February 15, 2007

Chuck Knipp speaks, nothing much intelligent said

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 15, 2007 | 11:39 PM | comments

The Bay Area Reporter has an article about the recent Hartford, Los Angeles, and New Orleans cancellations of Chuck Knipp's performance of Shirley Q. Liquor. Here's an interesting paragraph:I don't mind critics ... not scared of controversy. I'm so glad...Read More

Why'd Mr. Hardaway have a fit?

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 15, 2007 | 9:55 PM | comments

Well, if you've checked out the gay media at all today, you've seen the remarks made by Tim Hardaway today concerning John Amaechi's coming out. Of course, it's all about the locker room:If you have 12 other ballplayers in your...Read More

Anti-Defamation League testimony

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2007 | 7:16 PM | comments

At yesterday's hearing on the hate crimes bill, several individuals testified about the importance of passing the bill. Testifying were: Carl Brizzi (Marion County Prosecutor)Earl Morgan (Director, Indianapolis Department of Public Safety)Abigail Seif, (Anti-Defamation League, Chicago office)Cornell Burris (President, Greater...Read More

Dungy story still has legs

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2007 | 7:03 PM | comments

The story about Tony Dungy fundraising for the Indiana Family Institute is still trickling into the mainstream media. Notice this story from CBS Sportsline called, "Don't ask, don't dwell: This will be acknowledged, then ignored." What it tells us is...Read More

Getting Intimate

Filed by Michele O'Mara | February 15, 2007 | 3:53 PM | comments

Hopefully the lovin' feelings that are traditionally stirred by a big red holiday like Valentine's Day have not yet worn off - it was, afterall, only yesterday. My newsletter this month was about intimacy. I thought I'd share the text...Read More

Blog Wars: Indy Style

Filed by Jerame Davis | February 15, 2007 | 3:05 PM | comments

This is too funny to leave alone... It seems that Jennifer Wagner of Taking Down Words (and former bilerico.com contributor) and Matt Tully of the Indy Star (and his own semi-blog) are having a bit of a blog war. Wednesday,...Read More

"I am homophobic"

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2007 | 10:59 AM | comments

Former NBA player Tim Hardaway isn't holding anything back when it comes to bigotry and hate. In a radio interview with a Miami radio station, Hardaway - a Heat guard - was asked about his views on gays and lesbians...Read More

Gay man victimized then verbally abused by IMPD officer

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2007 | 9:05 AM | comments

A friend of mine, Mark Lee, gave me a call last night. You might know Mark too - he's a well-known local photographer and has shot several local LGBT couples for various organizations and his own show. Mark was recently...Read More

The Big Lie III: "Terms of Art" and other Social Conservative Red Herrings

Filed by Chris Douglas | February 15, 2007 | 6:55 AM | comments

Hoosier social conservatives have called in their out-of-state hired guns, this one in the person of Chris Stovall, an attorney out of Arizona, who publishes in this morning's Indianapolis Star. (Arizona, incidentally, land of Goldwater western conservatives, voted down their...Read More


Quote of the day

Filed by Ed Team | February 15, 2007 | 6:08 AM | comments

"When I was in the military they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one." -- Epitaph of Leonard P. Matlovich, the first person to fight discrimination against gays and lesbians in the U.S....Read More