Media: January 2012

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Miss Piggy Slams Fox News

Filed by Bil Browning | January 31, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

You know it's bad when even the Muppets are calling out Fox News as the worthless "journalism" it is. Read More


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Newsweek Pleads for Attention with New Cover

Filed by Adam Polaski | January 29, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

The silly Newsweek covers are indicative of a larger issue - the fact that the media is covering the election like it's a reality television show. It feels like we're watching a never-ending episode of True Life: I'm Running for President.Read More


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Guppies, Windmills, & the Circular Firing Squad [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | January 27, 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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A Quick Programming Note

Filed by Bil Browning | January 24, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

It's time for the Task Force's Creating Change conference this weekend and once again there will be a huge Bilerico presence at the event.Read More


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LGBT Media Consolidation Continues as UKGayNews Shuts Down

Filed by Bil Browning | January 23, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Sad news from across the pond today. Longtime British site UK Gay News announced today that it would merge with London's Gay Star News. Site owner Andy Harley is retiring due to ill health.Read More


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You Don't Get to Tell Us When to Be Offended, Ru Paul

Filed by Rebecca Juro | January 19, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Ru Paul doesn't have to go to interview after interview looking for work, always hoping that this will be the time the interviewer will actually consider their resume, not their gender identity, as the key factor whether or not they'll be hired.Read More


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We're Going Dark on Jan 18 to Protest SOPA

Filed by Bil Browning | January 17, 2012 | 7:15 PM | comments

In solidarity with several other websites around the nation, Bilerico Project will be going dark for twenty four hours - from midnight Eastern Time on Tuesday to midnight Wednesday - to protest the Senate's proposed Stop Online Piracy Act and it's House cousin, the PROTECT IP Act. Read More


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Wolfe Founder & CEO Tells Online Pirates to Walk the Plank

Filed by Jenni Olson | January 17, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Wolfe CEO and founder Kathy Wolfe illustrates in detail the grave situation of online piracy and asks for the support of LGBT movie lovers (who need to financially support indie filmmakers by compensating them for their work). Read More


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Does Mitt Romney Have a Big Penis?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 14, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

I'm not exactly sure how the Chairman of the New Hampshire Republican Party is supposed to know how big Mitten's willy is, but a caller to C-Span decided to ask. Read More


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Clarifying My Role with Bilerico Project

Filed by Jerame Davis | January 13, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Some folks may not know the exact roles Bil and I play with Bilerico, so it seems like now is the time to make things explicitly clear; my new role in both politics and the LGBT equality movement require that.Read More


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Anti-Trans Policies at Gay/Lesbian Newspaper 'Xtra'

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | January 12, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Xtra, Canada's gay and lesbian newspaper, has been creating a stir with ethical concerns over the treatment of trans people interviewed for their paper. Read More


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The Queer Guide to Sundance Film Festival 2012

Filed by Jenni Olson | January 12, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

Once again, movie lovers and industry insiders will be gathering in Park City, Utah this month for the annual independent film orgy known as the Sundance Film Festival with additional action unspooling at the longstanding alternative event known as Slamdance.Read More


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Against Equality on Montreal's Queercorps Radio

Filed by Yasmin Nair | January 11, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

If you've been following us, or are curious to know what we're about, this is a great way to get to know us!Read More


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MARS Canada Chooses Not to Affiliate With Transphobia

Filed by Mercedes Allen | January 10, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

If you're a consumer like me who shops with her feet, it probably won't hurt to thank Uncle Ben's for taking a principled stand against transphobia. And if buying M&Ms just became a little more guilt-free, well, that's an added bonus.Read More


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Having a Meeting: A Salvation Army Update

Filed by Bil Browning | January 09, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

A quick note: I have been invited to meet with leaders from the Salvation Army this week on Thursday afternoon. We'll be having an off-the-record conversation first and then they have agreed to do an on-camera interview for Bilerico Project.Read More


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High Heels, Eric Cantor's Wife, & a Cost/Benefit Analysis [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | January 06, 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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Don't Watch This if You Are Already in a Bad Mood

Filed by Bil Browning | January 06, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

I'm warning you, you'll want to hurl something at your computer screen if you're already in a foul mood today.Read More