June 10, 2009

DC Elections Board Considers Harry Jackson's Demand for Referendum Against Marriage Recognition Law

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 10, 2009 | 7:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Guest blogger Peter Montgomery is a D.C.-based writer, editor and communications consultant. He is a Senior Fellow at People For the American Way Foundation and authored its recent report on Harry Jackson, Point Man for the Wedge Strategy....Read More


Thomas Beatie becomes America's favorite trans dad... twice

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 10, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

Thomas Beatie, who gained some fame last year as he spoke with the Advocate, Oprah, and Barbara Walters about the details of being a transman who kept his reproductive organs, went off hormone, and became pregnant, had a second baby...Read More


Suffering in Silence, Part 2.

Filed by John Shields | June 10, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

And I thought I had a personal story to tell about Don't Ask Don't Tell... This video just in from the New York Times op-ed online pages. Yep, there's a commercial beforehand - but someone's got to pay the bills...Read More


Video from my CNN.com appearance

Filed by Bil Browning | June 10, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Thanks for all the blog and Twitter support this morning, Projectors. My first time on CNN.com/live went pretty well except for the beginning when my Skype died. Take pity on me for the first question and remember I was still...Read More


Man arrested for wearing women's swimsuit

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 10, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

What's next, police arresting people for not wearing at least three pieces of sex-appropriate clothing?...Read More


Is D.C. Mayor Fenty Our Friend?

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 10, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Guest blogger Tim Newman is a DC-based activist working primarily on economic justice and global justice issues. Gay pride month has a particularly important significance this year as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots on...Read More


Watch one progressive bus run over Rachel Maddow and the LGBT community

Filed by Pam Spaulding | June 10, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

I don't know how many of my readers surf around the general progressive blogosphere regularly, but you can get a taste of the blowback the LGBT community is receiving for deigning to ask why the Obama administration has been silent...Read More


Your chance to visit Cuba!

Filed by Father Tony | June 10, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Jack Rutland, Executive Director of Fort Lauderdale's Stonewall Library and Archives, has announced that the library is organizing a nine day cultural tour of Cuba scheduled for Thanksgiving 2009....Read More


And the terrorists won

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 10, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

The reason George Tiller was killed wasn't because of him so much but more because the rightwing knows that there would be no negative repercussions to the larger movement and that it would be the absolute most efficient way to...Read More


Rockstar energy drink threatens Bilerico Project with lawsuit

Filed by Bil Browning | June 10, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

UPDATE: Over the course of the last few weeks, Bilerico Project and Change.org have worked closely with Rockstar Energy Drink to take concrete steps on addressing LGBT rights. We are pleased to announce though these discussions a bold agreement was...Read More


New Film Explores How Gender Stereotypes and Homophobia Affect All Teens

Filed by Dana Rudolph | June 10, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

"I felt that teenagers in particular were really affected by anti-gay prejudice," said Academy Award-winning filmmaker Debra Chasnoff, "but so much of the conversation that's been had to date about that prejudice has been solely focused on how homophobia affects...Read More


I'll be on CNN.com's LIVE show at noon today

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

I just got confirmation that I'll be a guest on CNN.com's LIVE show today to discuss President Obama and LGBT rights. Some of the areas we're supposed to cover are: The Obama administration/same-sex marriage/Supreme Court's refusal to take up don't...Read More


97 and Homeless in L.A.

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | June 10, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Several times now, two colleagues of mine have seen this elderly woman at a busy intersection in central Los Angeles. She's been there in her wheelchair, with her cardboard sign, for a couple of weeks now. Her middle-aged son, also...Read More


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Idol and Inspiration

Filed by Ed Team | June 10, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"American Idol has become iconic in our culture, and as Adam continues to share his story during his post-Idol career, we hope his decision to live openly and honestly inspires gay people and opens the hearts and minds of his...Read More


Hercules & Love Affair perform "You Belong"

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 10, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

I just found this wicked performance of "You Belong" that was recorded for Pitchfork's Don't Look Down show....Read More