January 13, 2009

Quiet City

Filed by Eric Leven | January 13, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

The apartment is solely illuminated by the blue-black flicker of a television set airing football against the white walls. I am just waking up. It's morning, but it might as well be dusk, or even later- maybe somewhere around the...Read More

Maine marriage advocates go on the offensive

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 13, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

From the Maine Civil Liberties Union's executive director, Shenna Bellows. They've built a coalition and they're going to push a referendum to recognize same-sex couple's marriages. This is the direction we need to be going in, bringing the battles to...Read More

The nexus: Abortion zealot Jackie Walorski and Indiana's hate crimes legislation

Filed by Bil Browning | January 13, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

The Indianapolis Star brings the encouraging news that the Indianapolis police department has "vowed to step up efforts to identify and report hate crimes" after the LGBT community reacted in outrage over two recent double homicides and IMPD's seeming disregard...Read More


Prince William wants you to vote for Bilerico Project as Best LGBT Blog

Filed by Bil Browning | January 13, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

This is my last chance to bug everyone for one last time to vote for us. Voting ends today at 5pm EST. As I write this post, we're in second place by 3,000 votes. Bridesmaid. Again. Are you gonna let...Read More

What I Did On My Winter Vacation: Pearl's Rainbow, Key West's Lesbian Paradise

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | January 13, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

I'm writing in from sunny Key West, Florida to recommend the most incredible resort: Pearl's Rainbow. If you're a woman considering a vacation, you must consider a stay here. Shayna and I have escaped NYC to these sunnier climes for...Read More

Write Your Own Caption #27

Filed by Terrance Heath | January 13, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

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Obama Appoints Highest Gay Official in History

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 13, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

The Washington Post is reporting that John Berry, director of the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park in Washington, D.C. will be named as director of the Office of Personnel Management. Berry served in the Clinton administration as Assistant Interior Secretary. This...Read More

From Alex, to certain gays, re "Mann Coulter"

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 13, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Hi gay people. Not all gay people. Some gay people. I'm not going to name names; you know who you are. It's the "Mann Coulter" thing. Sometimes it's spelled with one "n," as in "Man Coulter." I don't know the...Read More

Interview with Tony Perkins at the Indiana Family Institute dinner

Filed by Bil Browning | January 13, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

I went to a dinner sponsored by the Indiana Family Institute to celebrate their re-introduction of a state constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage and civil unions to videotape Family Research Council President Tony Perkins' keynote speech and interview some...Read More

LGBT Civil Rights legislation: Let's be bold

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 13, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editors' note: Guest blogger David Mixner is former strategist and adviser to several presidential campaigns, including those for McGovern, Clinton, and Gephardt. He currently works as an activist for AIDS, LGBT rights, and wildlife. David writes from Turkey Hollow, his...Read More


From the "Glass is Half Full" file

Filed by Ed Team | January 13, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"President-elect Obama's wise choice of Bishop Robinson, as well as that of Rev. Lowery and Rev. Watkins, continues to add to the historic nature of this inaugural celebration. For the first time in history, an out gay man will lead...Read More

Smack 'dem Christians down

Filed by Bil Browning | January 13, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Right-Wing Evangelical hypocrites receive their comeuppance at the hands of singer-songwriter Jay Spears, the Founding Fathers, and the Warren Court, deftly and fabulously separating Church and State. See a higher-res version and get a DVD at jayspears.com Thanks for...Read More