March 4, 2008

LGBTQ Community Too Sharp For Recycled Propaganda

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | March 04, 2008 | 8:45 PM | comments

If Illinois Sen. Barack Obama's recent flood of campaign literature can be believed, then his recent media buys in Ohio and Texas might be a sign of "a change of heart" or, as we say in religious language, a "conversion,"...Read More


The Arguments and Politics of Marriage Equality in California

Filed by Karen Ocamb | March 04, 2008 | 5:41 PM | comments

As the nation tries to read the political tea leaves in Super Duper Tuesday Part Deux, Californians are trying to guess which way the state Supreme Court is leaning after hearing oral arguments this morning on marriage equality for same...Read More


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Let's rewind and start over

Filed by Bil Browning | March 04, 2008 | 5:25 PM | comments

We have a serious problem going on here at Bilerico and it's one I want to take the opportunity to address. Pretty much every post that has to do with trans issues garners a zillion hateful, nasty, bitchy, insulting comments....Read More


Dear Hollywood Writers

Filed by Monica Roberts | March 04, 2008 | 3:49 PM | comments

Dear Hollywood Writers, Now that the strike is over and you are back at work writing scripts for either what's left of the television season or in preparation for next fall, I have a request....Read More


A Tale of Two Weddings

Filed by Cathy Renna | March 04, 2008 | 3:23 PM | comments

My wife and I often joke about the fact that we will just keep getting married "until it sticks." Not for us, mind you, we are 110% committed to each other, our family, our daughter and all that comes with...Read More


Lesbian Dating Tips

Filed by Michele O'Mara | March 04, 2008 | 1:48 PM | comments

I am a lesbian and I am ready to start dating again, after recovering from a 6 year relationship that ended a year ago. I'm nervous about how to even begin again. Do you have any tips for how...Read More


Silence is Not Always Golden

Filed by Sara Whitman | March 04, 2008 | 12:50 PM | comments

Two days of laryngitis made me recognize a couple things. One, I need to talk. Not want but need to talk. A lot. Two, I should never sign up for a silent retreat. Don't laugh, the idea appealed to me....Read More


Ellen Page, lesbian?

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 04, 2008 | 11:47 AM | comments

In an SNL sketch, Juno star Ellen Page responds to rumors that she's a lesbian:...Read More


Roundup: Jon Elrod, Jill Long Thompson and a big dose o' crazy

Filed by Bil Browning | March 04, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

A quick look around Indiana tidbits that you shouldn't miss... Steph Mineart's guest post apparently made some waves. Talk show host Abdul Hakim-Shabazz questioned Elrod this morning on his radio show. For what it's worth, Elrod has told me he's...Read More


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Transgender History: From Germany to Stonewall (1933 - 1968)

Filed by Mercedes Allen | March 04, 2008 | 10:45 AM | comments

From the earliest ages, gender variance and same-sex love were seen as connected and congruous, even if one aspect manifested entirely without the other.Read More


I get fan mail

Filed by Bil Browning | March 04, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Fresh from the inbox from recently banned commentor and known troublemaker/internet troll Sue Robins in reference to my post yesterday apologizing for offending the disabled and naming my own disability: From: sue-ann173@cox.net Subject: I know it. Date: March 3, 2008...Read More


More and more misogyny in the Washington Post

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 04, 2008 | 9:20 AM | comments

Please, someone, just make it stop. I know it sells papers to pander to the most hateful among us. I know some people love reading contrarian screeds, no matter how idiotic and poorly researched, just to have something to disagree...Read More


No Defending John McCain on Gay Issues

Filed by Michael Crawford | March 04, 2008 | 8:18 AM | comments

Queen please! That's the first thought that came to mind when I read the sycophantic opinion piece called In Defense of John McCain by Scott Tucker, communications director for Log Cabin Republicans, making excuses for John McCain's weak record on...Read More


Chicago 10

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | March 04, 2008 | 7:33 AM | comments

I wasn't expecting to like Chicago 10 so much -- I thought it would be cheesy and overwrought, but the best part was the actual footage of the famous protests at the 1968 Democratic convention. The protests felt so messy...Read More


Commercial for being gay

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 04, 2008 | 7:22 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch video in YouTube App Ever wondered what a commercial for being gay would look like? Here ya go. I do love the fact that it's free....Read More


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Indiana GOP Congressional candidate backs segregation

Filed by Ed Team | March 04, 2008 | 7:16 AM | comments

"African-Americans in Indiana have 80 percent out-of-wedlock birth rate. Fifty percent of all African-Americans between 18 and 25 are in the criminal justice system. Is it working? I don't know. You can't say there is no argument to the contrary....Read More