August 8, 2011

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Prague's First Pride, Despite Homophobic President

Filed by Jos Truitt | August 08, 2011 | 7:30 PM | comments

Prague will host its first Pride festival this week. Pride organizers are trying to focus on the event as a celebration instead of a political rally. But someone forgot to tell Czech President Vaclav Klaus this Pride isn't political. Read More


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18 States Still Have Sodomy Laws on the Books

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 08, 2011 | 5:45 PM | comments

It's crazy to think that it hasn't even been 10 years since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled sodomy laws unconstitutional. But despite the 2003 ruling, 18 states have not yet revised their policies to remove the unconstitutional laws. Read More


Gov. Brown Tells CNN He's 'Alarmed' by State of US

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 08, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

Gov. Jerry Brown calls on President Obama to be stronger and to stand up to Congress in the future. Read More


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Bachmann Goes To Anti-Gay Church

Filed by Jos Truitt | August 08, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

Is there a media double standard on Michele Bachmann's anti-gay church?Read More


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Incarcerated Trans Prisoners Entitled To Medical Care

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 08, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

Lambda Legal and the ACLU win a second round in the fight to declare a Wisconsin law specifically denying health care to trans inmates unconstitutionalRead More


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News Corp Capitalizes on Marriage Equality with Mag

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 08, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

A new marriage equality magazine called Wedding Pride is set to debut next month. And guess who owns it! That's right, the "gays are cool if I can make money off them" folks at Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.Read More


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Outside the Gender Boxes: A Political Theory of Gender

Filed by Jos Truitt | August 08, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

We need to work against the construction of two essential gender boxes, the forcing of everyone into one or the other, and against the linking of power and resources to these boxes. We need to work for the liberation of people who have failed to conform. Read More


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Bi(phobic) Until Graduation? College Women Fill Out Survey

Filed by Amy Andre | August 08, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Although the men surveyed were more okay with same-sex cheating (compared to different-sex cheating), the women were less okay with same-sex cheating. Does this mean the ladies don't like the idea of man-on-man action? Read More


Judith Butler on Cultural Discourse & the LGBT Community

Filed by Ed Team | August 08, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

Philosopher Judith Butler is speaking out in a new Big Think video about the importance of cultural discourse in normalizing the LGBT community. In the video, she says: "The more cultural acceptance, the more cultural discourse, the more media...Read More


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Obama: What Is the Alternative?

Filed by Sara Whitman | August 08, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

There is a beautifully written piece in The New York Times, "What Happened to Obama?" I don't disagree with a single line of it. But my question is this: What is the alternative? Read More


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Top LGBT Voices Name History's Essential LGBT Figures

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 08, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

All this week, we'll be asking some of today's the most significant LGBT voices to reflect on the most important LGBT people in history. It will all culminate in the Top 25 list on Thursday! Read More


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Hello from Today's Guest Blogger!

Filed by Jos Truitt | August 08, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Jos Truitt from Feministing.com will be joining The Bilerico Project for the day as our guest blogger! Read More


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Second Credit Agency Says US Credit Downgrade Possible

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 08, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Over time, this status could be threatened if further measures to address the long-term fiscal situation are not adopted, but it is early to conclude that such measures will not be forthcoming," -- Moody's analyst Steven Hess, stating that retention...Read More