November 18, 2011

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Weekly Reader: Herman Cain's Sausage, the Word 'Cis,' & Asking a Favor

Filed by Bil Browning | November 18, 2011 | 6:45 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


Sec of Labor Issues Statement for Transgender Day of Remembrance

Filed by Bil Browning | November 18, 2011 | 3:45 PM | comments

Now this is a big deal. Following on the heels of HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan's speech at a national transgender organization's gala fundraiser, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis has issued a statement recognizing the Transgender Day of Remembrance.Read More


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All That Glitters

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 18, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Guest blogger Malic White asks, "Why have some queer folks been so offended by Savage in particular?" Is he going the route of major LGB organizations who handle trans issues badly?Read More


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Break Out the Sugar: Marcel the Shell Is Back

Filed by Bil Browning | November 18, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Having a bad day? Then break out the sugar bowl, because you're about to watch the sweetest damn thing you've ever seen. WARNING: This will break your gigglebox.Read More


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Radio Lab Investigates the Origin of HIV

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 18, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

I listened to an interesting episode of Radio Lab this week, a podcast out of NYC. It was about the concept of Patient Zero, or that there's really one place where a disease (or an idea) starts.Read More


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Antigay Forces File Proposed Initiative Against CA FAIR Education Act

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 18, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

The Committee to Repeal SB 48 - a newer version of the antigay StopSB48 crowd - filed a proposed initiative on Wednesday with the California Attorney General's office to again try to eliminate LGBTs from the California FAIR Education Act.Read More


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Caption This: Jimmy Fallon & Justin Timberlake

Filed by Bil Browning | November 18, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Posing for GQ Magazine, Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake look like they're playing slap, grab and tickle. What's your best caption for this photo? I know some of you will crack me up with this one. Read More


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Benetton Pretends to Care about Diversity, Fails Again

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 18, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Benetton will drop an ad as soon as someone complains. Their current strategy at least saves some paper.Read More


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NPH: Not a Role Model

Filed by Ed Team | November 18, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"I sort of go out of my way not to be Soap Box Johnny. We're super happy to lead by example, but even to define ourselves in any kind of leadership position I think is awkward. I cringe when I...Read More


Marilyn Manson & Britney Spears Cover Eurythmics

Filed by Bil Browning | November 18, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

I really dislike Marilyn Manson's music, but this "Sweet Dreams" collaboration between the singer and Britney Spears isn't too bad. I hear it was used as a video during Britney's tour a few years ago to allow the performer...Read More