April 28, 2009

A New Storm

Filed by Sara Whitman | April 28, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

As I was gearing up for a long week of meetings yesterday, I found out some awful news. My friend is sick. Very sick. I believe in my heart she'll be okay because she is the strongest person I know,...Read More


New marriage poll out, support increased 9% in one month

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 28, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

CBS has a new poll out on same-sex marriage: Forty-two percent of Americans now say same sex couples should be allowed to legally marry, a new CBS News/New York Times poll finds. That's up nine points from last month, when...Read More


Indiana Family Institute resorts to lies (again)

Filed by Bil Browning | April 28, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

It kills me that so many of the religious right hate groups have to use obviously twisted logic to support their biases and prejudices. A good case in point is the recent e-blast from the Indiana Family Institute shrieking about...Read More


Public health means working together

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 28, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

This afternoon I went to a health center in downtown Paris. I got the full gamut of STD screenings a month ago (negative for everything, thank you very much) [I got schooled, check out the comments.] and was told that...Read More


Gay Fashion Alert: You have license to dazzle until autumn.

Filed by Father Tony | April 28, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

So much of fashion and style is defined by restraint, understatement and subdued colors and textures. You can imagine my delight in spotting a trend on the streets of gorgeous Miami Beach and subsequently in chique New York that flies...Read More


Hunting the elusive white stag

Filed by Bil Browning | April 28, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

I'm a big fan of fantasy novels and King Arthur legends. One of the recurring storylines common in the genre is hunting the white stag - a metaphor for the hero seeking purity and justice. Of course, the white deer...Read More


Dining Out For Life is Thursday!

Filed by Bil Browning | April 28, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

A quick reminder that Thursday is Dining Out For Life. The event is a national fundraiser to raise money for HIV/AIDS organizations. In Indianapolis, the Damien Center is the recipient of the much needed cash. All you have to do...Read More


Photoshoot with Claudia Charriez

Filed by Jeff Sheng | April 28, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

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Public gay sex is worse than torture

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 28, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

I posted a video this morning of an Oklahoma City police officer explaining a gay sex sting in which 16 men were arrested for public lewdness. After complaints were made, undercover cops were sent to several parks. Uniformed police officers...Read More


Fortune Small Business Magazine on Transgender Workers

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | April 28, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Fortune Small Business magazine put out an article on transgender workers today, available on the CNNMoney.com site. Entitled "When a staffer switches genders," the subtitle emphasizes tolerance and respect: "Coping with major changes can flummox a workplace, but you can...Read More


HIV+ People Be Aware of Swine Flu

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 28, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Elected and public health officials are walking a fine line between expressing serious concern and provoking alarm over a new strain of swine flu that has killed 149 people in Mexico. The World Health Organization raised the threat level yesterday...Read More


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Bilerico RSS feeds and daily digest e-mails

Filed by Bil Browning | April 28, 2009 | 8:30 AM | comments

Several of you write in weekly asking about our RSS feeds and e-mail digests. One of the most common questions asked is what we send out to our e-mail list. Each night at midnight, we round up all of the...Read More


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Meghan McCain Tweets on Iowa Marriage Equality

Filed by Ed Team | April 28, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Big shoutout to Iowa today for legalizing gay marriage which can now officially be performed today! Gives me lots of hope for the country!" --Meghan McCain, daughter of Sen. John McCain (R) via Twitter yesterday...Read More


Oklahoma police chief explains gay sex sting

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 28, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

After publishing photos of people arrested in a gay sex sting, a police chief explains himself....Read More