December 13, 2008

Don't call it a roundup roundup

Filed by Michael Crawford | December 13, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

Upgrade your weekend with the best of Bilerico for the past week: Monday Equal Roots Coalition: Organizing in the aftermath of Prop 8 - Guest Blogger Matthew Palazzolo Sorority Boys: Trans Guide for Fraternities and Sororities - Simon Aronoff Tuesday...Read More


The defense of the defense of marriage - and post Prop 8 right-wing rhetoric

Filed by Nan Hunter | December 13, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

With the Democrats having control of the White House and Congress, there won't be any federal marriage amendment moving anywhere in the next two years, and probably no time soon, if ever again. As icing on the cake, its chief...Read More


One in Seven -- A Scary New Year's Prediction

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | December 13, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Merry Christmas from our government, everybody. The other day, in an interview with MSNBC's Rachel Maddow, Harvard economics expert Elizabeth Warren dropped a little holiday bomb. Warren is chairman of the Congressional panel set up to oversee TARP, the spending...Read More


Want to see a Grade A homobigot? Meet Firpo W. Carr

Filed by Pam Spaulding | December 13, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Oh, and let's not leave out lesbians. Law enforcement agencies are struggling with a new phenomenon. "Butch" lesbians who physically abuse "lipstick" lesbians can easily penetrate the defenses of women's shelters where victims seek refuge since they, too, are...Read More


Gays: Not the Last Oppressed Minority

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | December 13, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

A couple of people here at Bilerico have already commented on the phrase, "Gay is the New Black," which adorns the most recent cover of The Advocate. Yet the subtitle on that cover, "The Last Great Civil Rights Struggle," is...Read More


Laughing with us, or at us?

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 13, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

Editor's note: Michael Eichler lives in Washington DC and works in urban planning. When he's not designing new bus rapid transit lines, he enjoys nearly-vegan cooking, cycling, making music, his rockin' boyfriend, and contemplating deep questions about the queer experience...Read More


Decorating for Christmas

Filed by Bil Browning | December 13, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

We'll will be decorating the house for Christmas today. We'll put up the tree, start our yearly display of cards we receive, and put out our Simpsons Christmas village. (Seriously - we have the whole damn town!) We're going to...Read More


Our L Word leftovers winners

Filed by Bil Browning | December 13, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Congratulations to the winners of our L Word Leftovers contest. We had 6 extra copies of the L Word Season 5 that previous winners didn't claim, so these sloppy seconds were back up for grabs. The lucky commenters are: JulieJasoncripchickamandajenny-cJesster...Read More


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Tom Ford says you should sleep around

Filed by Ed Team | December 13, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"There's one indulgence every man should try in his lifetime: If you're straight, sleep with a man at least once, and if you're gay, don't go through life without sleeping with a woman. Either way, you might be surprised at...Read More


Standing on the side of love

Filed by Bil Browning | December 13, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Big thanks to Project Mike for sending in this video the Universalist Unitarian Church has released after Proposition 8 passed in California....Read More


As good as a Christmas light show

Filed by Bil Browning | December 13, 2008 | 1:00 AM | comments

After a fun-filled conference for LGBT bloggers in Washington, DC followed by a nasty bout of strep throat, I'm finally back up and about and regularly blogging again. To prove just how much better I'm feeling now, I'm shamelessly cribbing...Read More