March 10, 2009

Anthony Niedwiecki elected Mayor of Oakland Park, Florida

Filed by Father Tony | March 10, 2009 | 10:00 PM | comments

Just ran out of the victory party to let you all know that Anthony Niedwiecki has become a city commissioner in Oakland Park, Forida, winning his first race for public office. At the time of this report, he is apparently...Read More


How To Be an Ally To a Bisexual Person

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 10, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Ellyn Ruthstrom is the President of the Bisexual Resource Center and the Calendar Editor of Bi Women Boston. I was walking down the street in Jamaica Plain a few days ago when two people with clipboards...Read More


Possible L-on-T hate crime in DC

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 10, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

In Washington, DC, last week, two transmen were allegedly beaten up outside a gay club on lesbian night by several women. One of the men ended up with a concussion. "They said, 'What the fuck are you? Are you a...Read More


It's Election Day today! Seriously!

Filed by Bil Browning | March 10, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

It's Election Day in Broward County Florida! You know what that means! Bilerico-Florida contributor (and TBP editor Waymon Hudson's husband!) Anthony Niedwiecki is running for Oakland Park City Commission Seat 4. If you live in the area, they need everyone...Read More


Racism: The Cancer that Slowly Consumes Our Very Souls

Filed by Wyatt O'Brian Evans | March 10, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

In the early 1990's, I viewed a fascinating PBS series on racism conducted by Frances Cress Welsing, the distinguished African-American behavioral scientist and general and child psychiatrist practicing in Washington, D.C. Famous for her "Cress Theory of Color Confrontation," which...Read More


The Murder That Shocked Gay DC

Filed by Michael Crawford | March 10, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

A few days ago I announced the soft launch of Bilerico DC. Today I want to direct your attention to an amazing post looking at the unsolved murder of Robert Wone, a straight Asian attorney who was found murdered at...Read More


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Introducing a new series on racism in the LGBT community

Filed by Bil Browning | March 10, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

It's my distinct pleasure to introduce Projectors to Bilerico-DC blogger Wyatt O'Brian Evans. Wyatt is a columnist for QBliss, a nationwide LGBT magazine. Wyatt wrote a series of articles for QBliss that were so popular, we've agreed to syndicate it...Read More


Another Consequence of Taxation Without Representation

Filed by K Travis Ballie | March 10, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Washingtonians have been following the time honored Beltway Olympic sports of media-sniping, political back-stabbing and public humiliation by committee hearing for the past few weeks. I'm not talking about the Hill however, bastion of deceit and betrayal that it is....Read More


Rich people are just plain better than you

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

This is why I can't go on vacation: after taking the latter half of last week off of Bilerico, the right decided to go Galt and deprive the world of their incredible talents. It's simply too much. I often wonder...Read More


HRC Corporate Equality Index Revisions are Great, but 2012 is Much Too Late.

Filed by Kelley Winters | March 10, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Last week, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation announced long awaited revisions to its Corporate Equality Index (CEI) that would address some of the current inequities in transgender health benefits. Employers receiving a perfect 100% rating would be required to remove...Read More


Respect versus acceptance

Filed by Austen Crowder | March 10, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

I changed someone's opinion about trans-women the other day. This guy had originally called me disparaging names and trolled my online accounts because I was transgender. When I gave him a harsh "don't-screw-with-me" conversation, he apologized. I surprised him by...Read More


Andrea Shorter on her new EQCA marriage job

Filed by Karen Ocamb | March 10, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Yesterday Equality California announced that they hired two new leaders to help regain the freedom to marry in California. (The press release has their full bios.) Marc Solomon - the highly regarded executive director of MassEquality - will be EQCA's...Read More


Who Murdered Robert Wone?

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 10, 2009 | 8:30 AM | comments

Editor's Note: Guest bloggers Craig Brownstein, David Greer, Doug Johnson and Michael Kremin are creators of the site Who Murdered Robert Wone? Two and a half years ago, August 2nd 2006, Washington attorney Robert E. Wone was found murdered at...Read More


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Tammy Baldwin on Domestic Partner Benefits

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

"I know that as the author of this measure, we have to continue to educate for both marriage equality and equal employment benefits for domestic partners, and it's important in that educational process to have the facts about how the...Read More


You could win a date with a cute guy

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

Remember the cute tease who might have been coming out of the closet? Apparently he's at least open minded, eh?...Read More