August 11, 2011

Facebook Put My Life Together Again

Filed by Mark S. King | August 11, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Joining Facebook meant a collision of worlds. My AIDS work colleagues would be treated to videos of me in drag. My friends would post encouraging words about our shared disease of addiction, and all of this alongside my nephew's picture of his baby.Read More


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Who's Sorry Now?

Filed by Kate Clinton | August 11, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

All over the world, people are rising up, risking their lives, fighting back. What's your plan to give the right-wing Christo-fascists something to cry about? What's your plan to kick some sorry ass?Read More


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Cornography: Colbert Debuts Second Iowa Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | August 11, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

In an e-mail to supporters of Stephen Colbert's SuperPAC, the comedian announced he'll be airing a second television ad touting his fake candidate, "Rick Parry," starting tonight.Read More


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Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 11, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

No, really. It's a serious question. Serious enough to be studied.Read More


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The Top 20 Most Important LGBT Figures in History

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 11, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Who, of hundreds of important LGBT people, will be included through the FAIR Education Act? We polled the readers and contributors of The Bilerico Project to get a better feel for which figures are important to today's LGBT community.Read More


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Photos: AIDS Exhibit at Smithsonian

Filed by Bil Browning | August 11, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

Jerame and I explored DC a bit during our time off. Determined to unplug, we hoofed it over to the Smithsonian Museum of American History where I still found something to blog about.Read More


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Quacks on Bisexuals

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | August 11, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Some books piss me off at first glance. The only really interesting aspect is that they group our alphabet soups (LGBTQ/BDSM) together. I'm all about making common cause but hell if I accept this author's definitions.Read More


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Starbucks CEO Cancels Talk at Anti-Gay Church

Filed by Bil Browning | August 11, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

While New Balance is trying to distance itself from a contribution made by their board chairman to Mitt Romney's campaign after the candidate signed NOM's anti-marriage equality pledge, Starbucks is dealing with their own anti-gay controversy and they're quickstepping it just like the sneaker company.Read More


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New Balance Backs Away from Romney Donation

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 11, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

According to the Restore Our Future PAC filing with the Federal Election Commission, James Davis, CEO of New Balance Athletic Shoes contributed $500,000 to the pro-Romney SuperPAC.Read More


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The U.K. Riots & Where the LGBT Community Fits In

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 11, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

The mainstream media is misrepresenting the riots in the United Kingdom as unimportant, trivial violence. But there are key structural issues in the country that are making people join together in uprising. Here's part of why the LGBT community should care. Read More


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He Likes Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Filed by Ed Team | August 11, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I like chocolate chip ice cream, and I will continue to like chocolate chip ice cream. So there's no worry about me changing to vanilla. I like to, you know, ride my motorcycle. What do you want me to do?...Read More


Colbert SuperPAC Ad Parodies NOM Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | August 11, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

NOM's widely ridiculed anti-marriage equality "Gathering Storm" ad has truly made it into the pop culture. Comedian Stephen Colbert's SuperPAC has released its first ad in support of Rick PArry (not Rick Perry!). I think the best part of...Read More