August 3, 2012

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Chicken Wars, Lana Wachowski, & Non-Olympic Swimmers [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | August 03, 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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Olympic Water Sports of a Different Color

Filed by James Holmes | August 03, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

I had never noticed that before they dive in, the swimmers drink the water. After my crowd of friends pondered the reason why - we remembered that the internet existed and decided to put an end to the speculation. Read More


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Homage to Gore Vidal

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | August 03, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

In addition to his contributions to historical fiction and political commentary, Gore Vidal wrote some of the most important works of American literary works dealing with lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people. Read More


It's Time to Move on from Chick-Fil-Ageddon

Filed by Viktor Kerney | August 03, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

Maybe it's just me, but somewhere in this whole Chick-Fil-Ageddon, I got lost.Read More


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Gore Vidal - My Tribute

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 03, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

I think it's no accident that he died during the Olympic Games. He spent his life loving an athlete that he loved and lost as a teenager.Read More


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LA City Councilmember Bill Rosendahl Diagnosed with Cancer

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 03, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

Wednesday afternoon, on Aug. 1, openly gay Los Angeles City Councilmember Bill Rosendahl revealed he has been diagnosed with cancer. Read More


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'The Gay Crusaders' at Forty

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | August 03, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

The year 1972 was to lesbian and gay books what 1969 (the year of Stonewall) was to lesbian and gay politics. These were not scientific studies by heterosexual "experts" but first-person narratives by openly lesbian or gay activists. Read More


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Homonymous Marriage Edition [What You Need to Know]

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 03, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

What is it like to have the same name as your partner and how do you decide what to do in that situation? This and many more stories you need to know!Read More


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Bloomberg Opposes Obama's Stance on Guns

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 03, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

Mayor Bloomberg disagrees with Obama's stance to continue enforcing current gun laws. Bloomberg favors stricter control. Read More


Matthew Mitcham's Many Talents

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | August 03, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

After watching Matthew Mitcham sing and play so well you'll wonder what else do Olympic athletes do in their spare time and how can he serenade me with a ukelele. A song cover you gotta see!Read More