July 20, 2009

Gay is not the new black

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 20, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: LZ Granderson is a senior writer and columnist for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com, and has contributed to ESPN's Sports Center, Outside the Lines and First Take. He is the 2009 Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)...Read More


Health care in the U.S. - stop bickering and fix it

Filed by Pam Spaulding | July 20, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Q of the day: do you have a health care horror story to share? Was it denial of service or meds by your insurance, or hospital bureaucracy, or something even more onerous, like poor quality care? I have to agree...Read More


Episcopal Church moves forward on same-sex unions

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 20, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Last week the Rev. Irene posted about the Episcopal Church's vote to lift the moratorium on gay clergy, and two pro-trans resolutions passed in this year's conference as well. This last Friday the leaders of the Episcopal Church voted to...Read More


SCLC/LA's Rev. Eric Lee Remains Firm in Gay Marriage Stance

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 20, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

A few hours after President Barack Obama included gays in his heartfelt speech celebrating the 100th anniversary of the in a grand ballroom in New York City Thursday night, Rev. Eric Lee, director of the Los Angeles chapter of the...Read More


Senator Sessions Looking to Add "Poison Pill" Amendments to Hate Crimes Legislation

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 20, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is hoping to add three different amendments to the Matthew Shepard Act in an attempt to kill support for the expansion of hate crimes laws to protect the LGBT community. You may know Senator Sessions as...Read More


Transgender "comics" -- Zerophilia

Filed by Austen Crowder | July 20, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

I have bad news: I spent my normal comic-review time reading Misfile. However, I have good news: I watched an indie movie with a transgender theme. Glorious! Without further ado: Zerophilia. Its a simple recipe for success. Take a good...Read More


Today's Legislator of the Day: Alan Mollohan

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 20, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Last week, we sent about 80 emails to Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart. And now... Today's LEGISLATOR OF THE DAY * * * drum roll * * * Rep. Alan Mollohan of West Virginia Please email him/her at CongressmanMollohan@mail.house.gov and tell him...Read More


Broward School Board Race Priority for the LGBT Community

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 20, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Ryan Terrell is a Senior at Cypress Bay High School where he serves as the President of the Cypress Bay Gay/Straight Alliance. He is also the incoming President of the Broward County GSA Advisory Council. While still more...Read More


Shocker: Religious Right doesn't really want freedom of religion

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 20, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

I know, I know, this is totally news to everyone here. In Connecticut, the Department of Children and Families has taken down LGBT information from their website designed to help foster parents and other care-givers handle LGBT youth. Part of...Read More


Your blog virginity

Filed by Bil Browning | July 20, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Open thread questions for the day. What was the first blog you started reading regularly? How did you find & start reading Bilerico Project? What's your favorite blog (non-LGBT is perfectly fine!) Answer all or some - or just blogwhore...Read More


Twibbon? What's a Twibbon?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 20, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Techno-savvy queers, take note! Twibbon.com is the newest way to promote causes on Twitter. A "twibbon" is a way to promote your cause by adding a small graphic banner to the lower right hand corner of your twitter pic. Here's...Read More


Mormon Mysteries #549

Filed by Storm Bear | July 20, 2009 | 9:00 AM | comments

click to enlarge The crazy sex issues of the Mormon church, such as the polygamy and the back lash against gays, are just a couple of things that make Mormonism so odd. And don't get me started on their...Read More


Gay Penguins Break Up Plus Emmy Nominations!

Filed by Michael Buckley | July 20, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1.Why are penguins so gay? 2.What Emmy nominations were you most psyched for? Who are you pissed was snubbed? List of nominees can be found here. 3.Who will win the Emmy: Hannah Montana, Wizards...Read More


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Harry Potter Keeps Them Guessing

Filed by Ed Team | July 20, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I grew up around gay people my entire life, basically, that's possibly why I'm quite camp, and some people think I'm gay when I meet them, which I think is awesome. It's always good to keep them guessing [laughs]. ....Read More


The Bear Forest (float)

Filed by Bil Browning | July 20, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

This short video from Toronto's gay pride parade is too damned cute for words; everything is so "bubbly!" Some parts may not be safe for work if you have a particularly prudish office....Read More