August 11, 2008

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Bilerico Project gets In The Life

Filed by Bil Browning | August 11, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Today I have the distinct pleasure of announcing our newest contributor, IN THE LIFE. You know them, you love them, you wish you could see more of their episodes outside of your local PBS station. Now you can. Not only...Read More


The Information

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 11, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

My favorite national liberal blogger, Matthew Yglesias has moved his home to ThinkProgress from The Atlantic. Two thoughts: (1) Having taken a week off from blogging to execute the move, Yglesias has unleashed a nearly unreadably large torrent of bloggery....Read More


Can't Stand Out to Be Counted

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | August 11, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Every 10 years the U.S. Census Bureau, now metaphorically, comes knocking on our doors. But when the 2010 census surveys arrive in Massachusetts, married same-sex couples will be reclassified as either unmarried or as same-sex partners if it's a childless...Read More


Black History: Loving vs. Virginia

Filed by Storm Bear | August 11, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

click to enlarge From Wikipedia: Loving v. Virginia, 388 U.S. 1 (1967), was a landmark civil rights case in which the United States Supreme Court declared Virginia's anti-miscegenation statute, the "Racial Integrity Act of 1924", unconstitutional, thereby overturning Pace...Read More


Tears for Affairs

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 11, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Having been on vacation last week, I know I'm a little late on this issue, but, as someone who supported John Edwards during the Democratic primary, I feel obligated to announce that I'm disgusted by the situation between Edwards and...Read More


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The Angie Zapata Vigil

Filed by Donna Rose | August 11, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Angie Zapata had the eyes of an angel. To look at pictures of her are to see beautiful, deep, soulful eyes that speak in ways that transcend words. They speak of a difficult life, but also of a sense of...Read More


Obama to announce VP pick soon

Filed by Bil Browning | August 11, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Apparently I was a week or so early. The Obama campaign sent out an e-mail to supporters this weekend announcing that Obama would make his VP pick soon. While my prediction about Bayh being tapped to be the Veep last...Read More


John Edwards sex scandal!

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 11, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

I just got back to regular internet access, and I find out the oh-so important piece of information that John Edwards couldn't keep his rocket in his pocket. Oh my. I can't even begin to imagine why the 24 hours...Read More


Maher at the Murat

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 11, 2008 | 2:31 PM | comments

In case you hadn't noticed, Bill Maher is coming to the Murat this weekend. Now, I suppose, in some corners, Bill Maher causes quite a bit of excitement. As America's preeminent libertine comedian, this is quite understandable. And, I'll admit,...Read More


Early Voting Begins in Florida!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 11, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: For information on early voting for the November 2008 Presidential Election, go to our post "Early Voting in Florida Begins! Get to the Polls!" Early voting begins today for the Aug. 26 primary! With many important races to...Read More


PA: town plans to arm school police with Tasers

Filed by Pam Spaulding | August 11, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

What are these people thinking, given the evidence out there that grown adults are getting Tased to death by trigger-happy, poorly trained law enforcement who electrocute first and ask questions later? Uniontown school officials intend to draft a Taser policy...Read More


Special ties to the LGBT community

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 11, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Stu Rosenberg is the campaign manager for Ashwin Madia for Congress. A former HRC staffer, Stu is a longtime reader and friend of the blog and our community. I want to first thank my good friends,...Read More


What If There Were Only Two Possible Sexual Orientations?

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 11, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

You know, homosexual and heterosexual, gay and straight. What if bisexuality (let alone pansexuality and other forms of queerness) just didn't exist? What if we were totally sure there are only two genders, and there was no such thing as...Read More


Challenge to Prop 8 wording rejected

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 11, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

A California court has ruled that the AG's wording change for their marriage amendment is OK: In a written ruling issued Friday morning Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Timothy Frawley said that the title and summary accurately summarizes the proposition....Read More


Electing Our Own

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | August 11, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund is a political action committee (PAC) created to elect openly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to public office in the United States. Since 1991, the Victory Fund - to quote the not always...Read More


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Gay serial killers and more!

Filed by Bil Browning | August 11, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

It's time for another installment of From The Inbox! This time Projectors can help provide an answer to a question we got yesterday afternoon. From: the zak Message: Who were/are the most well known criminals, murderers who were/are gay/queer/MSM ?......Read More


What? No jocks here?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 11, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

As I post this, there haven't been any Beijing posts except political ones, including one of mine. Hard to believe. Am I really the only jock among our honorable contributors? Some amazing sports action is going on in China, notably...Read More


August 2008 In The Life segment with Richard Kim

Filed by IN THE LIFE | August 11, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Richard Kim, Associate Editor of The Nation, discusses LGBT politics and queer media with Michael Billy in this segment from the August 2008 episode of In The Life. The Bilerico Project is mentioned in this...Read More


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Won't be seeing much of John Edwards at the convention

Filed by Ed Team | August 11, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I'm genuinely embarrassed for folks who backed Edwards in the nom race - talk about a horse pulling up lame! In all fairness though, when we ask about what kind of man conducts an affair with an ailing spouse at...Read More


Summer travel fun in the Gay Muslim world

Filed by Bil Browning | August 11, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch While for most of us heading to the beach is our primary summer travel, for gay travel writer Michael Luongo going to Iraq, Afghanistan and other off the beaten track places is his passion. He...Read More