November 22, 2008

You Gotta Give 'Em Hope Roundup

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 22, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

Its been a fantastic week at Bilerico with both contributors and guest bloggers offering provocative ideas on how to kick the LGBT movement into high gear. Here's a taste: Monday: Why Prop 8's Passage Could Be A Good Thing -...Read More

Ugly Betty: Young Gay Love

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 22, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

Everyone knows by now that I am a television junkie. One of my favorite, and probably the gayest show on TV (sorry Project Runway), is Ugly Betty. While it is based on the over the top telenovela style of shows,...Read More

Lieberman and the Loss Leaders (with a Chambliss/Martin twist)

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | November 22, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

The Senate has kissed Lieberman's sorry ass yet again and the party powers that be are now celebrating how nice and big their tent is. ... The sign on the Big Tent must now read, "SUCKERS!"Read More

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Ten Years - 400 Dead... And Counting

Filed by Monica Roberts | November 22, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Thursday was the tenth anniversary of the Transgender Day of Remembrance. It's the day transgender people around the world pause and remember our fallen brothers and sisters along with our allies and friends. It was also a day of mixed...Read More

The Bush economy: the list of big name retailers going under grows

Filed by Pam Spaulding | November 22, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Wow. The Bush economy is taking a lot of companies down the toilet as Dear Leader and the GOP try to wash their hands of the destruction left during his eight-year reign of terror as he packs his bags and...Read More

HRC Posts Video for Transgender Day of Remembrance

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | November 22, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

The HRC posted a video on its website this week to commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance. It co-opts the images of Lawrence King and Robert Eads, and urges our community to demand hate crimes legislation. iPhone users: Click to watch...Read More

Panama City Join the Impact Protest

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 22, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Here are some videos and pictures sent in from one of our readers, Wes, who helped organize the Shame on 2/Join the Impact Protest this past Saturday in Panama City, Florida. The event was put together by the Gulf Coast...Read More

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Remembrance into Action: Honoring Trans Women of Color

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 22, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Amanda Morgan is a Vaid fellow with the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Policy Institute. Transgender Day of Remembrance feels especially sad this year, with Duanna Johnson and Latiesha Green, two black trans women, murdered...Read More

Will it Blend? Live

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 22, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch This is not gay specific, but considering that Tom Dickinson will be blending things live on YouTube from San Francisco that makes it a little gay....Read More


No More Mr. Nice Gay

Filed by Ed Team | November 22, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

"In the face of these and countless other slights, the reaction from gay rights activists is predictably muted because we don't go after Democrats. Now that Democrats are in charge, our advocates must get over their aversion to taking on...Read More