March 23, 2009

IYG needs a bookkeeper

Filed by Bil Browning | March 23, 2009 | 7:30 PM | comments

Passing this along for the Indiana Youth Group: IYG is looking for a bookkeeper! This person needs to be able to work 8 - 10 hours per week (preferably during the day) and be familiar with QuickBooks accounting software. This...Read More


Giveway: $400 worth of celebrity goodness

Filed by Bil Browning | March 23, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

This week we're running an exclusive contest for Bilerico Project readers and we're giving away $400 worth of prizes thanks to GLAAD - The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. Up for grabs are two pairs of show-only tickets to...Read More


Anyone see Marley & Me?

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 23, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Last night Alberto and I went to the movies and watched, at 10PM on a Sunday night, Marley & Me, starring Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston. Movies come out a little later here in France, and this one was just...Read More


NY Senator Chuck Schumer supports full DOMA repeal

Filed by Bil Browning | March 23, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Great news popping up about a "private risotto dinner" last night LGBT politicos had with New York's senior senator, Chuck Schumer. The Senator, who previously parroted the one-man-one-woman line and voted in favor of DOMA had moved to supporting civil...Read More


Allies Aren't 'Homophobes' or 'Transphobes' For Telling The Truth

Filed by Monica Roberts | March 23, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

The late poet Gwendolyn Brooks said it best when she stated that 'truth tellers are not always palatable, there's a preference for candy bars.' One of the things that irritates me is when the people in the GLBT community who...Read More


Going to the Moon and GLBT

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | March 23, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Amid all the noisy debates about how much we'll spend on bailouts, healthcare, education and war, NASA is quietly rocketing its way towards an $18.7 billion budget for 2010, which is $2.4 billion more than it got to spend in...Read More


DC Queer Studies

Filed by Brett Abrams | March 23, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Have you wanted to bone up on your queer studies lately? Curious to see how queer theory applies to current politics in the U.S. and worldwide? DC offers that opportunity next month. On April 17 and 18th, graduate students and...Read More


Pleading death threats makes its way into the AIG hearings

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 23, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Remember that lawsuit a couple of months back in California to keep the names of people who donated to Proposition 8 secret because they might get "death threats" (which were never made public, of course)? Remember how the judge in...Read More


Reportback from MEChA's National Conference

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | March 23, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

I spent this last weekend at the national MEChA (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan) conference which was held in my home town of Eugene. The theme celebrating MEChA's 40th anniversary was Retomando la Historia Desplazada de la Mujer, Reclaiming Displaced...Read More


Barney Frank on ENDA, DADT and the "Homophobe" Antonin Scalia

Filed by Michael Crawford | March 23, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

In a wide ranginginterview with CBS News' Ross Palombo on LGBT issues, Rep. Barney Frank makes clear what he believes is possible in President Obama's first term: Passage of an inclusive ENDA Passage of an inclusive hate crimes bill Repeal...Read More


Rocks: Has the Push for Civil Equality Killed the Quest for Sexual Freedom?

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 23, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger David Phillips is a poly Leather shaman, kink evangelist, and Queermen's health advocate living in Arlington, VA. A survivor of relationship abuse, David co-founded the Rainbow Response Coalition, addressing intimate partner violence among LGBTQ people in...Read More


"I don't understand the economy!" is a feature, not a bug

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 23, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Over the past several months, I've been doing my level best to try to keep up with what's been going on in terms of personal finance, Wall Street criminality, and bail-outs as the American financial system swirls in the toilet...Read More


Taco Bell nacho drag vs Pupperoni

Filed by Bil Browning | March 23, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

This stirred up some conversation around here this weekend. Check out these two recent queer commercials from Taco Bell and Pupperoni. Do you find either of them offensive?...Read More


A Different Kind of Herstory: Longing for Femme Mentors

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 23, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Amanda Harris is an activist-artist-queer-southern-feminist-femme. She is currently a Clinton Fellow at the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. Recently an organization that I am a part of in New York called the Femme Family NYC...Read More


Virginia GOP Civil War Continues to Intensify

Filed by Michael Hamar | March 23, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

As a former member of and activist in the Republican Party of Virginia ("RPV") in the days before it became largely an arm of James Dobson's affiliate in Virginia, The Family Foundation, I continue to watch in dismay as the...Read More


Twilight Star Gay Sex With Joe Jonas!

Filed by Michael Buckley | March 23, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. Who was on top? Robert Pattinson or Joe Jonas? HA! 2. Do you think Le-Ann Rimes had an affair? Really? Do you even know who she is? 3. Were you shocked Alexis was...Read More


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Italian soccer star, Nicola Legrottaglie, is anti-gay

Filed by Ed Team | March 23, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Homosexuality is seen like fashion these days...For many it's a way of going against things. However, it's written clearly in the bible that homosexuality, whether masculine or feminine, is wrong...As a Christian I would advise gay people to read the...Read More


Yes, we're gay, but....

Filed by Father Tony | March 23, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Featuring Michael Buckley of What the Buck...Read More