September 19, 2009

Weekly Reader: Fred Phelps, cisgender madness, and an offended reader

Filed by Bil Browning | September 19, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

We had some fantastic guest posts by LGBT leaders this week on Bilerico Project. Toni Broaddus, Executive Director of the Equality Federation, penned an open letter to Cleve Jones about the federal vs state approach to LGBT rights. Kip Williams...Read More


Universal health care is still an LGBT issue

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 19, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

I have barely posted anything about health care now that the "debate" (if you will) is in full-swing all over the country. It's partly because I figure that an issue that's being covered everywhere doesn't need any help from me...Read More


HIV's Politically Invisible Cousins: HTLV-1 and -2

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | September 19, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

To explore the reasons why these formidable relatives of HIV have such a scanty public profile in the U.S., we need to take a detective's look back over some AIDS history. In 1983, French researcher Luc Montagnier and a colleague...Read More


Thank you Jeremy Bishop

Filed by Gloria Nieto | September 19, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

There are big changes happening at Pride at Work. Yesterday was the last day for long time Executive Director (and fellow Bilerico Project contributor), Jeremy Bishop. He is another talented gay man scooped up by the administration. Jeremy has done...Read More


Florida LGBT News Round-Up: Get Your News On!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 19, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Here's a little round-up of this and that from around the state that I thought you should know! As always, leave more stories and links in the comments that we might have missed! * National Center for Lesbian Rights: Training...Read More


Stories from the Helpline: Javier & Adam

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

Editors' Note: "Stories from the Helpline" is a recurring feature on The Bilerico Project, bringing in the personal accounts of Helpline counselors from The Trevor Project. The Trevor Project is a non-profit organization that operates the only nationwide, around-the-clock crisis...Read More


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Confident in the Justice of Our Cause

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

There is nothing in the brief that we are unprepared to deal with. We're pleased that the issues have now been joined and the case is moving toward resolution, because every day, an increasing number of families--not just our plaintiffs--are...Read More


Tammy Baldwin: Health reform is an LGBT issue

Filed by Bil Browning | September 19, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Rep Tammy Baldwin put out this video to urge LGBT Americans to support President Obama's health reform plan....Read More