April 9, 2008

thank you, brownfemipower

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | April 09, 2008 | 8:09 PM | comments

thank you. thank you. thank you. you are bigger and more beautiful and insightful and important and revelatory and warm and liberating and transcending than i can even begin to express in words. wish i could give you a hug...Read More


Filed by Kate Clinton | April 09, 2008 | 5:17 PM | comments

I can't focus on the news, but near as I can figure The Widow Ratzinger is carrying an Olympic torch for Cardinal Egan of the Diocese of New York. He's come a-courtin'! Antiques Roadshow says it's the original torch! Benny...Read More

Detroit Bans Anti-Transgender Discrimination!

Filed by Sean Kosofsky | April 09, 2008 | 3:53 PM | comments

The 11th largest city in the country just banned anti-transgender discrimination. After a grueling 2 hours of other council business, I emerged from the Detroit City Council meeting with good news. The Council voted 8-1 in support of amending the...Read More

On Thomas Beatie coverage, better late than never?

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 09, 2008 | 2:26 PM | comments

Andrew Belonsky tries to find out where GLAAD's been on the Thomas Beatie bashing from last week: That story broke on Friday, so we figured GLAAD wouldn't get involved until Monday. Well, they didn't. We were a bit disappointed in...Read More

NC-Sen: Kay Hagan refuses to answer questions about LGBT legislation

Filed by Pam Spaulding | April 09, 2008 | 1:29 PM | comments

I trust that the LGBT community and its advocacy orgs will not ignore this. --Pam I've blogged extensively about the U.S. Senate race in the state of North Carolina at my pad. Bush rubber-stamping Elizabeth Dole absolutely must be unseated,...Read More

Changing Hearts and Minds: The 2008 IFGE Conference

Filed by Marti Abernathey | April 09, 2008 | 12:49 PM | comments

I've just returned from the International Foundation for Gender Education's annual conference that was held at the Doubletree Hotel in Tucson, Arizona. A speaker on the very first day said "If you let it, this conference will change you." Even...Read More

From the Office of Sally Kern

Filed by Steve Ralls | April 09, 2008 | 12:09 PM | comments

Oklahoma Representative Sally Kern just doesn't seem to learn: Tape recorders are decidedly not her friend. It's been just over a week since the midwest's favorite homophobe told her local paper, The Oklahoman, that PFLAG supporters from the state took...Read More

Earned media, Absolut ads

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 09, 2008 | 10:47 AM | comments

I get emails all the time now that we have a large audience here at Bilerico (thanks!) asking me to push people's products. A lot of times it's a company that started a new ad campaign that they think would...Read More

Black History: Birth of Colonial Slavery

Filed by Storm Bear | April 09, 2008 | 10:24 AM | comments

click to enlarge The first record of African slavery in Colonial America occurred in 1619. A Dutch ship, the White Lion, had captured 20 enslaved Africans in a battle with a Spanish ship bound for Mexico. The Dutch ship...Read More

Say what?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 09, 2008 | 9:45 AM | comments

I'm just wondering if anyone else noticed this. I saw it and had to laugh. iPhone users: Click to watch So Woody is going to protect the environment and bust down the oil companies - by driving an SUV. Isn't...Read More

7 Days to a Better Financial You

Filed by Michael Crawford | April 09, 2008 | 9:40 AM | comments

Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock. That's more than just a line from Madonna's latest single, it's also the sound of the rapidly approaching deadline to file your federal taxes. In preparation for that April 15th deadline the Human Rights Campaign has launched...Read More


Hillary Clinton on quitting, boys

Filed by Ed Team | April 09, 2008 | 9:22 AM | comments

"Boys used to say that to me all the time." --Hillary Clinton on being told to drop out of the Democratic race...Read More

Women Do More Housework Than Men

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | April 09, 2008 | 8:24 AM | comments

Here's a shocker: heterosexuality is oppressive! A new study shows that after all these years, married women still do more housework than their husbands. Sounds like an excellent case for homosexuality to me! Follow me after the jump for my...Read More

Here comes the McCain Again

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 09, 2008 | 7:16 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch The McCain Girls are back, and this time they're channeling Annie Lennox....Read More

Pete Doherty Rocks!!!

Filed by Abigail Hannon | April 09, 2008 | 1:43 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch why can't rock stars just say no? head to www.abigailsteendiary.com for more :)...Read More