December 21, 2008

Conversations with God Hates Fags/Westboro Baptist Church

Filed by Yasmin Nair | December 21, 2008 | 8:30 PM | comments

I promised I'd post a transcripts of my conversations with people in God Hates Fags, so here's a brief account of my encounter made available only on Bilerico. Links will take you to my previous Bilerico posts. It's Monday, December...Read More


A new twist in the Prop 8 litigation

Filed by Nan Hunter | December 21, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

CA Attorney General Jerry Brown surprised all sides in the Prop 8 litigation by filing a 90-page brief in the state supreme court that takes a unique position in the case, not agreeing completely with either side. In general, a...Read More


What Barack Obama Should Do About Rick Warren

Filed by Dana Rudolph | December 21, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

At my alma mater, Wellesley College, on the first Sunday of the school year, students gather at the chapel for "Flower Sunday," one of the oldest traditions of the College. While Flower Sunday has Protestant roots, the service has evolved...Read More


How Homophobia Hurts Everyone

Filed by Paige Schilt | December 21, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Yesterday I spent the morning perched on a tiny plastic chair, observing my son Waylon's yoga class. Although I have studied yoga for years, kindergarten yoga was most enlightening. For instance, I learned that the lotus position can also be...Read More


It is important to say these things out loud

Filed by Nadine Smith | December 21, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

President-elect Barack Obama believes "marriage is between a man and a woman". Barack Obama does not think gay couples' relationships are worthy of the same stature as his and Michelle's. He does not believe that gay couples deserve the precise...Read More


Up With Downward Mobility

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 21, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Every once in a while, an idea gels in my head and I dismiss it, thinking to myself "Nah. I gotta be missing something. It can't be that. And then I hear someone who probably knows a lot more than...Read More


Accomplishments and Goals

Filed by Annette Gross | December 21, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

I suppose this is the time of year when we take stock of what we did during the past year and what we want to accomplish for the next year. I usually don't do this because I can't keep focused...Read More


A Poem For Barack Obama

Filed by Rebecca Juro | December 21, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

I am not a poet. In fact, while I've been writing for years, this is my first attempt ever at this kind of thing, so I ask your indulgence. Bad poetry it may be, but it's how I feel. I...Read More


Help! I'm Afraid to Come Out!

Filed by Eric Marcus | December 21, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Hello Mr. Marcus, I'm a 48 yr. old man who is in a long-term, loving, committed relationship with another man whom I live with. I'm out to all my friends and family and even some business associates. We live...Read More


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Caroline Kennedy supports gay rights

Filed by Ed Team | December 21, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Caroline supports full equality and marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples." --Senate hopeful Caronline Kennedy's response to a political questionnaire asking her opinion on same-sex marriage...Read More


The Audition

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 21, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch One of my favorite sketches of all time, here's Mr. Show's "The Audition."...Read More