November 17, 2008

3 things that made me cry today

Filed by Bil Browning | November 17, 2008 | 8:00 PM | comments

Today has been one of those days. I've found myself welling up three times already today over bits and pieces from our community. Each time I've felt these things so deeply they've made me ache inside. 1. Mexican Is the...Read More

Do We Need Gay High Schools?

Filed by Yasmin Nair | November 17, 2008 | 7:30 PM | comments

I was recently on Vocalo, an outgrowth of WBEZ (Chicago Public Radio), talking about whether or not Chicago should have a gay high school. I'm against the idea, as you'll hear, but am open to questions and issues raised. I'm...Read More

Redefined Marriage? Grow Up

Filed by Sara Whitman | November 17, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

Ugh. My least favorite Mormon in all the world is getting under my skin. A woman- who will remain nameless- is complaining. Homosexuals are going to redefine her marriage. How? I can't even imagine how my being married in MA...Read More

Senator Richard Shelby: Creator of the First 21st Century Great Depression

Filed by Jeremy Bishop | November 17, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

The auto industry bailout was the topic du jour on all the sunday talk shows this weekend, and the hypocrisy of those conversations is something I can simply not let go unanswered. To be clear, I believe the first Wall...Read More

Update: Suspect caught in murder of two elderly gay men

Filed by Bil Browning | November 17, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

The Indianapolis Star is reporting that Michael Brown, a suspect in last month's murders of Eric Hendricks and Milton Lindgren has been arrested in California. Hendricks, 73, and Lindgren, 70, were found beaten to death in their home in late...Read More

Fort Lauderdale "Shame on 2" Rally- National Day of Protest 2008

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 17, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Video footage of the Fort Lauderdale "Shame on 2" Rally and March, part of the National Day of Protest, which drew over 1000 peaceful protesters to City Hall. Video by Marc Dickerman. iPhone users: Click to watch A special thanks...Read More

No on 8 wasn't no on hate

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | November 17, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

I tried my best to ignore Proposition 8, I mean to ignore all the attention around marriage, even as I received a voicemail message featuring a recording of Barack Obama, a message from Barack Obama himself, another announcement coordinated by...Read More

Gay, Straight, Black, White Marriage is a Civil Right

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 17, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Justin B. Smith is a 28 year old Air Force veteran and gay and AIDS activist from Baltimore, MD. He writes Justin's HIV Journal. I first decided to record my life with HIV using live video feeds because...Read More

How the Well-Oiled Mormon Machine Helped Pass Prop 8

Filed by Pam Spaulding | November 17, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

In the end, Protect Marriage estimates, as much as half of the nearly $40 million raised on behalf of the measure was contributed by Mormons. That was the statement confirming the extent of the financial involvement of the members...Read More

Why Prop 8's Passage Could Be A Good Thing

Filed by Scott Kaiser | November 17, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

Yes, Prop. 8 passed in California as we're all aware, and the sky is falling. Gay marriages have been outlawed in the state in a blatant display of homophobia infecting politics. This is the worst possible thing to happen to...Read More

A New Birth of Freedom - Now Is the Time

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 17, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Cleve Jones, founder of the NAMES AIDS quilt, and Milk screenwriter Dustin Lance Black are today's guest bloggers. They have launched the new site Seven Weeks to Equality to push President-Elect Obama to quickly pass pro-LGBT legislation. On...Read More

Gay Mormons Say "Please Stop The Hate"

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | November 17, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

The past two weeks have been very difficult for me. I've been emotionally hurt by two communities that mean a lot to me - the Mormon Church, and the LGBTQ community. I never thought I would have to out myself...Read More

Last chance for the mother of all Bilerico contests!

Filed by Bil Browning | November 17, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

Don't forget to take our demographics survey! Not only can you help us target advertisers better, but you can win one of our largest prize packages ever! This is the last week you can participate! To win, simply complete the...Read More

Hannah Montana Hates Diabetes! Tokio Hotel are Boys! Twilight & More!

Filed by Michael Buckley | November 17, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Comment Questions of the Day: 1.Do you think Disney should have pulled the diabetes episode or did they do the right thing? 2.What do you think of the new Twilight stars? Will either become big...Read More


An envelope containing white powder

Filed by Ed Team | November 17, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"While the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center organized a peaceful demonstration against the involvement of the leadership of the Mormon Church in the deceitful Yes on Prop 8 campaign, we decry the use or threat of violence. Just as the...Read More

Little Gordon Ramsey

Filed by Bil Browning | November 17, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Everyone knows how much I love reality shows. Gordon Ramsey's Kitchen Nightmares is no exception. But "Little Gordon Ramsey?" I wouldn't be able to tear myself away....Read More