You Gotta See This: April 2007

What would INTake do?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 30, 2007 | 7:27 AM | comments

INTake magazine's bloggers are taking on the WouldJesusDiscriminate.com billboards this week. While a couple of the entries are notable (See "Jesus Loves Lesbians Too!" and "God Hates Fags!"), there's a stand-out post by David Hunter - "What would Jesus do...Read More


Sunday Funny

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 29, 2007 | 8:05 AM | comments

Fresh off YouTube, and definitely not pirated:...Read More


UCSD Intramural Rape League... oh yes, it's as bad as it sounds

Filed by Carrie Wooten | April 26, 2007 | 1:27 PM | comments

Thanks to feministing.com, this story has been circulating rapidly through the blogosphere. Four white male students (rumored to be fraternity brothers) at the University of California San Diego thought it would be cute to create the "UCSD Intramural Rape League"...Read More


The ENDA press conference

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 26, 2007 | 7:32 AM | comments

Last Tuesday, there was a press conference to announce the re-introduction of the ENDA in the House. Here are all the speeches, starting with Rosalyn Pelles of the AFL-CIO: The rest of the speeches are after the jump....Read More


It's time to drag out this video

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 25, 2007 | 7:20 AM | comments

OK, if you haven't seen the best gay, Jewish, computer programmer hip hop artist from the mean Street of Wall, here's Soce the Elemental Wizard. I don't know what to say about this song, but the video turns really NSFW...Read More


James McGreevey loves the male form

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2007 | 7:31 AM | comments

The NY Post reports that former NJ governor James McGreevey's soon-to-be-ex-wife is seeking him to be declared an unfit parent because of this nearly life-size photograph in his bedroom (no box, of course). She's says it's obscene; he says...Read More


Some Monday morning drag

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 23, 2007 | 7:06 AM | comments

I just love some seriously hot gender-bending. Here's Ciara's "Like a Boy" to start your Monday:...Read More


The performing arts

Filed by Bil Browning | April 22, 2007 | 8:47 AM | comments

C'mon, you want to come to Spotlight 2007 and see over 20 wonderful performing arts groups. This video highlights some of the incredible artists you'll see Monday night. And how often do you get to see drag queens on the...Read More


Is my son gay?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 19, 2007 | 10:51 AM | comments

Salon advice columnist Cary Tennis gives some of the best advice ever to a parent who is wondering about his 13-year-old son's sexuality. The father has busted the son visiting gay porn sites on the web and needs to know...Read More


It's raining "It's Raining Men"

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 18, 2007 | 8:00 AM | comments

In 1982, Paul Shaffer, the bald guy on Letterman, and Paul Jabara, of Hairspray and Jesus Christ Superstar fame, wrote "It's Raining Men" and had it snubbed by some of the biggest names in the biz until The Weather Girls,...Read More


"Restrictions may apply if you're Black, gay, Arab, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, female"

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 17, 2007 | 7:57 AM | comments

Alix Olson is one of the awesomest slam poets around, and it should be no surprise that she identifies as lesbian. Here's "America's on Sale" from a performance in Galway:...Read More


Birth defects are hilarious!

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 16, 2007 | 7:51 AM | comments

The Salt Lake City Fox affiliate can't keep a straight face when talking about vasectomies leading to birth defects:...Read More


Sunday Funny

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 15, 2007 | 8:42 AM | comments

Blanche's gay brother on The Golden Girls: The rest after the jump....Read More


Friday Update

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 13, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

Here are a few stories that we didn't get to this week at Bilerico: The Senate introduced a bill to inlude sexual orientation in current federal hate crimes law. It's named for Matthew Shepard. (Washington Post) The Colorado Senate passed...Read More


What if this happened to Rafael Sanchez?

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 12, 2007 | 8:39 AM | comments

Some classic Samantha Bee:...Read More


Wednesday blogwhoring

Filed by Bil Browning | April 11, 2007 | 7:19 AM | comments

Some new additions to the blogroll lately that everyone should check out: Four Square No. 266 - This local architect's blog isn't gay related, but it's still one of the best blogs Indy has to offer.G-Spot Magazine - A new...Read More


Ted Haggard is completely heterosexual

Filed by Bil Browning | April 10, 2007 | 5:30 AM | comments

Cuz, you know, Ted has been "cured" even though drug rehab alone takes longer than he was in for... Thanks to Joe.My.God. for the tip....Read More


Guest post by Carey Hamilton

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 09, 2007 | 7:47 AM | comments

[ED NOTE:] Carey Hamilton is a candidate for the 4th District Indianapolis City-County Council seat. Jerame and I lived in the district when we rented our apartment. During the HRO effort, we were represented by Scott Schneider, one of the...Read More


Sunday funny

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 08, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

Some classic Monty Python. "The Mouse Problem" from 1969:...Read More


Bilerico surfs the net

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 07, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

A columnist for The Bakersfield Californian calls for an end to "That's so gay" in school:It has taken months, but my students are almost trained. My sophomores and juniors will start to say it, look at me, and then amend...Read More


A positive ranking for Indiana? Really?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 05, 2007 | 9:38 AM | comments

Copyright 2002 Scientific American (click to enlarge) Color me shocked. I don't know why I assumed that Indiana would rank in the lower third of states, but this map of how evolution is taught in schools nation-wide says otherwise....Read More


If this is Out, then I want to go back In

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 04, 2007 | 8:44 AM | comments

Out has a list of the Top 50 gays in America. It's something to look at.... Well, I won't beat around the bush here. I don't like how Out decided to name the 50 super inner cool kids of the...Read More


Junk in her trunk

Filed by Bil Browning | April 03, 2007 | 6:44 AM | comments

Okay, you have to admit that this has to be one of the best remakes ever. Alanis Morissette takes on the Black Eyed Peas "classic," My Humps. I just can't stop laughing... (Hat tip to Queersighted)...Read More


Sometimes things aren't always what they seem

Filed by Bil Browning | April 02, 2007 | 6:23 AM | comments

Sometimes our prejudices and preconceptions trick us into believing something when we really don't know. "Statistics say..." we mutter as we try to defend ourselves. Sometimes when we get wrapped up in our preconceived notions, we can get blown right...Read More


Boy butter

Filed by Bil Browning | April 01, 2007 | 7:17 AM | comments

This commercial for personal lubricant will be airing in gay-friendly television markets like New York and Los Angeles, but was rejected in San Francisco as "too controversial." While I'm sure the spoof of the old "You Won't Believe It's Not...Read More