Media: August 2012

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Aaron Schock, the Democratic Convention, & the Dildo Lawsuit [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | August 31, 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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FOX Radio Cancels Show Over Pro-Gay Interview?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 30, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Reno, Nevada radio host Sean Savoy, however, claims that FOX News Radio affiliate KKFT 99.1 FM killed his show after he interviewed a pro-gay activist about marriage equality, Chick-fil-A, and other queer conversational topics.Read More


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The New Face of Gay Gossip

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | August 26, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

This article is not intended to condone gossip, which is frowned upon by the world's great religions. This is just a commentary about a developing social trend.Read More


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Spongebob, a Bread Heel, & the Rape Debate [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | August 24, 2012 | 4:30 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


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Anti-gay Groups Urge Fox News to Stop Booking Gay Activist

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 24, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Antigay "pro-family" groups are trying to go over the head of popular conservative Fox News TV host Bill O'Reilly and trying to get his Fox bosses to force O'Reilly to stop having on-air interviews with longtime LGBT activist Truth Wins Out founder Wayne Besen.Read More


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1% Supremacy at the National Review Online

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 24, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Move over John Derbyshire. Make room for National Review Online columnist Kevin D. Williamson, the latest conservative to astound those of us who naively thought there was little the right-wing could do anymore that would leave us staring in open-mouthed disbelief.Read More


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Pittsburgh Editorial Cartoon Sums Up FRC's Hateful Offense

Filed by Sue Kerr | August 20, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette columnist Rob Rogers posted a phenomenal cartoon yesterday morning, neatly summarizing the weak cries of the Family Research Council about being "unfairly" labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.Read More


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Pansies, Winged Dogs, & Paul Ryan [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | August 17, 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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When Did CNN Anchors Find Their Inner Journalists?

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

With the departure of CNN president Jonathan Klein, the television news station seems to have found some mojo again. Instead of allowing their guests to set the agenda and proclaim their own truths, reporters have started calling bullshit on the blatant lies and spin.Read More


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Did Anderson Cooper's Boyfriend Cheat?

Filed by James Holmes | August 13, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

A UK tabloid stalked down Anderson Cooper's boyfriend and snapped a picture of him kissing another man. The public has responded in one of two ways - "How dare anyone cheat on Anderson?" or "Gay man = open relationship." Read More


Gay Rider Carl Hester Responsible for Big British Win

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 12, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Top rider Carl Hester, who is openly gay, is also a trainer and riding coach. He put together the combination of a talented green horse and young girl rider that took Great Britain to the gold-medal finals in London.Read More


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Trans Power, Olympic Hotties, & Disowning a Child [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | August 10, 2012 | 5:30 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


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Access: Use It to Give Voice to the Voiceless & Hell to the Powerful

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 09, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

On August 3, the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association named me NLGJA Journalist of the Year 2012. I addressed NLGJA's annual gala with my acceptance speech, "Access: Use It to Give Voice to the Voiceless (and Hell to the Powerful)." Read More


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Compassion for the Boy Who Cried Wolf

Filed by D Gregory Smith | August 08, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

Bad judgment is a hallmark of humanity. But so is compassion.Read More


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Gay Chicago TV Talks with IL Couple Suing for Marriage Equality

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 08, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Marriage equality has been making headlines across the country - from support for the right to marry being added to Democratic Party platform to the Chick-fil-A controversy over corporate funding of anti-gay hate groups and opposition to marriage rights for same-sex couples.Read More


Out Lesbian Soccer Coach Should Get More Credit

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 07, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

The women's soccer semi-finals gave the world a match to remember. U.S. v. Canada, in a nail-biter that went into extra time. In the middle of it all, was out lesbian head U.S. coach Pia Sundhage.Read More


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You Don't Need Grindr to Hookup with Bilerico

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

You know you want to hookup with the Bilerico contributors. No Grindr needed...Read More


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Olympics: Ye Shiwen Doping/Gender Brouhaha

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 06, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

A shocking Olympics story first exploded on the third day of the Games, when Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen was publicly accused of doping, and her gender questioned, by an American swimming official.Read More


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The Meat of the Issue

Filed by Mark Segal | August 05, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

There's a bigger danger at stake - one the media, our straight allies nor Chick-fil-A are discussing, and one that journalists and elected officials should have researched by now.Read More


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Chicken Wars, Lana Wachowski, & Non-Olympic Swimmers [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | August 03, 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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Gore Vidal - My Tribute

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 03, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

I think it's no accident that he died during the Olympic Games. He spent his life loving an athlete that he loved and lost as a teenager.Read More


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'The Gay Crusaders' at Forty

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | August 03, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

The year 1972 was to lesbian and gay books what 1969 (the year of Stonewall) was to lesbian and gay politics. These were not scientific studies by heterosexual "experts" but first-person narratives by openly lesbian or gay activists. Read More


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Romney's Horse & Out Gay Riders

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 02, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

Want to know if Ann Romney's horse is living up to all the political hype at the Olympics? And what the two out gay riders are up to?Read More


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Defending Lana Wachowski

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 01, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

Lana Wachowski's transition was news five years ago. Now, it is not news, but something else entirely. It is prurient, zoo-specimen gawking of the worst type, something that trans people must endure all the time. Read More


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Out & Outspoken: German Fencer Imke Duplitzer

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 01, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

My ongoing blog on the London Olympics.Read More