June 6, 2011

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Flying the Colors

Filed by Leslie Robinson | June 06, 2011 | 8:00 PM | comments

At the start of June, citizens of Richmond, Va., noticed an addition to the flagpole outside the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. Underneath the American flag waved a rainbow flag. The two banners, Old Glory and Newish Pride-y, flapped in the breeze.Read More


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Loving Our LGBT Kids

Filed by Annette Gross | June 06, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Why should someone thank me for doing what a parent should do in the first place - which is to love your child unconditionally? Read More


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Vital Ventura County LGBT Center Closes

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | June 06, 2011 | 6:30 PM | comments

As the budget-cutting massacres continue, our own biggest centers in urban areas may weather the storm somehow, but the smaller LGBT centers in suburban and rural areas are suffering - along with the people they serve.Read More


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The Female Impersonator: Vintage Magazine

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | June 06, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Incredibly beautiful models in this vintage (ca. 60s?) magazine. A sweet note of irony that Sonny and Cher, parents of the amazing Chaz, appear on this cover.Read More


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Weiner Admits It Was His Junk In Twitter Scandal

Filed by Bil Browning | June 06, 2011 | 5:15 PM | comments

Representative Anthony Weiner has now admitted that he did send a picture of his junk via Twitter last week after a conservative website dug up other incriminating photos of the Congressman.Read More


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Get to Know Them

Filed by Anthony Carter | June 06, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

I recently penned a piece, "In Praise of Good Men," yet failed to mention any examples or personal experiences. I ended by saying what I'd like to see - not remembering that I had to have gotten that vision from somewhere.Read More


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Norfolk's 2011 Out in the Park a Huge Success

Filed by Michael Hamar | June 06, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

The rain ceased, the sky began to clear and a multitude of people came out and made the event a huge success - likely the largest, most upscale and amazing pride event ever in this area.Read More


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Why the Pride Flag on the Space Needle Matters

Filed by Joe Mirabella | June 06, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

During the more than three decades since the Stonewall riots, LGBT people are in the midst of a civil rights struggle that continues to this day.Read More


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PBS Documentary 'Two Spirits' Interactive Map

Filed by Jake Weinraub | June 06, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Thoughts on the film's site, which includes an interactive map of "Gender-Diverse Cultures" pinpointing global cultures that have "recognized, revered, and integrated more than two genders."Read More


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Bil Browning, Superhero

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 06, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

D.C.'s LGBT community is honoring none other than Bilerico's own Bil Browning with Capital Pride's annual Capital Pride Heroes award. Read More


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Lambda Literary Awards: Most Boring Controversy Ever

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 06, 2011 | 12:45 PM | comments

Really, gay people? Is this the best you can come up with?Read More


Scarlet Betch: Super Soap Operas!

Filed by Jason Tseng | June 06, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

We're back for another week of reviewing the latest in queer comic book news.Read More


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Daily Show Ratings Beat All of Fox News

Filed by Bil Browning | June 06, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

And jubilation was found all through the Comedy Central studios... Jon Stewart's The Daily Show now has more viewers than all of Fox News' lineup combined.Read More


Santorum Throws Frothy Hat In Ring

Filed by Bil Browning | June 06, 2011 | 9:15 AM | comments

Rick "Frothy Mix of Lube & Fecal Matter" Santorum has joined the presidential clown car.Read More


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Rep Dannemeyer Thinks AIDS Will Become Airborne

Filed by Karen Ocamb | June 06, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Among the most vile and virulent of gay-haters from 1979-1993 was Rep. William Danneymeyer from Orange County. On June 29, 1989, he read a statement into the Congressional Record entitled: "What Homosexuals Do."Read More


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There Are People On This Beach

Filed by Ed Team | June 06, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I was born in Aug. 1981, and that makes me a member of the so-called AIDS generation. I have never lived in an era without AIDS. I have never lost a partner, a relative or a parent to the virus....Read More


Beginners

Filed by Ed Team | June 06, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Check out this adorable preview of filmmaker Mike Mills' new movie, Beginners. Mills' 75 year old father came out shortly following the death of his mother. The movie stars Ewan McGregor as Mills and Christopher Plummer as his father....Read More