February 11, 2014

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Numerous NFL Teams Would Welcome a Gay Player

Filed by John M. Becker | February 11, 2014 | 6:00 PM | comments

Great news for newly out NFL hopeful Michael Sam: at least ten NFL teams have now publicly said they will welcome a gay player.Read More


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U.S. Luger Pissed About Canadian Gay Olympics Ad

Filed by John M. Becker | February 11, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

American luger Christian Niccum is not amused with a now-viral Canadian ad depicting luge as a gay sport. He also thinks homosexuality is a "lifestyle."Read More


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Charlotte School Crowns Trans Student Homecoming King

Filed by John M. Becker | February 11, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

On Friday, 17-year-old high school senior Blake Brockington made history when he became North Carolina's first trans homecoming king.Read More


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Samuel L. Jackson Rips Anchor for Mistaking Him for Laurence Fishburne

Filed by John M. Becker | February 11, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Watch Samuel L. Jackson deliver a Los Angeles entertainment reporter a "well-deserved spanking" for mistaking him for fellow African-American actor Laurence Fishburne.Read More


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Olympic Hunger Games: Sochi

Filed by John M. Becker | February 11, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

The #CheersToSochi campaign just released another video slamming Russia's anti-LGBT human rights record called "Olympic Hunger Games: Sochi."Read More


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Watch: Jon Stewart, Rachel Maddow Celebrate Michael Sam

Filed by John M. Becker | February 11, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Rachel Maddow and Jon Stewart both devoted segments on their shows last night to discussion of the coming-out of likely NFL player Michael Sam.Read More


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Mourning Mike Vogt

Filed by Bil Browning | February 11, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Mike Vogt, a longtime Bilerico reader and commenter from Indiana, died suddenly over the weekend. The cause of death is still unknown.Read More


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Former 'Ex-Gay' Leader Repudiates 'Ex-Gay' Myth

Filed by John M. Becker | February 11, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

John J. Smid: "[The 'ex-gay myth] has created a dangling carrot of change without any real outcome of freedom from homosexuality."Read More


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How You Can Help: Indiana's Marriage Amendment

Filed by Bil Browning | February 11, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

As John reported yesterday, Indiana's anti-marriage amendment has passed through a state senate committee and is being sent to the floor for a full vote this week. The amendment is expected to pass, but Hoosiers need your help to keep it off the ballot this fall.Read More


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Green Bay Packers Coach: Our Team Welcomes All Players

Filed by John M. Becker | February 11, 2014 | 8:30 AM | comments

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy and members of his staff made absolutely clear yesterday that the team welcomes any pro-level player, regardless of sexual orientation.Read More


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Nevada Drops Defense of Marriage Discrimination

Filed by John M. Becker | February 11, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

Last night, Nevada's Democratic attorney general and Republican governor dropped the state's defense of its voter-approved constitutional marriage discrimination amendment.Read More