October 28, 2010

Restoring Sanity or Resort to Hannity?

Filed by Kate Clinton | October 28, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Because of a long-standing prior commitment to some darling lesbians and a boat, I will not be performing at the Restoring Sanity Rally in DC this weekend. Not that anyone asked. While I believe that humor can do serious work,...Read More


Why people think "misogynist/racist/etc." are just meaningless insults

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

I'm interested in the way tribalism affects our own understanding of politics, and an interesting situation regarding that just brewed this week. The Village Voice recently wrote a love letter to Dan Choi, portraying him as a sexy rogue who...Read More


Peekaboo Tranny!

Filed by Bil Browning | October 28, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

So there's this great new app on the iPhone that I'm sure Bilerico readers cannot live without... It's called "PeekabooTranny." Now what does this wonderful can't-live-without-it app do? You take a picture with it and -- wait for it --...Read More


LAPD Looking for Suspect in Brutal Beating of Transgender Woman In Hollywood

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 28, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

LAPD investigators are looking for five suspects who may have been involved with a brutal attack on a transgender woman in Hollywood. The 25-year-old victim left a bar frequented by gay Latinos near the intersection of La Brea and Melrose...Read More


Lt. Dan Choi & I: Together at last on Democracy Now

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | October 28, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

I'm moving to Santa Fe on Sunday, and what could be a better going-away present than an appearance on Democracy Now? And, not just that, but in conversation with Lieutenant Dan Choi, about one of my favorite topics! And, after...Read More


Ed Potosnak Rocks New Jersey And You Can Help Him Do It In Congress

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 28, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Ed Potosnak, Democratic nominee for Congress in New Jersey 7th District, is rocking the Garden State. He authored a guest post this past week, and reiterated his support of LGBT rights, but more particularly, the very important issue of teen...Read More


President Obama on the Daily Show

Filed by Bil Browning | October 28, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Did you catch President Obama's appearance on the Daily Show last night? What do you think? Should the President be doing a sit down interview with a comedian while denying a sit down to the LGBT press (except for Americablog's...Read More


The Pope is very sensitive

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 28, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

After all that the Church has done for/to the world, I'm still amazed that it's off-limits to say anything that could be interpreted as an insult to Catholicism in Europe. Take, for example, how Facebook banned a group organizing a...Read More


Sweet and Silly Soldiers: 1930s photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 28, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

A delightful pre-World War two shot of a group of young German soldiers having fun with fig leaves....Read More


Sowing the Seeds of Love

Filed by Father Tony | October 28, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Dear Father Tony, I can feel my boyfriend is slipping away from me and my stomach is in knots. I have been through this before. This is my third boyfriend so I know this feeling when it happens. He's...Read More


Building a more tolerant & inclusive climate

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 28, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Peter Shumlin, the Vermont Senate President Pro Tempore. Senator Shumlin is currently running for Governor of Vermont and has been an incredible force in the fight for marriage equality. The struggle for equal rights for gay...Read More


My Next Steps

Filed by Marc Solomon | October 28, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Over the past year-and-a-half, I have headed up Equality California's efforts to win back the freedom to marry. During this time, I've had the chance to work with thousands of tremendous organizers, advocates, volunteers, donors, elected officials, and other leaders...Read More


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Republican: Gay marriage is like marrying table, clock, or dog

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 28, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This is a slippery slope. In addition to that at what point are we going to be okay marrying inanimate objects? Can I marry this table or this, you know, clock? Can we marry dogs? This is ridiculous. And biblically,...Read More


Obama is so pro-gay he'll destroy America

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

Here's a weird segment from an NBC affiliate in Texas, saying that Obama, a "Democrat president," is "aggressive" in his promotion of an "immoral lifestyle." They ask "will it be the fall of this country?" There's so much abuse...Read More