June 18, 2008

Shut the hell up

Filed by Sara Whitman | June 18, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

If I hear "Marriage is between one man and one woman" one more time from Obama's mouth- or any Democrat's mouth- I'm going to scream. Last night, while being questioned on California's decision, Obama just had to say it. One...Read More


Hey! Pay attention to this too!

Filed by Bil Browning | June 18, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

What a busy week so far! Our photo coverage of California's first same-sex weddings brought in quite a crowd and it seems several have stuck around to see what else we've got up our sleeves. Here are the Bilerico rules...Read More


First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then...

Filed by Terrance Heath | June 18, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Trigger Warning: I've never used a "trigger warning" before but there are some descriptions of severe abuse after the jump. I wanted to warn anyone whose memories of past trauma might be triggered by the descriptions. As I write this,...Read More


Jon Elrod: He's not a quitter, just a flip-flopper

Filed by Jerame Davis | June 18, 2008 | 3:09 PM | comments

Republican Jon Elrod is dropping his bid for the 7th Congressional District seat currently held by Democrat Andre Carson. More importantly, he may just be sinking his chances at ever again being elected to office. Everyone knows you need ambition...Read More


Good News from the AMA

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 18, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Good news from the American Medical Association regarding the care and treatment of transgender people. Resolution 122, called "Removing Financial Barriers to Care for Transgender Patients," was approved by the Reference Committee and subsequently by the entire House of Delegates....Read More


In Memory Of

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 18, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

On Father's Day I received a piece of very sad news. My good friend Daviel Wright had passed away from complications with his diabetes. The news came as quite a shock to me. Daniel was a young man and I...Read More


Off-shore drilling - Bush's real agenda

Filed by Storm Bear | June 18, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

click to enlarge From the Washington Post - a non-AP story: President Bush called on Congress today to lift a 26-year-old ban on oil drilling off the shores of the United States, arguing that the country needs more domestic...Read More


First Tournament Win for Gay Polo League

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | June 18, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

As the same-sex wedding frenzy dominates headlines from California, it's important to note that Saturday, June 14, 2008, was another date to remember in LGBT history. The Gay Polo League, first of its kind in the U.S., played in its...Read More


Queers On The Radio: KBOO Gets LGBT Pride

Filed by Jeremy Bishop | June 18, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

If you're like me, on days when I am stuck at my desk I am always looking for engaging talk radio (which can be hard to find) to have running in the background as I work. In that regard, I...Read More


Black transwoman got beaten by cops and no one cared

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 18, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

Check out this video of a brutal police beating in a police station. A Memphis police officer didn't like the fact that Duanna Johnson, a black transwoman, didn't respond to the names "faggot" or "he/she," so he beat her with...Read More


Is that a Doppler in your pocket?

Filed by Bil Browning | June 18, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Okay Projectors, I can't wait to see how you caption this one......Read More


Florida Firefighters Say No to Amendment 2

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 18, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

The Florida Professional Firefighters has joined Florida Red and Blue's SayNo2 Campaign to defeat Florida's so-called "Marriage Protection" Amendment. The Florida Professional Firefighters are a State Association chartered by the International Association of Fire Fighters, AFL-CIO-CLC. They comprised of 140...Read More


Middle School Picnic

Filed by Sara Whitman | June 18, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

I was allowed- and yes, I do mean allowed- to go to Ben's middle school picnic today for his "team" at school. The 6th grade is divided into three teams- Yellow, Orange and Red. Ben is on Orange and today...Read More


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To Boldly Go...

Filed by Ed Team | June 18, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Brad [Altman, his partner of 21 years] and I - we're going to get married today. Isn't that wonderful?... May equality live long and prosper." -- Star Trek actor GeorgeTakei on getting married in West Hollywood, California....Read More


Gordon Smith on homophobia

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 18, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Sen. Gordon Smith on why he supports FMA. People who oppose same-sex marriage are an oppressed minority like Mormons, yo....Read More