November 8, 2008

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly . . . Post Election Roundup

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | November 08, 2008 | 8:30 PM | comments

Will someone please cue the cheesy Clint Eastwood music? In all the lead up to Tuesday's election and the fall out (and celebrations) afterward, you might have missed some TBP coverage. So here ya go . . . Monday Julie...Read More

Mean Times

Filed by Rebecca Juro | November 08, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

So, the election is over and like so many in our community I'm still not sure whether to be happy, sad, both, or neither. Not only did our guy win, but the Democrats took virtually complete control of Congress, reducing...Read More

Come on, Rogue!

Filed by Kate Clinton | November 08, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

While the American family and our extended international family were whooping it up for the historic Obama victory, I banged pans and wept for joy with the best of them. But I also had that dissociated, not-quite-part-of-feeling I had at...Read More

Southeast Regional Gay Men's Health Weekend

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 08, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Cindy Hutchinson, along with Bilerico-Florida contributors Dr. David Fawcett and Michael Emanuel Rajner, accepted a proclamation at the City of Fort Lauderdale Commission meeting this past Tuesday declaring this weekend (November 7 -9) "Gay Men's Health...Read More

Help Barack Obama lead the nation

Filed by Chuck Wolfe | November 08, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

For almost a year the Presidential Appointments Project has been asking LGBT Americans to consider serving the next president of the United States. Starting right now, President-Elect Obama will appoint thousands of people to help him lead and change the...Read More

The Days Ahead

Filed by Kate Kendell | November 08, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

I write this with a heavy heart. I, like you, have sacrificed everything in our fight to defeat Prop 8. And on Tuesday, we lost. This is an outcome that is fundamentally unjust, unfair, and wrong. We banded together as...Read More

Let's Change the Paradigms of Gay Organising

Filed by Yasmin Nair | November 08, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

A full 27% of gays voted for McCain in this year's election. That's up from 23% in 2004, the percentage that voted for Bush. It's easy to dismiss these Republican-leaning gays as either self-loathing or deluded, but perhaps the numbers...Read More

Shall we dine?

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 08, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

Editors' note: Diego Sanchez is the Director of Public Relations & External Affairs AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, Inc. and currently serves on the HRC Business Council. Sometimes fingers are used to point, figuratively and literally. At other times, the...Read More


Utne Reader acknowledges Jessica and Mattilda's work

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 08, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Bilerico contributors Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore and Jessica Hoffmann were listed in Utne Reader as two of "50 Visionaries who are Changing your World." It's a great acknowledgment for the hard work they've each put into feminist and queer theorizing and...Read More


Melissa Etheridge threatens to withold state taxes

Filed by Ed Team | November 08, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"So Prop 8 passed. Alright, I get it. 51% of you think that I am a second class citizen. Alright then. So my wife, uh I mean, roommate? Girlfriend? Special lady friend? You are gonna have to help me here...Read More

Obama Win Causes Obsessed Backers To See How Empty Lives Are

Filed by Scott Kaiser | November 08, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch The revelation that Obama's candidacy was the only thing that gave their lives any meaning has caused many supporters to wander aimlessly, unsure of what to do with themselves....Read More