November 17, 2007

God and Mammon: a queer perspective

Filed by Nina Smith | November 17, 2007 | 5:28 PM | comments

“When it’s a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.” – Voltaire Poet and fiction writer, Aundi Howerton recently introduced a multipart series at Queercents exploring the connections and disconnects of money and religion both past and present....Read More

Hate Crimes Bill Hung Up?

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 17, 2007 | 4:15 PM | comments

It looks that way. In a more-than-a-little-ironic twist so soon after the ENDA debate, it looks like the hate crimes bill may get hung-up in Congress, because it would include anti-gay hate crimes. The fate of a gay- and transgender-inclusive...Read More

12,000 Flags for...Fundraising?

Filed by Dustin Kight | November 17, 2007 | 2:35 PM | comments

Two weeks from now, "12,000 Flags for 12,000 Patriots" will go up on the National Mall. When I first read the press release for this project, co-sponsored by HRC, SLDN, Log Cabin and others, I thought, wow, what an amazing...Read More

Edwards knows all LGBT politics is local

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 17, 2007 | 2:30 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] This guest post comes to the Bilerico Project from Eric J. Stern. Eric is the former Executive Director of National Stonewall Democrats and the former Director of LGBT Outreach for the Democratic National Committee. He currently serves as...Read More

Happy Anniversary, Take Two

Filed by Sara Whitman | November 17, 2007 | 10:05 AM | comments

I am going to try this anniversary thing a second time. First, I’m sending the kids off with Walter to the basketball game. Second, I’m going to pull out a bottle of red wine that is from the year 1991....Read More

Hillary Clinton Smacks John Edwards

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 17, 2007 | 9:45 AM | comments

In Thursday night's Democratic presidential debate in Nevada Hillary Clinton smacked John Edwards for his increasing shrill and negative attacks against her. Well done Hillary. Edwards has strong policy ideas, but unfortunately for him his message is not penetrating. Trying...Read More

Hate Crimes Bill Hits Major Snag

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 17, 2007 | 9:30 AM | comments

According to the Washington Blade, final passage of the federal hate crimes bill is in jeopardy. As many as 20 House Democrats who are strong gay rights supporters indicated they might vote against the National Defense Authorization Act because it...Read More

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 17, 2007 | 8:53 AM | comments

I know that Bilerico contributors like Marti Abernathy, Rebecca Juro and others will have much to say about the Transgender Day of Remembrance, but I came across these amazing speeches from transgender ministers Drew Phoenix, pastor of St. John's United...Read More

YGST: Another Gay Movie

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 17, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

I decided to post this clip from Another Gay Movie because newly out actor Darryl Stephens milkshake brings all the gay boys to the yard. Ladies, if you have video eye candy clips that you think should be featured,...Read More


Homotextual: Martin Luther King Jr.

Filed by Ed Team | November 17, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope." -- Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., African-American civil rights leader and American hero....Read More