September 22, 2008

No on Prop 8 Ad Hits California Airwaves

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 22, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

Updated after the jump The campaign ad was such a closely guarded secret, not even the No on Prop 8 executive committee knew when the first ad was going up on the expensive California airwaves. The idea was to get...Read More

John McCain's Chief of Staff outed, wins Roy Cohn Award

Filed by Mike Rogers | September 22, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

When the first source on today's Roy Cohn Award recipient came forward approximately six months ago, he and I decided to wait and see where the presidential election went and how this person's boss performed. Dismally. First a multiple choice...Read More

Community Forum on Hate Crimes

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 22, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Broward County Sheriff Al Lamberti, the Office of the State Attorney, and African American and GLBT leaders are among the participants in a community forum on hate crimes to be held this Wednesday night in Fort Lauderdale . The forum...Read More

IN THE LIFE October Season Premiere

Filed by IN THE LIFE | September 22, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch The 17th Season Premiere episode of IN THE LIFE, "Civil Rites & Civil Rights", takes an in-depth look at the journey to marriage equality in America's most populous state, and the real possibility that this...Read More

Miley Cyrus is dead!

Filed by Michael Buckley | September 22, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Miley Cyrus is dead but has a new boyfriend (not Cody I know its that 20 year old!!). Lynne Spears throws her cash cows under the bus. Ugly Betty hates Mean Girls! Ryan Seacrest hates...Read More

Black Voters Not to Blame if Proposition 8 Passes

Filed by Michael Crawford | September 22, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

A troubling New York Times article on Proposition 8, the proposed California anti-marriage constitutional amendment, asserts that some marriage supporters are concerned that strong support for Sen. Barack Obama's presidential candidacy among Black voters may spell trouble for efforts to...Read More

Patrick Sammon: Gays should vote for McCain

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 22, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Patrick Sammon has an article up in the Washington Blade about why John McCain is good for LGBT people. I kid you not - even though he lied to The Advocate and said that LCR is focused first on LGBT...Read More

Create your own electoral college map

Filed by Bil Browning | September 22, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

I spent way too long playing with this little graphic of the electoral college map over the weekend. I left it on the nightmare scenario, but you can choose "2008 Swing States" from the drop down menu and create your own prediction.Read More

Media Controversy Clouds King Pre-Trial Hearing

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 22, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Peter DelVecchio is a practicing attorney and free lance writer living with his partner in West Hollywood. He reports regularly for IN Los Angeles magazine and Frontiers, and occasionally for The Advocate. DelVecchio is also active in the...Read More

Mamma Mia: Seen it? Liked it?

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 22, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

How many people out there have seen the film version of the musical Mamma Mia? I went to see it about a week ago, and I have mixed feelings on it. The script that they were working with was light...Read More

Fun with Facebook fundies

Filed by Bil Browning | September 22, 2008 | 10:15 AM | comments

Two recent Facebook experiences left me laughing and I thought I'd share them with Bilerico-Indiana readers. Two Hoosier fundies have given me reason for a quick giggle lately. First we had long-time Bilerico hater Kenn Gividen. Kenn hasn't had a...Read More

Not a bad week for LGBT elders....

Filed by Cathy Renna | September 22, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

It has been a rough week - the economy, on-going political nail biting over the election etc - but it was a great week for LGBT senior visibility. Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual & Transgender Elders (SAGE)...Read More

METH 911: A New Option for Help

Filed by Dr. David Fawcett | September 22, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

We've all seen the scary images of methamphetamine's toll on the body: the remnants of a handsome face reduced to a visible skull with sunken eyes, withered skin and one really bad case of meth mouth. Such visuals, at one...Read More

Why We are Supporting Ashwin Madia for Congress

Filed by Michael Crawford | September 22, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

A number of you have asked for more information about Ashwin Madia, the Democratic congressional candidate from Minnesota, and where he stands on LGBT issues. Bil Browning, Lane Hudson and I are proud to serve on the host committee for...Read More


Obama on Human Rights and Sexual Orientation

Filed by Ed Team | September 22, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I think it is not acceptable that we would in any way carve out exceptions for our broader human-rights advocacy to exclude violations of human rights based on sexual orientation. I think that has to be part and parcel of...Read More

Boy George says YES WE CAN

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 22, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Boy George gets political and makes a pro-Obama video featuring Amy Winehouse, Divine, David Bowie, and lots more....Read More