June 10, 2010

Two Worlds: The Israeli/Palestinian Conflict

Filed by Lisa Weiner-Mahfuz | June 10, 2010 | 8:00 PM | comments

I was born with a gift. I was born of Jewish/Muslim Arab descent. Yes, my friends, I am a clear headed, unconflicted Jewish Arab-American that deeply values and respects my Semitic roots and the histories and cultures of my peoples....Read More


Confusion: How the LGBT movement still refuses to have a real ideological debate

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 10, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

This post is all after the jump since I'm really just responding to a few of the mini-debates from these past couple weeks (concerning certain LGBT orgs). I quote the dictionary so don't click to read the full post and...Read More


Undercover Hillary Part One

Filed by Sean Martin | June 10, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

When the president reaches the end of his rope, who does he call?...Read More


Online Locker Room Towel Snapping, Stonewall, & Lesbianity: Roundup!

Filed by Bil Browning | June 10, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

There's been a ton of great content online over the past few weeks. While we've been publishing more posts than ever before, it seems everyone else is too! Here are some of the best stuff I've wanted to blog about...Read More


Is the Pentagon DADT Study Being Rigged?

Filed by Michael Hamar | June 10, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

I have written before on my personal blog about insider e-mails that I have received from inside sources at Westat - the contractor conducting the DADT study for the Pentagon - that indicate that there are reasons to be concerned...Read More


Can An E-Cigarette Really Help You Quit Smoking?

Filed by Rebecca Juro | June 10, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

That's what I'm going to find out, very soon. When people tell me, as they so often do, that I should quit smoking, I like to joke that I'm an expert on quitting smoking since I've done it seven times...Read More


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Bilerico Project is NOT American Idol

Filed by Bil Browning | June 10, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

On American Idol, the better contestant usually finishes in second or third place. Adam Lambert, Jennifer Hudson, Chris Daughtry, and Justin Guarini Clay Aiken all seem to be doing just fine with their careers, but they were denied the gold...Read More


The Significance of the New State Department "Gender Change" Policy

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 10, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

UPDATE: Here is a link to the new policy. See comments for discussion. The U.S. Department of State has announced new policy guidelines regarding gender change in passports and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad. The previous policy, which was never...Read More


Will Congressional Democrats let people with HIV/AIDS die?

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 10, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Congress apparently can't get it's act together on an emergency ADAP supplemental (money for low-income HIV-positive folks to get meds). A couple Republicans are playing politics with the money needed and saying that they'll support the funding if it comes...Read More


Exploiting Almost Everything: vintage movie poster

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | June 10, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

I love creepy posters for exploitative movies of the past and this one rolls sexploitation and blacksploitation and even a little bisexualploitation and shades of incest into its deliciously tawdry mix. Oh my God. LOGO! Buy the rights!...Read More


Something to Celebrate in Pride Month

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

When they were new, Chatroulette and the subsequent Manroulette caught my attention. I never used them to have sex, a process that when mediated by technology makes me laugh uncontrollably, but I was fascinated by the randomized serving up of...Read More


Blogswarm: Revise the FDA Ban

Filed by Adam Bink | June 10, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Today, we are participating in a blogswarm with AMERICABlog, AKAWilliam.com, Blabbeando, Change.org, DailyKos, David Badash, Firedoglake-The Seminal, Good As You, Joe Mirabella, LGBTPOV, Mike Signorile, OpenLeft and Rod 2.0. We are asking you to submit a public comment in support...Read More


Film Review: "8: A Mormon Proposition"

Filed by Joe Mirabella | June 10, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

On Monday night I attended the Seattle International Film Festival screening of the new documentary "8: A Mormon Proposition." The screening was at the Egyptian Theater, a beautiful old two story theater on the crest of Seattle's gay friendliest neighborhood,...Read More


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New Policy on Gender Change in Passports Announced

Filed by Bil Browning | June 10, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Beginning June 10, when a passport applicant presents a certification from an attending medical physician that the applicant has undergone appropriate clinical treatment for gender transition, the passport will reflect the new gender. The guidelines include detailed information about what...Read More


We Should All Start the Day This Way

Filed by Sara Whitman | June 10, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

We should all start the day this way....Read More