January 19, 2009

Bilerico Project's Alex Blaze on CNN

Filed by Bil Browning | January 19, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

Don't blink or you'll miss this brief glimpse of Alex's post on Rick Warren on CNN. Contributor Pam Spaulding's Pam's House Blend is also shown along with Americablog and Leah McElrath's (contributor Cathy Renna's partner) post on the Huffington Post....Read More

Wesley Crusher and Batman together at last

Filed by Jerame Davis | January 19, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

I grew up on Star Trek: The Next Generation. It was a fantastical escape from teen angst and family drama. I always wanted to be (or be with, it's all cloudy...) Wesley Crusher - he was cute, geeky, and eventually...Read More

The Bush Legacy

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 19, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

The first election I remember paying attention to with any detail was the 2000 presidential elections. I didn't really get a lot of the very serious inner workings of the campaigns - why wanting to have a beer with someone...Read More

The end of BushCo open thread

Filed by Bil Browning | January 19, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

I have a tough open thread topic today, Projectors. Let's see if you're up to it. In the spirit of Barack Obama's positive message of hope and change, let's try to look on the bright side of the Bush presidency....Read More

Mission Accomplished

Filed by Cathy Renna | January 19, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Washington, DC is a very interesting place to live this week. I expect it will be for the next four (hopefully eight) years. After the "We are one" concert yesterday the streets teemed with people and the mood was amazing....Read More

Gay Rights during the Bush Presidency

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 19, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Carlos Mock, MD has published three books and is the Floricanto Press editor for its GLBT series. He was inducted in the Chicago Gay & Lesbian Hall of Fame in October of 2007. He grew up...Read More

Gay Parenting Hip Hop Video

Filed by Dana Rudolph | January 19, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

This awesome hip hop video about being a lesbian mom, "Gay Parenting: aka I've Got You," by Mélange Lavonne, is now part of Logo TV's Top 10 Videos Click List. Go vote for it to make sure it stays there!...Read More

Change... your wardrobe: Obamawear

Filed by Nathan Strang | January 19, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

On my Birthday romp into DC this weekend, the boyfriend and I were bombarded everywhere by street vendors, hawking all sorts of tchotchkeys plastered with the likeness of Barack Obama. I passed on the mousepads, the keyrings, calendars, and buttons,...Read More

Ralston and Hudnut: Recognition Overdue

Filed by Douglas Meagher | January 19, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Statues, monuments, sculpture and public art are ornaments that give cities identity, beauty (usually) and a sense of place. Indianapolis has a good supply of such works, more than most of the forty-three state capitals I've visited. We're a bit...Read More

Does the LGBT Community Need New Thinking for a New President?

Filed by Waymon Hudson | January 19, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

I'll be the first to admit that after 8 years of horrendous Bush policies and many more years of seeing our community sacrificed on the altar of politics, I have grown cynical and combative. After so much betrayal, demonization, and...Read More

In Praise of Books

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | January 19, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Recently I saw Mark Doty accept the National Book Award (NBA) in Poetry for his book Fire to Fire: New and Collected Poems (Harper Collins). During his acceptance speech Doty, an openly gay man, thanked his husband Paul (they were...Read More

No. 44: A Cause for Celebration

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | January 19, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

The inauguration of Barack H. Obama as the 44th president of the United States is cause for pride and hopefulness for America and the world. Sen. Obama's campaign heralded a transformational message of progressive change. His very election, as the...Read More

Rep Andre Carson on Martin Luther King Jr Day

Filed by Bil Browning | January 19, 2009 | 8:30 AM | comments

As a simple way to observe Martin Luther King Jr Day on Bilerico-Indiana, I thought I'd share this statement Indianapolis Congressman Andre Carson's office sent over a few days ago. "Dr. Martin Luther King's unprecedented and altruistic advocacy for equality,...Read More

Bros before hos and gays! Jockeys preview!

Filed by Michael Buckley | January 19, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

In this video, I preview Jockey's new manly show on Animal Planet (with clips!!), do a spoof of the MTV smash hit Bromance and a quickie on Ann Coulter on The View! Lots of fun and elements in this...Read More


The precipice of Dr. King's vaunted dream

Filed by Ed Team | January 19, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Our annual celebration of Dr. King's birthday is particularly meaningful this year. For as we commemorate the life of an unparalleled freedom fighter, a man who stood firmly for all Americans being judged by the 'content of our character,' we...Read More

Ten Other Things Martin Luther King Jr. Said

Filed by Bil Browning | January 19, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Everyone knows Martin Luther King Jr. for his "I Have a Dream Speech." Other than that, most just think of him as "the civil rights guy." But what else did he say? Here's ten other things Martin Luther King...Read More