March 24, 2008

Exceptionalism

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 24, 2008 | 10:40 PM | comments

I posted last week about Jeremiah Wright's comments that got played and replayed in the news, particularly those that criticized America ("God damn America..."). They were generally assumed to be offensive, even if no one really explained why a US...Read More


Is Bill Clinton Defending DOMA?

Filed by Michael Crawford | March 24, 2008 | 7:51 PM | comments

Bill Clinton gets more than a little testy with MTVu reporters when asked about the Defense of Marriage Act which he signed into law. Clinton claims that it was a "reasonable compromise." He later says that Melissa Etheridge was "rewriting...Read More


DC Gay, Lesbian, Bi Students 10 Times More Likely to Have Used Meth

Filed by David Mariner | March 24, 2008 | 5:26 PM | comments

Gay, lesbian, and bisexual students in DC public schools are 10 times more likely to have tried crystal meth than their peers, according to a new fact sheet released by DC Public Schools. 23.5% of self identified GLB identified students...Read More


Exhibit A: Pat Buchanan - why we desperately need to discuss race

Filed by Pam Spaulding | March 24, 2008 | 5:09 PM | comments

While progressives and average Americans who think Barack Obama's speech presented a difficult challenge wring their hands worrying about appearing to be racist if they broach the subject in any significant way, the depth of the problem at hand is...Read More


you make my world go round-round-round

Filed by Gina de Vries | March 24, 2008 | 5:01 PM | comments

Today's gratitude list: +Cindy and Katrina for their sweet & generous contributions to the Keep SFinX's Website Alive Fund. The amazing, incredible Jordan for providing SFinX with free webhosting so we don't hafta deal with huge bills, um, ever again....Read More


Could a gay running mate energize the Republican ticket?

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 24, 2008 | 4:43 PM | comments

It would sure get them media attention: So when Crist earlier this month introduced 38-year-old socialite Carole Rome as "my girlfriend" at a Governor's Mansion reception, tongues wagged: Could she be 'the one,' the future first lady of Florida? Or...Read More


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Disclaimer

Filed by Bil Browning | March 24, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Bilerico Media LLC has contracted with the Orentlicher for Congress campaign to provide netroots outreach and social media support. The Bilerico Project and Bilerico-Indiana remain separate entities with different priorities. As with all the other Bilerico contributors, Jerame and I...Read More


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We are going to make you hold your intestines

Filed by Ed Team | March 24, 2008 | 3:04 PM | comments

"'We are going to make you hold your intestines. We will (rape) your mother And we are going to cut your head off.' [he recalls] I was frightened. A gay guy had been beaten to death a few months earlier....Read More


No more Craig...

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 24, 2008 | 2:43 PM | comments

Mr. Never Gay didn't file in time to run again. From The Hill: The passing of Friday's 5:00 p.m. deadline brings to a close a career in elected office that began with Craig's election to the Idaho state Senate in...Read More


It's raining McCain

Filed by Bil Browning | March 24, 2008 | 11:27 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch OMG. Such a classic gay song gone oh so wrong. This has to be the most horrifying fan video yet - at least they support John McCain. (Hat tip to Towleroad)...Read More


Barney Frank: Smoke it if you got it

Filed by Bil Browning | March 24, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

Now that Congressman Barney Frank has lost a sizable portion of his LGBT support, he's apparently turning to pot smokers to shore up his base. The openly gay Congressman came under fire for abandoning transgender folks in an attempt to...Read More


Black History: The Slave Coast

Filed by Storm Bear | March 24, 2008 | 9:48 AM | comments

click to enlarge The Atlantic slave trade would eventually be by far the largest and have the greatest impact. The first Europeans to arrive on the coast of Guinea were the Portuguese; the first European to actually buy African...Read More


Iraq War Reaches 5th Anniversary, Dick Cheney: "So?"

Filed by Michael Crawford | March 24, 2008 | 9:01 AM | comments

Some have joked that Dick Cheney is Darth Vader in vice-presidential garb. This clip of Cheney taken from an interview with Martha Radditz on the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war shows that that Cheney may be Vader's more evil...Read More


Hottie Celebulikes

Filed by Abigail Hannon | March 24, 2008 | 12:13 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch i noe im only 13 but i regullaly get compared 2 hottie movie stars. stop by my page and tell me who you look like (and post yr pix)...Read More