April 15, 2010

White Noise and Queer Families

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 15, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Susan Raffo lives in Minneapolis where she writes, is a bodyworker, parents, lives in communal housing, organizes and, when the weather permits, gardens. She is planning on going to Detroit for the US Social Forum. She'll...Read More


Head start

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 15, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

I teach English in elementary school, going around to several schools here in Paris and doing games and vocab flashcards and songs. It's to get the kids ahead for junior high, when they're really supposed to learn English. France is...Read More


The Catholic Church Needs Its Gay Priests

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | April 15, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

The Catholic Church is in damage control. Pope Benedict XVI won't resign and he can't be defrocked. And Catholics worldwide are enraged. The Church now needs a quick out, an easy solution and a fall guy to tamp down our...Read More


The Other Shoe: Child Molesting by Non-Catholic Clergy

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | April 15, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

The other day, a CNN headline read "Preacher Killed Wife, Stuffed Body In Freezer, Police Say." Other publications headlined more simply, on the order of "Preacher Kills Wife." Not till you get a paragraph or two into the story do...Read More


Portrayals Of LGBT People in Media

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | April 15, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

I thought for today's column I would key into the overt issues that are involved in several discussions around a more covert one that I expect to tackle fairly soon head on, and with all the vigor I can manage....Read More


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More internal Bilerico changes: Editorial Advisory Board

Filed by Bil Browning | April 15, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

When I announced Dr. Jillian Weiss' promotion to the Bilerico Project Editorial Team last week, I also hinted that there were more upcoming changes in the works. Today I'm proud to announce the latest tweak to our operations. After the...Read More


University of Pennsylvania will cover gender confirmation

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 15, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

The University of Pennsylvania's insurer will start to cover GRS related costs: In the next academic year, the Penn Student Insurance Plan will begin offering a new benefit for transgender students -- it will cover the cost of the gender...Read More


GLEE: Go Call Your Congressman

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | April 15, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury: I stand in the dock accused of defamation, of discrimination, by maligning the good intentions of GLEE, that favorite television show of the gays, by that most savage means and instrumentality of slander --...Read More


Are You Sex-Positive? Sexual? Sexy? None Of The Above?

Filed by Father Tony | April 15, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

There has been so much bloggular chatter lately about which ads and what kind of content an LGBT site like Bilerico ought to feature. In order to decide where you stand on this rather fundamental issue, you need to look...Read More


We're Paying Our Dues- So When Do We Get The Privileges Of Membership In American Society?

Filed by Monica Roberts | April 15, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Today is April 15 as many of you perusing this post are aware of. With the midnight deadline looming to get that check mailed off to the IRS, depending on whether you owe Uncle Sam or are waiting for a...Read More


Doc and Raider: a (somewhat) brief history

Filed by Sean Martin | April 15, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

A few people whose introduction to my boys comes from either here or the blogsite (docandraider.blogspot.com) have been asking "Who are these two?" "How did they get together?" "How many t-shirts do they own, anyway?" So I thought for the...Read More


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It's so hard to tell who's in and who's out these days

Filed by Ed Team | April 15, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"He's gay! He's a member of the community. We should support him." --Jimmie Woods Gray, at a Stonewall Democratic Club, accidentally outing Assemblymember Mike Davis...Read More


GOProud's political ad

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 15, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

GOProud has produced a political ad. There are gay tea baggers, dammit!...Read More