June 28, 2010

Pride through a dark, light, or rose-colored lens

Filed by Cathy Renna | June 28, 2010 | 8:00 PM | comments

I have become so accustomed to the "post-Pride" debate that it truly feels like Groundhog Day. For the last 2 decades (for my part) it always goes like this: Accusation: too many pictures of white hunky men on floats, drag...Read More


Everything Old is Dead Again

Filed by Mark S. King | June 28, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

We can turn it around in our minds, trying various reasons on for size, but nothing ever fits. In the end, it doesn't matter how much he was adored by his friends or whether he ignored his better judgment or...Read More


Judith Butler, identity politics, and Berlin

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 28, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Judith Butler was offered the Civil Courage Prize at Christopher Street Day in Berlin last week, and she rejected it. Love the awkward comments after her speech: Of course, because someone with a relatively high profile in the community decided...Read More


Supreme Court Upholds Law School Non-discrimination Policy

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 28, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

The Christian Legal Society (CLS) is a national organization of Christian lawyers and law students. Students at the University of California's Hastings College of Law formed a chapter in 2004 at Hastings, and applied for school recognition. The school's policy...Read More


Senator Robert Byrd Dead at 92

Filed by Bil Browning | June 28, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

The Senate's longest serving member, Robert Byrd of West Virginia, has died at the age of 92. The Senator, a former Ku Klux Klan member, had evolved during his time in office and was generally considered LGBT friendly for the...Read More


What were you doing when Ellen came out?

Filed by Nadine Smith | June 28, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

In 1997 when that special episode of the Ellen Show was airing across the country, the local affiliate invited me and a small group of lesbians to watch the show alongside a group of far right homophobes. In particular I...Read More


American Nuns, Other Faith Leaders, Speak Out for UAFA

Filed by Steve Ralls | June 28, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

The coalition of faith leaders who support the Uniting American Families Act is growing and becoming stronger in their insistence that Congress end discrimination against LGBT binational families. Earlier this month, the United Methodist Church responded forcefully to an evangelical...Read More


Iceland's Prime Minister gets married

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 28, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdottir (the first openly gay head of state government in the world) married yesterday, the first day same-sex marriage was recognized in Iceland. She and partner Jonina Leosdottir (right) had a civil union and then filed for...Read More


ACTION ALERT: Demand President Obama & Congress Address ADAP Crisis

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | June 28, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

On June 24, 2010, the number of individuals in the United States on a wait list for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) reached an all time high of 1,840 people living with HIV/AIDS. According to the National Alliance of...Read More


21 Reasons Why This Movie Sucks; Plus: Bonus Zac Efron Shirtless!

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | June 28, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

I'd like to interrupt The Bilerico Project's unofficial mission of being All Gay All the Time (well, at least when I post) to talk about race for a few minutes. While I wanted to spend most of this month macrameing...Read More


Cadbury's special treat: Unfortunate advertising

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | June 28, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

The French reads: It's like a finger. Surrounded by chocolate. It disappears quickly. And I'll add... Errrr....up Hershey Highway?...Read More


The SousVide Supreme: Very Tasty Science.

Filed by Nathan Strang | June 28, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

I consider my self to be a fairly competent cook (just look at my partner's belly) and only claim to be great at a few dishes. One of those just happen to be Carne Asada. Chile rubbed flank steak, quickly...Read More


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Reinforcing good behavior

Filed by Bil Browning | June 28, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"As we are planning direct actions, please remember one of the most powerful is to reinforce good behavior with a thank you. I'd like to suggest that every activist organization set up a 'good cop squad' of letter writers to...Read More


Preaching against gays at Pride

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 28, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

The guy who Amy posted about who wanted to go to Pride and preach against gays was, as one participant put it, "largely ignored."...Read More