December 16, 2011

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Santa Claus, FedEx, & the Red Kettle Menace [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | December 16, 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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EQCA Brings on Key Women to Re-Build the LGBT Organization

Filed by Karen Ocamb | December 16, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Until now I had not realized that the entire "Save Equality California" effort seems to be publicly lead by women.Read More


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This Is Love in Action

Filed by Jeff Lutes | December 16, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

It seems to me that part of celebrating community is to rejoice in the successes, triumphs, and blessings of others. The following little video made me laugh, cry, and cheer for these two dads and their growing family... even though I have never met them.Read More


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Just for Fun: One Talented Bird

Filed by Bil Browning | December 16, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

I was just going to put this on Facebook, but it tickled me enough to share with Projectors too. Watch as this bird sings the Mario Brothers theme song.Read More


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Conservatives Don't Want to Fix Poverty

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 16, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

Conservatives can't fix poverty, because conservatives don't want to fix poverty. From a conservative perspective, poverty isn't the real problem. Poor people are.Read More


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Advocates Applaud UN Report; LA City Council Denounces Nigeria

Filed by Karen Ocamb | December 16, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

African human rights activists applauded the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights for releasing the first-ever U.N. report documenting discriminatory laws, practices and acts of violence against individuals based on their sexual orientation and gender identity.Read More


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Santorum & Romney Face Off on Marriage Equality

Filed by Bil Browning | December 16, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Rick Santorum went after Mitt Romney over the Massachusetts ruling that denying marriage equality to gay and lesbian couples is unconstitutional and Romney's role in implementing the ruling.Read More


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Dear Santa: A Christmas Wishlist for the Future of Queer Cinema

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 16, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

Dear Santa, This is a wishlist of what I want for the future of queer cinema. When it comes to queer cinema, I want more of everything.Read More


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Bachmann Backs Down on Ex-Gay Therapy Bill

Filed by Bil Browning | December 16, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Truth Wins Out staffer John Becker, who went undercover at the clinic, got a bill for "missed appointments" from the charlatan and Bachmann even called Becker to demand payment. Now the huckster has backed down.Read More


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San Fran PD Wants Early Prop 8 Warning

Filed by Bil Browning | December 16, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

"In several prior instances when decisions have been issued relating to the marriage rights of same-sex couples, there have been large gatherings, including protesters, at the courthouses and in the Civic Center area of San Francisco... In any instance where...Read More


What an Angel Sounds Like

Filed by Bil Browning | December 16, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

This is adorably cute. Something tells me all the kids in the choir will be tell stories about this performance for a long time. That little boy in the robes steals the show. Don't bother turning up the volume...Read More