October 7, 2008

Presidential debate thread

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 07, 2008 | 8:00 PM | comments

The second presidential debate is on in an hour at 9pm Eastern. Here's the info from the debate site: Second presidential debate: all topics in town meeting format, moderated by Tom Brokaw Tuesday, October 7, Belmont University, Nashville, TN -Two-minute...Read More


The GOP ticket draws, and apparently embraces, the bigot eruption crowd

Filed by Pam Spaulding | October 07, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

As we've seen time and again over this year, the fantasy of a post-racial election (held by many across the political spectrum) has been predictably obliterated as the fears and prejudices of way too many of our fellow Americans has...Read More


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Give a warm welcome to...

Filed by Bil Browning | October 07, 2008 | 6:15 PM | comments

Everyone please wish Dr. David Orentlicher well as he joins the Bilerico-Indiana family. Dr. Orentlicher is co-director of the Center for Law and Health at the Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis. He also is an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at...Read More


LGBT Hate Crimes Timeline

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 07, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Yesterday was the 10th anniversary of Matthew Shepard's murder. I didn't get chance to blog about it (or much else) yesterday. Ten years ago yesterday, I was in a hotel in Albuquerque, NM -- helping to facilitate an HIV/AIDS prevention...Read More


My Faith Compels Me

Filed by Bishop Mahee | October 07, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

While sitting in a leadership training for skills-building to defeat Florida's Amendment 2, it came to dealing with the other side on the religious arguments against homosexuality. The trainer instructed us to stay away from issues of faith, as that...Read More


Anything can be true in Wingnut Land

Filed by Storm Bear | October 07, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

click to enlarge Seriously, does this cartoon make any sense? I think it does, but you must live in Wingnut Land for you to get it. I have come to believe that Wingnutters live in some sort of Roddenberrian...Read More


Gays Won't Let Friends Vote McCain

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 07, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Just as friends don't let friends drive drunk, we should declare right here, right now that as LGBT people we won't let our friends vote McCain. At least not without a fight. If you think I am overstating the importance...Read More


Keith Olbermann Blasts Palin on Terrorism

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | October 07, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Last night, American voters finally got the word that Sarah Palin is supported by a violent ultra-rightist international religious front. She was exposed in prime time by a big name in mainstream TV news -- none other than Keith Olbermann...Read More


Califonia's Prop 8 is gaining traction

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 07, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Survey USA has a new poll out today putting the race for Proposition 8, California's amendment to ban same-sex marriage, at 47-42. Under two weeks ago, SUSA had the No campaign winning by 5 points. CBS, which funded the poll,...Read More


On the Bright Side...

Filed by Sara Whitman | October 07, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Oil fell to under 90 bucks a barrel today... gas will be cheaper. Of course, you may not have a job to drive to but I'm trying to be positive. Yesterday's market crash- almost a free fall in the middle...Read More


City of West Palm Beach Votes to Say No 2

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | October 07, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Another city has passed a resolution denouncing Amendment 2, Florida's so-called "Marriage Protection" Amendment. The mayor and city commission of West Palm Beach unanimously to oppose the dangerous amendment yesterday. Mayor Lois Frankel said: West Palm Beach was the first...Read More


Oct. 7, 1998: Matthew Shepard found, let's find the others now

Filed by Cathy Renna | October 07, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Ten year ago today, Laramie Police Dept. Officer Reggie Fluty went to the scene reported by a bicycle rider - a young man tied to a fence and obviously beaten very badly. Her words in the Laramie Project - that...Read More


It was like Christmas Morning!

Filed by Robert Ganshorn | October 07, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

I had requested my absentee ballot one day before requesting one for my partner. I figured, two different last names and the same Florida and Thailand address coming from the same email address at the same time were, well, too...Read More


The Wrap (with Two Gay Guys): Full Frontal Nudity Edition!

Filed by Brent Hartinger | October 07, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

This week, Michael saw Equus, so we discuss--what else? Full-frontal male nudity!...Read More


This week's giveaway

Filed by Bil Browning | October 07, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Since Waymon is having so much fun giving away prize packages on Bilerico-Florida, I wanted to give something away too! Yesterday Beth Loffreda's new book, Losing Matt Shepard: Life and Politics in the Aftermath of Anti-Gay Murder, arrived in my...Read More


More Tina Fey as Sarah Palin

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 07, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Queen Latifah played Gwen Ifill on SNL to host a Biden/Palin debate. They hit on the gay marriage question in it: --> I do like their portrayal of Biden's sycophancy towards McCain. It is getting annoying....Read More


Free Movies on Us: The Great Giveaway Continues!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 07, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

It's Day Two of the Great Bilerico-Florida Launch Giveaway! We are giving away more great free stuff to celebrate our official launch. It is pretty easy to win- only three folks entered yesterday, so the odds are pretty good! Make...Read More


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Gender Identity and Expression- A Vital Part of ENDA

Filed by Ed Team | October 07, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Barack has made it clear that gender identity and expression are vital parts of any legislation passed, especially ENDA. He solidly supports a fully-inclusive ENDA." -- Steve Hildebrand, the Deputy Campaign Manager for the Obama Campaign and the highest ranking...Read More


"Blew me off is the technical term"

Filed by Bil Browning | October 07, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Did you catch Gwen Ifill on Meet the Press last weekend? Comedy gold....Read More