August 6, 2008

A heaping helping of crow

Filed by Bil Browning | August 06, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Well, you win some and you lose some. I lost. My parents always told me, "If you're going to do it, do it big." I did and I lost. Someone pass me a plate, I've got some crow to eat....Read More


The Youth Vote: Why it doesn't get out

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 06, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Michael Connerly over at The Nation discusses some of the structural disadvantages the youth have when it comes to voting: --Deadlines/Timing: Voter registration deadlines often fall in September or early October, right at the beginning of the school year. This...Read More


Black History: Brown vs. Board of Education

Filed by Storm Bear | August 06, 2008 | 4:15 PM | comments

click to enlarge From Wikipedia: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (1954), was a landmark decision of the United States Supreme Court, which overturned earlier rulings going back to Plessy v. Ferguson in 1896, by...Read More


The Divide?

Filed by Sara Whitman | August 06, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

The more I sit still, the more I wonder... Why do I need to move, groove, and change the world? Is it possible? What do I believe? I finished Matt Taibbi's "The Great Derangement" and I'm left wondering what is...Read More


Damned If We Do - Damned If We Don't

Filed by Monica Roberts | August 06, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

In the wake of the Angie Zapata killing in Greeley last week, the debate raging in the blogosphere and beyond that has emerged since her tragic and untimely death has depended on who's doing the interpretation of it. For non-transgender...Read More


Heroes Are Sometimes Just That

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 06, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Rebecca Wininger is a member of the LGBT community in Phoenix, Arizona. She is an independent business consultant and volunteers with many worthwhile organizations who are committed to equality for all. Rebecca lives with her two Golden Retrievers...Read More


Orangina furry porn

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 06, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

This has been in my list of things to post for a while, and I've finally worked up the courage to do so. I often tell Americans that French people are weird, but I don't think Americans know just how...Read More


Florida ACLU Expands LGBT Advocacy Project

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 06, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida has announced the expansion of its statewide LGBT Advocacy Project with the addition of legal and field staff in its Tampa and Miami offices. The ACLU of Florida works daily in the...Read More


Meditations on Parenting and Anger, Part III

Filed by Paige Schilt | August 06, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: This is part three of a four part series from Bilerico Contributor Paige Schilt about parenting, anger, and attachment. Read part one & part two and be sure to come back tomorrow for the last part of the...Read More


Sudden awareness

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | August 06, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

I'm thinking about the last time I was in DC, my mother and I went to this Chinese restaurant in Georgetown that I guess must have said online that it had lots of vegan or vegetarian specialties or something and...Read More


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Father Tony's Confessional

Filed by Bil Browning | August 06, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

It is my pleasure to introduce our newest contributor today. I have to admit to some bias on this one; I'm a regular reader of his own blog. You'll know Father Tony as a regular commenter and guest blogger here...Read More


Crist Really Wants to be VP: His Shifting Stance on Marriage Equality

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 06, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Let the great flip-flop continue from Florida Governor Charlie Crist on his never-ending quest to become McCain's Vice-Presidential pick. According to the Star Banner: Also on Monday, Crist said he supported Amendment Two which would constitutionally ban gay marriage in...Read More


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Cyndi Lauper Lashes Out at Bush

Filed by Ed Team | August 06, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This community for me is my beloved community. This is not a money-making venture. I have been running with this community all my life, and when I hear people like George Bush talk about the gay community being anti-American it...Read More


Eyewitness to Tennessee Church Shooting Speaks Out

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 06, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Carla Lewis, who runs the Transgender Coalition website, was inside the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church in Knoxville on Sunday July 27 when a gunman opened fire, looking for gays and liberals to kill. She...Read More