June 23, 2011

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Polis & Frank Roll With Ron Paul on Weed Reform

Filed by Bil Browning | June 23, 2011 | 7:15 PM | comments

Have gay Representatives Barney Frank and Jared Polis been reading Andrew Belonsky on Bilerico Project? Andrew's post "Gay Rights Needs to Roll with Weed Reform," seems to have been taken to heart by the duo.Read More


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U.S. Census Statistics Number Same-Sex Couples

Filed by Adam Polaski | June 23, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Data from Alabama, California, Delaware, Hawaii, Kansas, Pennsylvania, and Wyoming has been released, and it shows that the number of same-sex couples in these states is substantial. Read More


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'Tranny' Is Not Acceptable

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 23, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

A PSA about the derogatory use of words against trans people. Read More


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35 Years Ago Anita Bryant Waged War: We've Not Come A Long Way

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 23, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

As we wait to see if marriage equality will become a reality in New York, it was 34 years ago this month that Anita Bryant caused the lesbian and gay citizens of Dade County, Florida to lose their rights and protections.Read More


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Why Equality Depends on Net Neutrality

Filed by Joe Mirabella | June 23, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

The United States must maintain a neutral, open, and accessible Internet. Our democracy depends on it. LGBT equality depends on it.Read More


Target Releases 'It Gets Better' Video

Filed by Adam Polaski | June 23, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Is Target "evolving" on LGBT issues, too? Or is this another move to deter the bad press the company's been receiving about its stance on LGBT issues?Read More


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See, Now I Have A Problem With This

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 23, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

I am compassionate for all forms of gender expression. But I do not support this, and it frankly undermines the entire movement. Read More


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Chicago Man Denied HIV Meds in Jail

Filed by Bil Browning | June 23, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

An HIV+ Chicago man was arrested and detained in the Bureau County Jail late last year, but even though he repeatedly told officers he needed medication to manage his illness, the jail decided that they were too expensive to provide.Read More


Photo Memories of Nureyev

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | June 23, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Two beautiful images of the one and only Rudolph Nureyev, the purest, the most beautiful, and the most tragic ballet dancer the world has known.Read More


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GLAAD Announces Acting President, Coronado's Resignation

Filed by Adam Polaski | June 23, 2011 | 10:15 AM | comments

GLAAD has named Mike Thompson as the new acting president after the resignation of Jarrett Barrios. Troup Coronado, the AT&T lobbyist at the center of the controversy plaguing GLAAD this month, has also resigned.Read More


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Time For Direct Action In New York Today

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 23, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Direct action today in NYC at Pres. Obama's LGBT fundraiser, complete with elaborate floral centerpieces and authentic Moroccan finger foods. Read More


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Marriage: Live Updates From NY Statehouse

Filed by Rev. Emily C. Heath | June 23, 2011 | 8:45 AM | comments

Rev Emily Heath is spending the day in Albany to monitor New York's proposed legislation to legalize marriage equality. She'll be sending in dispatches throughout the day and this post will be updated as news comes in.Read More


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Evolution Debate Divides Miss USA Contestants

Filed by Adam Polaski | June 23, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Miss California, the night's winner, was one of only a few contestants who responded that she would teach evolution in schools. Many of the rest qualified that evolution should be given balanced weight with creationism. Read More


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Tony Perkins: Excuse Me, I Have a Log in My Eye

Filed by Bil Browning | June 23, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This incident exposes the seamy relationship between homosexual activists, government, and big business. For example, activist groups have persuaded some liberal jurisdictions to adopt 'equal benefits ordinances,' forcing corporations to offer 'domestic partner benefits' to homosexuals or forfeit government contracts....Read More


What the Hell Is Net Neutrality Anyhow?

Filed by Ed Team | June 23, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

We've been talking a lot about net neutrality lately as AT&T's role in duping civil rights into sending the FCC anti-net neutrality letters has recently come to light. That's led a lot of you to scratch your head and...Read More