September 2, 2011

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Weekly Reader: A Hung Jury, Joe Solmonese & Lap Dances

Filed by Bil Browning | September 02, 2011 | 4:15 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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31 Days: Meridian Hill Park

Filed by Bil Browning | September 02, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

The history of the area surrounding Meridian Hill park is absolutely fascinating. The area was still rural when Mary Foote Henderson literally built a castle across the street and drew up plans to build a new Executive Mansion on the hill.Read More


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EQCA's Video Response to StopSB48 Referendum Effort

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 02, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Equality California has come out swinging against the Capitol Resource Institute-originated StopSB48 referendum effort with a video calling the opponents of the California FAIR Education Act liars, haters, and extremists. Read More


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Kermit: Bert & Ernie Are Straight

Filed by Bil Browning | September 02, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

TMZ caught up with Kermit the Frog outside of a marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles to ask him about the rumors about Bert and Ernie.Read More


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NJ Anti-Bullying Law Goes Into Effect

Filed by Adam Polaski | September 02, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

"The Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights" went into effect this week in New Jersey. The comprehensive state-wide anti-bullying policy is one of the strictest anti-bullying measures in the country.Read More


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Black Gay Men: Looking Forward & Backward

Filed by Antoine Craigwell | September 02, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

While many black men are demonstrably strong against the usual suspects, which tend to want to oppress them and make them less than, they seem to be powerless against belonging to a gay community that is fragmented, divisive, unwelcoming, and untrustworthy.Read More


A Witch of a Man: Pulp Biography

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 02, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

The cover is hilariously peculiar but I'm a little intrigued by the subject of this book.Read More


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Feel Good: Chipotle Pulls a Fast (Food) One

Filed by Bil Browning | September 02, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

A feel-good liberal ad touting the goodness of farm-fresh meat at Chipotle's. No factory pigs here, folks! Just worker exploitation, hypocrisy, and hidden meat ingredients...Read More


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What The Hung Jury Means In The Larry King Murder Case

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 02, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

The "gay panic" defense is alive and well and living in California. Read More


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GLAAD Dings HuffPo For Anti-Gay Stereotypes

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 02, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"These are the false stereotypes put forth by the staunchest opponents of marriage equality...These are the false stereotypes that drive parents to send their children to so-called "conversion therapy" - So that their kids don't end up a part of...Read More


Into the Light: First 1000 Miles

Filed by Bil Browning | September 02, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Alan Bounville has been guest posting about some of his journey as he walks across the nation to end gender discrimination in all forms. Now he's made a video about his first 1000 miles and three people who've walked...Read More