January 25, 2010

Super (Bowl) 2: Peyton Manning edition

Filed by Bil Browning | January 25, 2010 | 7:30 PM | comments

When it was announced that Indianapolis would be hosting the 2012 Super Bowl, my post about it quickly became the most popular Bilerico-Indiana entry. For obviously intellectual reasons, of course, it still ranks in the top ten each and every...Read More


Orientation labels peel away

Filed by Cassandra Keenan | January 25, 2010 | 7:30 PM | comments

If a heterosexual guy finds himself attracted to a non- or pre-operative trans chick, is he gay? The vast majority of people I interact with routinely inquire about this whenever I tell them that I have a date with a...Read More


Sexting: Indiana looks at new law aimed at teens

Filed by Bil Browning | January 25, 2010 | 6:30 PM | comments

UPDATE: Senator Merritt just tweeted: "My bill, SB 224 Sexting by Minors just passed committee unanimously." It's not often that I give kudos to a Republican - especially Indiana state legislators who tend to trend toward the anti-sex religious fundamentalist...Read More


So Many Endings

Filed by Sara Whitman | January 25, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

What a week. Not only did naked frat boy win in MA, not only did the Supreme Court just open the floodgates for corporate giving to political campaigns... Buster died. Buster was Allan's dog. The kids always thought of him...Read More


How did the "Lady Gaga is a hermaphrodite/has a penis" rumor start?

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 25, 2010 | 4:30 PM | comments

Bil forwarded me a Gawker post with this message: Feel like taking on Gawker for always saying Lady Gaga has a penis? I've never been sure if all that "Lady Gaga is a hermaphrodite/transgender woman/intersex" is "true" or where it...Read More


Glee will turn a generation of boys into gay terrorists?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 25, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

OMG. This is absolutely hysterical and you'll gasp at the sheer inane fundie logic and flair for the, well, dramatic. Christwire.org writer Stephenson Billings takes a look at "What Every Parent Should Know About The TV Show Glee" and comes...Read More


Five Things To Think About

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | January 25, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

1. Does President Obama seem to be generally more supportive of Trans folk than he seems to be of GLB folk? 2. If corporations can spend money on elections, then that means that LGBT folks can form corporations (which are...Read More


What Ten Percent Looks Like

Filed by Father Tony | January 25, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

This is what the new census might reveal. I performed this visual exercise with conflicting feelings about the fact that Florida's Broward County has begun a census that asks questions about the sexual orientation of households. It's good to be...Read More


Have a straight crush? Try slipping him some soy milk

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 25, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Here's an odd story to start the week. Paul Richards, the CEO of a chain of gyms in New Zealand, wrote an article for the gym's newsletter saying soy milk turns you gay. He's apologized: Richards says he did not...Read More


Prop 8 Trial Twitter Feed: The Plaintiffs Rest

Filed by Bil Browning | January 25, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

The plaintiffs in the Prop 8 trial should be resting their case today and then comes the defense's attempt to make their case. You won't want to miss today's testimony and arguments. Most of us have been following along on...Read More


A Bad Case of PMS

Filed by Davina Kotulski | January 25, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

I want to apologize for Friday's last blog. To be honest, I had horrible PMS, Protect Marriage Syndrome. Protect Marriage Syndrome, or PMS, comes on when you have to sit for hours on end and listen to Yale and Cambridge...Read More


Pending bill to protect same sex married couples in Washington

Filed by Joe Mirabella | January 25, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Washington state Representative Jamie Pedersen introduced legislation that would protect same sex married couples under Washington's domestic partnership law. Under the law approved by voters last November, registered same sex domestic partners from other states like California and Oregon are...Read More


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Self-interest

Filed by Ed Team | January 25, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I don't support health care reform because I don't have a pre-existing condition. I don't support gay marriage or other gay rights because I'm not gay. I don't support improvements to public education because I no longer need it. I...Read More


Ask a Gay Family YouTube channel

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 25, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

The Leffew family answers questions sent in to them via YouTube. It gets interesting at around 9:00, when they talk about their realization that gay people don't all agree....Read More