June 15, 2008

Gay Marriage: What's the fuss about?

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 15, 2008 | 7:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger, Dr. Helen Fisher, is the founder and Chief Scientific Advisor to Chemistry.com. Dr. Fisher will be posting every Sunday evening for the next month, so someone fix her a plate. I am so delighted to be...Read More


Happy Fathers Day!!!

Filed by Abigail Hannon | June 15, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch abigail's father's day included lunch, attempted murder and an almost-threesome. how was yours? head to www.abigailsxratedteendiary.com and let us know!...Read More


Pride and Fatherhood

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | June 15, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

It's Gay Pride and Father's Day in many cities. And so some words about gay fathers.... A "fatherhood movement" started in this country in the mid-1990's. Its main stated goal: Convince everyone that father absence had devastating consequences for children...Read More


Straight Men Will Love Gay Marriage

Filed by Storm Bear | June 15, 2008 | 5:58 PM | comments

click to enlarge From the San Francisco Chronicle: When San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom presides over the city's first legal same-sex wedding Monday, there will be some very carefully arranged political stagecraft involved. It's all geared toward voters who...Read More


I'm voting Republican because...

Filed by Ricci Levy | June 15, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Those were the words in the subject line of an email I received from a friend of mine who is one of those folks declaring that if the nominee wasn't Hillary, they would rather vote for McCain. So I was...Read More


Better Know a Contributor: Jerame Davis

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 15, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: You've seen Steven Colbert's "Better Know a Lobbyist," but our version is so much gayer! Each weekend, we spotlight a different TBP contributor. In case you've missed any of our previous interviews, I've got links at the end...Read More


Excerpt from my Letter of Resignation

Filed by Ellen Andersen | June 15, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

After living for more than a decade in Indiana, my partner and I are pulling up stakes and moving to Vermont this summer. We're both taking positions on the faculty at the University of Vermont. We hadn't been planning to...Read More


Reflections from a PFLAG mom

Filed by Annette Gross | June 15, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

I told myself I would be good this year. I told myself I wouldn't look. Okay, I admit, I did peek a little bit - but I couldn't help it. I was marching with PFLAG in the Parade, and as...Read More


Stupidity in California

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | June 15, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

As we ooh and aah over the California Supreme Court's brave decision to allow same-sex marriage, the Governor of California just made a less-than-brave decision about water conservation. On June 5, Schwarzenegger signed an executive order that California is in...Read More


A Stonewall Riot Video Game?

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 15, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

I'm really not sure what to make of this, Projectors. Under the title "Celebrate Pride with 'Stonewall Brawl'," Gaygamer.net reports: Gay cartoonist Eric Orner (The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green) and Jay Laird of Metaversal Studios will be...Read More


Out In Middle School. I'm Lonely. Help! Part 3

Filed by Eric Marcus | June 15, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

There is one question that I'm asked by young teens more often than any other and that's the question "Miserable in Middle School" asked me in the third and final part of our e-mail conversation. Here's the question: hi! i...Read More


The first snowflake falls in Hell

Filed by Jerame Davis | June 15, 2008 | 11:36 AM | comments

From Advance Indiana: City tourism proponents and civic leaders typically fall head over heels to promote events like this one, which draw such large crowds and help show off our city, but not Mayor Greg Ballard or a single representative...Read More


Sex and the City Star Hopes to Save the Ta Tas

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 15, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

"Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon is on a crusade - and it's all in support of the gals. Nixon recently joined Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world's largest breast cancer advocacy organization, as an Ambassador. In...Read More


Songs for Sunday the OC edition

Filed by Bil Browning | June 15, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Ah, Songs for Sunday - that old Bilerico weekend staple. Here are the rules: one of our contributors will post the last ten songs from their iPod, then you share yours in the comments so we can compare! Let's play!...Read More


Congratulations on your upcoming marriage!

Filed by Juan and Ken Ahonen-Jover | June 15, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

First, heartfelt congratulations! This is amazing and historic because couples from any state can get married in California. Take this one-question poll if you plan to marry in California. But now a reminder of the work ahead and important information...Read More


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This is about rights.

Filed by Ed Team | June 15, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This is about rights, about having legal protection. We don't need another anniversary to celebrate." --Dan Whitman, a New Yorker who plans to marry his partner, Robert Bartley, in California, as quoted in USA TODAY....Read More


Sunday Funnies- Oh, McCain

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 15, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Cartoon satire of John McCain's straight talk express. Produced by Charlie Fink, directed by Tony Grillo, Song by Chris Jeffries....Read More