July 15, 2011

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Weekly Reader: Gay Pirates, Google+, & Fingering a Priest

Filed by Bil Browning | July 15, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

You weren't able to read every post on Bilerico Project last week? Don't worry! Every Friday I round up the best Bilerico posts from the past seven days to help you stay up to date on the latest queer news and analysis.Read More


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Gingrich Nixes 'Marriage Vow' Proposal

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 15, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Gingrich may have opted out of the Iowa fundies marriage pledge, but draping your genitals in the flag doesn't excuse you.Read More


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Why is MTV Promoting Ex-Gay Therapy?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 15, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

MTV recently aired an episode of True Life that focused on ex-gay ministries. Instead of telling viewers about the dangers of these conversion therapies though, the network turned it into a puff piece that could have been produced by Focus on the Family.Read More


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Google+ Offers a Safe Social Media Experience for the LGBT Community

Filed by Leone Kraus | July 15, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Google recently launched its new social networking product, Google+, which is going head-to-head with the Facebook platform. What are the benefits for our community?Read More


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Not-Gay Priest Wants Pope to Finger His Butt

Filed by Bil Browning | July 15, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

After Spanish priest Andrés García Torres had his photo taken with a young seminarian, his Bishop is suspicious he's gay. Torres, however, has devised a solution that should make everyone happy.Read More


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White House Blogs About National HIV/AIDS Strategy at One Year

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 15, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

The White House posted a blog by Jeffrey Crowley, Director of the Office of National AIDS Strategy, recognizing Wednesday, July 13, as the one year anniversary of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.Read More


TEDxTalk: Why LGBT Couples 'Refuse To Lie'

Filed by Nadine Smith | July 15, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

They just released the video of a TEDx Talk I did in Tampa Bay to an almost exclusively straight audience on marriage equality and the RefuseToLie campaign.Read More


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Cher on the Bachmanns

Filed by Bil Browning | July 15, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

Well, she's never been afraid to speak her mind. Why change now?Read More


Fabulous Muscle Man

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | July 15, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

It's easy to look at photos of our male ancestors in their stuffy suits and forget that underneath, they were every bit as beautiful and virile as men of today.Read More


The Lavender Scare

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

The new documentary, The Lavender Scare, takes us back to the 1950s and 60s when the US government went on a witch hunt to purge the ranks of civil servants of all "sexual deviants." Over 10,000 gays and lesbians...Read More


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What Is Up With Don't Ask Don't Tell?

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

Confusing developments on DADT have wrong-footed some of the most astute pundits.Read More


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Do I Have Too Many Gadgets?

Filed by Leone Kraus | July 15, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

My partner and I spent a majority of the weekend cleaning out the apartment. Staring down at the pile of gadgets that lay before us, we could see technology evolving right before our eyes. This left me wondering whether it's possible to have too many.Read More


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CA Gov. Brown On The Law Including LGBT Contributions In Textbooks

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 15, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"History should be honest." -- California Gov. Jerry Brown on the bill he signed requiring inclusion of LGBT contributions to history in school textbooks....Read More