November 12, 2008

Dump Dobson/Prop 8 Protest In Chicago

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 12, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

The recent explosion of gay protests now includes more than anger over the passage of Prop. 8. Truth Wins Out (TWO) teamed up with the Gay Liberation Network to protest the induction of hate-monger James Dobson into the Radio Hall...Read More

Don't mess with the drama queens

Filed by Bil Browning | November 12, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

File this under the "WTF were you thinking?!" file... The Artistic Director for California Musical Theatre, Scott Eckern, donated $1000 to support passage of Prop 8. After considerable outrage in the theater community, Scott has decided to resign his position....Read More

Theatre Review: "The Angel Eaters Trilogy"

Filed by Jason Tseng | November 12, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Johnna Adams' epic three-part work The Angel Eaters Trilogy follows the heartbreaking, complex, and chilling story of a family bloodline, cursed with the ability to raise the dead, with horrific consequences. While at face value, the synopsis of The Angel...Read More

Congrats to Connecticut

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 12, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Same-sex marriage started today in Connecticut. With all that's going on in California, it's important not to forget our victories....Read More

It's a small world after all

Filed by Bil Browning | November 12, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

This is one of those six degrees of separation stories. Bilerico alumni and good friend Linda Perdue was recently quoted in The Arizona Republic reacting to Arizona's new marriage amendment. Guest contributors Evan Wolfson and Barbara McCullough-Jones are also quoted....Read More

Protests everywhere

Filed by Father Tony | November 12, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Suddenly, there are gay rights protests and demonstrations everywhere. Some have attracted boisterous crowds. Some only a pair of silent sign-holders. In an effort to keep track of these and to provide readers with a format for adding new information...Read More

While we're at it...

Filed by Eric Leven | November 12, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Man, there's this pulse in the air. Something is happening and I feel very proud and inspired by the gays. I thought this might be a nice opportunity to share some Gay history while allowing those who were active during...Read More

Stop Blaming Black Voters for Prop. 8's Passage

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 12, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

While white LGBT activists are pointing fingers at African-American voters for the passage of Prop. 8, Nate Silver of Five Thirty Eight takes a more clear-eyed view in a post called Prop. 8 Myths. Nate was hands down the best...Read More

A Glass Half Full

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | November 12, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

The longest presidential election season in history is over. The campaign that gave us Joe the Plumber, Ralph Nader (again), Sarah Palin, Ron Paul and lipstick on a pig also gave us our most inspiring leader since John F. Kennedy....Read More

The Root, Not the Drama

Filed by Sara Whitman | November 12, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

The root, not the behavior. I keep telling myself that over and over again. Don't look at the kids' behavior- think about the root of it. Except when they burp out loud at the dinner table. That's about behavior. Period....Read More

We are not equal - the abused second class Americans

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 12, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Carlos Mock has published three books and is the Floricanto Press editor for its GLBT series. He was inducted in the Chicago Gay & Lesbian Hall of Fame in October of 2007. He grew up middle-class...Read More

Indiana Family Institute condones anti-gay slurs

Filed by Bil Browning | November 12, 2008 | 9:15 AM | comments

After years of running a gay blog, I've become used to the regular insults and slurs that are submitted in the comments section. Sadly, I doubt some people could deal with the regular blows to the psyche gay people get...Read More

Congratulations to our L Word winners!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 12, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Congratulations to the winners of our L Word contest. Three Projectors won the Season 5 box set courtesy of Showtime Networks. I've e-mailed the winners, but if you see that you've won and didn't get your notification, be sure to...Read More

TBP contest: Boys in the Band DVDs

Filed by Bil Browning | November 12, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

Today we're giving away 5 copies of Mart Crowley's gay classic Boys in the Band courtesy of Paramount Pictures. To win, just leave a comment on this post. Five winners will be drawn at random, but you cannot enter more...Read More

Britney Spears Kisses Madonna Again!

Filed by Michael Buckley | November 12, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Comment questions of the day: 1. Where is the strangest place you have ever peed? 2. If you could get plastic surgery safely and knew it would look good- WHAT would you get done? 3....Read More


If it can happen in Utah...

Filed by Ed Team | November 12, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We've been quiet for a really long time. If the gays and lesbians in Utah can march in the streets, the gays and lesbians everywhere can march." -- Jen Bogart, a participant in an anti-Proposition 8 rally in Salt Lake...Read More

Thank God this guy (didn't) vote

Filed by Bil Browning | November 12, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Remember, not everyone is an informed voter. *shudders*...Read More