August 15, 2011


Fall Bilerico Internships Available

Filed by Bil Browning | August 15, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

If you know you can handle the pressure of working with the crazy Bilerico team, you've got an itch to learn how to use the web for blogging and online activism, and you're a reliable self-starter, shoot me an email with your resume.Read More


GLAAD Condemns Adam Carolla's Anti-LGBT Podcast

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 15, 2011 | 5:45 PM | comments

Last week, Adam Carolla blasted the LGBT community in his podcast, saying "please shut up - you're ruining my life" and taking particular issue with the existence of transgender people. Today, GLAAD spoke out about his offensive comments.Read More


A Crash Course in Gay History

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

After California passed the FAIR Education Act mandating that LGBT history be taught in schools, the religious right erupted into spasms of batshittery. Stephen Colbert teaches us everything we need to know about our tribe's past.Read More


NYT: Darrell Issa Rakes in the Bucks While in Congress

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 15, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

According to a new, explosive report in The New York Times, anti-gay California Rep. Darrell Issa has been profiting immensely from his position in Congress. The Times reports that Issa has assets totaling as much as $725 million.Read More


Hunks in Trunks: Vintage Bodybuilders

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | August 15, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

I wanted to call them "hulks" but "hulks in trulks" didn't quite work. Fabulous vintage photo of three beautiful big men, probably ca. 1960s.Read More


Oregon May Aim for 2012 Marriage Equality Ballot Measure

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 15, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

This weekend, representatives from Basic Rights Oregon announced their intention to start collecting signatures to request a 2012 election ballot initiative that they hope will win marriage equality in the state. But they won't be campaigning without opposition. Read More


31 Days: Chasing the White Rabbit

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

I'm going to start a new series today that will run for the next 31 days. Each day I'll post a photo from my collections of snapshots and include a small story about it.Read More


Political Pledges Left & Right

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | August 15, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

To combat conservative pledges to "protect marriage and family," some political progressives have developed new political pledges. I don't expect too many politicians to sign, but their goals are worth fighting for. Read More


Ricky Martin Gets 'Behind the Music' Treatment

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 15, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

VH1's Behind the Music takes a look at Ricky Martin and how, in the past year since he's come out, he's been using his fame as a platform to speak out about equality and LGBT rights. Read More


Bachmann Goes on Meet the Press

Filed by Bil Browning | August 15, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Watch as David Gregory pointedly asks Michelle Bachmann about her views on the LGBT community; he rips her to pieces as she tries to dodge and weave and avoid answering any of his questions.Read More


Could More 'Made In USA' Mean More Jobs?

Filed by Don Davis | August 15, 2011 | 9:15 AM | comments

Government buys a whole lot of stuff. We could be buying more of it in the USA, and if we did, it could translate into more jobs in more places. Read More


Cameroon: Violating International Treaties

Filed by Ed Team | August 15, 2011 | 8:45 AM | comments

"Given the high level of officially sanctioned homophobia in Cameroon, those arrested under this law are at risk of attack or other forms of ill-treatment by fellow prisoners, or by prison authorities, because of their alleged sexual orientation." "Cameroon should...Read More

What Are They Advertising Again?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 15, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Can you figure out what they're advertising in this commercial? If it hadn't been for the title of the video showing before it started, I'd have assumed it was for gay house paint. What about you? What else could...Read More