January 7, 2009


A warm welcome for Kyle!

Filed by Bil Browning | January 07, 2009 | 10:00 PM | comments

Please join me in extending a hand to our newest Bilerico-Indiana contributor, Kyle Flood. Kyle is a student at Ball State University majoring in education and world studies. Kyle currently resides in Muncie, Indiana but was born and raised in...Read More


Put a Ring on It: Vote Bilerico Best LGBT Blog

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 07, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

Its day three of the 2008 Weblog Awards and The Bilerico Project is in third place. That's so not hot. Please take 5 seconds and vote Bilerico for Best LGBT Blog. Last year Bilerico was the bridesmaid in the race...Read More

Women: Your beavers are smelly and itchy

Filed by Bil Browning | January 07, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Since my "I don't know nuthin'" post (where I admitted my ignorance to some trans and feminist issues), I've tried to keep my eyes open and be a little more observant of everyday slights that I'd normally overlook. I must...Read More

Come See Me + Make/shift in Brooklyn on Saturday!

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | January 07, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

I'm heading to NY for a few days this week. On Saturday in Brooklyn, we're having a reading/party/benefit for make/shift, the feminist magazine I coedit and copublish. There will be readings by some wonderful queer writers, and I'd love to...Read More

"He Likes Guys," and So Do I

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | January 07, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Short films, which were commonplace near the beginning of cinema history, have been enjoying a sort of renaissance over the last couple of decades because attention spans continue to decrease and the digital revolution has made it easier for any...Read More

It Doesn't Make Sense

Filed by Sara Whitman | January 07, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

My son came home from school yesterday after having watched a movie about the Civil Rights movement in the 1960's. It was horrible, he said. As he described the church bombing, the hoses and the police dogs, he asked me,...Read More

Gay Rights Threaten Freedom of Belief, Conservative myth 2.0

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 07, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Editors' note: Guest blogger Travis Ballie is a queer activist currently attending the most politically active campus in the nation, American University. He is a D.C. resident inspired by the Prop 8 protests and hoping to contribute to the"DC For...Read More

Reinventing the Wheel: Cultural Reproductive Labor and its cost on Queer youth

Filed by Jason Tseng | January 07, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

Michael Crawford's recent post on the significance of Gus Van Sant's film, Milk, as an important tool in the retelling and solidification of queer history in the collective consciousness of our nation, reminded me of a conversation I had over...Read More

The audacity of false hope

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | January 07, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

I'm finding it harder and harder to understand progressive and radical-identified people who continually voice their hopes for the Obama administration, hopes that I can't see as anything other than delusional. Like, for example, the hope that Obama will do...Read More

1st Openly gay Cabinet Member? Help Make it Happen!

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 07, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

Editor's Note: Guest blogger Paul Sousa is a 21 year old graduating senior in Boston, MA who will be attending law school to pursue his passion in September. He is a community organizer who is co-chair of Join The Impact...Read More

Autogynephilia: The Infallible Derogatory Hypothesis, Part 1

Filed by Kelley Winters | January 07, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

In the Third Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) in 1980, the American Psychiatric Association explained the reasons for removing the diagnostic category of homosexuality: [1] "The crucial issue in determining whether or not homosexuality...Read More

Bono for the Homos

Filed by Kate Clinton | January 07, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

The Provincetown holiday break was lovely. Especially since after initial losses, I won our in-house vacation Scrabble tourney in a close final day best-of smackdown. The whole town is still agog over the transformation of our former soviet era Grand...Read More

Miley & Selena's Pregnant Teen Inner Ugly!?

Filed by Michael Buckley | January 07, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

In this video, Buck talks about some star's New Years Resolutions, the new winter TV season and welcome's the grandbaby Palin! Shows mentioned INNER BEAUTY, SECRET LIFE OF AMERICAN TEENAGER, BACHELOR, DANCE SOMETHING ON NBC....Read More



Filed by Ed Team | January 07, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The Court correctly declined an invitation to treat gay and lesbian Ohio parents differently from other families, and to deprive the children of these families of the protections and support other children receive." --Lambda Legal attorney Camilla Taylor on the...Read More

Monkeys talk about evolution

Filed by Bil Browning | January 07, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Seth McFarland's YouTube short toons are just as good as Family Guy. Some of them are even crappier! I loved this one; the father monkey just sounds so rational doesn't he? I wonder how he'll react when little Steven...Read More

Top Gun's gay

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 07, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

All the gay parts of Top Gun, all in one video. I don't remember the movie being quite so gay.......Read More