April 27, 2009

Craiglist killer Philip Markoff also targeted men & transwomen

Filed by Bil Browning | April 27, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

Another reminder that the closet and the constant socially reinforced shame of a non-heterosexual orientation can warp an individual: Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy But that won't be the story... Instead, it'll be...Read More


The Not-So-Funny Papers

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 27, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

I’ve been spending my evenings pouring over the torture memos. I’m not sure what I’m looking for, or what I expect to find, but I want to get an idea of how bad it got. (Besides, you can find amazing...Read More


Register that URL

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 27, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Carrie Prejean said to Rex Wockner: I have a lot of friends that are gay. I'm beginning to think that, in order to make more gay friends, I have to switch teams. Obviously the homophobes are the ones with all...Read More


Five members of Congress arrested

Filed by Bil Browning | April 27, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

This isn't news you get to report every day... Five members of Congress were arrested this morning outside of the Sudanese embassy during a protest of the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Darfur. Five members of Congress and two Darfur activists...Read More


Torture: An LGBT Issue?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | April 27, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Torture has finally come out of the closet where America kept it buried under piles of old Life Magazines with Pulitzer-Prize-winning war photos on the cover -- into the most routine TV news commentaries, even dinner-table conversation. The word "torture"...Read More


Dwight DeLee Trial To Start June 11

Filed by Monica Roberts | April 27, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Now that Allen Andrade is rotting in jail for the rest of his life, it's now time for the transgender community's attention to focus on the other alleged murderer facing hate crimes charges for killing a transwoman. "The decision to...Read More


Democracy fail

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 27, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

From Iowa: A group of same-sex-marriage opponents is also expected to arrive this morning to deliver a petition urging the recorder's office not to issue the licenses. Polk County sheriff's deputies are on hand to maintain the peace.[...] Emmet County...Read More


Iowa to begin marrying gay couples today

Filed by Michael Crawford | April 27, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Andy at Towleroad reminds us that today is the day when gay and lesbian couples will be able to marry in Iowa. This is a great day for Iowa and for the nation. Seven DC residents including myself participated in...Read More


Overlooked in the Miss USA Flap

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 27, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Ben Finzel is a Washington D.C.-based public relations professional. A former Congressional staffer and Clinton Administration appointee, his career has focused on public affairs, public education campaigns and media relations. By now, you've likely heard or...Read More


New Outrage! documentary: Is outing justified?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 27, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

We haven't talked about outing too much on Bilerico Project and with Outrage!, the new documentary on outing closeted anti-gay political figures hitting the big screen, the topic will soon be a national discussion. The movie outs Florida Governor Charlie...Read More


Lt Guv Becky Skillman to attend hate group fundraiser

Filed by Bil Browning | April 27, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Hat tip to Blue Indiana's Thomas Cook for the news that Indiana Lt. Governor Becky Skillman will be the guest of honor at a rightwing hate group's fundraiser. Advance America's founder, Eric Miller, is a former Republican gubernatorial candidate and...Read More


Marriage starts in Iowa

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 27, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Same-sex marriage starts in Iowa today. Congrats to anyone going in to get hitched on this lovely April Monday. Consider this your "Go Hawkeyes" open thread....Read More


Reports of the death of gay nightlife have been greatly exaggerated

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 27, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Jim Barrett has been writing for over a decade at jimbo.info, a personal journal and potpourri of news about Washington, DC and the l/g/b/t community. He started blogging to supplement a bad memory and to share...Read More


Transvestic Disorder and Policy Dysfunction in the DSM-V

Filed by Kelley Winters | April 27, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

While the current psychiatric classification of "Gender Identity Disorder" in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders has drawn global GLBTQ concern and controversy, the equally defamatory classification of "Transvestic Fetishism" has been largely overlooked by transadvocates and allies....Read More


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Advertising on Bilerico Project and state sites

Filed by Bil Browning | April 27, 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


Miss YouTube 2009!

Filed by Michael Buckley | April 27, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment questions of the day: 1. Who got robbed? Who was overrated? Are you happy with results? Make sure to congratulate everyone who placed! 2. Who is your favorite female Tuber who did not make the Top 20!?...Read More


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Hate Crimes: The Beginning of the End?

Filed by Ed Team | April 27, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Laws ultimately reflect a nation's values, and this legislation, once passed, will send a strong message that America rejects all forms of hate violence, including bias-motivated crimes against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. This committee vote marks the beginning...Read More


Ill Doctrine on Miss California and Perez Hilton

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 27, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

The Ill Doctrine takes on Miss California and Perez Hilton...Read More