April 25, 2008

I Read the News Today... oh boy

Filed by Ethan St. Pierre | April 25, 2008 | 10:45 PM | comments

Today I spent the day talking. I talked to many different people concerning many different topics. It was quite the chatty day spent on the National Day of Silence. Yet, the one thing I didn't discuss all day long was...Read More

Barney Won't Talk To Us

Filed by Rebecca Juro | April 25, 2008 | 9:50 PM | comments

Never let it be said I didn't give it my best effort. During a surprise call-in during my March 6th show featuring Donna Rose, Joe Racalto, an aide in Congressman Barney Frank's office, suggested I contact him to set up...Read More


We get international mail!

Filed by Bil Browning | April 25, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

This week's installment of We Get Mail is more like an open thread... I immediately wrote the reader with my suggestions but I'd like to get your recommendations too. From: Niall Couper Message: Just wondering if you can help us....Read More

Queer music Friday - Anna Oxygen

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 25, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Oh, Anna Oxygen. The first time I heard of her she had left a message on my machine when I was living with a guy who booked for a small concert venue in Walla Walla. She was lost, he didn't...Read More

Don't insult my daddy

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 25, 2008 | 4:05 PM | comments

Here's something from an ex-gay North Carolina pastor: "Get up on your feet so I can knock you down again!" I stood horrified in the hall as my father yelled at my mother lying on the floor at his feet....Read More

Starting From Scratch:The Death of United ENDA Part II

Filed by Marti Abernathey | April 25, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

In March I said: Essentially it's business as usual for HRC. Nothing has substantially changed in their lobbying efforts. They've had no "'rehabilitative"' moment or change of heart. If you take Keisling's words to heart, the only other conclusion that...Read More

50 Ways to Keep Your Lover: # 37-38

Filed by Michele O'Mara | April 25, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

In my book, Love Tips and Trips for Gay and Lesbian Relationships, I have identified 50 Ways to Keep Your Lover. My post last Friday offered strategies 35-36, this week I am sharing strategies 37-38. Look for more strategies next...Read More

In the Spotlight

Filed by Bil Browning | April 25, 2008 | 12:45 PM | comments

Six Bilerico-Indiana readers were able to attend Spotlight 2008 as our guest. All have reported in that they had a great time and they all thought this year's program was the best ever. The charity event had its largest crowd...Read More

Warren Throckmorton's Day of Silence counter-programming is wrong

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 25, 2008 | 11:29 AM | comments

Today is GLSEN's Day of Silence, when students all across the country remain silent at school in solidarity with the silence LGBT youth feel when it comes to expressing their identities, sexualities, and genders and the violence they face when...Read More

So which is it?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 25, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Congressional candidate and state representative Carolene Mays is talking out of both sides of her mouth these days. In today's Indianapolis Star, Brendan O'Shaughnessy features Mays' campaign and highlights one segment of voters that have a huge problem with electing...Read More

National Day of Silence- Silence Can Be Deafening

Filed by Waymon Hudson | April 25, 2008 | 10:40 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch www.dayofsilence.org...Read More

Black History: Prison for teaching slaves to read

Filed by Storm Bear | April 25, 2008 | 10:11 AM | comments

click to enlarge SPECIAL REQUEST FOR TCD FANS: The San Francisco Chronicle is pondering the addition of new cartoons for their paper - a process that seems to be initiated by Darren Bell, creator of Candorville (one of my...Read More

Horrible coverage of Day of Silence on MI Station

Filed by Sean Kosofsky | April 25, 2008 | 9:27 AM | comments

WNEM has run one of the worst stories I have seen in recent years on LGBT issues by using insensitive and inflammatory terms to cover the Day of Silence today. First, the headline is pure AFA propaganda. Then referring to...Read More

My Birthday Colonoscopy

Filed by Eric Marcus | April 25, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

I hate needles. And the last time I had anesthesia I was sick for a week (okay, so it was 1964 and they gave me ether and anesthesia has come a long way since then--still, I was worried). So the...Read More

Day of Silence: Larry King on Larry King

Filed by Bil Browning | April 25, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch CNN's Larry King shares more than a name with murdered gay student Lawrence King. Like the young boy, Larry shares "a belief that all students should be safe in school" and he endorses the National...Read More


In Honor of Lawrence King

Filed by Ed Team | April 25, 2008 | 6:30 AM | comments

"..." -- The National Day of Silence....Read More