September 28, 2008

When people who shouldn't talk out their ass do so anyway

Filed by Jerame Davis | September 28, 2008 | 10:00 PM | comments

It seems that some folks out there are still confused about blog ranking websites and how they work or even what their usefulness are. I don't know why people talk about things they don't really understand or make statements they've...Read More

Better Know a Contributor: Tobi Hill-Meyer

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | September 28, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: You've seen Steven Colbert's "Better Know a Lobbyist," but our version is so much gayer! Each weekend, we spotlight a different TBP contributor. In case you've missed any of our previous interviews, I've got links at the end...Read More

Racism: The conservative solution to the financial crisis

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 28, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

This shouldn't be entirely unexpected, since every time there's a major problem conservatives find some way to blame it on a certain ethnic, racial, or religious group. Now they're looking for any minority to blame for what's really the absolute...Read More

Stories from the Helpline

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 28, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: "Stories from the Helpline" is a recurring feature on The Bilerico Project, bringing in the personal accounts of Helpline counselors from The Trevor Project. The Trevor Project is a non-profit organization that operates the only nationwide, around-the-clock crisis...Read More

Paul Newman Taught Me How to Clean Fish

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 28, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

It's strange how someone's death can trigger the oddest of memories. When I heard that Paul Newman died - I suddenly flashed to the moment he walked into the house where I was babysitting and said, "Come on, kid -...Read More

Indianapolis goes Straight for Equality

Filed by Annette Gross | September 28, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

Friday, September 26th, the Indianapolis Chapter of PFLAG hosted its first Straight for Equality Party. We wanted to introduce our straight allies to the new initiative that PFLAG has undertaken, which is to teach straight people who don't have a...Read More


Enough about us, let's look at you

Filed by Bil Browning | September 28, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

While Alex usually does our "Fun with Google Analytics" posts, I thought I'd put up some of the interesting little tidbits you find out from looking at Bilerico's backend information from Aug 27 - Sept 26. There is so much...Read More

Are You Ready For The Apocalpyse?

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | September 28, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

Is it just me, or is capitalism coming to an end? Depending on which side of the political spectrum you find yourself on, that could either be a good thing or a bad thing. Either way, we're in for some...Read More

Miami Mayor Manny Diaz named Honorary Statewide Co-Chair of Say No 2 Campaign

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 28, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

City of Miami Mayor Manny Diaz, President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, has been named "Honorary Statewide Co-Chair" of Florida Red & Blue's SayNo2 campaign, which opposes Amendment 2, the deceptive and dangerous Florida "Marriage Protection" Amendment. He joins...Read More

Why Aren't They Talking About Us?

Filed by Eric Marcus | September 28, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Remember the good old days when we were at the heart of presidential campaigns? Back in 1992, there was President George Bush (The First) declaring on national television that gays are not "normal" people. Vice President Dan Quayle explained on...Read More


We were already a family

Filed by Ed Team | September 28, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We were a family going into this. We're just more of a solidified family now." -- Wayne Larue Smith and partner Daniel Skahen, a Florida couple who won a court case in allowing them to adopt their son- despite Florida's...Read More

Sunday Funnies: Intervention with Kristin Chenoweth

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 28, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

The Tony-Award winning actress, Broadway Baby, and star of "Pushing Daisies" Kristin Chenoweth sings about crystal meth in this "Funny or Die" spoof of the show Intervention. (NSFW)...Read More