July 16, 2008

Gay Ron Paul staffer dies of pneumonia without health coverage, leaves $400K debt

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 16, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

Kent Snyder, Ron Paul's campaign chair, died of pneumonia a couple of weeks ago after two months in the hospital. He was openly gay. Here's what Paul had to say about Snyder: Kent poured every ounce of his being into...Read More


Filed by Kate Clinton | July 16, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

It's a beautiful day here in Ptown and we were out at Herring Cove and some of the gals were in their beach chairs. It was low tide. We were talking, just idly letting the sand sift through our fingers....Read More

Anti-Gay Ballot Initiative Will Remain on November Ballot in California

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | July 16, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

The California Supreme Court ruled this afternoon that the ballot initiative to amend the state's constitution to ban same-sex marriage will go forward as planned. Numerous gay rights groups were involved in the litigation trying to stop the initiative. The...Read More

Wait. What's the joke again?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 16, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Have you heard about this knee slapper? Image via WikipediaIt seems Sacha Baron Cohen has pulled one over on those hicks from Arkansas. I mean, most comedy is based on stereotypes, right? After all, rednecks are homophobic and queers don't...Read More

Hey Phil Gramm, are the troops whining too?

Filed by Storm Bear | July 16, 2008 | 3:45 PM | comments

click to enlarge The recent bank failures, suck-ass economy, rising gas prices are all a figment of your imagination. That is what the Bush Administration wants you to think as they keep pounding the podium for off-shore drilling -...Read More

A Turning Point for Troops & Their Families

Filed by Steve Ralls | July 16, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Next Wednesday -- July 23 -- may well mark a critical turning point in the fight to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," the federal ban on open service that has cost our country the talent and skills of more than...Read More

Obama's so... fancy

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 16, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Now it's GOP strategy. Here's a Republican operative, Andrea Tantaros, on MSNBC and Fox News, calling Obama a faggot (full text at Media Matter:...Read More

Believing in Our Families

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 16, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

As you're reading this, I'm either on my way to, in, or on my way back from New Jersey. There reason for the trip is incredibly happy one. Today is the day we're finalizing Dylan's adoption. Last week we got...Read More

Try Harder, or Let Go?

Filed by Michele O'Mara | July 16, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

My girl and i (together for 14 months) have not had sex for 8 months now. I understand we hit a rough patch, and we came out of it beautifully 4 months ago. However, her low sex drive has...Read More

Trying to pull the wool over our eyes

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 16, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Elizabeth Dole has a passion for irony, apparently. The North Carolina Senator proposed an amendment to rename a tuberculosis, malaria, and HIV funding bill for Jesse Helms. Yes, she thought it was appropriate to name a bill aimed at fighting...Read More

Want to learn some blogging tips and tricks?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 16, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Are you considering starting your own blog? Do you have a blog already, but you're struggling to get visitors? Maybe you get decent traffic and would like to monetize your site. Blogging can be a lot of fun, but there...Read More

A Few Random Gender Related Stories

Filed by Bruce Parker | July 16, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

I clearly haven't been blogging much lately, but have been collecting a few things that I keep meaning to share with my Bilerico family. Below are a few gender related things that have been in my "blog ideas" folder for...Read More


Politicians are not your friend

Filed by Ed Team | July 16, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"But the real point of my post is pols are pols. And yes Jim Webb is a pol now. They do what they do. NONE of them are your friend. Falling into spells of admiration for them is simply ridiculous...Read More

Drag Queen in China

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 16, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Ted Koppel talks to a Chinese drag queen on self-expression and the closet....Read More