August 27, 2008

Joe Biden's remarks accepting the Vice Presidential nomination

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2008 | 11:30 PM | comments

Again, thanks to our partner 360i at MSNBC, video of Senator Joe Biden accepting the Vice Presidential nomination at the DNCC....Read More


Bill Clinton's remarks tonight at the DNCC

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2008 | 10:30 PM | comments

Thanks to our friends at 360i at MSNBC for providing us with this video of Bill Clinton's speech to the DNCC tonight....Read More


HRC Rock To Win concert

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2008 | 8:00 PM | comments

Yesterday when I was waiting the press area of the LGBT delegate luncheon, Jed Hastings approached me to tell me how much he enjoyed reading the blog. Jed is Joe Solmonese's partner and Joe walked over shortly after. We chatted...Read More


Mourning

Filed by Kate Kendell | August 27, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

It is always hard for me to write when the topic is personal. This is such a moment. On August 27, 2008 a personal hero, transformative icon, deeply cherished role-model and my friend, Del Martin, died at the age of...Read More


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Gay Congressional candidate Jared Polis shouts out Bilerico from the DNCC

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

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What Did I Do to Piss Off Log Cabin Republicans?

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 27, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

In a post I wrote for LGBT for Obama, I seemed to have gotten the attention of Log Cabin Republican communications director Scott Tucker with my criticisms of John McCain. In my post about the draft 2008 GOP Platform calling...Read More


Why Does Elaine Donnelly Hate God's Rainbows?

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 27, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

"Rainbows... only idiots chase them." - Larry Kersten Why does Elaine Donnelly hate God's rainbows? In a recent post at the National Review Online, Mrs. D. lashes out at the colorful creations in the sky, insinuating - in addition to...Read More


Family of Hate Crime Victim Ryan Skipper Speaks Out

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 27, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

The family of Ryan Skipper, a 25-year-old gay man from Winter Haven, Florida who was killed last year in a brutal hate crime, is speaking out and fighting for change. Skipper was found stabbed to death on March 15, 2007....Read More


Straight-washing Matthew Mitcham, straight-washing the Olympics

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 27, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

Over this past week the gay media has been abuzz over out Australian diver Matthew Mitcham's gold medal upset in Beijing. After faltering early on in the competition, he made it to the finals and got the gold. I don't...Read More


The Night of My Life

Filed by Jerame Davis | August 27, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Anyone who reads this blog regularly knows I've been a die-hard Hillary Clinton supporter since day one. This was supposed to be her year and I believed. So last night was very emotional for me, but the story of how...Read More


Unity, Indy Style

Filed by Marti Abernathey | August 27, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

I'm currently sitting on a bus headed for the Pepsi Center for what's being dubbed by some as "Clinton night." Ive been thinking about how much things have changed in the past few months. In Indianapolis I was pretty much...Read More


Demi Lovato ANAL EXAM? Dancing with the SKANKS!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 27, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Joe Biden, Demi Moore, Dancing, and more!...Read More


Hillary Sucks Up To Bloggers

Filed by Storm Bear | August 27, 2008 | 1:10 PM | comments

click to enlarge The first thing that shot though my mind when I saw Hillary take the stage was the color of her pant suit. I have never seen her in something so colorful and bold. The second thought...Read More


There's More Than One Sports Hero

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 27, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Now that the Beijing Games are over, I'm on the warpath over the way some gay media have mis-reported our 11 out athletes' collective achievement. Search engines teem with headlines about the "gay sports hero," Matthew Mitcham, who won a...Read More


The Fight against Amendment 2 takes to the Airwaves!

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | August 27, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

The SayNo2 Campaign is taking its fight against the deceptively named "Marriage Protection" Amendment to the masses with its first TV ad. The ad is for Florida Voters watching the Democratic National Convention in Denver and highlights the overwhelming support...Read More


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CEO of the Gay Men's Health Crisis Dr. Marjorie Hill says hi to TBP from the DNCC

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

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Act like a gentleman

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2008 | 12:15 PM | comments

While I consider Abdul Hakim-Shabazz a friend, this is one of the most sexist piece of shit writing I've seen this election cycle. He should be ashamed of himself. How about everyone act like a decent human being instead of...Read More


The Wrap (With Two Gay Guys): Did George Lucas Have a Brain Aneurysm?

Filed by Brent Hartinger | August 27, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

This week, we take on homophobia in the new animated Star Wars movie and the U.K. series Skins, and we also review Another Gay Sequel. (Warning: we're in sort of a cranky mood!) It's all after the jump!...Read More


Obama Owes Hillary Some "R-E-S-P-E-C-T"!

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | August 27, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

The second night of the Democratic National Convention (DNC), Obama's toughest rival for the presidential nominee, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered a knockout keynote address, bridging the chasm between her supporters and his. Hillary waxed eloquently about what America can...Read More


Hillary's speech at the DNCC

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 27, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Full video here and full transcript after the jump. iPhone users: Click to watch...Read More


Postcards from Denver, Part One

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 27, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

So, I flew into Denver yesterday, after not bothering to go to bed Saturday night, because my flight was at 6:06 a.m. and the shuttle to Dulles picked me up at 3:29 a.m. Besides, I wasn't able to pack until...Read More


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Diego Sanchez says hi from the DNCC!

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

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Family of Hate Crime Victim Ryan Skipper Speaks Out

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 27, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

The family of Ryan Skipper, a 25-year-old gay man from Winter Haven, Florida who was killed last year in a brutal hate crime, is speaking out and fighting for change. Skipper was found stabbed to death on March 15, 2007....Read More


The Women Who Lead Me

Filed by Monica Roberts | August 27, 2008 | 9:30 AM | comments

Yesterday was the 88th anniversary of the 19th Amendment's ratification, which gave women the right to vote. On August 18, 1920, by one vote, a young 24-year-old Tennessee legislator named Harry Burn had been voting with the anti-suffrage forces. At...Read More


Madonna Kicks Off World Tour By Slamming McCain

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 27, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Her Madgesty kicked off her "Sticky and Sweet" tour on Monday in England and infuriated the McCain campaign by drawing comparisons between John McCain, Adolf Hitler, and Robert Mugabe. According to the Times (London) Online: Madonna . . . made...Read More


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Michelle Obama on Lawrence and Stonewall

Filed by Ed Team | August 27, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It's been five years since Lawrence v. Texas and 39 since Stonewall, and we've still got work to do before we achieve equality." --Michelle Obama addressing the LGBT Delegates...Read More


Democratic Leaders Unite to Fight Florida's Amendment 2

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 27, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch A new TV Ad from the SayNo2 Campaign is airing for Florida Voters watching the Democratic National Convention in Denver highlighting the overwhelming support of Democratic Party Leaders in defeating Florida's Amendment 2, the dangerous...Read More