November 7, 2008

What Can I Do?

Filed by Sara Whitman | November 07, 2008 | 8:30 PM | comments

I've read some armchair evaluations of the No on 8 efforts. I have to admit, it hurts too much to read the criticisms of the campaign. Was it perfect? No. Even if we won it was not perfect. No campaign...Read More


Fallin' For The Okey-Doke

Filed by Monica Roberts | November 07, 2008 | 7:30 PM | comments

I'm coming to you live from beautiful Boulder. CO. I'm here to give the keynote address later tonight for the opening of the TRANScending Gender Conference being held on the CU-Boulder campus November 7-8. I was flying from Da Ville...Read More


Somebody Gets Trans-Inclusion

Filed by Jeremy Bishop | November 07, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

For those of you looking for a dream job in the President-Elect's administration, you should visit, the Change.gov website. And good news for our community. Look at their anti-discrimination clause: The Obama-Biden Transition Project does not discriminate on the basis...Read More


Our Loss

Filed by Bo Shuff | November 07, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

This post will probably piss some people off, but I am sort of known for that, so here goes. I am saddled with the feeling that the loss in California is being over-hyped by our side. I am also bothered...Read More


Queer music Friday - Bikini Kill

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 07, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

This song and video are awesome - "Rebel Girl" by Bikini Kill. iPhone users: Click to watch And Kathleen Hanna, after the jump, about how sexism hurts men....Read More


When the "Will of the People" Goes Wrong

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | November 07, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

With the election over, religious righters are smugly insisting that "the will of the people" has spoken the final word on same-sex marriage. Voters in California, Arizona and Florida denied us the right to marry in their states. "The people's...Read More


Prop 8 updates: Lawsuits, protests, and civility

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 07, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Lawsuits. Three lawsuits have been filed to prevent Prop 8 from taking effect, one by the ACLU, NCLR, and Lambda Legal, another by the cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco and Santa Clara County, and the other by Gloria...Read More


Historically Black Homophobia

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 07, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Note: I plan on writing something about black voters, the passage of proposition 8 in California, and the discussion that has ensued about whether the former failed in part because of the latter. In the meantime, I thought I'd republish...Read More


Sarah Brightman winners

Filed by Bil Browning | November 07, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Congratulations to five lucky folks who follow Bilerico Project on Twitter. These are our Twitter followers who were randomly picked to win a copy of Sarah Brightman's new CD, A Winter Symphony, courtesy of Manhattan Records and Bilerico Project. Josk52GregVarnumgizimonloadedorygunangie_beauchamp...Read More


You can't take this away from me

Filed by Joe Solmonese | November 07, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Proposition 8 broke our hearts, but it did not end our fight. Like many in our movement, I found myself in Southern California last weekend. There, I had the opportunity to speak with a man who said that Proposition 8...Read More


Forgetting the horse they rode in on

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 07, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

Blabberhead-in-chief, David Broder, yesterday: These insiders can judge Obama better than I can, but I think they read him correctly. The expanded Democratic majorities in both the House and Senate may tempt Obama to consider a mirror-image of George W....Read More


Kerry Outperformed Obama Among LGBT Voters: Why?

Filed by Scott Kaiser | November 07, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

While surfing the web tonight for information about the remaining undecided races from the election, I ran across a little tidbit over on the widely-respected and accurate site FiveThirtyEight.com that shocked me: John Kerry received a larger percentage (77%) of...Read More


They are Marching in the Streets

Filed by Sara Whitman | November 07, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

I asked for this and it's happened. In San Francisco, in West Hollywood, in Los Angeles and soon in San Diego, night after night, they have been marching. Thousands of people holding their No on 8 Signs, politicians, activists have...Read More


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Mean kids suck

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

"That's why I am an LGBT ally (and whatever other letters you want to tack onto the end). I've come to inherently distrust any set of kids that want to describe others as "losers" and pick on them, whether that's...Read More


This week's contest: Sarah Brightman

Filed by Bil Browning | November 07, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

This week we're giving away 5 copies of Sarah Brightman's new CD, A Winter's Symphony courtesy of Manhattan Records. To win, just follow Bilerico Project on Twitter! We'll pick 5 lucky winners from our Twitter followers at noon on Friday,...Read More


Dancing in the streets

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

iPhone users: Click to watch Watch what happened in the streets of Seattle after Barack Obama was announced the winner of the presidential election. It looks like Times Square on New Years Eve! Apparently, people just started showing up and...Read More