July 20, 2008

Better Know a Contributor: Steve Ralls

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | July 20, 2008 | 6:00 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


Just because you're paranoid, doesn't mean they're not out to get you!

Filed by Ricci Levy | July 20, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

...but it also doesn't necessarily mean they are. It's not always about the fact that we're gay or lesbian, into bdsm, too fat or too thin, heterosexual, gender neutral, gender queer, two-spirit, transgendered, a cross-dresser, a person of color, etc.,...Read More


In Response To Meghan Stabler

Filed by Rebecca Juro | July 20, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Yesterday the Human Rights Campaign's Backstory blog published the full unedited text of a letter to the editor of the Bay Area Reporter in support of HRC written by transgender activist and HRC Business Council member Meghan Stabler. Unfortunately, Backstory...Read More


The Rotweiller of God Prada Steps His Way Though Sydney

Filed by Robert Ganshorn | July 20, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

As I write these words, "His Holiness" is presiding over the 22nd celebration of World Youth Day in Sydney. The pope has already done what is expected and apologized for priest abuse in Australia. In that persons from 70 countries...Read More


Making a Dent in China

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | July 20, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Some years ago, I was visiting two Chinese friends, wife and husband, at their home in Palos Verdes. Both of them, and their well-to-do families, had somehow survived the Cultural Revolution and succeeded in leaving the People's Republic of China...Read More


Ridiculous Assumptions

Filed by Annette Gross | July 20, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

Whenever a child comes out to their parents, the parents most always wonder "what did I do to cause this?" Even the most liberal and educated parents will have this reaction. Image via WikipediaSo today I thought I'd make a...Read More


Songs for Sunday

Filed by Steve Ralls | July 20, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

Editor's Note: Here are the rules for Songs for Sunday: 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! Bilerico readers will share...Read More


When is a Marriage Not a Marriage?

Filed by Eric Marcus | July 20, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

When I read in Friday's NY Times that the "Census Will not Record Same-Sex Marriages," I asked myself a question: Dear Eric: Why won't the 2010 Census count legally married gay couples? --Perplexed in NYC Dear Perplexed in NYC: Remember...Read More


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John McCain vs. "The Muslims"

Filed by Ed Team | July 20, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The Muslims have said either we kneel or they're going to kill us. I don't intend to kneel and I don't advocate to anybody that we kneel, and John doesn't advocate to anybody that we kneel." --Swift Boater and McCain...Read More


John McCain isn't the decider

Filed by Bil Browning | July 20, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Planned Parenthood released this commercial highlighting John McCain's Viagra moment. His non-answer should be played continuously like Dean's scream was. What a tool....Read More