April 7, 2010

The most important lesson we never teach our children

Filed by Austen Crowder | April 07, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

I taught at a Catholic high school for one year. In that time I saw exactly one intersection between schoolwide policy and social networking; the administrators called the entire school down for a brief presentation on Facebook safety. (Word in...Read More


The 2010 census and the browning and seasoning of America

Filed by Pam Spaulding | April 07, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

We're really going to learn a lot more from the 2010 census about the browning of America, as well as how many of us identify racially -- understanding that "race" is an artificial construct. The white supremacists' worst fear will...Read More


The new "BONG HiTS 4 JESUS"?

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 07, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

I'm wondering about the fight they mention in this local news video. Was one student all like, "Britney's the best singer ever!" And then another responded, "Nuh uh, Beyonce can actually sing and has something called raaaaaaange." Then the Britney...Read More


An Open Letter to Kyra Phillips at CNN

Filed by Jerame Davis | April 07, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Recently, California lawmakers started a long-overdue process to repeal a ridiculous law that required the state of California to search for a "cure" or "treatment" for homosexuality. On Tuesday, CNN's Kyra Phillips attempted to tackle the topic by asking, "Homosexuality,...Read More


Lin Yu Chun: The new Susan Boyle?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 07, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Remember last year when Britain's Got Talent contestant Susan Boyle took the world by storm after stunning the reality show's judges with her rendition of 'I Dreamed a Dream' from Les Miserables? Meet this year's singing show phenomonen: Lin Yu...Read More


The Only "Choice": Coming Out of "Situational Heterosexuality"

Filed by Michael Hamar | April 07, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

With the far right and the professional Christian set all in a dither about the possible upcoming vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act ("ENDA") in the U.S. House of Representatives, I guess it is no surprise that the faux experts...Read More


Why Freedom of Speech has to be absolute

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 07, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

While LGBT blogs have been buzzing with several stories about freedom of speech these past few weeks, only one's really gotten the mainstream media's attention: the suit Lance Corporal Matthew Snyder's father brought against the Westboro Baptist Church for protesting...Read More


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A new addition to the Editorial Team

Filed by Bil Browning | April 07, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

I'm proud to announce that Dr. Jillian Weiss will be joining the Bilerico Project editorial team starting today. Dr. Weiss is a popular TBP contributor, scholar, and trans activist known for her dedicated coverage and advocacy for the Employment Non-Discrimination...Read More


Turn of the 20th Century Transformist

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | April 07, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

I've found some fascinating vintage trans images from the 1890s - 1920s, including this gem. A bit of googling yielded the info that a postcard of Grandsart is in the Andrew M. Schwartz Collection on Cross-Dressing of the One Archives...Read More


Q of the day: should Constance leave Fulton and never look back, or return to effect change?

Filed by Pam Spaulding | April 07, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Itawamba Agricultural High School student Constance McMillen is a hero. She's paid a tremendous cost at the age of 18, no less, for standing up to the bigotry in her hometown over this debacle of attending the school prom with...Read More


GALLA at the Stonewall Library and Archive

Filed by Father Tony | April 07, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

On Friday April 9, I'll be moderating a panel presentation called "The Art of Blogging". This is one component of the very popular annual three day Gay and Lesbian Literary Arts Festival (GALLA) sponsored by Fort Lauderdale's Stonewall Library and...Read More


Gay Evolution 2!

Filed by Sean Martin | April 07, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

This is what happens when "education" meets "edjicashun"... To be continued! Click here for a larger version....Read More


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It's actually Constance's classmates who are the victims

Filed by Ed Team | April 07, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"**Open Minded Readers Only** I am a senior at IAHS, and I've known Constance for the last 6 years. Please hear our side of the story before you decide on our fate.?The party we had in Evergreen (the county neighborhood...Read More


Brian Safi on ex-gays

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 07, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Brian Safi discusses ex-gays, just as CNN is treating Richard Cohen like a respectable scientist. That last scene, with the cuddling, stuck with me since I saw it for the first time several years ago. It's just like, gay...Read More