May 24, 2011

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Should We Boycott Straight Weddings?

Filed by Father Tony | May 24, 2011 | 8:00 PM | comments

The LGBT community is divided over whether a boycott of heterosexual weddings is a worthwhile demonstration.Read More


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New Poll Finds 70% of People Favor LGBT Antidiscrimination Laws

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 24, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

It's the only national poll I know of (please let me know if there's another in the comments) on LGBT antidiscrimination legislation that I know of, and it shows broad support for it. 70% of Americans favor antidiscrimination legislation for LGBT people in housing, public accommodations, and employment.Read More


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Squeeze Play: New Peer Pressure from Out Gay Athletes

Filed by Leslie Robinson | May 24, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Four male sports figures have come out in the last week. What's going through the minds of other gay men in the sports world now?Read More


Largest Trans Fundraiser. Ever.

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 24, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

The Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund raised over $100,000 in a single night. Read More


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The Fight for Gay Marriage in New York is On

Filed by Leone Kraus | May 24, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

The battle for gay marriage is on in New York. Yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo released a video urging New York residents to call their state senators to ask them to support marriage equality.Read More


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Donor Duet, Part I

Filed by Paige Schilt | May 24, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Two days before our sperm donor was due to arrive in Texas, my wife walked in the door with a bulging sack of secondhand toys. "Waylon already has too many toys," I said, shaking my head.Read More


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Christian Activist Asks If Rapture 'False Prophet' Should Be Executed

Filed by Mercedes Allen | May 24, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

In light of Harold Camping's failed rapture prophecy, Christian Governance activist Timothy Bloedow appears to call for Camping's execution as a false prophet.Read More


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Israeli PM Heckled Before Joint Session of Congress

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 24, 2011 | 12:15 PM | comments

The AP is reporting that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was heckled this morning during his speech to a joint session of Congress.Read More


Exposing the Prevalence of Rape in the U.S. Prison System

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | May 24, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Steve Mason's coming out in a California state prison is one of the bravest things I've heard of. He could be putting his 2015 release in jeopardy and could suffer great physical, emotional, spiritual and mental harm. Read More


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Tennessee's Don't Say Gay Bill Passes Senate

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 24, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Either a school thinks that gay students and the kids of gay parents are welcome there or not. There is no middle ground, there is no neutrality. Read More


The MSNBC Anti-LGBT Hate Connection

Filed by Rebecca Juro | May 24, 2011 | 11:15 AM | comments

Have you ever wondered why you never, ever see transgender-identified guests appear on supposedly liberal and progressive MSNBC? Don't you think it's kind of odd that even lesbian and gender-variant Rachel Maddow completely erases trans people from her coverage?Read More


Two SF Artists Tackle HIV/AIDS Un-Awareness

Filed by Toshio Meronek | May 24, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Two Bay Area artists, J. Fritz-Michael and Eric Stanley, have created a couple of socially relevant works to bring attention to the HIV/AIDS crisis. And yes, it's still a crisis, people!Read More


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CONTEST: Win Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' Special Edition CD & Poster

Filed by Ed Team | May 24, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

To help us with the birth of our new design, the Atom Factory is giving Projectors a chance to win a copy of Lady Gaga's Born This Way special edition double CD and poster!Read More


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No One Should Fear Being Jobless, Homeless & Hungry

Filed by Ed Team | May 24, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"No one should fear being jobless, homeless and going hungry because of discrimination. Without legal protections, transgender people are left particularly vulnerable to bias. We commend lawmakers for ensuring that all Nevadans, regardless of gender identity or expression, are protected...Read More


Former NY Gov Accepts Trans Rights Award

Filed by Ed Team | May 24, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Former New York Governor David Paterson accepted an award from the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund on Monday night. Michael Lavers brings us the entire acceptance speech....Read More


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Welcome to the New Bilerico

Filed by Bil Browning | May 24, 2011 | 4:00 AM | comments

Bilerico 2.0 has gone beta. What do you think of our new look? Would you buy this old girl a drink?Read More