September 10, 2009

The Wingnut View Of Reality

Filed by Storm Bear | September 10, 2009 | 11:30 PM | comments

click to enlarge Sometimes you have to wonder about Republicans, especially those elected. I know some Republican citizens who work for a living and they have their heads on straight, but these ass clowns in Congress make me scratch...Read More


Start Acting Like It

Filed by David Badash | September 10, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

Despite the 72 degrees here in Manhattan, there's a crispness in the air. It's fall, the season that is supposed to represent the beginning of dormancy, a shortening of summer's long days and fun times, a letting-go of play and...Read More


Have They Been Twisting Caster Semenya's Arm?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | September 10, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

IAAF results of Caster Semenya's gender test are evidently in, but not announced yet, though the sports body has already announced that it won't strip the South African runner of her gold medal. But South Africa's enthusiastic support of its...Read More


As a gay wise-ass latino....

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 10, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

OK, this is going to be a fun post. I haven't written much about my cultural background on this site, other than saying that I identify as latino, so I might as well write a little more now. Michael Crawford...Read More


Fairy found in English garden

Filed by Bil Browning | September 10, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

A British woman claims to have photographed a fairy in her garden. Mrs Bacon, 55, said she was not even looking through the camera at the time she took the picture. Instead she simply clicked the button while holding it...Read More


When Do You Tell?

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

Editors' note: Monica F. Helms is the president of the Transgender Americans Veterans Association. One of the most controversial subject matters in the transgender community has to do with when to tell a new or potential love interest about your...Read More


Of Two Minds on an Album for Kids with Two Moms

Filed by Dana Rudolph | September 10, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Canadian musician Kate Reid, a self-described "homofolkie," is working on an album for kids with two moms, according to an article in the Edmonton Sun: Reid hopes to interview children of lesbian couples during her current Canadian tour. She says...Read More


Same-sex partners benefits and the state of Virginia

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 10, 2009 | 2:24 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Guest blogger Bob Witeck, native citizen of Virginia, is a graduate of the University of Virginia (1974) and CEO/co-founder of Witeck-Combs Communications, which specializes in consulting with corporations and nonprofits on LGBT households, marketing, and public relations. For...Read More


Netroots Magic: Joe Wilson's trashing is Rob Miller's treasure

Filed by Phil Reese | September 10, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

UPDATE:According to Rob Miller's Act Blue site, he's raised over $510,000 in under 24 hours. Bil Browning noted that this is about $1,000 a minute! Last night when the tweets began flooding in about S.C. G.O.P. Rep. Joe Wilson's misguided...Read More


Replacing a lunatic with a lesbian

Filed by Bil Browning | September 10, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

By now you've heard that Ellen DeGeneres will be replacing Paula Abdul on American Idol this season. They've dumped the lunatic for the lesbian. If they'd picked Rosie O'Donnell, they could have gotten twice the bang for their buck. Just...Read More


University of South Florida to offer Domestic Partner Benefits

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 10, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

USF President Judy Genshaft said the Tampa-based school plans to start offering full domestic partner benefits to employees. The benefits would cover both heterosexual and same-sex couples, although the university is still hammering out the final details and eligibility requirements....Read More


Indy Impact raises $1000 for Lambda Legal

Filed by Zac Hart | September 10, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Last week was Indy Impact's first fundraiser, a Taste of Equality, a wine tasting supporting marriage equality. I am glad to report that the event was a HUGE success! With almost 100 people in attendance, with the wine flowing freely,...Read More


A school official took students to a church to be baptized

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 10, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

A mother is considering suing her son's school after the football coach took them on a field trip to a church and had him baptized. Seriously, a school official thought it would be a great idea to take a group...Read More


Indiana's Richard Lugar: Legislator of the Day

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 10, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Indiana has a fair-minded Senate Republican, Senator Lugar, who may very well vote in favor of ENDA. Please contact him today to ask for his support on S1584 in the U.S. Senate. Facts and contact info after the jump....Read More


Giving Money to "Homeless" Beggars on City Streets

Filed by Father Tony | September 10, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Dear Father Tony, My partner and I got into a huge fight when we visited New York City three weeks ago. I gave money to a woman on the subway who said she was HIV+, had three kids, homeless...Read More


What the birthers really believe

Filed by Bil Browning | September 10, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

The next time you visit Advance Indiana and read one of Gary Welsh's birther screeds about Obama's birth certificate and citizenship status, remember this video. If you lay out all the conspiracy theories he's been pushing, this is what he...Read More


Anti-Gay Ad Costs Media General Advertisers

Filed by Nadine Smith | September 10, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Advertisers are pulling their dollars from Media General - parent company of WFLA Ch 8 - in response to the media company's decision to air an hour-long infomercial of hateful anti-gay propaganda on St. Pete's Pride Day this year. While...Read More


Marriage is between one man and one woman, his mistress, and his other mistress

Filed by Michael Crawford | September 10, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

One of the great lies of the conservative "family values" crowd is they oppose marriage equality because they are protecting the so-called "sanctity of marriage." "Marriage is a union of one man and one woman," they scream and anything else...Read More


Is it all about me?

Filed by Gloria Nieto | September 10, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

I have seen a bit of blogosphere conversations lately about the need or lack of need to demand progress from the President on LGBT equality issues. Just wanted to add some thoughts to that particular line of discussion with some...Read More


We're $122 short with only 3.5 hours to go!

Filed by Bil Browning | September 10, 2009 | 8:30 AM | comments

Two days ago I announced that a generous Projector has made an offer to the Bilerico community. Our reader will match up to $1000 total raised on Bilerico if at least 12 people donate that much by noon today. So...Read More


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Lesbian Idolatry

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

"I'm thrilled to be the new judge on American Idol. I've watched since the beginning, and I've always been a huge fan. So getting this job is a dream come true, and think of all the money I'll save from...Read More


CA GOP Assemblyman brags about extra-marital sex on video

Filed by Bil Browning | September 10, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

GOP California Assemblyman Michael Duvall was caught bragging about his sexual exploits with two female lobbyists to a colleague during a committee hearing. Duvall didn't realize that his mic had been turned on in midsentence and proceeded to give...Read More