July 13, 2009

The big gay legal turf war

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 13, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

It'd be hard to say that the Boies and Olson case got more strange last week with their cold response to several LGBT legal groups' motion to intervene, but there really isn't anything new about these sorts of turf wars...Read More


Judge Sotomayor for the Supreme Court

Filed by Kate Kendell | July 13, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

As a legal organization litigating cases in federal and state courts, we are keenly focused on the current Senate confirmation process for Judge Sotomayor. For the future of this country on so many essential issues that mark our times and...Read More


Survey results

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 13, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Here are the results for the poll on LGBT priority legislation I put up last week: ENDA44% DOMA repeal18% DADT repeal17% Hate crimes legislation8% Everything else got 3% or less. Well, those are the bills that get talked about the...Read More


Young Republicans elect racist middle-aged woman President

Filed by Bil Browning | July 13, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

And, no, it's not Sarah Palin. The Young Republican convention held this weekend in Indianapolis wasn't without controversy. While no one was arrested for giving sleeping men blowjobs, this year's flap was over incoming President Audra Shay's election. The Lousiana...Read More


NBC's The Listener: Taking on Trans Youth

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 13, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

I've been watching a show on NBC that I haven't heard too much buzz about. The Listener is about a paramedic who can read people's thoughts and uses it to help others. Think "Heroes" without the giant cast and a...Read More


Updates on the swimming campers in Philadelphia

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 13, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

The day campers that got kicked out of a private pool in Philadelphia because they were black are now swimming at a local private boarding school's pool. Ironically enough, Girard College was a school for white orphans set up by...Read More


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Bigger is better at Bilerico-Florida as we welcome Tom Brown!

Filed by Father Tony | July 13, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Please welcome Tom Brown of Daytona Beach, the newest member of our happily expanding Bilerico-Florida family. Tom is a self-described "unrehabilitated relic of the 60s" who spent 38 years in mainstream media. Early in his journalism career, he was a...Read More


David Brooks got the bad touch from a Republican Senator

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 13, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

I can't beat all the "point to where the Senator touched you on the doll, David" jokes out there, but can I just point out how weird this admission from David Brooks is?...Read More


What's Sarah Palin Up To?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | July 13, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Everybody in the world is jumping on the Palin prediction bandwagon. This is not surprising. Ever since she popped onto the national scene during the 2008 Presidential campaign, predicting whether Palin would win or self-destruct has become a national sport....Read More


Where is the Senate on ENDA?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 13, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

It's close. But we can do it. As I am sure you remember from Schoolhouse Rock, it's hard to make a Bill into a Law. In order for a Bill to be presented to the President for signature, it must...Read More


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Kerry Disses DOMA

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

"DOMA should never have passed and should never have become the law of the land. Unconstitutional and fundamentally unfair, today the human cost is especially clear and compelling. Denying same sex couples the same rights and protections under the law...Read More


Hitler finds out Sarah Palin is resigning

Filed by Bil Browning | July 13, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

I know, I know, Sarah Palin is soooo yesterday, but Projector John sent this video in last week and I forgot to feature it when it was totally "current." Anyone else think that Sarah Palin would turn Hitler over...Read More