October 20, 2008

Wow: Muslims for McCain

Filed by Bil Browning | October 20, 2008 | 9:00 PM | comments

After all of the crass bullshit we've seen surrounding the McCain campaign lately, I needed to see this. When the chips are down and there's a religious bigot outside their rally, there's one group the Republicans can count on. Muslims...Read More

Eddie Ross from Bravo's Top Design talks Money

Filed by Nina Smith | October 20, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

A second season of the hit reality show, Top Design, is back on Bravo with a new group of contestants trying to win $100,000. Eddie Ross, still designing after Episode 7, is one of a handful of gay participants this...Read More

City Dwellers And People Of Color Are 'Pro-America' Too

Filed by Monica Roberts | October 20, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

"We believe that the best of America is not all in Washington, D.C. We believe, we believe that the best of America is in these small towns that we get to visit, and in these wonderful little pockets of...Read More

Prepare for McCain to Go Postal

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 20, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Gird your loins folks because the political sh-t is really about to hit the fan. Over the next weeks we can expect the McCain campaign to unleash an unprecedented wave of slanderous attacks and lies aimed at attacking Sen. Barack...Read More

Harvard Business Review weighs in on transgender workplace issues

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 20, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

Note: The Harvard Business Review blog is now up. I remember reading in 1996 an advice book for transsexuals that read like Cassandra and Nostradamus reminiscing about the End of Days: "You're starting over as a woman, so you need...Read More

Florida's Amendment 2: What Does "Substantial Equivalent" To Marriage Mean?

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | October 20, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

The third in a series of posts detailing the legal implications of Florida's proposed marriage amendment, Amendment 2. As I stated in my most recent post, there is no real possibility that Florida will follow Connecticut's lead and legalize marriage...Read More

ACORN "Voter registration fraud" pushers attack black transwoman

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 20, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Here's a report from Fox News-on-paper that's just disgusting, but not for the reasons they think it is: There really aren't two ways to interpret that report. The NY Post has decided that Santina Gibbs shouldn't be allowed to vote....Read More

The Colin Powell Countdown Calendar

Filed by Storm Bear | October 20, 2008 | 1:45 PM | comments

click to enlarge I was blown away by Powell's endorsement of Obama and televised spanking of McCain and Palin. Powell has always had the ability to formulate his sentences in a manner that is plain spoken yet leaves no...Read More

Lugar speaks on Obama and McCain

Filed by Bil Browning | October 20, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

When will Richard Lugar step up and endorse Barack Obama? Now that Colin Powell has crossed the aisle, will Senator Lugar put the nail in McCain's Indiana chances? As the two most respected Republicans in American politics, the one-two punch...Read More

Senator Joe Lieberman more clueless and misguided than McCain on HIV/AIDS?

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | October 20, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Several months ago, Waymon Hudson asked me to contribute to the Bilerico Project as a person living with AIDS. Over the past few months I have struggled immensely to find the time, but after losing my voice at a community...Read More

Raise the bar on coming out

Filed by Michele O'Mara | October 20, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

Rarely do I speak the words, "I am gay (or lesbian)." Although very early in my being out process, I attempted this strategy at work, rather unsuccessfully. This happened years ago when gay marriage was but a blip on the...Read More

8 Against 8 launches to fight Prop 8

Filed by Pam Spaulding | October 20, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

As regular readers of my blog know, I live in North Carolina, a state where my wife and I have no legal rights as a same-sex couple. It is for that reason that I have donated to defeat Proposition 8....Read More

Get Ready to Get Active, Bilerico-Florida!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 20, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

It is my pleasure to welcome our newest contributor to Bilerico-Florida, Michael Emanuel Rajner! Michael is a longtime activist and advocate for our community. I have had the distinct honor of working beside him on many causes including the fight...Read More

Another Reason to Come Out

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 20, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Here is another reason that it is so crucial that we as LGBT people live our lives openly and honestly: I had almost the exact same experience as Jay. It was very easy to use the word "fag" around my...Read More

Maybe "Maverick" isn't so bad after all

Filed by Bil Browning | October 20, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Okay, I'll admit that I'm just as sick of "Maverick" as the rest of the nation, but V and E are looking pretty good. These shirtless Palin supporters in Indianapolis were the highlight of her visit. Clickety to embiggen. (Photo:...Read More


So what can YOU do?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 20, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

We get a lot of e-mails from readers who thank us for providing quality opinion pieces instead of the usual "these are the facts" reporting on gay news you can find elsewhere. We really try to encourage our contributors to...Read More

Hooking Up! A star is born!

Filed by Michael Buckley | October 20, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Subscribe to the new web series featuring those web people! The first two episodes are up. http://www.youtube.com/hookingup http://www.hookingupshow.com Comment Questions: 1. What do you think of Hooking Up so far? 2. Which YouTuber are you...Read More


Our Great Strength is in our Unity and Diversity

Filed by Ed Team | October 20, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"...those are the problems the American people wanted to hear about, not about Mr. Ayers, not about who is a Muslim and who is not a Muslim. Those kinds of images going out on al Jazeera are killing us around...Read More

Well, this explains McCain's debate performances

Filed by Bil Browning | October 20, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Now we know who was the inspiration for McCain's debate prep, eh? It's almost as if a psychic wrote this episode!...Read More