January 24, 2012

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Text: President Obama's State of the Union Address

Filed by Bil Browning | January 24, 2012 | 10:16 PM | comments

President Obama gave his 3rd State of the Union address this evening and the LGBT community got a small shout-out. The speech focused on jobs for the most part as the administration offered an economic recovery plan called "An America Built to Last".Read More


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Why Fred Karger Isn't Just Tilting at Windmills

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 24, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

It's easy to think of Fred Karger as a modern-day Don Quixote. Surely, like the fictional Man from La Mancha, Karger is tilting at windmills as he dreams the impossible dream of an openly gay man becoming president of the United States.Read More


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Bil Browning: VIP Q Movie Pick

Filed by Jenni Olson | January 24, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Curiosity got the best of us and we recently decided to ask Bilerico Project founder and longtime LGBT activist Bil Browning to share his favorite LGBT films for the VIP Q Movie Pick. Bil named two films that had an enormous impact on his life.Read More


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Dan Savage & the Circular Firing Squad

Filed by John M. Becker | January 24, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Instead of directing our frustration and anger inwards at obviously supportive and well-meaning community members, we need to direct it outwards and upwards. Instead of vilifying people for what they don't fully understand, we need to meet them where they are and bring them further.Read More


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A Quick Programming Note

Filed by Bil Browning | January 24, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

It's time for the Task Force's Creating Change conference this weekend and once again there will be a huge Bilerico presence at the event.Read More


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Hate the Gays? Imagine the World Without Us

Filed by Kergan Edwards-Stout | January 24, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

Any preventable loss of dignity and human life must be stopped. The question is, "How?"Read More


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Oscar Nominations Are Out

Filed by Bil Browning | January 24, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

Which flick do you think will win Best Picture?Read More


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Thousands Demand Ohio Gym Stop Discriminating

Filed by Joe Mirabella | January 24, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

More than 4,000 people have signed a popular petition on Change.org urging an Ohio gym to offer a family membership to a local gay couple, Shane and Coty May. Read More


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Begging for Equality

Filed by Davina Kotulski | January 24, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

Glenn Schmoll should not be in the unfortunate position of petitioning the Masons, where his deceased partner, Lowell Houser, was a brother, for financial assistance typically afforded other spouses of brothers.Read More


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Washington State Has Votes for Marriage Equality

Filed by Bil Browning | January 24, 2012 | 9:43 AM | comments

The fabled 25th vote in favor of same-sex marriage has been found in Washington State; the legislature now has enough pledged votes to pass a marriage equality bill.Read More


NOM Flack's WA Marriage Equality Testimony

Filed by Bil Browning | January 24, 2012 | 9:19 AM | comments

I'm guessing I should probably give this video a trigger warning. Watch as NOM flack Jennifer Roback Morse of the Ruth Institute testifies in front of the Washington legislature in opposition to marriage equality. The horrific bigoted lies and...Read More


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Remember Who Else Was Good for That?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 24, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

"The wild cheers that accompanied Newt's counterattack on the media indicated that his growing ranks of fans were ready to overlook his infidelities, and his big win on Saturday in the South Carolina primary proved it. But frustration with the...Read More