February 16, 2008

Donna Rose: A Self-Introduction

Filed by Donna Rose | February 16, 2008 | 8:33 PM | comments

A new relationship starts with an introduction, so I suppose I should start my Bilerico contributions by introducing myself. My name is Donna Rose, and I am perhaps most widely known as a transgender activist. I hesitate to pigeon-hole myself...Read More

A sex writer’s open letter to her audience

Filed by Gina de Vries | February 16, 2008 | 6:45 PM | comments

Lest you have any doubts about why I’m up on this stage tonight, I’ll make my intentions abundantly clear: I am here to cruise every single last one of you. Perhaps stumblingly, perhaps juggling my heart around in my nervous...Read More

Update on homophobic Von’s petitioner….

Filed by Brynn Craffey | February 16, 2008 | 5:48 PM | comments

The same right-wing religious, homophobic, anti-Democratic activist had his table set up in front of my local Von’s again today. Sadly, a man and women looking to be in their early 50’s were avidly perusing and signing his petitions as...Read More

What's wrong with Elaine Chao?

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 16, 2008 | 4:29 PM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] This guest post comes to us from Michael Whitney of American Rights at Work. Brownie, Rummy, Wolfie, and Alberto - all incompetent Bush appointees, none of whom enjoy taxpayer-funded jobs anymore. When the public heard about their wrongdoings,...Read More

No "endorsement" here

Filed by Mike Rogers | February 16, 2008 | 2:25 PM | comments

I think it's kind of funny how bloggers, both left and right, debate if it's appropriate for bloggers to "endorse" candidates. I can't imagine making a decision based on which candidate this blogger or that blogger "endorsed." I could tell...Read More

When all else fails, go negative

Filed by Michael Crawford | February 16, 2008 | 2:12 PM | comments

You would think that after losing the last primaries/caucuses, that Hillary Clinton would be focused on explaining her vision for the country to voters in the upcoming primaries. And you would be wrong. iPhone users: Click to watch There have...Read More

Southern California Mourns 15-Year Old Shooting Victim Larry King

Filed by Karen Ocamb | February 16, 2008 | 1:20 PM | comments

Lorri L. Jean, CEO of the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, teared up during a Feb. 15 news conference at the Jeff Griffith Youth Center as she talked about the "terrible tragedy" of the shooting death of 15-year-old Lawrence King...Read More

Your 15 minutes could be now

Filed by Michael Crawford | February 16, 2008 | 12:43 PM | comments

Who doesn't love a superficially fabulous reality tv show? (Put your hand down Alex.) Well, MTV is casting an upcoming episode of its amazing documentary series True Life and you could be what they are looking for. If you are...Read More

Power is sexy! Action is hot!

Filed by Kate Clinton | February 16, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

Those were the popping mantras of the recent National Conference on LGBT Equality sponsored by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force in good old Detroit, Michigan. I did a warm up show the night before the conference in Ann...Read More

Black LGBT History Day 16: Shonia Brown

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | February 16, 2008 | 11:04 AM | comments

Shonia Brown lives in Atlanta, Georgia, one of the few remaining Atlanta natives. She is an entrepreneur who founded and maintains an arts and entertainment technology company designed to market and promote independent artists. Through the original development of Nghosi...Read More


Looking back is so gay

Filed by Michael Crawford | February 16, 2008 | 10:24 AM | comments

You've probably spent most of this week prepping for or recovering from Valentine's Day. Or, maybe you spent the time bemoaning our culture's obsession with coupledom while secretly yearning to be a part of one. In any case there were...Read More

The next hot ass that comes along

Filed by Michael Crawford | February 16, 2008 | 8:22 AM | comments

In his fantastic post Where's the Outrage??, Waymon Hudson assails the traditional media for failing to more widely cover the murder of 15 year old Lawrence King who was shot in the head by another student likely for being gay....Read More

Just for Leather

Filed by Michael Crawford | February 16, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch I guess he really did take what he needed....Read More


David Phillips - Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | February 16, 2008 | 7:29 AM | comments

“I’m sure in the back of their minds, they just wish we would die and go away.” -- AIDS activist David Phillips commenting on the Bush administration's proposed 2009 HIV/AIDS budget....Read More