January 18, 2009

Bishop Gene Robinson's Speech at the Lincoln Memorial (Video)

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 18, 2009 | 8:00 PM | comments

Update II: From Leah McElrath at Huffington Post A PIC source reports that some clips from the Lincoln Memorial event, including Bishop Robinson's prayer, will be played on the Mall prior to the swearing in ceremony. In addition, HBO's Cusson...Read More

Barack Obama's Speech at the Lincoln Memorial

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 18, 2009 | 7:30 PM | comments

Here is the the speech that President-elect Barack Obama delivered at the Lincoln Memorial. His mention of the gay community occurs at roughly the 4 minute mark. After the jump is the text of the speech....Read More

If I was straight

Filed by Annette Gross | January 18, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

My son sent me this video. It's entitled "If I was straight......." The young man in it speaks about how being gay has made him stronger and more accepting of other people. There is a mom in our PFLAG chapter...Read More

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Being Gay Is Exhausting!

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 18, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Guest blogger Lynn Casper is the co-founder of Be Yr Own Queero, a queer blog based out of Wilmington, North Carolina. The other night babe useless, bizzzle and I were in the bathroom at the Soapbox hanging up...Read More

PC's, let's talk Chrome

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 18, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

About 37% percent of the times TBP was viewed over the past month the reader was using Internet Explorer. As the whole editorial team at the Bilerico Project uses Macs except for yours truly, I thought I'd point out that...Read More

Equal Rep.com/Nation-Wide Campaign to Create a New Secretary of GLBT Affairs. Or, How To Silence Queers and Still Love the Idea of Democracy.

Filed by Yasmin Nair | January 18, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Oh, this is too amusing for words. Following, perhaps, on the heels of Mary Frances Berry's idea that we should just dump the Commission on Civil Rights in favour of a new organisation that will focus first on, yup, you...Read More

Get Your Hot, Fresh Abortion Doughnuts!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | January 18, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Let's take a minute to go down the rabbit hole (or doughnut hole, in this case) with yet another bizarre fundie press statement... Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, like every other business in the country, is looking to get in on all...Read More

How Do I Come Out to My Parents Again?

Filed by Eric Marcus | January 18, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Hi Eric, This month it will have been 8 years since I came out to my parents. It didn't go very well at all. I sat down at the kitchen table with them and said simply "I'm gay" and...Read More

Equality Summit Includes New Prop 8 Polling Data

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 18, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Leaders of the Equality Summit have released their lineup of the long Jan. 24th events. Registration is required before January 20th! Go to www.eqca.org/equalitysummit. The opening plenary sessions will be webcast on www.eqca.org with a 30-minute delay. There has been...Read More

Indiana Employer Can Fire Transgender Employee for Violating "Dress Code"

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 18, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Editor's Note: Guest blogger Arthur S. Leonard is a professor at the New York School of Law. Professor Leonard is also the editor of the Lesbian/Gay Law Notes and blogs at Leonard Link. Chief Judge Robert L. Miller of the...Read More


Barack Obama - Inaugural Whistle Stop Tour

Filed by Ed Team | January 18, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"But I also believed something else. I believed that our future is our choice, and that if we could just recognize ourselves in one another and bring everyone together - Democrats, Republicans, and Independents, north, south, east and west,...Read More

Aer Obama

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 18, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

"This is a mixed-media stop motion music video and celebration commemorating the election and inauguration of Barack Obama as the forty-fourth president of these United States. Audibly showcasing Adam Freeland's remix of Daft Punk's "Aerodynamic" and the imaginative stylings...Read More