October 6, 2008

Our ten year anniversary

Filed by Bil Browning | October 06, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

Happy Anniversary, Jerame. I never imagined we'd make it a month, let alone ten years. I've never been happier that we did....Read More


Homophobia: The other conservative solution to the financial crisis

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 06, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Last week I wrote about conservative efforts to deflect attention away from the real causes of the current financial meltdown, deregulation, corporate greed, and the failure of conservative ideology, and pin it instead on scary minorities. Now Fox News has...Read More


Indiana AIDS Walk

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 06, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Rebecca Berfanger is an Indianapolis native and has her B.A. (Ball State, 2000) and M.S.J. (Northwestern, 2005) in journalism. She has written legal and entertainment articles for print and online media, and volunteers for HIV/AIDS awareness...Read More


Catholic Priest Defies Church Over Antigay Ballot Initiative

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 06, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

"A man of conscience." The phrase seems almost quaint today when most leaders talk largely about tactics, strategies, and short-term goals while not rocking the boat. But some of us remember the agonizing efforts of conscientious objectors during the Vietnam...Read More


Sarah, Are You Palling Around With Terrorists?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | October 06, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Things are heating up with Sarah Palin's accusation that Obama is "palling around with terrorists." McCain's smear campaign for the next 30 days is aimed at recouping his sagging ratings. Speaking at a 10/4 rally in Colorado, La Palin said:...Read More


Back from Ireland...

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 06, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

I'm back from Ireland, and Alberto and I had a great time thanks to travel advice Brynn gave us. I also nabbed this photo of a hot Irish twink telling the boys to join the clergy. Anyway, I'm full of...Read More


Russian Officials Attempt (But Fail) to Squelch the Nation's 1st LGBT Film Fest

Filed by Paige Schilt | October 06, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Last Thursday, the St. Petersburg fire department shut down both venues for Side by Side, Russia's first LGBT film festival, which was due to open that evening with a screening of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Alexey Bulokhov, a Russian...Read More


The Real Impact of Florida's Amendment 2

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | October 06, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

As most of you already know, Florida voters will go to the polls on November 4, 2008 to vote on an amendment to the Florida Constitution that attempts to limit the recognition of same sex relationships. Specifically, the proposed amendment,...Read More


The Mouth Piece (Peace?)

Filed by Robert Ganshorn | October 06, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

This is a video that should surprise you. It is not my opinion, but it is really something to think about when we dismiss all people as being "friend or foe." I did not like this video because it came...Read More


McCain Strategy: Attack, Attack, Attack

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 06, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Its lines like this that make me more than a little gay for Markos Moulitsas, founder of Daily Kos: Many people will warn against "getting complacent". I like to approach this potential problem differently -- we have a chance to...Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Obama's Deputy Campaign Manager

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 06, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

I recently had the chance to talk to Steve Hildebrand, the Deputy Campaign Manager for the Obama Campaign and the highest ranking gay staffer for the campaign. Steve has spent more than twenty years organizing some of the most targeted...Read More


The latest Mitch Daniels rumor

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

This just came in via the Bilerico-Indiana tip line... I have been told by high level Republicans in Indianapolis that the Daniels Administration took the Major Moves Funds, PERF, & Teachers Retirement Fund and combined those funds (billions of dollars...Read More


Eat Out for Free on Us: Our First Contest!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 06, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Now to the part you've all been waiting for: THE BIG PRIZE GIVE AWAY: DAY ONE! All week on Bilerico-Florida we will be giving away prize packs to our readers- a new giveaway every day to celebrate our official launch....Read More


More Religious Nonsense

Filed by Brynn Craffey | October 06, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Marie Stopes International (MSI), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) focusing on sexual and reproductive health and headquartered in London, does not receive a penny of funding from the US government. But according to this Guardian article, in some places MSI does...Read More


Help Heal Fran!

Filed by Gina de Vries | October 06, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

I read at a benefit for my beloved friend and colleague Frances Varian on Wednesday night. Many nights later, I'm still a little choked up about it. I was wanting this post to be smart, political, incisive -- but I've...Read More


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Biden's Tears

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

"It was an authentic, moving and powerful moment. It was, in fact, the strongest expression of real paternal love we have seen from a public official in recent memory and maybe ever. By bringing that reality to a national political...Read More


Lil' O'Reilly

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

iPhone users: Click to watch Lil' Bill O'Reilly weighs in on the important issues. After watching Bill-O's meltdown with Barney Frank, I think this kid hits the nail on the head....Read More