August 5, 2010

National Underwear Day: Celebrate Bilerico Style

Filed by Bil Browning | August 05, 2010 | 8:00 PM | comments

Today is National Underwear Day! I wore a special pair of skivvies today and I'm perfectly confident that you did too. Imagine my surprise when I found out I could claim I wore them because it was a holiday! Now,...Read More


A Fine Romance: Democracy Now's Amy Goodman and Lieutenant Dan Choi

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | August 05, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

I never thought I would start crying while listening to an interview with Lieutenant Dan Choi, the Iraq war veteran who recently received notice of his honorable discharge from the US military for publicly acknowledging he's gay. But here I...Read More


Road Trip IV

Filed by Sean Martin | August 05, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Ah, for the days when life was so much simpler and people knew who they were....Read More


Hey NOM: care to answer questions for cash?

Filed by Austen Crowder | August 05, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Hello, Brian, Maggie, Louie, and the rest of the NOM crew! I want to thank you for dropping by. Really. I mean it. I know you read this blog. Let's face it - y'all aren't stupid and must do at...Read More


Prop 8 and Sadness

Filed by Diane Silver | August 05, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

When I see people celebrating the federal court's decision overturning Proposition 8, I feel sad -- not for them, but for me. I wish I had their innocence. I wish I could feel their joy. The ruling from the district...Read More


You Can't Declare War On Love

Filed by Monica Roberts | August 05, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

When it was on the air, Battlestar Galactica was one of my fave sci-fi shows and I never missed an episode during its four year run. I own all four seasons on DVD, the "Razor" and "The Plan" standalone episodes...Read More


Interview: Congressional candidate to keep an eye on

Filed by Bil Browning | August 05, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet is running against Republican Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack in California's 45th district; Pougnet is openly gay. One of the most interesting aspects of Pougnet's campaign is that, if elected, he would be our first gay...Read More


Remembering Angie Zapata and Reflecting on Media Coverage of Transgender People

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 05, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Adam G. Bass joined GLAAD in early 2007. Prior to GLAAD, Adam worked for over ten years in electoral politics, working on communications and field work in federal, state, local and issue campaigns. Your 21st birthday...Read More


So where does Obama stand on the Perry decision?

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 05, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Here's David Axelrod on MSNBC explaining Obama's position on same-sex marriage after the Prop 8 trial decision. I comprehend that position, but that doesn't mean it makes sense (transcript's after the jump): This is exactly why people hate Democrats....Read More


Halycon Days of Summer: vintage photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | August 05, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Guessing this was shot in the late 1920s or early 1930s. Two lovely women making merry on a summer's day, sharing a blissful moment in the shade....Read More


Two Women In Love

Filed by Father Tony | August 05, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

"Here at Sidelines, we have what we call the seventeen second rule," said Laurie Whittaker, co-owner with Marty Kildea of Sidelines, the popular gay owned and operated Wilton Manors, Florida, sports bar. Before a definition of that rule could be...Read More


Analysis of Prop 8 Decision

Filed by Nan Hunter | August 05, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Well, round one in the Perry case is almost over. The effect of Judge Vaughn Walker's decision finding that Prop 8 violates both Due Process and Equal Protection guarantees in the U.S. Constitution is stayed until Friday, when he will...Read More


Prop 8: When the Fat Lady Sings

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 05, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

"It ain't over till the fat lady sings" was never truer as in the case of Prop 8 litigation. Yesterday, while happy LGBT people celebrated in the streets, and press releases and email forwards blizzarded the Internet, and people called...Read More


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Seth MacFarlane doesn't get it

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 05, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"[The unhappy reaction to our transgender character] surprised me. I don't meet a lot of stupid homosexuals. They seem to be a pretty smart bunch. But it seemed that they were not picking up on the fact that it was...Read More


The Bilerico Players Present: The Prop 8 Decision Explained

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 05, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

The Bilerico Players Present: The Prop 8 Decision Explained. Slightly odd -- but highly informative -- animated exchange between a mocked-up Judge Vaughn Walker and a legal counsel supporting the anti-marriage equality Proposition 8, which Judge Walker struck down....Read More