January 21, 2009

America's Mountaintop Moment

Filed by Terrance Heath | January 21, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

"Well, I don't know what will happen now. We've got some difficult days ahead. But it doesn't matter with me now. Because I've been to the mountaintop. And I don't mind. Like anybody, I would like to live a...Read More


My Favorite Moment Yesterday

Filed by Sara Whitman | January 21, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Did anyone catch Marian Robinson, the First Grandmother, yesterday? Did you see what she wore? A purple coat. And a red scarf, mittens... it didn't pass unnoticed. I can only imagine a little humor as she donned these items. It...Read More


Breaking News: COPA Died Today

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | January 21, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Timing is everything. On the very first day of Obama's administration, the U.S. Supreme Court announced the definitive demise of the Child Online Protection Act (COPA). The ACLU's lawsuit to challenge the constitutionality of this law has been grinding along...Read More


Obama pimp-slaps queer community by omitting Robinson's invocation

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | January 21, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

As quietly as it would like to be kept by the Obama team and even by many in the LGBTQ community, Obama exploits the queer community for his political gains. And like pawns on his chess board, Obama checkmates us...Read More


Obama flashes secret terrorist symbol at inauguration

Filed by Bil Browning | January 21, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Don't like my title? Give us your best caption for this photo then! *grins* (Clickety the pic to embiggen)...Read More


Another Culture War Chickenhawk

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 21, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Here's another example of a right-winger who thinks that her personal morality means she can violate another person's body. At least she's being sued. The patient went to the Presbyterian Health Services Rio Rancho Family Health Center in Rio Rancho,...Read More


Show Your Support for Hillsborough County!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | January 21, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Kevin Beckner, Hillsborough County's first openly gay commissioner, is asking for the county to look into of providing health benefits for Hillsborough County employees domestic partners. The county is preparing bid requests for a new employee health plan for October...Read More


Of Icebergs and the Mormon Church

Filed by Bobby Parker | January 21, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Wake up people! We have seen only the tip of the Mormon Church Iceberg. There is so much underneath that the average person would be astonished at the depth and breadth of an organization that thinks it is the only...Read More


Interesting bit of info

Filed by Annette Gross | January 21, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

I spoke to my cousin in California last night. Her son is having a Bar Mitzvah in March and we're all going. So I spoke to my cousin last night. She told me that her rabbi is the first gay...Read More


Warren Who?

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | January 21, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

I feel like I've drawn my first deep breath in over eight years, now that the Hopester is the new prez.....And, as for Rick Warren's performance, it was the dud of the day. ... We made our point and he struck himself out. Score us the big winner of that round.Read More


Murderers of South African Black Lesbian Soccer Player to Be Tried

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | January 21, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

With Obama's inauguration over, it's back to basic struggles on LGBT issues...and those include the growing groundswell of violence against us, not only in the U.S. but other countries as well. Bilerico readers will remember my posting last year about...Read More


Portland's Gay Mayor Fesses Up To Sexual Relationship with Teenage Former Staffer

Filed by Jason Tseng | January 21, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Some sad news comes to us from the Pacific Northwest as Sam Adams, 44, confesses a previously denied sexual relationship with a teenage former staffer, Beau Breedlove, whom he met when Breedlove was just 17. Adams was hailed as the...Read More


Another Socio-Political Tangent

Filed by Chip Clapp | January 21, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Please note - this post contains profanity. Please stop reading if you are offended by foul language. I was out driving today and stopped at a stop sign. Another car then pulled up to the stop sign to my left...Read More


Twilight Hottie Naked In Tub!

Filed by Michael Buckley | January 21, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. What is hotter Robert Pattinson in the Tub or Britney's Abs? 2. Do you watch Lost or Scrubs or House or Top Chef?? 3. What food would you be devastated to have recalled???...Read More


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Donald Hitchcock on the DNC settlement

Filed by Ed Team | January 21, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

"I appreciate all the things the DNC, Governor Dean, Rev. Leah Daughtry, Andy Tobias, Julie Tagen - and the Democratic Party generally - have done to advance equality. I had hoped for even more, but the dialogue is not over...Read More


Why I'm happy, why I'm not satisfied

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 21, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

The Ill Doctrine talks about the big day yesterday....Read More