October 13, 2008

Are Democrats Throwing Gays Under the Bus?

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 13, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

With just over three weeks until the elections, it seems a pretty certain bet that most of the LGBT community will vote for Barack Obama and Joe Biden, though with curtailed enthusiasm after numerous missteps. But electoral support does not...Read More

Homeland Security

Filed by Kate Clinton | October 13, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Though I have not looked, I bet you twenty dollars my 401K looks like the Y2K. Actually, make that five dollars. I have been treating my 01K as I treat any new weird sound in my old Jeep. I just...Read More

Time to Call the FBI: Stoking the Fires of Hate

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 13, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

We've talked a lot here on Bilerico about the disgusting negative attacks coming from the McCain campaign and the right. Our community knows better than most how using inflammatory rhetoric that plays into bias and hate can cause very real...Read More

With friends like these...

Filed by Bil Browning | October 13, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

Gay Republican blogger Gary Welsh's recent post "To My Gay Friends" asks why the queer community is overwhelmingly supporting Barack Obama's campaign for president. He spouts more "Obama is a Muslim! And from Africa!" nonsense and closes with, "Is this...Read More

Father Geoffrey Farrow has been suspended.

Filed by Father Tony | October 13, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

I left the following comment on his blog post about the suspension: Dear Father Geoff, We rather knew it would come to this. Sadly, a man does not get to be a bishop by championing truth and by facilitating the...Read More

Selena Gomez - Another Cinderella Story

Filed by Michael Buckley | October 13, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch What is your favorite Cinderella-type movie ever?! (Girl meets boy, transforms herself, gets boy)...Read More

McCain's Outrage Inciting Road Rage

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 13, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

It was a beautiful fall day as my partner and I drove upstate from New York City to enjoy the change of seasons in Northeast U.S.A. this past weekend. We enjoyed looking at the glorious colors of the foliage in...Read More

Never using religion, nor biology, to argue against same-sex marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 13, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

If there was proof that people who actually follow LGBT issues should be writing about them for even traditional media sources, this article could be it. An article about two activists who are working against same-sex marriage in Connecticut yesterday...Read More

Florida's Amendment 2: We must not Abandon our Wisdom

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 13, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Justin Flippen, a life-long Floridian, is President of the Dolphin Democrats, Florida's oldest and largest LGBT political organization. He is also a candidate for Wilton Manors City Commission, on the ballot November 4th along with Amendment 2. Be...Read More

Wachovia lends $8 mil to Republican party: Small businesses still can't get a loan

Filed by Bil Browning | October 13, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

I can admit that I don't know too much about the economy - after all, it's hard to worry about inter-bank credit when you're barely able to afford your own health insurance. I do know that I'm not happy in...Read More

Coming Out to Family...

Filed by Bo Shuff | October 13, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

The journey - part 3. I find that life is mostly about reality meeting your expectations. Events ,for example, are great,no matter what size if they meet or exceed what you think is going to happen. So sometimes reactions to...Read More

Legal Victories Are Not Enough!

Filed by Juan and Ken Ahonen-Jover | October 13, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Let's savor Friday's tremendous victory allowing same sex couples to get married in Connecticut. And let's not forget the same feeling that we got when the California Supreme Court ruled in favor of marriage equality in May. But these victories...Read More

Gay Boy Sings Like a Black Girl

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 13, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

I probably should have kicked this over to Alex for Queer Music Friday, but it is a long way from Friday and Jason Walker is too damn hot! Check out the video for I Can't Get You Off My Mind...Read More

Big Prize Giveaway Winners!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 13, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Whew! What an amazing official launch week we had here on Bilerico-Florida! We are giving away more great free stuff to celebrate our official launch of Bilerico-Florida. We gave away over $100 in gift-certificates, movies, t-shirts, Margaret Cho stuff, a...Read More

Gay Cannibal! Health Warning Tattoos! No Gay Adoptions!

Filed by Eric Marcus | October 13, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Earlier this week I sat at lunch in London reading through The Daily Mail and found some eye-popping headlines that competed favorably with page after page of horrible news about the world financial crisis. So I thought I would share...Read More

A Conversation With... Jonathan Capehart and Julian Bond

Filed by IN THE LIFE | October 13, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Julian Bond, Chairman of the NAACP, is a giant in the movement for black civil rights who has been on the front line for equal rights in America for four decades. He is also an...Read More


McCain is "Playing with Fire"

Filed by Ed Team | October 13, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"What I am seeing reminds me too much of another destructive period in American history. Sen. McCain and Gov. Palin are sowing the seeds of hatred and division, and there is no need for this hostility in our political discourse....Read More

Betty White Unloads on Sarah Palin

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 13, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Betty White, Rose Nyland from the Golden Girls, tells the world how she really feels about Sarah Palin and Barack Obama. (h/t: AmericaBlog)...Read More