December 9, 2008

Iowa Supreme Court hears marriage equality argument

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | December 09, 2008 | 8:00 PM | comments

Kudos to the Iowa Supreme Court for making its oral argument in Varnum v. Brien as user-friendly as possible. Chief Justice Ternus even explained from the bench the steps in the legal process. A number of media outlets streamed the...Read More


Is it just me, or is the police brutality getting worse every day?

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 09, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

These two stories are on 365gay's front page right now: The accused officers approached Michael Mineo on Oct. 15 outside a subway station because they believed he was smoking marijuana, police said. When he fled into the station, they and...Read More


The Best of the Honorable Barney Frank

Filed by Father Tony | December 09, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

On Saturday, Dec 6, 2008, Barney Frank spoke at a Victory Fund luncheon at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC. The Bilerico team in attendance at the National LGBT Blogger and Citizen Journalist Initiative was also in the room. Barney...Read More


I Am An American

Filed by Sara Whitman | December 09, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

I have spent much of my life as a victim. As a lesbian, as a woman, I have been a victim of hate, of violence, of job discrimination. I'm done. I don't want to be the other. I don't want...Read More


Well, we're always saying we should call in "gay" to work...

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 09, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Tomorrow, December 10th, is Day Without a Gay, where several activists in California are asking people to call in "gay" to work, not to shop, and to do volunteer work instead. It's complicated - yes, it's good that people are...Read More


God Hates Fags Comes to Chicago

Filed by Yasmin Nair | December 09, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

The Westboro Baptist Church, also known as the group God Hates Fags, came to Chicago this past week. They were a no-show on the 4th, when they were supposed to protest outside Obama's Senate office. However, the event attracted two...Read More


Is Gay the New Black?

Filed by Michael Crawford | December 09, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

For whatever reason, some LGBT people are consumed with comparing the LGBT equal rights movement and the Black civil rights movement. Some have gone so far as to ask "Is gay the new Black?" This Newsweek.com video explores that question...Read More


HXiness

Filed by Eric Leven | December 09, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

I've really got to hand it to this week's HX magazine for pumping out such a cute and creative who's who in current New York nightlife. The photos of the nightlifers really capture the essence of who these people are...Read More


Salvation Army employee will be dismissed if he marries a woman

Filed by Bil Browning | December 09, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Oh, the shoe is on the other foot now. I wonder where Captain Harsh stands on same sex marriage? Capt. Johnny Harsh of Oshkosh, Wis., says he's been receiving letters and e-mails from people angered over the Salvation Army's decision...Read More


The LGBT Book: Still a Lifesaver, Still a Bargain

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | December 09, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Yesterday Juan and Ken Ahonen-Jover's recommend of Mitchell Gold's book Crisis: 40 Stories points up the extreme importance of our supporting the LGBT book business. If not Gold's book, then consider giving some other title as a gift. Why the...Read More


New International Guidelines Recommend Hormone Blockers For Transgender Youth

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | December 09, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

A new report from the Endocrine Society issued this week recommends hormone blockers for children and teens diagnosed with gender identity disorder. Hormone blockers would essentially delay puberty and give children and their parents time to decide the best course...Read More


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Filed by Bil Browning | December 09, 2008 | 8:45 AM | comments

Advertising on the Bilerico Project is easy and affordable. We have many options available to help you get the biggest bang out of your buck. If you'd advertised last month, your ad would have been seen almost 250,000 times! With...Read More


Britney Spears - I love you, but...

Filed by Michael Buckley | December 09, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Comment questions of the day: 1. I am thinking of a number 1-10! GUESS (answer is in the bonus video) 2. Rocks, Paper, Scissors? SHOOT! 3. What do you think of Brit's latest performances and...Read More


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This explains a lot

Filed by Ed Team | December 09, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We have to get rid of that and start curing those sinners. It's past time that this nation stopped placating sin and start putting them in education programs. Courts can force drug offenders into treatment centers and violent people into...Read More


Change the definition of marriage?

Filed by Bil Browning | December 09, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Projector Michael Morgenstern writes in to point out an ad he's put together to run on the saysme.tv video contest. Good luck, Michael!...Read More