September 18, 2008

Bloomington just keeps getting better

Filed by Bil Browning | September 18, 2008 | 8:30 PM | comments

I loved living in Bloomington. Jerame and I often comment that if the housing were cheaper and jobs were easier to find in the college town, we'd be back in an instant. It had the perfect small town feel without...Read More

Very cool application

Filed by Bil Browning | September 18, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

If you're on Facebook, check out the new Barack Obama campaign app. While the campaign gave me an idea that it was a major upgrade, I had no idea how cool it would be. Our overarching goal in this development...Read More

We shall overcome... having our marriage thought of as a state contract

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 18, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

This is really, really silly. I hope that this won't catch on elsewhere just because it would make me lose faith in humanity (via PZ Meyers): In May, after the California State Supreme Court ruled same-sex marriage legal, the courts...Read More

There's that H word again

Filed by Eric Leven | September 18, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: At Eric's request, the original post has been removed and replaced with the following: I took it down because after reviewing the statistics and checking in with a close, number and statistical-analysis monster friend of mine I realized...Read More

Mormon Church Pumping Money into California Marriage Initiative

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | September 18, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

The LA Times has been following the money trail in California to find out who supports the ballot initiative to ban same sex marriage and who supports marriage equality. And it's no surprise that the money trail is pretty much...Read More

Funding and religion in the Arizona same-sex marriage ban

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 18, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

The Arizona Daily Star reports that the backers of Proposition 102, the state's ballot initiative to ban same-sex marriage, have raised $3.34 million so far. The queers have raised $80,000. So Arizona Together has turned to some, um, more creative...Read More

The feet, of Rene Magritte, in the sand, with friends at hand.

Filed by Father Tony | September 18, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

dear father tony. how much longer must we wonder? why such seperation of time and miles?have we become so involved with our immediate existance that the past seems so distant, so unaprochable.?i fear but will not will not except...Read More

Alaskans Say Sarah Palin Deeply Racist

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | September 18, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

A recent article in the LA Progressive has several Alaskans dishing the dirt on Sarah Palin. According to the article, Palin has some less than savory things to say about Barack Obama: "So Sambo beat the bitch!" This is how...Read More

Sarah Palin would rather let 100 rapists go free than let one woman use contraception

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

It turns out that the reason why Sarah Palin opposed paying for rape kits with city money, instead sending the bill to the victims, might not be what we thought. Personally, I just thought that like most law-and-order nuts, she...Read More

Beyond Denial: GID Diagnostic Criteria and Gender-Conversion Therapies

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 18, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Editors' note: Kelley Winters, Ph.D. is a writer on issues of transgender medical policy, founder of GID Reform Advocates and an Advisory Board Member for the Matthew Shepard Foundation and TransYouth Family Advocates. She has presented papers on the psychiatric...Read More

Get Your Religion Out of Our Politics!

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

Members of, an organization working to pass the dangerous and deceptive Amendment 2, are traveling the state to urge church leaders to tell their flocks to vote yes. Rev. Clayton Cloer, pastor of Orlando's First Baptist Church of Central...Read More

Sarah Palin's voicemail, Tony Dungy, Deepak Chopra and Martha Stewart

Filed by Bil Browning | September 18, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

There are so many items I want to cover, but never get around to featuring on the blog, so it's time for a round up! Here's some stuff from around the web that's caught my eye lately. John McCain's voicemail...Read More

A fiendishly brilliant plan

Filed by Karen Celestino-Horseman | September 18, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Editors' note: Karen Celestino-Horseman is a Bilerico alumni with an important message to pass along to Projectors. Dear Friends: We may have thought we wanted a woman on a national political ticket, but the joke has really been on us,...Read More


Brad Pitt donates $100,000 to fight California Prop 8

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

"Because no one has the right to deny another their life, even though they disagree with it, because everyone has the right to live the life they so desire if it doesn't harm another and because discrimination has no place...Read More

Les Misbarack

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 18, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch A hilarious musical spoof of Les Miserables. I especially love the McCain/Palin appearances. One has to wonder, where are the fun McCain videos? Not so much enthusiasm for the guy who "created the blackberry"? How...Read More