August 15, 2008

Why lesbians should play tennis instead of golf

Filed by Nina Smith | August 15, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

"I play more tennis than golf now." - Greg Norman, who recently married Chris Evert Like typical lesbians, my partner and I enjoy the game of golf. But with each round, I'm always conscious of the cost. After all, my...Read More


Queer music Friday - Tender Forever

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 15, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Projector Kevin sent me this video of Tender Forever, "a cool french lesbian pop star doing a cool JT cover!"...Read More


Update on LGBT Presence in Beijing

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 15, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

The Out Eleven in Beijing -- all but one are women. And how are they doing? On the athletic front, some are struggling. But on the human rights front, they're doing just fine. Indeed, we're maintaining a solid activist presence...Read More


Larry King's parents are suing school for shooting

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 15, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Let's see, a Nazi-obsessed and troubled 14-year-old boy gets a gun, takes it to school, and shoots a femmy kid. Do you get stuck at the "femmy"? Do you think that if that was removed from the equation everything would...Read More


Obama and Clinton?

Filed by Sara Whitman | August 15, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

You have to admit it, the Obama campaign has been a big snore since Clinton dropped out of the race. Oh, sure, the Germany speech was great and he didn't pull a single Dukakis/tank moment in Iraq. But the excitement...Read More


Blame Manhunt

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 15, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

I just read that Out magazine article that's going around about Manhunt, and I'm trying to think of something to say about it other than the too-easy observation that a certain sort of urban (and let's just be open about...Read More


A Trans Woman at Michigan Women's Music Festival

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 15, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Tobi Hill-Meyer is a multiracial, queerspawn, genderqueer, transdyke, colonized mestiza, as well as a regular Bilerico reader. She is a trans activist and writer who volunteers for Basic Rights Oregon and sits on the board of COLAGE. She...Read More


Republican Manhunt Chairman canned

Filed by Bil Browning | August 15, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

Towleroad has confirmed that Jonathan Crutchley, the Republican co-founder of Manhunt, the nation's largest gay hookup site, has been asked to resign by the board. The resulting brouhaha over his contribution to the John McCain campaign - the maximum allowed...Read More


How to get publicity for your blog

Filed by Bil Browning | August 15, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Just a reminder that the BlogIndiana Conference is this weekend in Indianapolis. Space is limited, so if you haven't signed up yet you'd better get on it! I can give Bilerico Project readers a 15% discount on admission if you...Read More


McCain's VP Requirements? Must Hate Gays

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 15, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

So what is McCain looking for in a Vice-President? One thing is for sure- they have to be anti-gay. In an interview with the Weekly Standard, McCain muses about VP picks: I think it's a fundamental tenet of our party...Read More


The Absurdity of Amendment 2

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 15, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

We all know Florida's Amendment 2, the deceptively named "marriage protection" amendment, is no laughing matter. It is dangerous- it will strip away domestic partnerships, weaken domestic violence laws, and take away the existing rights and benefits from all unmarried...Read More


The Wrap (with Two Gay Guys): New Media, Kathy Griffin, and the Top 50 Gay Movies!

Filed by Brent Hartinger | August 15, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

In this edition of "The Wrap", Michael and I discuss "new media" (it's not as boring as it sounds!), whether Kathy Griffin has finally gone too far, and the top fifty gay movies of all time! Watch the video fun...Read More


RIP: Hobie Beaufort 1993-2008

Filed by Storm Bear | August 15, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

click to enlarge Just before the Fourth of July, in 1993, a young six year old boy knocked on my apartment door. When I answered I saw a panicked lad, who just happened to have a big impetigo breakout...Read More


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Rove says Give Up on Gay Marriage

Filed by Ed Team | August 15, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It has a lower profile, but it will be an issue in people's minds. The bigger issues will be the economy, terrorism, healthcare, energy." -- Karl Rove, speaking about using marriage equality as a wedge issue in 2008. I sure...Read More


Barackrolling

Filed by Bil Browning | August 15, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Okay, this mashup of Rick Astley and Barack Obama is funny....Read More