January 6, 2009


Vote and feel good about it (one way or another)

Filed by Jerame Davis | January 06, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

It's day two of the 2008 Weblog Awards and things are looking grim for The Bilerico Project. We're in 4th place as of this writing. We love being listed with some really great blogs, but we'd really like to pull...Read More

New York Times Comes Through Again...Who's Listening?

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | January 06, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

This morning's New York Times editorial condemning Arkansas's ban on adoption and foster parenting by anyone living with a same-sex partner or unmarried different-sex partner is a welcome piece of advocacy. NYT calls the law "offensive" and urges the court...Read More

The Stupid People Roundup

Filed by Bil Browning | January 06, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Wow. There have been some unabashedly stupid people in the news lately. I, of course, feel obligated to point them out. Indiana Republican Congressman Mark Souder thinks America's number one issue should be intelligent design instead of the economy, the...Read More

Obama Names Gay Man to Head Office of Management and Administration

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 06, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

For the second high profile LGBT appointment to his administration, President-Elect Barack Obama has named Brad Kiley as the director of the Office of Management and Administration. Kiley is currently the director of operations for the Obama-Biden Transition Project and...Read More

The Future of Transsexual Medical Care

Filed by Mercedes Allen | January 06, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

This article has been a long time coming. Each time I've revised it, some new discovery added a pertinent dimension that needed to be addressed. But one thing is certain: the future of medical care for transsexuals is changing --...Read More

MacWorld 2009: iLife, iWork, and iMiss Steve Jobs.

Filed by Nathan Strang | January 06, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Macworld 2009 has come and gone, and it seems like the Apple goodies weren't quite so fresh and shiny this year. A lot of it had to do with Steve Jobs stepping down from the duties of presenting the Keynote...Read More

2009: The Year of Trans

Filed by Donna Rose | January 06, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

The beginning of a New Year always seems to be a time of predictions. It's a time when people try to guess what's going to happen over the next 365 days so they can look back at the end of...Read More

Congress Swears In Today! Let them know you care about ENDA!

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 06, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Rea Carey is Executive Director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund. Today, January 6, Members of Congress raise their right hand and swear to uphold the Constitution as they begin the new...Read More

Jindal's Latest Attack on Louisiana's Families

Filed by Steve Ralls | January 06, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is often cited as a rising star in Republican politics. One of the party's most visible state executives, he has worked hard to endear himself to the GOP faithful, and has been widely mentioned as a...Read More

To all those folks telling us to keep it quiet about Rick Warren...

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 06, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Nate Silver has a post up about how Obama's transition website is more LGBT-friendly than his campaign site: What to make of the difference? On the one hand, this would seem to demonstrate Obama's (over)sensitivity to the politics embedded in...Read More

Win a free copy of Tudors Season 2 by voting on a Bilerico logo

Filed by Bil Browning | January 06, 2009 | 8:30 AM | comments

This week's contest is a lot of fun and gives Projectors some decision-making power for the site. The prize is brought to us by Showtime and Paramount Home Entertainment. Up for grabs are 5 copies of The Tudors: The Complete...Read More


Defense of Marriage Act author: "DOMA has to go"

Filed by Ed Team | January 06, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"In 2006, when then-Sen. Obama voted against the Federal Marriage Amendment, he said, 'Decisions about marriage should be left to the states.' He was right then; and as I have come to realize, he is right now in concluding that...Read More

Richard Simmons's foot fetish

Filed by Bil Browning | January 06, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Oh. My. God. What in the world could have compelled Richard Simmons to maul this woman's foot on live television? Foot fetish, anyone? I don't think I want to know... *walks away shaking his head*...Read More