November 1, 2010

Buying the 2010 Mid-Term Elections and Voters Guides

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 01, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

You might want to sit down for this bit of news: a record four BILLION dollars is expected to be spent on this year's midterm elections, according to an Oct. 27 estimate by the non-partisan watchdog group, Center for Responsive...Read More


No More Smear The Queer

Filed by D Gregory Smith | November 01, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

In a short note to me this weekend, my friend and colleague Brody Levesque shared a personal thought about this election cycle that stopped me: "I just cannot get over how hateful some of the rhetoric is this time out....Read More


Bad Advertising: Suit Supply

Filed by Bil Browning | November 01, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Why am I surprised so often when advertising agencies or companies decide to "push the boundaries" and end up with egg on their faces? This is no exception. While Jezebel reports that the Dutch company, Suit Supply, has removed the...Read More


Halloween: The Transgender Christmas

Filed by Drew Cordes | November 01, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

I half-jokingly refer to Halloween as "The Transgender Christmas." I consider it our biggest holiday. It's the one time of year mainstream society gives a free pass to gender-benders. Open and closeted crossdressers, trans and genderqueer people can express themselves...Read More


Families of LGBT Children gather in China

Filed by Cathy Renna | November 01, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Renna Communications has the pleasure and honor of working with the Family Acceptance Project at San Francisco State University, a community research, intervention, education and policy initiative that studies the impact of family acceptance and rejection on the health and...Read More


Why This Election Matters More Than You Think

Filed by Jerame Davis | November 01, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Sure, folks are pissed-off, disappointed, disaffected or just disillusioned right now. But, if you don't get out and vote on Tuesday, you're going to have a lot more to kvetch about for a lot longer than you might think. Here's...Read More


Tyler Clementi Peeping Toms Find Legal Loophole?

Filed by Bil Browning | November 01, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

The two teens who broadcast Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi's makeout session with another student have come up with a legal loophole that might save them from criminal punishment. Clementi wasn't out to anyone and later jumped off the George...Read More


How school boards move to the right

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 01, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Maryland school board candidate Marta Schaerr had a column in the Washington Post today arguing that she's not a homophobe. Even though I had never heard of her before today, paragraphs like these make me wonder: The curriculum should leave...Read More


Why This Year Matters: Part 3

Filed by Amy Hunter | November 01, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Many people don't spend much time figuring out for whom to vote in local races. Some folks simply vote for the county commissioner or township supervisor whose name they recognize. Even state offices such as Secretary of State, Attorney General,...Read More


How Big Is Your Banana? Vintage Homoerotic Humor

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | November 01, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Just love these two jokers. Guessing this was shot ca. 1920s - 1930s....Read More


Ouch: Understatement of the Year

Filed by Bil Browning | November 01, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

I'll admit that running Bilerico Project has really opened my eyes to the state of the LGBT movement nationwide. We've run afoul of some of the internal politics both in our personal dealings with the national org and in our...Read More


The Problems With Glee, Taylor Swift & Charlie Sheen

Filed by Michael Buckley | November 01, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. Do you like Taylor Swift's new album Speak Now? What's your favorite song? 2. Who was your fave on X Factor this week? What do you think of Cheryl Cole's song Promise This?...Read More


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Betty White on same-sex marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 01, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I don't care who anybody sleeps with. If a couple has been together all that time - and there are gay relationships that are more solid than some heterosexual ones - I think it's fine if they want to get...Read More


Obama heckled by HIV/AIDS activists

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 01, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Obama was heckled by HIV/AIDS activists on funding for global AIDS. He responds that they should be more concerned with Republicans....Read More