October 23, 2008

Google: Profit before people

Filed by Bil Browning | October 23, 2008 | 11:00 PM | comments

Several readers wrote in when ProtectMarriage.com ads started showing up for our California readers. The pro-Prop 8 graphic was arriving via Google ads. Since none of the Editorial Team is in California, we had no idea they were popping up....Read More


Sarah Palin: John McCain will push for FMA

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 23, 2008 | 8:30 PM | comments

Is she off-message or does she know something we don't know? Palin told Dr. James Dobson in a radio interview, which aired today, that she believes McCain -- if elected -- will implement the Republican Party platform, which includes positions...Read More


What We've Already Lost

Filed by Eric Leven | October 23, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

A few years ago unsafe sex was called "unsafe sex." But now, with the emergence of the vastly popular Xtube and the heightened popularity of production companies like Treasure Island Media who make all-bare-all-the-time porn movies "unsafe sex" is now...Read More


Marriage won't solve all our problems, part II

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 23, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Gay Patriot West asks: Many opponents of gay marriage, however, do understand the social benefits of the institution. Instead of calling them mean-spirited, shouldn't we join them in their defense of marriage, using that defense as a basis for extending...Read More


The Insanity of John Stemberger: Going Down the Rabbit Hole in Florida

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 23, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

It looks like the Right-Wingers behind Florida's Amendment 2 are borrowing from the California Prop 8 playbook. It shouldn't be surprising, since they "borrowed" ads from Arizona's amendment fight. The leader of the pack, John Stemberger, an Orlando attorney organizing...Read More


Before it disappears...

Filed by Bil Browning | October 23, 2008 | 4:15 PM | comments

I thought I'd just copy the text of this Veritas Rex post before it conveniently disappears off of the site (before the IRS comes knocking!)... But, surely, a good Christian organization like the Indiana Family Institute wouldn't be partisan! They're...Read More


A little payback for Robocalls!

Filed by Storm Bear | October 23, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

click to enlarge Ahh yes, Rick Astley - 80s sugar pop icon can be a political weapon! From Wikipedia: Rickrolling is an Internet meme involving the music video for the 1987 Rick Astley song "Never Gonna Give You Up"....Read More


LGBT Politics at the Breeders Cup

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | October 23, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

First of all -- for those who think the BC is a race for those heterosexual humans that we're proud of being different than -- it's two days of world-championship horse racing coming up this weekend, Friday and Saturday. But...Read More


Mormon Power Grab: It's Tearing Families Apart

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 23, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Fred Karger's extensive experience in politics and corporate public relations has spanned over thirty years. He was the Executive Vice President of the Dolphin Group, a public affairs firm in Los Angeles and Sacramento from 1977...Read More


FL Student Heather Gillman Honored for Speaking Out for LGBT Rights

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 23, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

The ACLU has announced that Heather Gillman has been selected by the Playboy Foundation to receive the Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award for "her fearlessness in speaking out on behalf of the rights of gay students" at Ponce de...Read More


Text of Barack's Indianapolis speech today

Filed by Bil Browning | October 23, 2008 | 1:45 PM | comments

For those of you who missed Barack Obama's visit to Indianapolis this morning, the transcript of his speech is after the fold. Unfortunately, I was one of those who missed it. *sigh*...Read More


Waiting

Filed by Sara Whitman | October 23, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Anyone else stressed? I'm stressed. Worried. The countdown to the election is killing me. It's not just about the presidential election- although that's enough. It's California, it's a bunch of state races. Nerve wracking....Read More


Would you date this guy, or is he a jerk?

Filed by Father Tony | October 23, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Hey Fr. Tony, HIV poz here and looking for a man to share my life. My on-line profiles say 32. Muscular. Gym built. VGL professional (yup, that does mean financially well-off) hung, drug-free, etc. etc. etc. All true except...Read More


Garnet Lewis is the real deal

Filed by Chuck Wolfe | October 23, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

At the Victory Fund, we don't endorse "sayers." We endorse "doers" - people who aren't content to sit back and complain while other people get their hands dirty. In that spirit, I'd like to introduce you to one of our...Read More


Double homocide of elderly gay men looks like hate crime

Filed by Bil Browning | October 23, 2008 | 10:45 AM | comments

People who knew the two elderly gay men slain in their Indianapolis home are stepping forward to say they believe the murders are a hate crime. Patrick Beard, a friend of the victims, told 6News' Rick Hightower that he believed...Read More


Homophobic FMA author Marilyn Musgrave might lose reelection

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 23, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

The LGBT community is probably familiar with Marilyn Musgrave, the Congresscritter from Colorado's 4th District, because she wrote the Federal Marriage Amendment to ban same-sex marriage and kept on introducing it into the House, even when she knew it'd fail....Read More


Florida GLBT PAC Announces Recommendations and Candidate Information

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | October 23, 2008 | 9:30 AM | comments

The Florida Gay Caucus Political Committee (FGCPC) has announced its Broward recommendations and candidate information in conjunction with the start of early voting. On Florida Constitutional amendments, the FGCPC recommends: Amendment 1: Yes Amendment 2: NO Amendment 3: Yes Amendment...Read More


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Bilerico Project demographics bribery

Filed by Bil Browning | October 23, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

If you're a long-time Bilerico reader, you might remember the demographic survey we did right before we re-launched nationally. Now that we've got a full year as the Bilerico Project under our belts, we wanted to run the survey again...Read More


Facebook's New Look

Filed by Abigail Hannon | October 23, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch abigail addresses the issues everyone's talking about. specifically Facebook's controversial decision to go with a new look. head to www.abisteendiary.com to let her know what you think!...Read More


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You tolerate a stench

Filed by Ed Team | October 23, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"In the recent vice presidential debate here in St. Louis, Governor Sarah Palin hastened to assure lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans that "I am tolerant." That does not reassure me in the least that I would find equal protections...Read More


I want some acne!

Filed by Bil Browning | October 23, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch I've never wanted acne this bad. They look expensive though; maybe I should just stick with the hot model; he's probably cheaper! And, seriously, who names their clothing line after zits? 'Cuz that guy looks...Read More