December 6, 2010

Glee: Stepford Gays

Filed by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer | December 06, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Glee lets the world know that it's okay to be gay. If you're a robot. At this point, the only thing that will redeem Glee is if, in the end, we discover that fundamentalist Christians are killing high school students...Read More


Washington State's Domestic Partnership Law One Year Later

Filed by Joe Mirabella | December 06, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

As I removed each ornament from the box I've been keeping them in since I was a kid, I remembered. A tiny book on a gold string with an inscription from my fourth grade teacher, a black and white dog...Read More


Good Medicine: Honoring Aurora Levins Morales through thought and action

Filed by Susan Raffo | December 06, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

A piece written in partnership with Aurora Levins Morales Susan Who is your community? Seriously. Stop and take a moment to notice who you think of when you hear that word: community. What makes them your community? Is it just...Read More


Simplicity

Filed by Sara Whitman | December 06, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Simple. It's the mantra running through my head. Over and over. All I want is simple. A clean house, fewer things, fewer responsibilities. To turn the focus to relationships instead of the pile of bills on my desk. My sister,...Read More


The Family Foundation Continues to Ally Itself with Hate Groups

Filed by Michael Hamar | December 06, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

The Family Foundation, based in Richmond, Virginia, has a long history of promoting an over the top anti-gay agenda. Thus it is surprising that TFF has been silent on the designation of its allies - e.g., Family Research Council, Concerned...Read More


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Bilerico meet-up in New York City at the Stonewall Inn

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 06, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

I'm going back home over the weekend, but I wanted to have one last chance to meet Bilerico people in the US before leaving. Since Bil would probably think a meet-up at the JFK bathroom stalls would be inappropriate, we're...Read More


The Pope & Condoms for Dogs

Filed by Bil Browning | December 06, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

While PETA has often been criticized on Bilerico for their sexist, transphobic or fatphobic advertising stunts, I still like to lift up some of their PR campaigns just for the sheer originality of their ideas. They use sex to sell...Read More


What will they discuss in the hearing today in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Prop 8?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | December 06, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will hold a hearing on the appeal in Perry v. Schwarzenegger, in which the United States District Court for the Northern District of California ruled that Prop 8 is unconstitutional....Read More


Queer kids face more punishment in school

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 06, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

A Yale University study was recently published on punishment of queer youth in schools and in the juvenile justice system. The usual caveats about studies of queer people apply (more on that after the jump), but just take it in...Read More


The Week Ahead in DADT Repeal

Filed by Jarrod Chlapowski | December 06, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

I was asked early this morning to write up a quick piece about what's going on for DADT this week. The answer: possibly nothing. Today, Reid will be filing cloture on a number of bills: DREAM, a 9/11 bill, others....Read More


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Those damnable autoplay ads

Filed by Bil Browning | December 06, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Folks, thanks for writing in about those damnable ads that for AirWick scented candles, Lysol, LimeAway and Delsym that keep autoplaying video and audio. We've had reports that they're crashing some people's browsers, but it seems most of you just...Read More


Chris Colfer: The Face of Hope

Filed by Betty Greene Salwak | December 06, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

This week on PostSecret....Read More


Yes We Scan!

Filed by Kate Clinton | December 06, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

No, you didn't catch me processing my hair. I'm going to show you some leftover ideas - like censoring art at the Smithsonian. That's so 80's! Also recycled - another Don't Ask Don't Tell report!...Read More


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Palin vs. Cho

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 06, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"You say you 'don't agree with the family's politics at all' but I say, if you understood that commonsense conservative values supports the right of individuals like you, like all of us, to live our lives with less government interference...Read More


Paul Stanley's gay PSA

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 06, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

I appreciate the gesture in Kiss's Paul Stanley doing this video, but I'm thinking he needs a writer or an editor....Read More