comments

I'm having a great time at Creating Change. I've met lots of folks, and I have to admit: I didn't realize we had so many fans out there! *puffs chest out with pride* Last night we got settled into the...Read More


God Picks McCain

Filed by Storm Bear | February 08, 2008 | 9:18 AM | comments

click to enlarge I must admit I was a tad surprised that Mitt Romney pulled out of the race. I at least expected him to go another week before wimping out. All of those millions gone and for what?...Read More


Hillary Talk, Not Gender Talk, Not Frank Talk

Filed by Marti Abernathey | February 08, 2008 | 7:54 AM | comments

In the past week or so I've noticed increasing heat (see also: infighting) from the supporters in the GLBT Clinton camp. Tuesday they pointed towards Hillary Clinton's "fully inclusive" ENDA statement as a sign that Hillary is a more GLBT...Read More


"Coloc strip"

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 08, 2008 | 7:45 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch video in YouTube App Here's a cute vid put together by some French YouTubers mixing up the roommate situation... with lots of leg....Read More


Leave Britney Alone! F-U SAM LUTFI - Rehab Recap!

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 08, 2008 | 7:37 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch This video is less about Britney and more about the A-HOLES around her! Poor thing - I had to film an update at the end too AND now she is out of rehab! YIKES! Also...Read More


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Kimberle Crenshaw and Eve Ensler on feminism

Filed by Ed Team | February 08, 2008 | 7:11 AM | comments

"At issue is a profound difference in seeing feminism as intersectional and global rather than essentialist and insular. Women have grappled with these questions in every feminist wave, struggling to see feminism as something other than a "me too" bid...Read More


The Smell of Florida 2000 in the Morning

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | February 08, 2008 | 2:29 AM | comments

Is there no end to the election corruption that disenfranchises more American voters every day? Super Tuesday in California already smells like Florida 2000. Here's what happened: California has 1.1 million independent "Decline to State" voters. For weeks, the Courage...Read More