February 12, 2009

Does HRC have to be the anti-Christian homosexual activists from the movie?

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 12, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

You've gotta give the AFA some credit here. Their strategy was brilliant, and they're going to profit well from it. Earlier this week we learned that the AFA had purchased a one-hour primetime slot in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to run...Read More


ePride Guide

Filed by Jerame Davis | February 12, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

I had the opportunity to talk to Sue Hoffman, president of Indigo 501 Creative, about an exciting new project she's been working on - the ePride Guide. The ePride Guide is a website and accompanying iPhone app that will allow...Read More


Heroes Old and New

Filed by Cathy Renna | February 12, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

January 9 was one of those indescribable days where it not only felt good to be alive but a privilege to be working in the LGBT community. The best part is that much of it was unexpected. I started the...Read More


Ken Starr's fudging the truth about Prop 8

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 12, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

David Hart finds this interesting quotation from Ken Starr, the man who held the nation hostage with his obsession with Bill Clinton's sex live: "What is being argued before the California Supreme Court is: Do the people have power under...Read More


The Indianapolis mating game

Filed by Bil Browning | February 12, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

I was pleasantly shocked a few weeks ago when the Indianapolis Star solicited my help in finding a "20-something gay couple" for an upcoming feature on Valentine's Day. I quickly called long-time friend (and total hottie!) Josh Verbeke and asked...Read More


A Horrible Anniversary: Lawrence King Killed One Year Ago

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 12, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Today is a day of sadness and reflection for me. One year ago, 15 year-old Lawrence "Larry" King was shot in front of his classmates while sitting in school. For many younger LGBTQ people, this was a murder that defined...Read More


Welcoming Schools Guide Teaches Tolerance

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 12, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Ellen Kahn is director of the Human Rights Campaign's Family Project. One year ago, 15-year-old Lawrence King was shot in the head by a fellow student at a middle school in Oxnard, CA. While the motives...Read More


Spain to allow FtM into the Military

Filed by Brynn Craffey | February 12, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

Just to provide some perspective on how much power the religious right wing wields in the United States, consider this breaking news story coming out of Catholic Spain, where the Defense Ministry, headed by a woman, seems to be on...Read More


Whitman plans run for California governor

Filed by Sara Whitman | February 12, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

I guess the cat is out of the bag... Whitman plans run for California governor. Ah, only kidding. That would be my evil non-twin Meg Whitman. But it was a fun headline....Read More


A Snake Charmer?

Filed by Father Tony | February 12, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Dear Father Tony, Last week, I did something I have wanted to do for years. I did it while my partner was away on business for a week. I got my first tattoo. It's a really sensuous green serpent...Read More


Racist, prostitute-hating police officers beat up little girl and press charges against her

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 12, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

File this under "fucked up." Two years ago, 12-year-old Dymond Milburn, who's black, was out resetting a broken circuit in her yard when four plainclothes police officers, who were in the neighborhood on a call they got that three white...Read More


Florida Supreme Court Action Alert

Filed by Nadine Smith | February 12, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Florida Supreme Court Justice Charles Wells is retiring next month, and Governor Charlie Crist is in the process of selecting Wells' replacement. This is an extremely important moment for us as the balance of the court is at stake! Gov....Read More


Milk deserves an Oscar

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 12, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Sharon Stapel is the Executive Director of the New York City Anti-Violence Project which serves NY's LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities. "And the young gay people... The only thing they have to look forward to is hope....Read More


Want a free copy of Lilly Allen's new CD?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 12, 2009 | 8:30 AM | comments

It's time for another Bilerico Project contest! This time we're giving away a copy of Lilly Allen's new CD It's Not Me, It's You. E Capitol Records Presents IT'S NOT ME, IT'S YOU from international sensation Lily Allen The follow-up...Read More


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Ken Starr doesn't really care about marriage or gays

Filed by Ed Team | February 12, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"What is being argued before the California Supreme Court is: Do the people have power under the California constitution to amend the constitution so as to overturn a specific decision of the California Supreme Court? It's a very important but...Read More


NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand at the HRC dinner

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 12, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

NY Senator Kirsten Gillibrand delivers a message to LGBT's at an HRC dinner...Read More