August 20, 2007


Routine Maintenance

Filed by Bil Browning | August 20, 2007 | 8:13 PM | comments

A quick notice about some scheduled site maintenance... Comments will be disabled from approximately 8:30pm - 3am EST tonight. We are upgrading to the newest version of the Movable Type blogging platform. You won't see very many changes hopefully, but...Read More

Trans In The Media: The New Wave

Filed by Rebecca Juro | August 20, 2007 | 7:36 PM | comments

Since this is my very first post for The Bilerico Project, I thought I'd try to not only introduce myself, but to do it in a way that hopefully offers a little bit more than just stuff about me. Since...Read More

Racist Intel ad?

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 20, 2007 | 7:05 PM | comments

The ad to the right there has been floating around the internet since it appeared in a Dell catalogue. It's an ad for Intel's Core 2 Duo. Intel says that it's supposed to "convey the performance capabilities of our...Read More

Immigrants' Rights Activist Elvira Arellano Arrested in Los Angeles, Quickly Deported

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 20, 2007 | 4:56 PM | comments

Elvira Arellano, a single mother and undocumented immigrant from Mexico who sought sanctuary in a Chicago church last year to stay with her U.S.-born son, was arrested in Los Angeles yesterday. She had left the Chicago church to begin a...Read More

ABC News on Bisexuality Among Young Women

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 20, 2007 | 2:59 PM | comments

Despite the silly title ("Bisexual Until Graduation: Myth or Reality?"), this ABC news article on bisexuality among young women is surprisingly nuanced. For instance: , "... bisexuality is rooted in a culture based on two sexes and doesn't account for...Read More

I am sad today!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 20, 2007 | 12:08 PM | comments

I am sad today!...Read More

Misplaced Priorities

Filed by Sheila S. Kennedy | August 20, 2007 | 11:53 AM | comments

It is hardly an exaggeration to describe the America we live in as deteriorating. From the failures of bridges and levees to the decline in America’s image abroad, from the fraying of our ability to engage in civil dialogue to...Read More

Radio appearance tomorrow morning

Filed by Bil Browning | August 20, 2007 | 10:30 AM | comments

If you live in the Indianapolis area, I'll be going on the Abdul in the Morning radio show (News Talk 1430 AM) tomorrow morning from 8:00 to 8:30am. I'll be talking about my recent post "Indianapolis: 12th largest city won't...Read More

Tony Snow to resign

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 20, 2007 | 10:12 AM | comments

Fox News personality and former Rush Limbaugh Show guest host Tony Snow was hired by the Bush Administration in early 2006 as Press Secretary. After a great year and a half, Snow's stepping down, citing "financial pressures" ($168K/year just isn't...Read More

Fred Thompson Backtracking on Gay Marriage?

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 20, 2007 | 10:00 AM | comments

I wrote a couple of days ago about the CNN interview with possible Republican presidential candidate Fred Thompson in which he expressed support for amendments to the U.S. Constitution to ban same-sex marriage and abortion rights, which you can read...Read More

I'm here! I'm queer!

Filed by Sara Whitman | August 20, 2007 | 10:00 AM | comments

And… I have to get to bed by 9:30PM or I’ll never be able to get up with my kids. As this is my first post on The Bilerico Project, I thought I’d introduce myself. I am a suburban lesbian...Read More

What does Bilerico mean to you?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 20, 2007 | 9:36 AM | comments

One of the questions I get asked often is "What does Bilerico mean?" I give the answer, but I usually ask folks what they think it means... And I get some amusing answers! So for today's open thread I thought...Read More

The Looting Of America

Filed by Storm Bear | August 20, 2007 | 8:41 AM | comments

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Guess who's gay?

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 20, 2007 | 8:02 AM | comments

Siegfried and Roy, that's who! Monster and Critic is reporting that the National Enquirer has the inside scoop on their upcoming book in which they come out and tell all about their now-over relationship. Ummmmmm.... Yeah. I think I'm more...Read More


Homotextual: Eric Jaye

Filed by Ed Team | August 20, 2007 | 7:13 AM | comments

"Cautious Democrats should face the fact that no position on gay marriage is the weakest possible stance. Silence is read as support for gay marriage. And your silence is seen as political at best, cowardice at worst. As a party,...Read More

Have We Given Up on Ending AIDS?

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | August 20, 2007 | 6:40 AM | comments

For all the history making and unprecedented coverage of the recent Human Rights Campaign Foundation/Logo Presidential Forum the event provided no new information about the Democratic candidates. I was disappointed by the relatively superficial focus on HIV/AIDS and it should...Read More

YGST: BearForce1

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 20, 2007 | 6:34 AM | comments

The first single from the world's first bear band. (h/t, of course, JMG)...Read More


RSS feed, Commenting, and the newsletter

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 20, 2007 | 6:00 AM | comments

Hello, Project readers! I notice from the site statistics that we have a whole bunch of new people on the site who were directed here this weekend, so here are a few cool Project features that y'all should definitely try...Read More