March 27, 2008

How does this video weird me out? Let me count the ways...

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 27, 2008 | 9:26 PM | comments

From the HRC: iPhone users: Click to watch Yeeeeeaaaaaaaah...........Read More


Tonight On The Rebecca Juro Show: Alex Blaze

Filed by Rebecca Juro | March 27, 2008 | 5:46 PM | comments

Tonight we're taking on the hot LGBT topics of the day with the Bilerico Project's Managing Editor Alex Blaze! ENDA! Hillary! Barack! Barney! Pregnant Men! Plus lots more! It's the "Rebecca Juro Show, tonight at 7pm eastern, 4pm pacific! Don't...Read More


New York City gay newspaper takes notice of 7th district congressional race

Filed by Bil Browning | March 27, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Gay City News is reporting on Dr. Woody Myers' democratic primary challenge to Andre Carson. The LGBT newspaper published a story today about Myers' highly controversial confirmation as the New York City Health Commissioner. Myers' 1990 appointment had to be...Read More


Indiana Censorship Law: an attack dog in sheep's clothing

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | March 27, 2008 | 4:54 PM | comments

Indiana HB 1042, which requires anyone selling "sexually explicit" material to pay a licensing fee to the state, has a lot of Hoosiers hopping mad -- but it's not a new idea. It's an attack dog in sheep's clothing that...Read More


Gay cheerleaders

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 27, 2008 | 4:37 PM | comments

Check this out from Naomi Klein and Jeremy Scahill: Many argue otherwise. They say that if we want to end the war, we should simply pick a candidate who is not John McCain and help them win: We'll sort out...Read More


Obama hits the airwaves

Filed by Bil Browning | March 27, 2008 | 4:10 PM | comments

Barack Obama's first Indiana ad will hit the airwaves tomorrow. He takes aim at employment issues in our terminally economically depressed state. While there's no direct mention of NAFTA, the shut down factories and American jobs theme comes through loud...Read More


How things change

Filed by Jerame Davis | March 27, 2008 | 2:32 PM | comments

I've talked a bit about my family's backward social positions on the blog before. Most folks who know me know I come from an extremely racist, homophobic, misogynistic family. For example, when I came out, my father banned me from...Read More


Vasectomies and the Second Amendment: a looming constitutional crisis?

Filed by Don Sherfick | March 27, 2008 | 1:38 PM | comments

I see where government officials in a remote section of India have come up with an idea to incentivize men to have vasectomies: make it easier for them to obtain gun permits. I'll resist the temptation to speculate about the...Read More


Norway to get Full Marriage Equality

Filed by Waymon Hudson | March 27, 2008 | 11:45 AM | comments

Norway has announced plans to open marriage to same-sex couples. The nation has had a domestic partnership registry since 1993 that gives gay couples some of the same rights as marriage. Anniken Huitfeldt, the Minister of Children and Equality, said:...Read More


Where has the feminism gone in the LGBT movement? Sisters are doing it for themselves.

Filed by Cathy Renna | March 27, 2008 | 10:17 AM | comments

There's been a lot of talk lately about the loss of the feminist roots in the LGBT movement, especially since the tremendously divisive and challenging debate over a trans-inclusive Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Brewing for years has been the lack of...Read More


Black History: Sailing To Arabia

Filed by Storm Bear | March 27, 2008 | 9:44 AM | comments

click to enlarge Subscribe to Town Called Dobson by Email! In order to achieve profit, the owners of the ships divided their hulls into holds with little headroom, so they could transport as many slaves as possible. Unhygienic conditions,...Read More


Desmond Tutu honored for LGBT rights work

Filed by Waymon Hudson | March 27, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Archbishop Desmond Tutu will be the recipient of 2008 Outspoken Award as part of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission's "Celebration of Courage" human rights ceremony. The Archbishop has been a vocal advocate for LGBT rights around the...Read More


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Congressman Andre Carson endorsed by anti-gay minister

Filed by Ed Team | March 27, 2008 | 8:29 AM | comments

"Today Congressman André Carson attended Easter services at Light of the World, a leading westside megachurch. The minister, Bishop T.G. Benjamin, gave as close an endorsement as the IRS will allow from the pulpit to Congressman Carson. Allegedly [Carolene] Mays...Read More


La Pequeña Hillary Clinton

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 27, 2008 | 7:56 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Can I vote for La Pequeña Hillary Clinton? Please?...Read More


Pregnant Man the Tip of a Much Deeper Iceberg

Filed by Donna Rose | March 27, 2008 | 12:20 AM | comments

The media frenzy begins.... It was only a matter of time. Thomas Beatie, the Oregon trans-man who has publicly come out as pregnant in the current edition of The Advocate represents all the reasons that trans-people have a difficult time...Read More