March 23, 2012

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Pink Slime, Tying the Knot, & F--king North Carolina [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | March 23, 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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Low Voter Turnout & LGBT Rights

Filed by Waymon Hudson | March 23, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

While voter apathy could be chalked up to Obama's uncontested presidential primary and the lackluster Republican primary candidates, if the trend holds, low voter turnout could have a larger impact in the November elections, especially when it comes to LGBT rights. Read More


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Silence On N.C. Amendment Isn't An Option For Gay-Friendly Politicians

Filed by Matt Comer | March 23, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

The momentum against North Carolina's Amendment One is growing, but many LGBT-friendly politicians and elected bodies have yet to speak out, including North Carolina's largest city and county.Read More


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Ziggy Turns 40: My Soundtrack For Friday

Filed by James Holmes | March 23, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

I was very excited today to read that David Bowie's 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars' will be rereleased this June on both digital and vinyl in celebration of it's 40th Anniversary. Read More


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The News Is Still Going Edition [What You Need To Know]

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | March 23, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

It may almost be the weekend, but there's still plenty of news to be had...Read More


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Ketchup & Mustard Star in Film for Kids of LGBT Parents

Filed by Dana Rudolph | March 23, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

If filmmaker Andrea James has her way, there will soon be a new film for young children with lesbian or gay parents.Read More


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Separate Your Whites & Colors: The 'U-Washee'

Filed by Bil Browning | March 23, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

While I'm traveling today, I thought this would be a good time to republish this post from 2009 about the U-Washee and the racist signs they proudly display. The last I knew, the signs were still up and the U-Washee was still going strong.Read More


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Like a Prayer, Like a Virgin, Like an Activist: In Defense of MDNA

Filed by Patrick J Hamilton | March 23, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

There's something else you can add to that list of things you can't bring up in polite conversation without fear of flare up. About music, a star, loyalty, age, originality, gay rights, and talent - the argument is about Madonna. Read More


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A Case of the Hysterias

Filed by Bil Browning | March 23, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

"A coalition of pro-family groups is urging parents to keep their children home from school on the 'Day of Silence,' if your school is allowing students to refuse to speak in class... GLSEN shamelessly exploits teen suicide in order to...Read More


The Firemen's Ball

Filed by Bil Browning | March 23, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

JoeMyGod tips us to this video of two Minnesota volunteer firemen on their way to a St. Patrick's Day parade who spotted a truck fire on the highway. Of course, the two jumped out to help - dressed in...Read More