October 4, 2007

Information, Please.

Filed by Steve Ralls | October 04, 2007 | 7:58 PM | comments

Earlier today, Servicemembers Legal Defense Network called on Pentagon leaders to step up their investigation into the death of Specialist Ciara Durkin, a Massachussets Army National Guard soldier who was found dead in Afghanistan on September 27. Already, there are...Read More

Look Who's Coming To Dinner

Filed by Marti Abernathey | October 04, 2007 | 6:29 PM | comments

According to the the National Transgender Advocacy's blog: The National Transgender Advocacy Coalition (NTAC) is issuing a call to join numerous individuals and members of other organizations in protesting the lavish October 6th annual HRC National Dinner in Washington, DC....Read More

Lambda Legal Responds to Rep Barney Frank

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 04, 2007 | 5:15 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] The following guest post comes to us from Kevin Cathcart. Kevin is celebrating his 15th year as Executive Director of Lambda Legal and is a leading strategist and spokesperson in the movement to achieve full recognition of the...Read More

Larry Kramer Asks "Why Are We So Passive?"

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 04, 2007 | 4:30 PM | comments

Update: Bilerico contributor Andres Duque who also blogs at Blabbeando tells me that I video posted below was originally made by Keith Darce. Keith blogs at Scoop Zone. I snagged this video clip of Larry Kramer from Knuckle Crack. Larry...Read More

Happy belated birthday to bilerico!

Filed by Michael Buckley | October 04, 2007 | 4:10 PM | comments

Driving Rambling Vlog! Can't explain! HAPPY BELATED BDAY BILERICO!...Read More

God Loves Choir and Bonnie Tyler

Filed by Marti Abernathey | October 04, 2007 | 3:34 PM | comments

God may hate fags, but he loves him some choir singers! This fabu parody is brought to you by those lovely folks at Westboro Baptist Church. It's soldier hating sung to Bonnie Tyler's 1984 classic, I Need A Hero." Anyone...Read More

Craig's Unplea Rejected

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | October 04, 2007 | 2:54 PM | comments

Sen. Larry Craig will not get a do over. The judge in Minnesota says he plead guilty and guilty he'll stay -- no toe-tap-dancing his way out of that one!...Read More

Finally! A Bush family member with a brain!

Filed by Bil Browning | October 04, 2007 | 1:50 PM | comments

What's this I see? Could it be possible that one of the Bush clan actually has a working brain? Former wild child Jenna Bush has written a new book called "Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope" about a 17 year...Read More

UPDATED - Rep. Baron Hill Supports ENDA with Trans-Inclusion After All

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 04, 2007 | 12:25 PM | comments

UPDATE: This post was edited for clarity and new information was added after the jump. Previously, I mentioned 3 members of the Indiana Congressional delegation as holding up the original trans-inclusive ENDA. Today, I spoke with Rep. Baron Hill's press...Read More

The Politics of Politics

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 04, 2007 | 12:08 PM | comments

In a smart post called The Party Never Really Started Libby Post says: Formed in 1980, HRC has built an impressive “inside the beltway” reputation—and it is that insider politic that has so many upset. It seems that HRC took...Read More

Going Up River with Al Gore

Filed by Storm Bear | October 04, 2007 | 10:22 AM | comments

click to enlarge I cannot escape Vietnam... and I was never there. My first memory was the assassination of JFK and the memories following dealt with adventures in the backyard, a fist fight over a teddy bear (don't ask)...Read More

The difficult discussions people don't want to have

Filed by Pam Spaulding | October 04, 2007 | 8:51 AM | comments

I started out intending to do a short piece on this ridiculous incident in Louisiana about college students who thought it was knee-slapping funny to roll in the mud and play blackface on video depicting the Jena 6. As I...Read More

Femme Economics: Just Between Us Girls

Filed by Nina Smith | October 04, 2007 | 7:15 AM | comments

“If any human being is to reach full maturity both the masculine and feminine sides of the personality must be brought up into consciousness.” – M. Esther Harding At Queercents, there’s a new series running called Femme Economics. Written by...Read More

Our own Karen Ocamb

Filed by Bil Browning | October 04, 2007 | 7:15 AM | comments

Fellow contributor Karen Ocamb was recently a panelist at the Norman Lear Center's discussion on sexual orientation, "The Glass Closet: In and Out in Hollywood and Washington."...Read More


Homotextual: Martin Luther King Jr.

Filed by Ed Team | October 04, 2007 | 7:05 AM | comments

"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." -- Noted civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. (Hat tip to reader Veronica)...Read More

TWO GAY GUYS: Bitchy Gay Queens Edition

Filed by Brent Hartinger | October 04, 2007 | 12:22 AM | comments

I admit to being in a somewhat foul mood when making this vlog. However, it's definitely true that I despise Perez Hilton and his ilk--they, along with Bush and the Republicans, are pretty much everything that's wrong with the world,...Read More