October 15, 2008

Post-debate discussion thread

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 15, 2008 | 11:00 PM | comments

The debate's over, my friends. What did you all think?...Read More


Bilerico's online debate watching party

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 15, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

Consider this the thread for those of us watching the debate. I'll be on economics and domestic policy. Each candidate will get 2 minutes to respond to each question and 5 minutes of discussion will ensue. Bil, Scott Kaiser, Sara...Read More


Michael Schiavo tells Florida to vote NO on Amendment 2

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 15, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

The great people over at Progress Florida have just released an internet ad of Michael Schiavo, the husband of Terri Schiavo, urging voters to vote NO on Florida's Amendment 2, the so-called "marriage protection" amendment. Michael Schiavo knows better than...Read More


Reason #4584 why the Obama campaign is better than McCain's

Filed by Bil Browning | October 15, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

He's even advertising on X-box Live. More ads after the jump....Read More


Remind Me To Go Sneeze On Them

Filed by Scott Kaiser | October 15, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

You can't make this stuff up, though I really wish this was all just made-up. It would make it a lot easier to stomach. For those who don't know, Arizona will be voting on Proposition 102 this November. If approved...Read More


Scapegoating's getting more complicated... and scarier

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

For the past month everyone's trying to explain just why the financial crisis happened. To anyone paying attention, massive deregulation caused an explosion in the buying and selling of arcane and opaque securities, creating a huge bubble (bigger than all...Read More


Puerto Rican Sodomy Law - An Irony of Gay History

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 15, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Carlos Mock has published three books and is the Floricanto Press editor for its GLBT series. He was inducted in the Chicago Gay & Lesbian Hall of Fame in October of 2007. He grew up middle-class...Read More


A miracle brewing in West By-God Virginia

Filed by Storm Bear | October 15, 2008 | 1:03 PM | comments

click to enlarge Voting for a Black Man (tm) in West Virginia is a new concept which is strangely being embraced by the people of the Mountain State. Having lived my early years and having most of my family come...Read More


Interview Sessions: Alfredo

Filed by Eric Leven | October 15, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

I met Alfredo at The Hanger one Sunday afternoon while sipping on a Bloody Mary. Alfredo is a 51 year old Black Cuban living with HIV. This is what he has to say: iPhone users: Click to watch...Read More


Let's Give Sarah Palin a Taste of Her Own Medicine

Filed by Scott Kaiser | October 15, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Despite our many differences of opinion, I'm sure there is one thing that Sarah Palin and I could agree on: a domestic terrorist (i.e. one who encourages violence against the government or the citizens of the U.S.) should not...Read More


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Vote Yes on Proposition 8 to protect the Separation of Church and State

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 15, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Instead of an "I get mail" post, I thought I'd share this comment that appeared on one of Karen Ocamb's posts on Proposition 8 from September: i am voting yes on prop 8 simply because i think the United States...Read More


LGBT Student Activists arrested in West Palm Beach

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 15, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Six members of Soulforce, an LGBT student's rights and education group, were arrested at Palm Beach Atlantic University on Monday morning. Soulforce tours Christian schools opening a dialogue about LGBT issues. The students were charged with trespassing, a second-degree misdemeanor...Read More


Coming Out in East Tennessee

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | October 15, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Some years ago, gay writer Lee Lawrence contacted me about speaking to a writers' group at his retreat spa. As he told me that his Lee Valley Farm was located in east Tennessee, a chill ran down my spine and...Read More


Contest: It's good to be a geek

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 15, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

This week's Bilerico Florida giveaway is an autographed copy of Drew Ferguson's The Screwed Up Life of Charlie the Second. To win, just leave a comment! Or, if you just can't trust your luck, you can order your own copy...Read More


Coming Out Constantly...

Filed by Bo Shuff | October 15, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

I know I'm lucky, and putting this story down on paper has shown me how lucky I really have been. I have friends and family that were not only un-phased by my coming out, they were incredibly supportive. In addition,...Read More


Contest: It's good to be a geek

Filed by Bil Browning | October 15, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

This week's Bilerico Project giveaway is an autographed copy of Drew Ferguson's The Screwed Up Life of Charlie the Second. To win, just leave a comment! Or, if you just can't trust your luck, you can order your own copy...Read More


B-IN contest: Charlie the Second

Filed by Bil Browning | October 15, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

Today's Bilerico-Indiana giveaway is an autographed copy of Drew Ferguson's The Screwed Up Life of Charlie the Second. To win, just leave a comment! Or, if you just can't trust your luck, you can order your own copy today on...Read More


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Presidential debate tonight

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 15, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

Here's what's going to happen: Third presidential debate: the economy and domestic policy, moderated by Bob Schieffer Wednesday, October 15, Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y. [9 PM Eastern] -Two-minute answers, followed by five-minute discussion for each question. Two-minute closing statements. Stop...Read More


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A waste of time

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

"Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely." -- French sculptor Auguste Rodin...Read More


I love Jesus...

Filed by Sara Whitman | October 15, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Morgan, thank you so much for sending this to me. I have to be honest, I do not watch Ellen. I think if I turned on the TV during the day, it'd be a bad...Read More