December 10, 2009

Exclusive Interview: Rep Tammy Baldwin on ENDA

Filed by Bil Browning | December 10, 2009 | 8:30 PM | comments

While I was in San Francisco for the Victory Fund's Gay & Lesbian Leadership Conference, I had a chance to speak with Representative Tammy Baldwin after her plenary panel discussion. We talked about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) and other...Read More


The Greg Grunberg Story: An Update

Filed by Rebecca Juro | December 10, 2009 | 7:30 PM | comments

Once my response to Greg Grunberg's email about my post regarding his tweets about Chaz Bono that many transpeople and allies found to be transphobic hit The Bilerico Project, things started happening pretty quickly. Bil got in touch with Rich...Read More


Whenda ENDA, continued

Filed by Nan Hunter | December 10, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

I want to elaborate on my earlier post about ENDA, which some persons have misread, no doubt because my language was not clear enough. I did NOT mean to break any news or to cause any freak-outs about the work...Read More


Recording Academy blows GLAAD off, calls Buju Banton's gay-murder lyrics his "cultural perspective."

Filed by Phil Reese | December 10, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Over the last decade, Buju Banton has reemerged as one of the most blatantly homophobic celebrities in the world--especially after 2006 when a judge dropped all charges against him for storming the residence of six suspected gay men and severely...Read More


Erotographica presents: Egon Schiele

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | December 10, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

The amazing and wonderful Egon Schiele!...Read More


"No" to the notion of transgender

Filed by Ronald Gold | December 10, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

This post has been removed. See: Upon further reflection and deliberation, if you want to know more....Read More


Out West Event at The Autry: "It's My History Too"

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | December 10, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Back in August, I reported on a historic event at The Autry National Center of the American West in Los Angeles. As I stood in the crowd with L.A. press, museum staff and Stetson-topped members of the International Gay Rodeo...Read More


Another loss for the values the flag is meant to represent

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 10, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

For shame: The Nebraska Supreme Court has dismissed Shirley Phelps-Roper's latest appeal in a case involving a Nebraska flag-desecration law, but her attorney said the legal battle isn't over. Phelps-Roper was arrested in 2007 for letting her then-10-year-old son stand...Read More


Living with mental illness

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 10, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Autumn Sandeen is a transgender activist living in San Diego. She is a regular barista at Pam's House Blend. Last Thursday was the International Day Of Persons With Disability. Many of the folk commenting in the...Read More


If we can predict the future, then why didn't we see the Prop 8 loss coming?

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

I'm really not getting why everyone in the LGBTQ blogosphere is laughing at Maggie Gallagher's "Eight Reasons Why Gay Marriage Is Not Inevitable." I know it's fun to mock someone like her because she's officially against us, but, seriously, she...Read More


Setting Sail on the Gayflower

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

Dear Father Tony, I've been a reader on Bilerico for a few months. I've read previous letters that you have received and posted on the Bilerico website and wondered if I could do the same. I am a 20...Read More


Exclusive Interview: Rep Jared Polis about LGBT legislation

Filed by Bil Browning | December 10, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

While I was in San Francisco for the Victory Fund's Gay & Lesbian Leadership Conference, I had a chance to speak with Representative Jared Polis after his plenary panel discussion. We talked about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) and other...Read More


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Introducing Ronald Gold

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

Please join me in welcoming new contributor Ronald Gold. Ronald was the media director for the Gay Activists Alliance in the early l970's and is one of the five original founders and first media director of the National Gay &...Read More


Doing Lady Gaga (acappella)

Filed by Bil Browning | December 10, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

At the 9th Annual West Coast Acappella Showcase, UC Berkeley's Noteworthy performed a little acappella Lady Gaga. This is so damned entertaining that I've watched it three times. Hat tip to Joe.My.God. for the video....Read More


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Playing Gay Is "So Not An Issue" for These Teens

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

"I told them that if they play their parts successfully, the audience will confuse them and their characters, which is to say, people will assume they're gay or they never would have been able to play the part so convincingly....Read More