Media: July 2014

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The Changing World of LGB&T Media

Filed by Bil Browning | July 31, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Instant breaking news alerts are nothing new in the day of smart phones, but this one really affected me.Read More


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New Yorker Shamefully Cites Anti-LGBT 'Researcher'

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | July 29, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Dr. Ray Blanchard, recently cited in a New Yorker piece on anti-transgender feminism, is responsible for more harm to the trans community than any other person in North America. And he's proud of it.Read More


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Happy Birthday to Norman Lear, Hollywood's Top Liberal

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 27, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Television producer Norman Lear, who celebrates his 92nd birthday today, is a lifesaver, especially for gay people eager to see themselves portrayed in the mass media with dignity instead of pathos and disgust.Read More


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AFA Channels Lois Griffin in New Radio Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | July 25, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

The American Family Association has released a new radio ad that could have come straight from an episode of Family Guy.Read More


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Bilerico Contributor Mark King Wins Journalism Award

Filed by John M. Becker | July 24, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Congratulations to Bilerico contributor Mark S. King, who is being honored by the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association with its Excellence in Blogging award.Read More


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Salacious Stereotyping of Trans Women Is Not 'Science'

Filed by Kelley Winters | July 20, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

The cover photo of the July 11 issue of Science has drawn concern and outrage from trans and human rights advocates this week. Read More


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Your 'Michelle Obama Is a Tranny' Moment of Derp

Filed by Bil Browning | July 11, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Get ready to smack yourself in the face over this because a regular old face-palm just won't do.Read More


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The Hobby Lobby Decision Is Bad for LGBTQ People

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 11, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Anti-sex anxiety is not a friend of the LGBTQ population. Nor is sexism. Or employers getting more power over their employees' private lives. Or conservative Christians imposing their beliefs on others. It's really that simple.Read More


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Latest Fox News Anti-Trans Stunt Backfires Awkwardly

Filed by John M. Becker | July 10, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

An ugly yet predictable pattern from the Fox "News" network, but one that, this time, has a surprisingly satisfying ending.Read More


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The Real Whopper: The Persistent Myth of Gay Affluence

Filed by Garrard Conley | July 10, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

The myth of gay affluence is a harmful one that fosters stereotypes, severely distorts the needs of our community, and misrepresents the truth.Read More


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Fox Host: Single Women Depend on Government Instead of Husbands

Filed by John M. Becker | July 02, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Fox News's Jesse Watters says Hillary Clinton will need to decisively win the "Beyoncé voters" in order to prevail in 2016. Yes, he actually said that.Read More


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Judge Judy is Not Having Any Grindr Drama

Filed by John M. Becker | July 01, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Legendary no-nonsense TV magistrate Judge Judy was called upon to settle some intergenerational gay Grindr drama yesterday. She was not impressed.Read More