June 15, 2012

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George Takei, Box Kites, & Party Platforms [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | June 15, 2012 | 5:30 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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The City of Los Angeles Honors Frontiers Magazine

Filed by Karen Ocamb | June 15, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

My publication, Frontiers Magazine, was honored for outstanding contributions to the LGBT community during the launch of LGBT Heritage Month at Los Angeles City Hall on June 1.Read More


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Hey Mitt, Leave Our Teachers Alone

Filed by Terrance Heath | June 15, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

As I thought about how much our son has grown and improved over the past year, and how much the staff at his school had to do with those changes, I couldn't help being mystified at Romney's assertion that our children need fewer teachers.Read More


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Gay Teen Brandon Joseph Elizares 'Couldn't Make It'

Filed by Karen Ocamb | June 15, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

I wish I could place a candle in the window of every out and proud LGBT person and ally in America saying, "Come to our home. It's safe here. We're family and we welcome you just the way you are."Read More


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IN Republicans Omit Marriage Opposition from Platform

Filed by Bil Browning | June 15, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

Both the Republican and Democrat state party platforms have undergone dramatic changes in regard to marriage equality in Indiana. Democrats now oppose a constitutional amendment while Republicans have jettisoned their vociferous support for it.Read More


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TLC Pulls Transphobic 'Cake Boss' Episode

Filed by Bil Browning | June 15, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

"Im really trying to be a positive role model for trans people and it upsets me that ... I SPECIFICALLY asked the producers of 'Cake Boss' NOT to disrespect me or trans people. Before I agreed to do this show,...Read More


You're a Homosexual

Filed by Bil Browning | June 15, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

"You manscape your junk, so it ain't no doubt, you're a homosexual."...Read More


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Father's Day Memories: I am the Man My Father Built

Filed by Mark S. King | June 15, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

"Now, people have their bat kites and their regular shaped kites," Dad said to me when I was ten years old, "but the box kite, Mark, now there is the most aerodynamically sound of them all."Read More