July 2, 2008

Black transwoman found dead in Memphis: Will there be justice?

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 02, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

A black transwoman in Memphis was found dead. This is the same city that Duanna Johnson was beaten by police: iPhone users: Click to watch This happened in the same city with a police department that is more concerned with...Read More

Assimilation This!

Filed by Eric Leven | July 02, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

My friend Jay Blotcher, a long time ACT UP activist and an all around smart and bad ass guy responds to those in the community who feel as though same-sex marriage is one step closer to assimilation: Peep it. iPhone...Read More

Bush 'Austin 12' divided about supporting McCain

Filed by Pam Spaulding | July 02, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Talk about adding even more pressure on the Log Cabin Republicans. The group of prominent gay GOPers who participated in a meeting with Bush in 2000 to request that he move toward building a more inclusive administration and GOP --...Read More

Brit Soldiers Paid To Attend Gay Pride Events - Breeders Outraged!

Filed by Storm Bear | July 02, 2008 | 3:45 PM | comments

click to enlarge From The Telegraph: Homosexual soldiers are to be paid travelling expenses to attend Gay Pride parades, while troops are not allowed to claim for trips to the Queen's Garden Party. Gay troops have been told they...Read More

Obama's promise to change faith-based initiative funding pisses off the Religious Right

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 02, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Obama isn't making friends with the extremists elements of the evangelical community with his plan to expand funding of faith-based initiatives and prevent organizations that receive that funding from discriminating: "For those of who us who believe in protecting the...Read More


Help us celebrate our birthday

Filed by Bil Browning | July 02, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

One year ago today we re-launched bilerico.com as The Bilerico Project. It was our beta version; Jerame was still working out all the tweaks. It was stressful to watch him sweat bullets as he ran the blog for a week...Read More

Thank you Minneapolis

Filed by Mike Rogers | July 02, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Minneapolis, MN: The city that keeps on giving... Headline: Gay blows field away (with wind's help) Story Subject: Tyson Gay That other runner: Walter Dix The photographer: Eric Gay of the AP Location, Location, Location: Not the first time someone...Read More

Tea With Nelson Mandela

Filed by Robert Ganshorn | July 02, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Robert Ganshorn Gay_liberation.jpgwas a founding member of the Gay Liberation Front at Purdue University before creating one of the first Public Television documentaries on gay lifestyles broadcast during his graduate studies at Indiana University. Failing to become the...Read More

John Stossel's here to tell you how well the economy is doing

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 02, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

John Stossel, co-anchor of ABC's 20/20, just wrote this in a column: So let me stop here to repeat that. We are not in a depression. We are not even in recession. Get a grip, guys. We ought to point...Read More

Can gun-toting solve gay-bashing?

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | July 02, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

In a 5-4 ruling the Supreme Court ruled that the Second Amendment protects an individual's right to own a gun for personal use. While the debate will continue to go on about whether the Second Amendment really means that American...Read More

Catholic Charities: Let's Not Forget

Filed by Dustin Kight | July 02, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Many cases of carpal tunnel will be diagnosed before the blogging about Obama's faith-based programs announcement is over and done with. Let me contribute my two (wrist-destructive) cents: As someone who has seen the best and the worst that organized...Read More


Getting shot down is a qualification?

Filed by Ed Team | July 02, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"He has been a voice on the Senate Armed Services Committee. And he has traveled all over the world. But he hasn't held executive responsibility. That large squadron in the Navy that he commanded -- that wasn't a wartime squadron....Read More

Just when you though McCain couldn't get creepier

Filed by Bil Browning | July 02, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Oh yeah. John McCain as a stalker... Won't someone please use this clip from Saturday Night Live in an ad? I'm sure it would help his appeal to women voters. Nothing says "Presidential material" like...Read More