March 25, 2009

No to Newsroom Nitpicking

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | March 25, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

The other day, the fashion police's scream about Michelle Obama's turquoise boots was heard around the world. This on the heels of their shriek that her sleeveless dresses are "inappropriate" in the White House. When I think of all the...Read More


Breaking: HRC board issues statement on new ENDA policy

Filed by Bil Browning | March 25, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Hot off the presses and presented without commentary since I know y'all will have plenty of opinions... The HRC board announced a new policy on ENDA today: HRC Board ENDA Policy 3/25/2009 It's the policy of HRC that the organization...Read More


Health care industry is scared of reforms

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 25, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

From today's Wall Street Journal: The health-insurance industry said it would be willing to stop charging sick people more for coverage if all Americans were required to buy insurance. Tuesday's proposal, included in a letter to Senate leaders by the...Read More


Gainsville, bachelorette parties and Craigslist

Filed by Bil Browning | March 25, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

I've noticed over the past year we've drifted more and more toward opinion pieces or lengthy essays on the Project. That's not a bad thing; not by any means. One of the drawbacks though is that some regular news gets...Read More


Men in Dresses? In the Military? I don't think so!

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 25, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Monica Helms is the president of the Transgender American Veterans Association. The impending repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell hangs over Bigot Americans like a specter of doom that will reach Biblical proportions. In other words, they lack...Read More


Color me shocked

Filed by Bil Browning | March 25, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Sunday's Indianapolis Star brought some news that doesn't surprise me in the least. The Star analyzed the length of time it took for the Mayor's Action Center to respond to resident complaints - potholes, trash problems and the like. The...Read More


Scalia is homophobic

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 25, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Fox News opinionators are falling right and left having fainting spells because Barney Frank called Antonin Scalia homophobic. I'm more surprised that anyone would think that he isn't. The man clearly has a problem with same-sex lovin', thinks some pretty...Read More


Questions Congress Should Have Asked AIG CEO Edward Liddy

Filed by Storm Bear | March 25, 2009 | 1:35 PM | comments

click to enlarge My rage from the AIG pompousness has boiled away enough to type. Congress, however, still has me all a temper. Yes there were some tough questions and accusations thrown at AIG but they were all formulated...Read More


Victory In Gainesville: Voters Reject Fear Tactics and Discrimination

Filed by Nadine Smith | March 25, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

Equality Florida joins with local leaders in Gainesville and fair-minded people across the state and nation in celebrating today's decisive victory over discrimination and fear embodied in Gainesville Charter Amendment 1. Voters rejected the amendment by a vote of 58%...Read More


GLAAD Media Awards contest winners

Filed by Bil Browning | March 25, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

Congratulations to the winners of our exclusive giveaway with GLAAD - the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. Up for grabs were two sets of tickets to the NYC GLAAD Media Awards - that's two prize packages worth $200 each!!...Read More


Whose Goodwill?

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | March 25, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Everyone knows that Goodwill is a racket, right? Their mission is to give poor people job skills, and here's how they operate: rich and middle-class people donate the shit they don't want anymore, so that they can deduct it from...Read More


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Welcoming a new contributor

Filed by Bil Browning | March 25, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Please join me in welcoming Michael Adams to the Bilerico Project. Michael is the Executive Director of SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders). He wrote the recent popular guest post, "What Would Harvey Milk Say If He Were Here...Read More


Bromantic Comedy

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | March 25, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

If Paul Rudd isn't the funniest man on the planet, then he comes pretty damn close. His performance as the lovable loser in I Love You, Man is a miracle of comic timing, oddball ad-libs, and unrestrained awkwardness. (And, for...Read More


What Transmisogyny Looks Like

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | March 25, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

This is a topic that has been vital to my understanding of the world over the past few years, but it's still relatively unknown outside certain circles of activists. When I mention it as an area of my work, I...Read More


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When a Dimmycrat gets defeated

Filed by Ed Team | March 25, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"When a Dimmycrat gets defeated he says his wife didn' want him t' run; an' when a Republican gits snowed under he says th' people are follerin' strange gods." -- Kin Hubbard, speaking through his most famous character Abe Martin...Read More


Portia de Rossi apologizes for marrying Ellen

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 25, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Portia de Rossi apologizes for marrying Ellen....Read More