February 11, 2009

Will Lesbian Batwoman Steal Sperm to Impregnate Partner?

Filed by Dana Rudolph | February 11, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

At first, I was excited. A lesbian Batwoman, and a redhead, no less. Being a fellow member of that esteemed league, I felt a certain bond. Then I read the rest of the article, in which Gotham's female guardian is...Read More


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Click Rachel Maddow to support our friends

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 11, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

The 2008 Lezzy Awards are open for votes, and TBP contributor Pam Spaulding is up for "Best Political/Feminist Blog." Go vote for her! Also, I got an email from Grace Chu of Grace the Spot, an awesome lesbian group-blog, asking...Read More


Keeping whites and colors separate: The "U-Washee"

Filed by Bil Browning | February 11, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Racism is ingrained in the Midwest; we've normalized it. Take, for example, my earlier post on Tony Zirkle, the Hoosier Republican congressional candidate who spoke at a dinner honoring Hitler's birthday. (He also publicly advocated for racial segregation.) Zirkle lost,...Read More


Lobbying 101

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 11, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

Editors' note: Frequent guest blogger Monica Helms is the president of the Transgender Americans Veterans Association. 'Tis the season where new Senators and Representatives begin getting used to their new jobs, while the cherry blossoms bloom in the springtime. Capital...Read More


Accused Murderers of Lesbian Soccer Player on Trial

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | February 11, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Lesbian soccer player Eudy Simelane has become South Africa's Matthew Shepard. Her grisly murder last year, following torture and gang rape by several young men, has set off a tidal wave of outrage in South Africa. Simelane, who once played...Read More


Kate Clinton and Alicia Skillman: Got a new job?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 11, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

On the last day of Creating Change, I had interviews scheduled with Bilerico Project contributor Kate Clinton and the Triangle Foundation's new Executive Director, Alicia Skillman. Alicia is only the second African-American to head a state equality organization. (TBP contributor...Read More


Tennessee church shooter Jim David Atkinsson's manifesto

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 11, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

The manifesto of Jim David Atkisson is going around the internet, and it's after the jump. Atkinsson just pled guilty to murdering two people and injuring six others after he entered a Unitarian Universalist Church in Tennessee and opened fire....Read More


Clearly, you need more Gina de Vries in your life!

Filed by Gina de Vries | February 11, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Attention Pioneer Valley, Boston, NYC, & New England people! I'm hoping to make it out to the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Reproductive Justice conference at Hampshire College this April, and to turn it into an opportunity to do some...Read More


Municipal Election Results are In!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 11, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Results are in for the Municipal Elections in Fort Lauderdale, Dania Beach, and Wilton Manors! Fort Lauderdale Mayor- Jack Seiler (defeating openly gay candidates Dean Trantalis and Earl Rynerson) The best news is that Naugle is gone for good! District...Read More


2009 Grammy's - Miley Ruins Taylor's Song - Seacrest Drunk!

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 11, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. What was your favorite performances of the night? 2. What was the worst performance of the night?! 3. Any upsets/surprises for the awards? 4. Will this ruin Chris Brown's career?...Read More


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The ACLU steps in

Filed by Ed Team | February 11, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We are taking a stand today because gay students are entitled to a safe and secure education. Gay and lesbian students deserve schools that heed the rule of law. These students are trying to bring a message of equality and...Read More


Meet Derek

Filed by Bil Browning | February 11, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Meet Derek. He's 16 and gay and quickly becoming a YouTube phenomenon. You can subscribe to Derek's channel to catch more of his videos. I did....Read More


Ding Dong the Witch is Dead

Filed by Father Tony | February 11, 2009 | 12:10 AM | comments

Fort Lauderdale has a new mayor! The hideous reign of the homophobic Mayor Naugle is over. Shortly before the polls closed earlier this evening, I interviewed him. Watch it after the jump....Read More