February 10, 2009

Surrender Dorothy: the Clarke Wags a Broomstick at the Trans-Community

Filed by Kelley Winters | February 10, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

I am saddened and frightened by news that Professor Lynn Conway, a dear friend and outspoken advocate for the trans-community, has been threatened with a lawsuit by attorneys on behalf of the University of Toronto Centre for Addiction and Mental...Read More


The Real American Family

Filed by Bil Browning | February 10, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Nikol Hasler, the brilliant creator of the Midwest Teen Sex Show, has a new series on the Public Internet Channel. Real American Family will also cover teen sexuality issues, but will also cover issues parents can relate to. Episode One...Read More


Let's Talk Stimulation: The Economy & the LGBTQ Community

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 10, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

We have lots of issues facing us as a community. They are all extremely important (I'm not one to make grand "this is the number one issue facing LGBTQ folks" statements). But one that seems to not get included in...Read More


K-Fed Concert

Filed by Abigail Hannon | February 10, 2009 | 4:15 PM | comments

Uncle Agaton, me & Kfed. Ah yeah!...Read More


Marriage Equality and the Protection of Children

Filed by Dana Rudolph | February 10, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

This seemed appropriate for Freedom to Marry Week. It first appeared in slightly modified form at 365gay.com. Denying marriage to same-sex couples harms our children. So said the New Jersey Civil Union Review Commission, which published its final report at...Read More


The Greatest Gay Lie Ever Told?

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 10, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Zack Rosen is a founder and first full-time employee of The New Gay, an alternative queer resource based in Washington, DC. Bilerico is happy to have him back again as a guest blogger. In a recent...Read More


Teenager Accused of Using Facebook to Blackmail Classmates

Filed by Jason Tseng | February 10, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Shocking news comes out of Wisconsin, where Anthony Stancl, 18, has been accused of using the wildly popular social networking site, Facebook, to coerce fellow male students into sex acts. Police discovered Stancl's actions after confiscating his computer after tracing...Read More


Sturm und Drang

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 10, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

I posted, elsewhere, a couple months ago, and I mentioned without even thinking about it that there was no guarantee that the US was going to get more queer-accepting in the future, and, if it did, that it would remain...Read More


Exclusive interview with Toni Broaddus

Filed by Bil Browning | February 10, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

I had an opportunity to sit down with Toni Broaddus, the Executive Director of the Equality Federation. The Federation is the umbrella organization for the various state equality groups (Indiana Equality, Equality Ohio, etc.). As a quiet force behind the...Read More


Get OUT and Vote!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 10, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

It's Election Day in Fort Lauderdale, Wilton Manors, and Dania Beach. There are lots of openly LGBT candidates running, as well as many allies to our community, so get out and make your voice heard!!! For information on polling places,...Read More


Bending Valentine's Day Our Way

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | February 10, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

One of the bonuses of being a writer is that you hear from readers, and find out how our people do things all over the world. Yesterday I got a neat Valentine email from Italy. Italian LGBT activist Mariagrazia Leone...Read More


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I can die fulfilled

Filed by Ed Team | February 10, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I hope that when I die, people say about me, 'Boy, that guy sure owed me a lot of money.'" -- Jack Handey (as found on Mikerzz)...Read More


Les Garçons dans les Vestiaires

Filed by Bil Browning | February 10, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

[Video = NSFW] I picked this video just because Alex is back in France and I wanted to show solidarity. I don't speak French, so I hope this Clarika song is appropriate. (If it's not he'll send me a...Read More