January 8, 2009

Here Comes the Sun...

Filed by Sara Whitman | January 08, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

The sun is in the perfect spot on the horizon and the light is pouring into my office. Sure beats a SAD light box, not quite as good as Hawaii. It almost seems to radiate enough heat to go sit...Read More

Martin Luther King Jr Day Interfaith Worship Service

Filed by Bil Browning | January 08, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

I'm thinking about checking this out. Anyone else want to go? The 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Day interfaith worship service will be held on Monday, January 19, 11:00 AM at Lockerbie Central United Methodist Church, 237 N. East St.,...Read More

My first television interview

Filed by Bil Browning | January 08, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

Jerame and I have been going through a bunch of old video tapes and converting them to digital and we found a gem the other night - my first television interview. I was 19 and had just come back from...Read More

Saying good-bye to Boi from Troy

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 08, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Scott Schmidt, aka Boi from Troy, is hanging up his keyboard and has stopped blogging. I got the message in my RSS feed last week and was surprised that I was a little upset. I've at least scanned the boi's...Read More

You Don't Know Barney Frank

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 08, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Jeffrey Toobin has an exhaustive profile of Rep. Barney Frank in the New Yorker. Frank is the dean of gay members of Congress and widely considered the funniest member of Congress for his quick and biting sense of humor. While...Read More

Analysis of California Prop 8 Results

Filed by Juan and Ken Ahonen-Jover | January 08, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

A new study of the California Proposition 8 results debunks many of the myths surrounding Prop 8. Below are our conclusions after reading the new study released today by Professors Patrick Egan and Kenneth Sherrill about Proposition 8, which revoked...Read More

House rules go gender neutral

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 08, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

Via Amanda Terkel, here's a bit of the changes to the House's rules:...Read More

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

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 08, 2009 | 12:30 PM | 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

Brent Steele and Johnny Nugent are nuts

Filed by Douglas Meagher | January 08, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

State Senators Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) and Brent Steele (R-Bedford) have introduced legislation to prohibit state universities from banning student possession of guns on campuses. Their apparent reasoning is that, in light of recent tragedies such as the Virginia Tech killings,...Read More

The big reveal: Who are this week's winners?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 08, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Congratulations to GregC, the winner of our first "Design a Bilerico Project logo" contest. Greg's Lunar New Year logo was chosen by the majority of Projectors. Greg was the first to submit a design and has won a fabulous prize...Read More

The Naked Boy Giver

Filed by Father Tony | January 08, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

I'm making a bit of a detour this week to comment (with owner's permission) on an irresistible post I read at a blog called Naked Boy Chronicles Here's the post abbreviated: I have a problem letting go I did not...Read More

The Obama Doctrine = Tea Parties

Filed by Bruce Parker | January 08, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

I was elated when President-elect Obama named Hillary Clinton as his nominee for Secretary of State. I have made no secret of my deep affection, respect and obsession for all things Hillary Clinton related. She is brilliant, a savvy politician,...Read More


Kenneth Starr pretends like he understands self-restraint

Filed by Ed Team | January 08, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We will not mince words. The attorney general is inviting this court to declare a constitutional revolution." --Kenneth Starr on Jerry Brown's suit to overturn Prop 8...Read More


If you can't beat 'em, join 'em

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 08, 2009 | 7:15 AM | comments

Click to enlarge and to get rid of those censor boxes. h/t to Joe and Andy. I did the racially- and gender-inclusive version of the meme, of course, because I can't do anything without a smug sense of liberal superiority....Read More

impACT Florida video

Filed by Bil Browning | January 08, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

This low-budget YouTube video for impACT Florida reminds me of some of my own first steps towards activism. Hat tip to Andrew, one of the producers, for sending it in....Read More