January 6, 2012

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High Heels, Eric Cantor's Wife, & a Cost/Benefit Analysis [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | January 06, 2012 | 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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Santorum Booed by New Hampshire College Students

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 06, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Antigay Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum was booed during an exchange with a group of college students in Concord, New Hampshire, over his opposition to same-sex marriage.Read More


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Justice Dept Updates Rape Definition

Filed by Bil Browning | January 06, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

The federal government is expanding its definition of "rape" to include more than just "the carnal knowledge of a female, forcibly and against her will." The new definition is much more inclusive than the narrow one implemented in 1927.Read More


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Just Like On TV...

Filed by Terrance Heath | January 06, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Looks like somebody took those Volkswagon "test-drive" commercials a little too seriously.Read More


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Don't Watch This if You Are Already in a Bad Mood

Filed by Bil Browning | January 06, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

I'm warning you, you'll want to hurl something at your computer screen if you're already in a foul mood today.Read More


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Researcher Complains Anti-Gay Group Distorts Study

Filed by Bil Browning | January 06, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

Sirota studied the effect of gay dads raising girls while in heterosexual marriages. NARTH, however, published an article using Sirota's research to claim that children of same-sex parents don't fare as well as children raised "in stable homes with a mother and a father."Read More


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Does Mitt Romney Know He's Quoting a Lesbian?

Filed by Dana Rudolph | January 06, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

Mitt Romney has been frequently quoting "America the Beautiful" in his speeches. What he may not know is that the song was written in 1893 by Katherine Lee Bates - who lived with and shared her life with another woman.Read More


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Disney & Kotex: The Story of Menstruation

Filed by Bil Browning | January 06, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

Did you know that Disney and Kotex made an animated cartoon to teach girls about menstruation? It's the kind of flick that they showed us in health class when it was time for sex ed. Read More


Interview: Openly Gay Presidential Candidate Fred Karger

Filed by Adam Polaski | January 06, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Fred Karger is still running for president, and he's the first openly gay person to do so. Here, he speaks with The Bilerico Project about his lack of support, his disappointment with The Victory Fund, and what his campaign is trying to achieve.Read More


Darren Criss' Melodic Rolling Stone Interview

Filed by Bil Browning | January 06, 2012 | 9:17 AM | comments

When Darren Criss was asked to sit down for a videotaped Rolling Stone interview, he offered to sing his way through the Q&A. Watch as he puts issues like gay youth, teen bullying, and his television relationship with Kurt...Read More


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The Male Body Is Damn Beautiful

Filed by Bil Browning | January 06, 2012 | 9:09 AM | comments

"We love your strong, solid thighs and calves. Your penises in their wide variety of shapes and sizes (and sometimes, angles), which, by the way, are just as enjoyable to look at when they're soft as when they're not... You...Read More