March 23, 2010

Same-sex couples and the Census: Are they asking how we think of our relationships?

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | March 23, 2010 | 7:30 PM | comments

If thinking of yourself as married to your partner turned you into husband and husband or wife and wife, then we wouldn't need a marriage equality movement, right? So imagine my puzzlement to find gay organizations instructing us to fill...Read More


Class confusion

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 23, 2010 | 6:30 PM | comments

Pam posted an interesting question on her site: I guess my question is are we all fighting the same fight from very different points of view that make it difficult to understand what a logical, sane strategy for success is...Read More


Judge Walker Rules EQCA and ACLU Must Turn Over Documents in Federal Prop 8 Trial

Filed by Karen Ocamb | March 23, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

In a 24-page ruling issued Monday afternoon, Judge Vaughn Walker denied motions by the ACLU and Equality California to overrule an order to turn No on Prop 8 campaign documents to Prop 8 proponents in the federal Prop 8 trial....Read More


More Than Just A Crate & Barrel Wedding

Filed by D Gregory Smith | March 23, 2010 | 4:30 PM | comments

Same-sex partners are getting married in greater numbers than before in this country, but total acceptance seems a long way off. Surprisingly, Gregory Jones and Jonathan Howard are currently in second place in Crate & Barrel's Ultimate Wedding Contest. The...Read More


No one is a homophobe

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 23, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

It seems to me, and I have absolutely no hard evidence to back this up other than a general sense, that there's been an uptick over the last year of straight people trying to prove that other straight people, who...Read More


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The Face of Bilerico

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | March 23, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

I am the face of Bilerico while Bil's traveling, and while Alex is not traveling due to the giant French transport strike today. Do you recognize that picture to the right? Anywho, the French are mad at pension and job...Read More


Gay Gainesville Mayoral Candidate Advances in Race, Faces More Homophobic Attacks

Filed by Waymon Hudson | March 23, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

We've written quite a lot here about Craig Lowe, the openly gay candidate for Gainesville, FL Mayor. He was Chair of the successful campaign to stop the repeal of the Gainesville Human Rights Ordinance, which included sexual orientation and gender...Read More


Rosie might be coming back

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 23, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Rumor is Rosie O'Donnell's planning a daytime TV comeback but isn't sure yet what the format will be. So question of the day: what do you want her show to be about?...Read More


Sly Sailors: WWII photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | March 23, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Amazing how many of these homoerotic WWII images keep turning up. I love the looks on their handsome young faces....Read More


Can We Keep Our Gay Eyes on the Prize?

Filed by Michael Crawford | March 23, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

To those claiming that nothing but a "storm the barricades" approach to LGBT activism will work, take note of these actions generated by Organizing for America in just the last ten days of the push for health care reform: Made...Read More


Erick Erickson: CNN's New Disgustingly Anti-Gay Talking Head

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 23, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Michael Jones is change.org's Gay Rights editor, and the Communications Director of the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School. Prior to his life in media, Jones worked for the late Senator Paul Wellstone as a...Read More


Your new Bilerico: I am not a blog

Filed by Bil Browning | March 23, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

One of my biggest pet peeves about being a blogger is how many people refer to me just as "Bilerico." To them, the blog and I are interchangeable. "I'm so happy to finally meet Bilerico," they'll say or, "You're my...Read More


Reform!

Filed by Sean Martin | March 23, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Because, you know, once you start, you cant just stop with one... Click here for a larger version....Read More


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Dan Choi is the new anti-bourgeois

Filed by Ed Team | March 23, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"When I get messages from people who want to be a part of this I ask back: what are you willing to sacrifice? We are tired of being stereotyped as privileged, bourgeois elites. Is someone willing to give up their...Read More