November 10, 2008

Should We Be "Attacking" the Mormon Church?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | November 10, 2008 | 8:30 PM | comments

I'm seeing the fearful comments from a few LGBT people about how we shouldn't be "attacking" the Mormon Church. They are raising an issue that we shouldn't try to get the Mormons' tax-exempt status revoked. By "attacking religion," they say,...Read More


Are Blacks More Homophobic?

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 10, 2008 | 8:00 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


We are going to fail again and again unless we get a clue

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 10, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

After the No Campaign failed last week and Proposition 8 passed, the orgs that worked against it were quick to point out why they had really done a great job this year. Sure, some mistakes were made, but there are...Read More


No More Mrs. Nice Gay

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 10, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

Editors' note: Robin Tyler was the original plaintiff, along with Diane Olson, in Tyler vs. the County of Los Angeles, which gave lesbians and gays the right to marry in California when the state Supreme Court ruled in their favor....Read More


Sign up to host a local event at Bayh's office telling him to stand up to Lieberman!

Filed by Bil Browning | November 10, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Big news! Over 1,800 people around the country submitted letters to Harry Reid and Senate Democrats asking them to boot Joe Lieberman from the Democratic Caucus. (If you haven't already written one at BoldProgressives.org, submit one here. Let's aim for...Read More


Duanna Johnson found Murdered in Memphis

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 10, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Reports are coming out of Memphis, Tennessee that Duanna Johnson was found shot to death yesterday. Our readers may remember Duanna Johnson's story- she was the black trasnwoman who was severely beaten by police in a police station while everyone,...Read More


Massachusetts Equality Under Attack?

Filed by Sara Whitman | November 10, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

"We're much encouraged by the results in California, and there's no doubt in our minds, had," said Kris Mineau, president of the Massachusetts Family Institute, which opposes gay marriage. Yes, that is a Massachusetts based group. After failing on June...Read More


A Rainbow Arc of History Hangs Over Prop 8 Protests

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 10, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Few people really noticed it - the flipping on of a bright white neon light over one of many joints lining Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake's Sunset Junction where the latest pre-march rally against Prop 8 was gathering. Le Barcito,...Read More


IN THE LIFE Season Premiere Gala 2008

Filed by IN THE LIFE | November 10, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch More than 200 guests packed the beautiful Neue Galerie on October 6th for In The Life Media's sold-out inaugural Season Premiere Gala honoring comedian and IN THE LIFE's first host Kate Clinton. The Gala raised...Read More


Open Thread: Your vision for America

Filed by Bil Browning | November 10, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

From the inbox comes a Projector suggested open thread to start out the week. Kim writes: Why not ask all of your readers what their Vision for America is and what Barack Obama's priorities should be. I have included my...Read More


Palm Beach County gets Fully Inclusive Bullying Policy

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 10, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

The Palm Beach County School Board has voted unanimously to include "sexual orientation" and "gender expression and/or identity" as a protected classes in a comprehensive policy to protect students against bullying and harassment. The Palm Beach County School Board's anti-bullying...Read More


Their Own Receive Them Not

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 10, 2008 | 11:00 AM | 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


Republican Attacks Gay Obama Supporters

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 10, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Two gay men joining an impromptu rally celebrating the election of Barack Obama as our next president were attacked by an angry McCain supporter in Washington, DC. The men who were carrying a rainbow flag were rushing to join other...Read More


Ordinary Couples at the Indianapolis LGBT film festival

Filed by Don Sherfick | November 10, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

In June 2007 my partner Jerry and I (upper right) joined nine other gay/lesbian couples who had been together for over 10 years to film "Ordinary Couples/ Extraordinary Lives!". It's but one of the nearly 20 featured works to be...Read More


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Register to comment at the Bilerico Project

Filed by Bil Browning | November 10, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

Wow! We have lots of new readers lately! Welcome to the Bilerico Family everyone! We want you all to get involved in the discussions and comment! But did you know that if you leave a comment and haven't registered, it...Read More


Twilight! Jonas Brothers Big Balls! Potato Abortion!

Filed by Michael Buckley | November 10, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Comment Questions of the Day: 1. What did you think of Michelle Obama's dress? 2. Are you a Twilight fan? Will you see the movie? 3. What is your favorite reality show - right now!?...Read More


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Lieberman knows

Filed by Ed Team | November 10, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The Republicans have asked Joe Lieberman to join them and he's apparently thinking about it. After all, there's a guy who knows how to pick a loser." -- Overheard from Bill Maher's TV show playing in the background...Read More


Wanda Sykes visits Ellen

Filed by Bil Browning | November 10, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Comedian Wanda Sykes visited Ellen's talk show for Halloween. The discussion quickly turned to Prop 8 in California....Read More