April 13, 2009

National Car Rental Employee To Trans Customer: "Screwed-Up Man Faggot"

Filed by Pam Spaulding | April 13, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

Note from Pam: This is a post by Pam's House Blend contributor Autumn Sandeen, who was contacted by the victim in this case to expose this atrocious treatment by a National Rental Car staffer and the Little Rock Police Department....Read More


"They Must Recruit Our Chidren..."

Filed by Bo Shuff | April 13, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Ah, Anita Bryant. Her famous quote about gays needing to recruit children has been parroted so many times since 1977 that it has become an all to familiar refrain of the right. Even the Prop 8 supporters in California Video...Read More


Rights inferno

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 13, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Allow me to translate Justice Thomas: Dear Mr. President, There are too many rights nowadays. Please eliminate three. P.S., I am not a crank. I'm referring to this:...Read More


Amazon.com: A Glitch...or the Ax?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | April 13, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Over the weekend, did LGBT books get the ax on Amazon.com? Does the online bookselling giant actually have a new policy to target certain books as "adult books" -- removing them from the main queue of Amazon rankings and making...Read More


Alberta Finance Minister: "I Didn't Know We Covered That"

Filed by Mercedes Allen | April 13, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

When Finance Minister Iris Evans discussed the Province's decision to delist Gender Reassignment Surgery (GRS) on the day after the budget was handed down, she said, "I didn't even know we covered that." Reportedly, there was a look of hate...Read More


If you're in Paris these next few weeks...

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 13, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

I do know that we have a Parisian readership here at the Bilerico Project, so I'm giving you all a heads-up to the Festival Parisien du Théâtre Gay et Lesbian (Gay and Lesbian Parisian Theater Festival). Starting this Wednesday going...Read More


Hold Your Horses: Don't Boycott Amazon Yet

Filed by Scott Kaiser | April 13, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

[YET ANOTHER UPDATE: See below] Ok, the Twitterverse and LGBT blogosphere are in an absolute snit over a recent change at Amazon.com classifying most LGBT fiction as "adult content" thereby excluding the material from sales rankings, etc. Worst yet,...Read More


Rick Warren's fragile ego

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 13, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Jeez. Could Rick Warren get any more pathetic? Warren dropped out of the show [George Stephanopoulos's This Week] after comments came to light that seemed to contradict the megachurch pastor's stated neutrality on Proposition 8, the California measure that banned...Read More


11 Year Old Kills Himself After Gay Taunts Left Unaddressed

Filed by Sara Whitman | April 13, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

An eleven-year-old boy hung himself in Springfield, MA last week. He had been repeatedly taunted as "gay" even though he did not identify as such. His mother went to the school over and over again, trying to get something done....Read More


LGBT-inclusive White House Egg Roll liveblog

Filed by Dustin Kight | April 13, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editors' note: All day today Dustin Kight from the Family Equality Council will be bringing us updates from LGBT families who were invited to the White House Easter Egg Roll. Tune in for more throughout the day! Good morning, all,...Read More


Barack Obama's new gay dog

Filed by Bil Browning | April 13, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Queerty calls out the Obama's new dog for being a little fey: Thanks to Ted Kennedy, Sasha and Malia have finally received their Dad's campaign promise to them- an adorable hypoallergenic puppy. Meet Bo, the Portuguese Water Dog, who- based...Read More


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Advertise on Bilerico Project!

Filed by Bil Browning | April 13, 2009 | 8:30 AM | comments

Looking to reach a decidedly queer audience? Advertise with Bilerico Project! E-mail us for a rate card today! Don't forget to support the site by visiting our advertisers. In the tight economy, internet advertising has been hit hard. Help make...Read More


Britney Spears Has TOURETTE'S! SEXIEST TV Star? 400k Dance AT END!!

Filed by Michael Buckley | April 13, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the day: 1. Who is the SEXIEST person on TV? Pick one or name a few! 2. What is your FAVORITE song right now? 3. Are you glad Blind Scott is gone or sad? Who is...Read More


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Clementine Ford sets the record straight in The Advocate

Filed by Ed Team | April 13, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

Look, I am gay, and I just wanted there not to be this big emphasis on it. --Clementine Ford, 29 year old daughter of actress Cybill Shepherd, sets the record straight about her recent coming out, in an Advocate interview....Read More


Twelve-Year-Old's Testimony for Marriage Equality In Vermont

Filed by Dana Rudolph | April 13, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Twelve-year-old Evann Orleck-Jetter, the daughter of lesbian moms, testified at the public hearings on marriage equality last month before Vermont's Joint Senate and House Judiciary Committees. Democracy Now! spoke with her a few days ago and reported, "Many legislators...Read More