August 19, 2009

Prop 8 Court Challenge: Judge says San Fran In, LGBT Orgs Out

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 19, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Judge Vaughn Walker has denied the request of several LGBT legal groups, including the ACLU, Lambda Legal and NCLR, to join Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 8. He also approved the City of San Francisco's...Read More


How the National Equality March Could Undermine LGBT America

Filed by Diane Silver | August 19, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

There are no villains in this post. Please note that fact before reading farther. I don't believe that the wonderful folks who are organizing the national march are evil or stupid, but I am worried that we could be marching...Read More


High school sweethearts, present day ironies

Filed by Austen Crowder | August 19, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Editor's note: names have been changed to keep anonymity. Anyone who talks to me about transition knows that I prefer to emphasize the positive aspects of change, rather than focusing on all the pitfalls. Plenty of people on the Internet...Read More


No Wonder Letterman is Beating Conan in the Ratings

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 19, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Self-promoting king, Donald Trump, appeared on Letterman last night to talk about the Miss Universe contest. Not surprisingly, Carrie Prejean came up, with Trump touting her "great beauty" as reason for caring about her opinions... Gotta love some late night...Read More


Vogue Evolution Takes ABDC By Storm

Filed by Jason Tseng | August 19, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

America's Best Dance Crew, which is broadcast Sunday nights at 9pm on MTV, is in its fourth season. Many of these dance shows that are popping up all over the tube (Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can...Read More


Justice Department Hires New LGBT Liaison

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 19, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

The Justice Department's Civil Rights Division has hired Matt Nosanchuk, a former staffer for Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), to serve as a a senior counselor and a representative to the LGBT community. Nosanchuk, who is openly gay, has worked for...Read More


Barney Frank to woman comparing President Obama to Nazis: "On What Planet Do You Spend Most Of Your Time?"

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 19, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Rep. Barney Frank may be a controversial figure on Bilerico, but for his response to a woman comparing President Obama to Nazis for pushing universal healthcare he deserves two thumbs up. The exchange occurred at a town hall meeting on...Read More


The Revolution of Desire

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 19, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

In 1971, a handful of feminists and gay militants shouting "family is pollution" demonstrated for revolutionary sexual liberation. 35 years after, what remains of these ideals and struggles? That's the opening of The Revolution of Desire, a 2007 documentary about...Read More


Long-Shot #2: Nevada's Ensign - Legislator of the Day

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 19, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

As I have discussed recently, we are close, but not there. After our devastating loss by one vote in the Senate the last time ENDA showed up there, we must be prepared to look for love in all the wrong...Read More


Finding the Humor in Life

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 19, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editor's Note: Today's Guest Contributor is the Reverend Donna Tara Lee, a Gainesville Florida out and proud M2F transgender activist. I, for one, am getting quite over all the doom and gloom stories and posts about being transgender. Before I...Read More


Your Gal in... Kalamazoo?

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 19, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Editor's Note: Ms. Amy Hunter is Director of Operations for One Kalamazoo and sits on the Boards of Directors for Michigan Equality and the Kalamazoo Gay and Lesbian Resource Center. Amy loves sharing a home in the woods near Kalamazoo...Read More


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No Legitimate Government Interest

Filed by Ed Team | August 19, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Unlike the intervenors here, the government does not contend that there are legitimate government interests in "creating a legal structure that promotes the raising of children by both of their biological parents" or that the government's interest in 'responsible procreation'...Read More