February 10, 2012

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Prop 8, New Orleans Inferno, & Roland Martin [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | February 10, 2012 | 6:30 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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Does Your Smartphone Think Rape And Anti-Semitism Are OK?

Filed by Daniel Villarreal | February 10, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Iris, the voice-activated personal assistant on Android phones, thinks abortion is wrong, Satan is real, and that rape might be justified. This is a problem for LGBT people around the world.Read More


Tyler Clementi's Brother on AC360

Filed by Bil Browning | February 10, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Tyler Clementi's brother, James Clementi, is starting to speak out about his brother's suicide and why he thinks Tyler took his own life. Anderson Cooper 360 ran an interview with him last night that's simply heartbreaking. James Clementi is also gay.Read More


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Director Evan Roberts on His Short Film about Length

Filed by Toshio Meronek | February 10, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Director Evan Roberts's short film "33 Teeth" focuses on Eddie, a 14-year-old who creeps on his neighbor Chad while he's in the bathroom measuring himself with a comb. Evan and I talked recently about moviemaking, teen angst, and size obsession.Read More


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Newt Gingrich Doesn't Live Like a Porn Star

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 10, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

No one actually follows the "You only get to have sex with one person in your whole life" rule, but lots of us like to pretend that violating it reflects on one's moral character.Read More


More Crazy Conspiracy Theories & Assumptions

Filed by Bil Browning | February 10, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

Here's yet another nutjob pontificating about me based entirely on their own assumptions and made-up conspiracy theories. It reminds me of a Twitter troll who insists I've "sold out to Gay Inc" for the invitations to "ski weekends and circuit parties."Read More


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Obama Raised $1.5 Million from LGBT Donors Last Night

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

President Obama attended a fundraiser at the home of Karen Dixon and Dr. Nan Schaffer in an affluent area of Washington, DC last night that brought in almost $1.5 million dollars.Read More


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State Department Condemns Russian Anti-Gay Legislation

Filed by Bil Browning | February 10, 2012 | 9:43 AM | comments

"We are concerned by proposed local legislation in Russia that would severely restrict freedoms of expression and assembly for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals, and indeed all Russians. As Secretary Clinton has said, gay rights are human rights...Read More


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'Its Okay Because My Friend Is Gay' #FAIL

Filed by Sue Kerr | February 10, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

A local radio program was doing a sketch bit about "trannies" yesterday - it seems that they were guessing the biological gender of a photo array of sex workers. Yep, that's what passes for morning entertainment in Pittsburgh.Read More


You'll Cheer Several Times

Filed by Bil Browning | February 10, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

Jerame knows I don't like talk radio, so when he told me I had to listen to this clip of Howard Stern defending Ellen Degeneres and Rosie O'Donnell against anti-gay attacks, I knew it must be something special. It...Read More