Living: August 2006

I've been seeing another

Filed by Bil Browning | August 30, 2006 | 11:24 AM | comments

I have a confession to make, gentle readers. I've been seeing another blog. It started out simply enough. The casual flirtation of hanging out together for a short while, checking each other out and then parting ways quickly. Soon I...Read More


If you gotta have it explained . . .

Filed by Bil Browning | August 29, 2006 | 12:25 PM | comments

If you have to have it explained, you ain't never going to know. (Old blues man's saying.) In his "Our View" column in the September 6th issue of The Word, the editor calls for the elimination of Indiana Black Pride....Read More


Top Honors?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 28, 2006 | 4:53 PM | comments

The Princeton Review published it's "Best 361 Colleges" recently (registration required) and it's always interesting to see how Hoosier institutes of higher learning stack up. I did a quick search on the top three to see how they rank. When...Read More


What Gives?

Filed by Scott Barnes | August 24, 2006 | 11:59 AM | comments

Two days ago, my partner and I had an appointment together concerning something that was stressful, to say the least. Since it was a perfect day outside, I thought it would relax us a bit to get some fresh air...Read More


Out In Scripture

Filed by Seth Kreigh | August 23, 2006 | 1:46 AM | comments

The Human Rights Campaign has recently launched a new website, Out In Scripture. This site provides distinctive insights into the Bible from an LGBT and straight-supportive perspective. HRC's goal is to provide faithful and thoughtful help for preachers and other...Read More


Denny Crane!

Filed by Bil Browning | August 15, 2006 | 3:23 PM | comments

Some readers have been inquiring as to what we ended up calling our new cat. While we got several great suggestions in the comments of that post, well, we didn't take your advice. You might remember that our new...Read More


Indiana Black Pride, Saturday Morning

Filed by Edward Fox | August 12, 2006 | 5:31 AM | comments

It is 5:30 A.M. my eyes keep telling me that they really need to close, right now. Last night Adodi Muse were delightful and a good time was had by all. Now the big day is here. A year of...Read More


Indiana Black Pride, Friday

Filed by Edward Fox | August 11, 2006 | 6:28 PM | comments

I want to write more, but I seem to be busy this weekend; out or tired. Tonight is the kick-off gala for Indiana Black Pride, Season II, Diversity and Soul. I hope to see you all there; Adodi Muse should...Read More


Indiana Black Pride Today: Booksigning at A Shade of Grey Bookstore

Filed by Edward Fox | August 09, 2006 | 10:55 AM | comments

Today marks the beginning of Indiana Black Pride's second season of Pride Week events. Tonight at 6:30, Darvin Lewis, a local author, will discuss and sign his book How Big is Your Faith at A Shade of Grey, a new...Read More


Martha Wash, is that you?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 08, 2006 | 12:11 PM | comments

Today's Indianapolis Star has a great article up about Indiana Black Pride today. When I saw it, it reminded me that I hadn't done a post on IBP yet - and I even have a special Martha Wash touch to...Read More


Cheap Solutions for HIV/AIDS Prevention

Filed by Seth Kreigh | August 07, 2006 | 3:13 AM | comments

I read an interesting article by Celia Dugger in The New York Times yesterday about a $1 million study conducted by MIT's Poverty Action Lab and financed by The Partnership for Child Development, based in London. The study took place...Read More


Just Like Everyone Else....

Filed by Bruce Parker | August 06, 2006 | 12:53 AM | comments

I have read and reread Marla's recent post. Thanks, your words were like a drink of water for a queer wondering through the desert of heternormative gay activists. Recently, I have started dating a new boy. He is an amazing...Read More


Roving Hoosier in NYC

Filed by Melissa Williams | August 05, 2006 | 5:04 PM | comments

Hi, I am Melissa Williams, and I am new to bilerico. I thought it was cute that Bil referred to me as the "feminist voice" of bilerico, because I consider myelf very post-feminist and very intellectually identified with queer theory....Read More


Same Sex Adoption is Safe for Another Day

Filed by Karen Celestino-Horseman | August 04, 2006 | 11:17 AM | comments

Score one for Indianapolis attorney, Barbara Baird and Patricia Logue of the Lambda Legal Defense Fund! Thanks to their hard work, the Indiana Supreme Court today declined to accept an appeal of the decision of In re The Adoption of...Read More


Star lawsuit

Filed by Bil Browning | August 03, 2006 | 10:45 AM | comments

Per Bil's request, I'm cross-posting an update from Taking Down Words about litigation between the Indianapolis Star and former editorial writers Lisa Coffey and James Patterson, who are suing the paper on a number of discrimination claims. I had earlier...Read More