September 30, 2011

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Weekly Reader: Birthday Wishes, Gay History, & Disappearing Ink

Filed by Bil Browning | September 30, 2011 | 6:00 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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Falsification or Embellishment? Anti-Gay NC Lawmaker Lied

Filed by Matt Comer | September 30, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

"People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones." It's a great lesson for children; one that should be applied practically as an adult. It's a lesson anti-LGBT North Carolina state Sen. James Forrester never really took to heart.Read More


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Make Marriage Work Like Disappearing Ink

Filed by Yasmin Nair | September 30, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Mexico City lawmakers are contemplating issuing temporary marriage licenses. This is a perfect solution: Make marriage work like disappearing ink.Read More


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Military Chaplains Can Marry Gay Soldiers

Filed by Bil Browning | September 30, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

The Department of Defense issued two memos today clarifying that military chaplains can marry gay and lesbian soldiers and the couples can get married on base if the state allows same-sex marriage.Read More


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Will Unheard Voices Be Heard in Schools?

Filed by Dana Rudolph | September 30, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

There's a great new resource for teaching LGBT history in middle and high schools - and it might even teach us adults something.Read More


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Cartoon: A Trans Chess Joke

Filed by Bil Browning | September 30, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

This made me actually laugh out loud. Thought y'all would enjoy it too.Read More


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No Such Thing as a Thousand Free Friends

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 30, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

If you're not paying for it, you're not the customer. You're the product being sold.Read More


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Not-So-Heartwarming Video: Gay Soldier Comes Out to Mom

Filed by Bil Browning | September 30, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Remember the young soldier who came out to his father on a video from the war zone? A half hour later, the soldier came out to his mother and filmed it too. It didn't go as well.Read More


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Federal Bureau of Prisons Updates Trans Policies

Filed by Ed Team | September 30, 2011 | 11:04 AM | comments

"In summary, inmates in the custody of the Bureau with a possible diagnosis of GID will receive a current individualized assessment and evaluation. Treatment options will not be precluded solely due to level of services received, or lack of services,...Read More


A Good Laugh: Vintage Photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 30, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

A feel-good find from 1955, this vintage home photo is so human and real it feels completely alive to me.Read More


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NY Medicaid May Cover Gender Reassignment Surgery

Filed by Bil Browning | September 30, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Encouraging news out of New York State this morning. The state is considering covering gender reassignment surgery under Medicaid.Read More


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Free Flexor Makes Shake Weight Look Perfectly Innocent

Filed by Ed Kennedy | September 30, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

The motion is certainly familiar, as is the need to change arms.Read More


Getting Naked for Cancer Awareness

Filed by Bil Browning | September 30, 2011 | 7:45 AM | comments

Five of England's top rowers agreed to strip naked for Blue September, a national cancer awareness campaign. This behind the scenes video might be not safe for work since there's butt cheeks galore and the hint of a winkie....Read More