August 18, 2008


We're almost there...

Filed by Bil Browning | August 18, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

I wanted to thank everyone that's donated to our fund to send three Bilerico bloggers to the DNCC convention. We've raised $2020 so far - we're 2/3 of the way there! Three of us are going from Indianapolis - Jerame...Read More

FYI: Obama supports hate crime legislation and McCain doesn't

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 18, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

If this is what you call turning up the heat in the presidential race - I'm still simmering. Today's conference call held by the Obama Campaign on the need for federal hate crimes legislation turned up no new information and...Read More

Q & A with Kathy Gilleran

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 18, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Our reporting on Kathy Gilleran's search for her son, who disappeared in Austria in 2007, has moved many of our readers. PFLAG has received numerous emails, messages of support for Kathy, and many questions about the story, how you can...Read More

Ellen DeGeneres ties the Knot

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 18, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have gotten married! According to their spokesperson, they married in a private, intimate ceremony at their $29 million mansion in Beverly Hills on Saturday night. The small ceremony was attended by just 19 guests,...Read More

Rich Fulcher Rocks!

Filed by Abigail Hannon | August 18, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Rich Fulcher plays Uncle Agaton, Abigail's creepy uncle who's out-creeped by her new look. Head to for more!...Read More

BlogIndiana conference: All good things must come to an end

Filed by Bil Browning | August 18, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

I really enjoyed myself at the BlogIndiana conference. Shawn Plew and Noah Coffey are to be commended for organizing an informational and fun weekend. If you didn't get a chance to attend this year, make room on your schedule for...Read More

Gay Lifestyles: Is it Hip to be Square?

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | August 18, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

In his New York Times (April 27, 2008) feature story "Young Gay Rites," the delightfully-named Benoit Denizen-Lewis wrote about the "normal" world of young, white, married gay men in Massachusetts, till recently the only American state that allowed same-sex marriage....Read More

Question of the day

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 18, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

I'm on the last leg of my two-week vacation in Germany, and I'm spending my last full day here at Dachau, a concentration camp. I haven't ever visited one of those before, but I have a feeling I won't be...Read More

Equality For All

Filed by Sara Whitman | August 18, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Do you know what does not discriminate between gay and straight? What doesn't care if you are transgender or questioning? That gives not a damn if you are bisexual, pansexual or asexual? Lice. Zachary came home with a head full...Read More

The Rodney Dangerfield of Nations

Filed by Kate Clinton | August 18, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

George has enough accumulated sick days to go on vacation, call the home office from the ranch and say he is not coming back. But no. Now he has a big conflict with his old "I looked him in the...Read More

Miami-Dade Domestic Partnerships Begin Today!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 18, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Miami-Dade - Florida's largest county - begins its domestic partnership registry today, starting at 10am. The registry entitles domestic partners to visitation rights at healthcare, correctional and juvenile facilities, and extends health insurance and employee benefits to the domestic partners...Read More

Has is really only been 10 weeks? I've learned so much!

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 18, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

It's exactly 10 weeks since the Log Cabin Republicans said this: We understand the general election starts today and Log Cabin will do its part to educate gay and lesbian voters about Sen. McCain in the weeks ahead. Contrary to...Read More


Oscar Wilde quotation

Filed by Ed Team | August 18, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace." --Oscar Wilde...Read More

A Rovian Obama ad

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 18, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Here's what a Republican campaign's ad for Obama would look like....Read More