Living: August 2005

There They Go Again

Filed by Ed Team | August 29, 2005 | 10:56 AM | comments

I was tempted to write "they" in the title, because increasingly my Church -- the Catholic Church -- sees me as a stumbling block. You who know me, must learn to avoid my deviance for fear of it rubbing...Read More


Anti-gay funeral crashers strike in Indiana

Filed by Bil Browning | August 28, 2005 | 11:09 PM | comments

WISH-TV 8 is reporting that Fred Phelp's clan struck yesterday in Martinsville, IN. These sick, twisted bastards really must have nothing better to do. I don't support the war in Iraq, but you don't see me out protesting fallen...Read More


4 College Students -- Changing More than Their Major -- Sneak Preview 9/2

Filed by Ed Team | August 28, 2005 | 9:58 AM | comments

Hey everyone, check out this new documentary by Sundance Channel this Friday at a Sneak Preview in Indianapolis. INTRAA offers sneak preview of new Transgender documentary television series "TransGeneration" INTRAA, the Indiana Transgender Rights Advocacy Alliance, is pleased to...Read More


The Real Lesson From Falwell's Statement

Filed by Ed Team | August 26, 2005 | 4:32 PM | comments

I join others in astonishment with Falwell's position supporting the rights of gays and lesbians to employment and housing as basic. To be honest, I am also angry... and my anger is directed at our very own community here...Read More


Jerry Falwell in favor of gay rights

Filed by Bil Browning | August 26, 2005 | 8:47 AM | comments

While on MSNBC's "The Situation" on August 5th, the Rev. Jerry Falwell recently made some interesting comments. Falwell said, "But civil -- civil rights for all Americans, black, white, red, yellow, the rich, poor, young, old, gay, straight, et cetera,...Read More


Wiccans 1: Activist Judge 0

Filed by Bil Browning | August 18, 2005 | 7:46 AM | comments

Marion Superior Court Judge Cale Bradford (brother of Republican city-county councilor Jim Bradford) made national news recently with an unorthodox decision involving a divorce decree. The parents are Wiccans, a religion that centers around nature and the earth. Judge...Read More


Gay spirituality retreat

Filed by Bil Browning | August 17, 2005 | 7:25 AM | comments

I got a very nice email yesterday from Rev. Darren Chittick. He and Jeffrey Barnes are hosting "Healing Our Relationship with the Divine & Reclaiming Our Right to a Spiritual Life: A Retreat for Gay and Bi Men" September...Read More


You Ain't Woman Enough to Take My Loretta Lynn Tickets!

Filed by Ed Team | August 16, 2005 | 8:39 AM | comments

Alright, Bil wants us to give the loyal readers of Bilerico.com glimpses into "the personal worlds of some of the state's GLBT community leaders." Since none of them post on here (just kidding Linda), I'll give a glimpse into...Read More


Bil-Eri-Co

Filed by Bil Browning | August 14, 2005 | 12:03 PM | comments

I get asked "What does bilerico mean? And how do you pronounce it?" quite often. I thought today was the appropriate day to answer it. You see, bilerico is a name I made up. It used to be just...Read More


The Courthouse Girls

Filed by Bil Browning | August 01, 2005 | 7:14 AM | comments

I grew up in Randolph County where the most majestic building in the county is the old county courthouse. The 128 year old structure was recently marked for demolition by the county commissioners. The plumbing and wiring are antiquated...Read More