Media: February 2012

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Do Hot Men Freshen the Air?

Filed by James Holmes | February 29, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

Renuzit has a new campaign for their air fresheners, and it is very pleasing to the eyes. The have paired the freshener with a shirtless hunk, and the caption, "the first air freshener designed to look as great as it smells." Read More


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Putting A Value on Bilerico Project

Filed by Bil Browning | February 28, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

As we swing into Spring, take a moment and realize how much content you consume online for free. Bloggers are usually doing it for love or small advertising amounts and, as we've seen with all the recent contractions and closings, the job of "LGBT blogger" isn't exactly well paying.Read More


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Why 'Best Of' Contests Matter to a Local Blog

Filed by Sue Kerr | February 28, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

Who doesn't like to win? Be honest! Be it a door prize or an award, it feels great to be "that person" ...and I dare you to deny that with a lot of sputtering about serving the community, the greater good, not being worthy, etc.Read More


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Jonathan Capehart Gets 'The Last Word'

Filed by Karen Ocamb | February 25, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Openly gay Washington Post columnist and MSNBC contributor Jonathan Capehart was all over the news Thursday after his morning sparring with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on "Morning Joe." MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell gives Capehart the "Last Word."Read More


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Dolly Parton, the Illuminati, & Hoosier Expatriates [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | February 24, 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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Vote for Bilerico for Best LGBT News Site

Filed by Bil Browning | February 24, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

About.com is hosting their 2012 Readers Choice Awards and Bilerico is a finalist for "Best LGBT News Site." It's up to you guys to help us pull off another win!Read More


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Logo's New Programming Raises Questions

Filed by Viktor Kerney | February 23, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

Some of the things I noticed in their new lineup: There is only one scripted show, there are no LGBT leads in any of these programs, there are more reality shows, and A-List is not listed (Thank Goodness). Read More


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Introductory Edition [What You Need to Know]

Filed by Bil Browning | February 20, 2012 | 3:45 PM | comments

I'm going to try out a new feature. I'll do a simple roundup of top news bits from around the web and then go back to concentrating on what I do best - original reporting, opinion pieces, and news analysis.Read More


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Raynard Jackson Gets It Wrong About Roland Martin

Filed by Viktor Kerney | February 20, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

I couldn't disagree more with Raynard Jackson's opinion that black leaders were silent as GLAAD dragged Roland through the mud. Their silence confirms that Roland was wrong.Read More


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Randy Barbato: VIP Q Movie Pick

Filed by Jenni Olson | February 18, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

He's a busy guy so it's no surprise that prolific gay documentarian Randy Barbato gave us this VIP Q Movie Pick reply that is so short and sweet. Read More


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Chip Conley: VIP Q Movie Pick

Filed by Jenni Olson | February 17, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Gay hotelier and inspirational author/entrepreneur Chip Conley couldn't restrain himself to just one favorite LGBT movie pick. Enjoy his array of selections.Read More


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Comedy Central Suspends the Colbert Report

Filed by Bil Browning | February 16, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

Comedy Central has suspended the Colbert Report through the rest of the week and will be running repeats instead.Read More


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New Yorker Magazine Refuses to Print the Word 'Queer'

Filed by Drew Cordes | February 14, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

In the original press release, the phrase "queer bodies" was consciously chosen. However, the New Yorker changed the phrase to "gay bodies" for publication. Those involved were rightfully upset.Read More


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CNN Talks About Roland Martin Antigay Tweets

Filed by Karen Ocamb | February 13, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

CNN's journalism watch-dog show Reliable Sources had an interesting segment Sunday morning on CNN contributor Roland Martin being suspended after GLAAD and others criticized him for some perceived antigay Super Bowl tweets.Read More


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Press Release of the Day: 'Friends With Benefits'

Filed by Bil Browning | February 13, 2012 | 11:15 AM | comments

I saw this right after I woke up and it struck me as funny. This isn't something I'd blog about actually, but I thought it was kinda clever. It got me to read the press release, I suppose.Read More


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Prop 8, New Orleans Inferno, & Roland Martin [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | February 10, 2012 | 6:30 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


Tyler Clementi's Brother on AC360

Filed by Bil Browning | February 10, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Tyler Clementi's brother, James Clementi, is starting to speak out about his brother's suicide and why he thinks Tyler took his own life. Anderson Cooper 360 ran an interview with him last night that's simply heartbreaking. James Clementi is also gay.Read More


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Newt Gingrich Doesn't Live Like a Porn Star

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 10, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

No one actually follows the "You only get to have sex with one person in your whole life" rule, but lots of us like to pretend that violating it reflects on one's moral character.Read More


More Crazy Conspiracy Theories & Assumptions

Filed by Bil Browning | February 10, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

Here's yet another nutjob pontificating about me based entirely on their own assumptions and made-up conspiracy theories. It reminds me of a Twitter troll who insists I've "sold out to Gay Inc" for the invitations to "ski weekends and circuit parties."Read More


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'Its Okay Because My Friend Is Gay' #FAIL

Filed by Sue Kerr | February 10, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

A local radio program was doing a sketch bit about "trannies" yesterday - it seems that they were guessing the biological gender of a photo array of sex workers. Yep, that's what passes for morning entertainment in Pittsburgh.Read More


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Did Race Play Into GLAAD's Campaign Against Roland Martin?

Filed by Daniel Villarreal | February 09, 2012 | 7:00 PM | comments

When GLAAD called for CNN political contributor Martin Roland to be fired over his homophobic Super Bowl tweets, his wife accused the organization of connecting LGBT and black civil rights while unfairly targeting African-Americans. Is she right?Read More


Al Sharpton Supports Marriage Equality

Filed by Bil Browning | February 09, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Looks like Al Sharpton doesn't just love blueberry pie... He also loves marriage equality!Read More


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Gingrich 'Talks Like a Preacher, Lives Like a Porn Star'

Filed by John M. Becker | February 09, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

LGBT rights group Truth Wins Out announced yesterday that it is placing a hard-hitting ad in today's edition of Roll Call, DC's Capitol Hill newspaper, with the headline "Newt Gingrich: Talks Like a Preacher, Lives Like a Porn Star." Read More


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CNN Suspends Roland Martin Over Homophobic Tweets

Filed by James Holmes | February 08, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Expressing a controversial personal view about any segment of society is one thing and what keeps much of the cable news networks' airtime filled, but when any regular commentator encourages violence, it kills that network's credibility. Read More


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Ellen Eviscerates Hate Group OneMillionMoms

Filed by Bil Browning | February 08, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

"My haters are my motivators," says Ellen Degeneres on today's show as she tackles the OneMillionMoms tempest in a teapot in a segment taped yesterday after the Prop 8 ruling was announced. Read More


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New Yorker Sheds More Light on the Clementi-Ravi Story

Filed by Yasmin Nair | February 07, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Can we grapple with the complexity of the truth instead of being seduced by the more palatable tale of good and evil?Read More


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Should Roland S. Martin be Fired?

Filed by Viktor Kerney | February 07, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

If you haven't heard by now, CNN's Roland S. Martin is under fire from the gay community. Read More


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Watch Evan Wolfson Rip a Marriage Foe to Shreds

Filed by Bil Browning | February 06, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

When you need someone to debate a rightwing nutjob about marriage equality, who do you call? No, not Ghostbusters. You call Evan Wolfson, the head of Freedom To Marry.Read More


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Occupy HRC, Susan G Komen, & Romney's Codename [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | February 03, 2012 | 5:00 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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The Stupid Burns Files: No 3842

Filed by Bil Browning | February 01, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Trans Femmergy blog gets tucked nicely into the Stupid Burns files this week after they published a breathless post asking "Why is Bilerico Accepting Money From Anti-Choice Organizations?"Read More