July 7, 2008

Girl, Interrupted

Filed by Monica Roberts | July 07, 2008 | 7:30 PM | comments

One of the things that bothers me from time to time is the fact that I didn't get to experience growing up female. Sometimes it's triggered when I see a little girl walking hand-in-hand with her mother. Other times it...Read More


Happy birthday, Bilerico Project!

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 07, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Projector Rebecca Berfanger sends in her birthday wishes to TBP. Rebecca is an Indianapolis native and has her B.A. (Ball State, 2000) and M.S.J. (Northwestern, 2005) in journalism. She has written legal and entertainment articles for print and...Read More

Congrats to the parents of the healthy baby

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 07, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

Thomas Beatie, the pregnant transman who appeared on Oprah, gave birth to a baby girl this past Thursday. ABC has video of them being all paparazzi outside the hospital. It's actually entertaining when you realize that how ridiculous ABC is....Read More

Win a John Waters autographed movie poster!

Filed by Bil Browning | July 07, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

Apparently the last contest was too easy! Within a half hour, two readers had correctly answered, so I gave them both prize packages! Since that prize has already been claimed, let's throw another one out there for Projectors. This prize...Read More

Transgender Inclusion Goes Mainstream

Filed by Rebecca Juro | July 07, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

If there's anything you can count on the city of San Francisco for when it comes to LGBT rights and community support, it's that even when they're not on the very leading edge of something, they'll still do it bigger,...Read More

How 'Bout Some Daddy Worship Instead?

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | July 07, 2008 | 2:45 PM | comments

James Kirchick argues in the Washington Blade that the gay community's support for Hillary Clinton is damned pathetic "diva worship": All kidding aside, I find my fellow gays' love for Hillary incredibly shallow. Identifying with her hopelessness has become a...Read More

Why Fox News canceled my interview about Netroots & the Troops - KO-worthy

Filed by Storm Bear | July 07, 2008 | 2:35 PM | comments

click to enlarge At 3:44pm Eastern, Fox News Channel employee (I am guessing a segment producer) Eldad Yaron called me to arrange an interview for me to talk about BooksForSoldiers.com, our fundraising problems and how I am using the...Read More

Desperate times call for desperate lies

Filed by Mike Rogers | July 07, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

SHOCKER! Staver continues his campaign of misinformation. In a world of soundbites, it's fun to get one in here and there that explains exactly what the right wingers do, turn to lies if the truth won't assist them. We all...Read More

Reflections from my anniversary

Filed by Annette Gross | July 07, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

When I first heard about marriage being offered to GLBT couples in California, I was so happy and relieved for this marginalized segment of society. I realized that they would finally be able to legally share their love and lives...Read More

Bolthouse Farms Update: Tony Perkins ain't too bright

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 07, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council (the thinking person's right-wing anti-gay, anti-woman, anti-sex hate group) has an "Alert" out concerning Bolthouse Farms. Apparently, some gay people deciding not to purchase Bolthouse Farms products is an "intimidation tactic." I missed...Read More

Photos from Pride and Dyke March Chicago

Filed by Yasmin Nair | July 07, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

Hi everyone, Thought you might be interested in photos from Dyke March Chicago and Pride. With regard to the latter: I just covered one portion of it, a new group named Bash Back! that's doing some interesing radical organising work...Read More

50 Best/Worst Gay Bars in America

Filed by Eric Leven | July 07, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

My friend John Polly over at Logo Online sent out a massive email asking people from all over the country to lend a hand in helping him compile the best and worst gay bars across all 50 states. What he...Read More

1st birthday contest

Filed by Bil Browning | July 07, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

To get things warmed up for our first anniversary, I thought we'd have a contest. Up for stakes: A 3 month membership to Chemistry.com One autographed copy of each of Michele O'Mara's books - Ask Me!: 728 Questions For Heterosexual...Read More

Faithful Friends!

Filed by Fannie Fierce | July 07, 2008 | 9:30 AM | comments

Dear Fannie, Is the Christian right really all that bad? I used to think that most devoutly religious groups were against LGBT rights, but as I'm meeting more religious, right-wing people...I'm noticing that not all of them are actually...Read More


America's first female four star general

Filed by Ed Team | July 07, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I grew up in a family that didn't know what glass ceilings were. This nomination only reaffirms what I have known to be true about the military throughout my career -- that the doors continue to open for men and...Read More

Is Barack Obama the Antichrist?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 07, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Oh, for pity's sake. Obama is the Antichrist. That's a smear campaign that Jerry Falwell cooked up in hell. The worst part is that someone will take it to heart and vote with these "facts"...Read More