June 15, 2011

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New York Marriage Equality May Face Vote This Week

Filed by Adam Polaski | June 15, 2011 | 7:30 PM | comments

In the New York state senate and assembly, the marriage equality bill, submitted by Gov. Cuomo on Tuesday, was debated and its future - whether it would be put to a vote - was considered. Read More


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United/Continental Sends Gay Travelers a Foul Message

Filed by Michael Hamar | June 15, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Employees at United/Continental Airlines at Houston Intercontinental Airport sent two gay travelers returning from a luxury trip to Costa Rica a very disturbing message by vandalizing their luggage. Read More


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Remember the Gay Musical Monster Movies Of Our Youth?

Filed by Ed Kennedy | June 15, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

You may remember beach movies and monster movies at the drive-in, but do you remember the one in which the boy got the boy? Neither did Tim Sullivan, so he made it himself with Brent Corrigan.Read More


Have You Entered Yet? Be a VIP at NYC Pride!

Filed by Ed Team | June 15, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Don't forget that you can win one of four big prize packages courtesy of MasterCard! You could be in the parade or sit in the VIP section with Bil to judge the floats!Read More


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The Anteater & the Mushroom: Debating Circumcision

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 15, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Guest blogger Alaric DeArment steps into the circumcision debate and the San Francisco ballot initiative to ban the archaic practice.Read More


Thoughts and Updates from Netroots Nation

Filed by Jake Weinraub | June 15, 2011 | 2:15 PM | comments

I am most excited to engage in conversations about race/class/cis privilege with other privileged LGB folks.Read More


Tomorrow's Man, Yesterday's Hunks: Vintage Magazines

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | June 15, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Two beautiful vintage issues of bodybuilding magazines featuring hunks in trunks who undoubtedly made a lot of hearts throb back in the 1950s.Read More


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This Morning at Netroots Nation LGBT Connect: Missing Issues

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 15, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

A dizzying variety of people showed up this morning at Netroots Nation LGBT Connect. Who are these people?Read More


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'Lez Get Real' Successors Clarify Time with 'Paula Brooks'

Filed by Adam Polaski | June 15, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

Bridgette LaVictoire and Linda Carbonell, who will take over Lez Get Real this month, speak with The Bilerico Project about the true, male identity of the site's founder and how it's different from the Damascus hoax. Read More


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For the Love of Christ: Disabled Gay Men Tossed from KY Pool

Filed by Bil Browning | June 15, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Workers at The Pavillion, a government-funded recreational facility in Hazard, Kentucky, threw two gay men with developmental and intellectual disabilities out of the public pool citing the Bible as the reason.Read More


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Hiding from the 'AIDS at 30' Media Storm

Filed by Mark S. King | June 15, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Examining the best of the "AIDS at 30" journalism and why I needed to warm up to the media blitz taking over my beat. Read More


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Queering Up the Family Vacation

Filed by Lisa Weiner-Mahfuz | June 15, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Queerness is an intimate and real part of my nieces' lives. It's something they knew even before they could articulate it in words. It was also something that came up - along with race, class, and sovereignty - on our family vacation to Arizona.Read More


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I'm Here At Netroots Nation LGBT Connect

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 15, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

It's time for the annual Netroots Nation conference again, the conference for progressive bloggersRead More


AIDS at 30: 1996 Being Alive Video

Filed by Karen Ocamb | June 15, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

This video about Being Alive, the organization for and run by people with HIV/AIDS, was produced in 1996, after the new AIDS drugs became available - but not for everyone, including some of these PWAs meeting in Silverlake.Read More


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Old Navy: A Complete Rebellion Against God

Filed by Ed Team | June 15, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Old Navy is promoting a lifestyle that is in complete rebellion against God. Rather than just focusing on giving good products to their customers, they want to use their products now to advocate for a very controversial topic, much less...Read More


Fake Bloggers Get Taiwanese Animation Treatment

Filed by Bil Browning | June 15, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

This animation about the two fake lesbian bloggers turning out to be white straight men has to be one of the funniest yet....Read More