September 19, 2008

Join Bilerico Contributors and Send Ashwin Madia to Congress

Filed by Michael Crawford | September 19, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

There has been much discussion here on Bilerico about the importance of the November elections to the LGBT community and the country at large. Much of that discussion has focused on the presidential race because the differences between Barack Obama...Read More

Queer music Friday - Amanda Lepore

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 19, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Michael Crawford sent me this video from Amanda Lepore. This is "My Hair Looks Fierce": iPhone users: Click to watch Video interview after the jump!...Read More

Document the Hypocrisy

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 19, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

*Sigh* It's almost too easy, but it's hard to pass up the hypocrisy in John McCain's latest statement. Continuing with his attempt to convince American voters that Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama is little more than a celebrity, Republican opponent...Read More

The 21st Century "Rules of Engagement"

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 19, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Frequent guest blogger Monica Helms is the president of the Transgender American Veterans Association. I received a phone call from a good friend, Zan Thorton, telling me that Congressman Barney Frank had fifteen disabled people arrested in his...Read More

The interesting history of "Frugal Hoosiers"

Filed by Jerame Davis | September 19, 2008 | 2:46 PM | comments

A recent conversation about the Frugal Hoosiers blog motivated me to look into a bit more closely at the site and learn more about who is behind it. The blog has never had a name associated with it other than...Read More

ENDA won't matter

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 19, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Or, more accurately, it won't matter unless we do something about federal judges, according to a new study by the American Constitution Society. Nevertheless, we should disclose at the outset our concluding view that results in the federal courts disfavor...Read More

Is this America or Akira?

Filed by Bil Browning | September 19, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Back in 1992 I went to the Republican National Convention in Houston to protest with ACT UP. It was an experience I will remember forever - the chants, the planning, the big protest with a Bush doll burning in effigy...Read More

Fundie Peter LaBarbera reads The Bilerico Project!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 19, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

It seems right-wing Fundie Peter LaBarera, the President of Americans for Truth about Homosexuality, loves to read the Bilerico Project! The Peter put up a rather twisted article called "Sarah Palin, 'Daddy's Roommate' and the Left's Hypocrisy on 'Book Burning'"...Read More

Say No 2 Campaign Launches Make Your Own Commercial Contest

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | September 19, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Florida's SayNo2 Campaign against the dangerous and deceptive Amendment 2 has just announced a contest to create your own commercial against Amendment 2! They will be picking the top user-generated commercials to blast out on all of their social networking...Read More

A Deep, Man Voice

Filed by Sara Whitman | September 19, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Every time I hear it, I look to see if Walter is here. If someone has come in the door I didn't know about. A deep, man voice. It's Ben's. His voice has almost completely changed into a deep baritone....Read More

New Field Poll and fundraising numbers for California same-sex marriage ban

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 19, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

There's a new Field poll of likely voters on California Prop 8 out. Here it is along with two older polls, one other Field Poll and one from the Public Policy Institute of California: Date:9/18 (FP)8/27 (PPIC)7/18 (FP) For:384042 Against:555451...Read More

Shopping, drinking and walking

Filed by Bil Browning | September 19, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Tomorrow you can head over to the Macy's in either Glendale or Castleton and buy a "Shop for a Cause" coupon for $5. The coupon will get you 20% off and the $5 cost goes directly to the Indiana AIDS...Read More

Heroic Goals, Gay Marriage, and the Mormon Church - Why You Should Worry

Filed by Bobby Parker | September 19, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Yesterday" target="_blank">Alex and Serena both wrote about the tremendous amount of money that the Mormon Church is directing towards the gay marriage bans in California and Arizona. But this story is about more that just money. It's about a...Read More


Barack Obama won't repeal DADT on his own

Filed by Ed Team | September 19, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I want to make sure that when we revert 'don't ask, don't tell,' it's gone through a process and we've built a consensus or at least a clarity of what my expectations are so that it works. My first obligation...Read More

David Gergen is a man of peace like Jesus Christ

Filed by Bil Browning | September 19, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch And Keith Obermann cried gentle tears of shame, gentle tears of liberal self-hatred. Oh yeah. I can see it. (Hat tip to Projector Andy for the video!)...Read More