July 17, 2008

Note to McCain: Obama can read

Filed by Storm Bear | July 17, 2008 | 11:20 PM | comments

click to enlarge You can read, I can read and I am pretty sure Obama can read. We can read all about the Iraq war, we can see it in video form. McCain keeps pushing the meme that the...Read More


It's time for the reminder

Filed by Bil Browning | July 17, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

We've gotten a ton of e-mails from PR reps this week, so it seemed like a good idea to remind everyone that you can advertise on the Bilerico Project. You can purchase BlogAds directly from the site or e-mail me...Read More

Fred Phelps's church to protest Tony Snow's funeral

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 17, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

They do have a knack for consistency, the Phelpsians: they hate just about everyone. Yes, today they're marchin' on former White House press secretary Tony Snow's funeral. The problem with him is that Bush signed a law banning funeral protests...Read More

Shared Spaces

Filed by Eric Leven | July 17, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

I ran into Aaron at Nowhere Bar and we got to talking about the whole "Save the Roxy" topic and the case for dwindling New York City nightlife. He opened up a topic which is always on our minds but...Read More

Midweek bits and pieces

Filed by Bil Browning | July 17, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

It's time for a roundup of little tidbits I wanted to share, but didn't get have enough time to blog about. I found them interesting while surfing this week. Want to know who's funding California's Proposition 8 to amend the...Read More

Congrats to Kay Ryan!

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 17, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Lesbian poet Kay Ryan was just named the US's next poet laureate. "I so didn't want to be a poet," Ms. Ryan, 62, said in a phone interview from her home in Fairfax, Calif. "I came from sort of a...Read More

Black In America

Filed by Monica Roberts | July 17, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Next week you may want to either tune in or set your Tivo's for an upcoming CNN program hosted by Soledad O'Brien. It's called Black In America and the four hour show spread out over two nights will be broadcast...Read More

HIV travel ban repealed, PEPFAR funding passed

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 17, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

The Senate did something useful for once, probably because it didn't involve a confrontation with the president: they just passed the Lantos/Hyde U.S. Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act. This bill:passed without a provision requiring abstinence-only education,designates...Read More

The grieving process starts

Filed by Bil Browning | July 17, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Since we started Bilerico Project, my icon picture has stayed the same. It's me and my little buddy, Fritz. Fritz is a rat terrier and he's 16 now. Fritz and I have lived together longer than any other relationship in...Read More

Jealousy, Friendship and Bisexual Chopped Liver

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 17, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Greta Christina is editor of the new anthology, "Best Erotic Comics," and "Paying For It: A Guide by Sex Workers for Their Clients," a book of advice for sex work customers, written by sex workers and...Read More

Bye Bye Brit

Filed by Mike Rogers | July 17, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

I wonder if Brit will now feel comfortable coming out about the real story behind his son Sandy's "suicide"? WaPo: Fox's Hume to Step Down Brit Hume, a top anchor and executive with Fox News since the channel was launched...Read More


The name they took for themselves was Wraeththu

Filed by Ed Team | July 17, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It was said it had started as small groups of youths. Something had happened to them. Perhaps it was just one group. Perhaps, once, on a street corner of a damp, dimly-lit city suburb, an essence strange and huge had...Read More

Campaign Time

Filed by Bil Browning | July 17, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Jib Jab's latest skewers both Obama and McCain while tossing in a few good smacks at Hillary Clinton too. As I heard Jack Cafferty say last night on CNN, "This'll actually make you laugh out...Read More