February 29, 2008

Are We Doing Enough to Stop Bullying at School?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | February 29, 2008 | 8:58 PM | comments

When I entered Powell County High School in 1949, the boys called me "Nellie the Horse." Back in the day, "Nellie" was understood as a generic reference to horses, like the word "Fido" for dogs. But it was also a...Read More


Michael Bloomberg: King of the World

Filed by Yasmin Nair | February 29, 2008 | 7:35 PM | comments

Big News: Michael Bloomberg will not run for President. Bigger News: I will not run for President either....Read More


Breaking up is hard to do

Filed by Jen Jorczak | February 29, 2008 | 3:45 PM | comments

ABC news reported Tuesday that though New York state does not allow same-sex marriages, the courts are allowing the first gay divorce to proceed. (Technically, is this the first? Anybody know about the Massachusetts couple?) In what appears to be...Read More


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Can we squeeze in one more?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 29, 2008 | 3:40 PM | comments

It is with great pleasure that I can announce today that Ricci Levy will be joining us here on the Bilerico Project. Ricci is a long-time sexual freedom activist and is one of the founders of the Woodhull Freedom Foundation...Read More


Yeah, leap year. BFD.

Filed by Bil Browning | February 29, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Jerame thought I should post on this. It didn't really matter to me. Since it's already spurred some discussion around the old homestead, I thought I'd compromise with Jerame on the post. It's leap year. Today is Feb 29. Big...Read More


Too Funny -- HRC Nominated for Pink Brick Award

Filed by Dustin Kight | February 29, 2008 | 12:35 PM | comments

I gotta say, there are moments when I really love our community. So much sass. So much, well, nominating the largest "LGBT" civil rights organization for San Francisco Pride's Pink Brick Award, intended to dishonor folks and organizations who set...Read More


Remembering a life and demanding change

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 29, 2008 | 11:45 AM | comments

Community leaders, family, friends, and LGBT activists gathered yeserday at an emotional vigil to honor the life of 17-year-old gay teenager, Simmie Williams Jr, at the spot where he was murdered last week in what many consider a hate-crime. Among...Read More


How I got the peeps who were in my celebration video

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 29, 2008 | 11:15 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Thank you again to everyone who was in my special video! This video is to explain how/why I picked the people I did. There are A LOT more people I wanted to be in but...Read More


Buckley hardly tossed bouquets to the gays, proving that erudition is a club that still admits bigots

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 29, 2008 | 10:45 AM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] This guest post comes to us from Hans Johnson. Hans is an NGLTF board member, a Contributing Editor to In These Times, and the President of Progressive Victory. There are at least two sides to many stories. The...Read More


Anything you can do, I can do better

Filed by Bil Browning | February 29, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

This was too funny not to share. Normally I'd save it for a You Gotta See This video, but it really made me laugh this morning so I thought I'd promote it to the main column. Doesn't it seem like...Read More


Nader: The Audacity of Ego

Filed by Storm Bear | February 29, 2008 | 8:12 AM | comments

click to enlarge Technorati Profile It takes a particularly high opinion of self to be Ralph Nader. A multiple-loser for the Presidency, he is at again with another political loser, Matt Gonzalez. Although he lead the San Francisco Board...Read More


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LGBT Latinos for Obama

Filed by Ed Team | February 29, 2008 | 7:29 AM | comments

"As LGBT Latinos and Latinas who happen to be immigrants or descendants from immigrant families we are sick and tired of seeing our lives and values be misrepresented by those who seek to drive wedges in our communities as a...Read More


Tim Miller - My Queer Body

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 29, 2008 | 7:20 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch video in YouTube App The beginning of Tim Miller's My Queer Body - it's pretty funny and pretty strange. (Audio NSFW)...Read More