July 13, 2012

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Rookie Lesbians, the Rawhide Kid, & Fundie Bribes [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | July 13, 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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GLAAD Is Back!

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 13, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

The night journalism-trained Herndon Graddick made his first appearance as GLAAD's new president, it was as if the prodigal son of the LGBT movement who had 'gone Hollywood' was returning home to work and fight on behalf of all LGBT people.Read More


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Indiana Fundies Giving Out Bribes to Raise Opposition to Domestic Partner Benefits

Filed by Bil Browning | July 13, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

You know the religious right fundies have truly realized their base of anti-gay support is dwindling when they have to resort to giving out electronics, t-shirts, and cookies to lure people to show up to an anti-gay rally. Read More


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First Trailer from Disney's 'Oz: The Great & Powerful'

Filed by James Holmes | July 13, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

I'm always excited for more Oz - and this looks visually promising at the least. Read More


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The Latest 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Policy

Filed by Mark Segal | July 13, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

This headline from The Salt Lake Tribune caught my attention: "Can gay Mormons serve in Boy Scouts? Well, yes and no: Admission rules are murky, but both groups use 'don't ask, don't tell' policy."Read More


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Openly Gay LA Mayor Deputy Chief of Staff to Run for Council Seat

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 13, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

The rumor has circulated since the summer of 2011 when Matt Szabo, the highly regarded, openly gay Los Angeles Deputy Chief of Staff to Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, gave up his West Hollywood apartment for an apartment in Hollywood, in Eric Garcetti's 13th Council District.Read More


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Reid: Burn Ralph Lauren's US Olympic Team Uniforms

Filed by Bil Browning | July 13, 2012 | 11:15 AM | comments

Not only are the Ralph Lauren designed uniforms for the US Olympic team drab and emblazoned with the company's logo, they're also made entirely in China. The political powers-that-be are not amused.Read More


Political Animals

Filed by Bil Browning | July 13, 2012 | 9:31 AM | comments

USA Network's new min-series "Political Animals" is about a former First Lady turned Secretary of State turned presidential candidate. She has a gay son and apparently Grindr has hit the zeitgeist enough it get a brief cameo as the...Read More


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Ban Anti-LGBT Countries from Olympics?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 13, 2012 | 9:19 AM | comments

"The Olympic Charter prohibits all discrimination, and this includes homophobic discrimination. Any country that discriminates against women, ethnic or religious minorities, or lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) athletes should be disqualified from the 2012 Olympics... The International Olympic Committee...Read More