January 19, 2012

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The Incident

Filed by Paige Schilt | January 19, 2012 | 7:00 PM | comments

A few months back, I wrote that my son had never been bullied at his Texas public school. Perhaps it was inevitable, given that Waylon is in third grade now, but a week or two later there was an incident.Read More


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Ohio Mayor: Investigate if Two Men Can Join Gym as Family

Filed by Bil Browning | January 19, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

While I'd like to chalk this up to plain old ignorance, I wonder how much homophobia is playing into the equation.Read More


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Republican Presidential Candidates Run Away from LGBT Rights

Filed by Norm Kent | January 19, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Tt would be a mistake for advocates to believe for a moment any GOP presidential candidates will actively support LGBT rights. In fact, with some of them, flaunting might become a felony.Read More


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NBC's 'Smash': Creativity & the Drama of Big Dreams

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 19, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Applauding with the Outfest audience at the Harmony Gold Theater last Wednesday night after a sneak-peek of NBC's upcoming TV show "Smash," I felt as if I'd just seen something new.Read More


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You Don't Get to Tell Us When to Be Offended, Ru Paul

Filed by Rebecca Juro | January 19, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Ru Paul doesn't have to go to interview after interview looking for work, always hoping that this will be the time the interviewer will actually consider their resume, not their gender identity, as the key factor whether or not they'll be hired.Read More


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SLDN Executive Director Sarvis to Leave Job

Filed by Bil Browning | January 19, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

Servicemember Legal Defense Network Executive Director Aubrey Sarvis announced yesterday that he will leave the organization he's led for the past four years. Aubrey's exit will happen in late spring or early summer.Read More


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What Should I Call My Super PAC?

Filed by Kate Clinton | January 19, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Used to be if you were a comic one of the guaran-dam-teed high-larious things you could do was run for president. Now you need a PAC. So what should I call mine?Read More


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Newt Gingrich Sought Open Marriage with Second Wife

Filed by Bil Browning | January 19, 2012 | 12:35 PM | comments

"He always called me at night and always ended with `I love you.' Well, she was listening... He was asking to have an open marriage and I refused. That is not a marriage." -- Marianne Gingrich, Newt Gingrich's second wife...Read More


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GOP Clown Car Loses Another: Rick Perry Calls It Quits

Filed by Bil Browning | January 19, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry has proven conclusively that George W Bush is not the dumbest Texas governor to run for the highest office in the land, but he didn't prove he had what it takes to win. Read More


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The Gay Travel Buzz: Is the World Your Oyster?

Filed by Leslie Robinson | January 19, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

I used to be a travel writer, but these days I'm ignorant about international travel. I don't even know where gays with money - in this economy, all six of them - go abroad on vacation.Read More


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Rick Santorum & the Lesbian Intern Who Got Away

Filed by Sue Kerr | January 19, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

I was an intern in Rick Santorum's then-Congressional offices for six months. I was assigned, I was not out (to myself even) and I was terrified enough to run away to graduate school rather than pursue a career on Capitol Hill.Read More


Bilerico Project Nominated for GLAAD Award

Filed by Bil Browning | January 19, 2012 | 9:25 AM | comments

The GLAAD Media Award nominations have been revealed and Bilerico Project was tapped for the Outstanding Blog category. Also in the running are friends like Rod McCollum for Rod2.0, former contributor David Badash for New Civil Rights Movement, current...Read More


Black Muscles [Posing Pouch Series 3]

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | January 19, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

This guy is so perfect, it's hard to believe he's real. But he is and he fills out his red posing pouch like a dream.Read More