March 30, 2009

Waiting for Reckoning Day

Filed by Kate Kendell | March 30, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

As we brace ourselves for another reckoning day - the California Supreme Court's ruling in our Prop 8 legal challenge - I am appalled that our basic rights were put up for a popular vote, and fervently hopeful that the...Read More

Greener pastures

Filed by Matt Comer | March 30, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

The Democratic Party's Good Ol' Boy Club just got a new member; it doesn't hurt he brings along plenty of cold, hard cash with him. The Daily Beast interviewed evangelical, multimillionaire, religious right leader Howard Ahmanson on his recent decision...Read More

Kate Kendell talks Prop 8... what do we do now?

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 30, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

Bilerico contributor Kate Kendell talked with the Dallas Voice about the chances of winning the challenge to Prop 8: "We're going to lose," said Kate Kendell, executive director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, one of the organizations that...Read More

A Marriage Win in D.C. is a Win for Everyone

Filed by Sean Bugg | March 30, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

So I was settling down to judge some martinis at Beacon Bar and Grill this past week with some local notables who were my fellow judges, including D.C. Councilmember David Catania. While waiting for the contest to begin my chat...Read More

Our families count

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 30, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Jaime Grant is the director of the Policy Institute at the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. She holds a Ph.D. in Women's Studies from the Union Institute and has offered a course in social movements...Read More


Mr. Big and Kate Clinton teach you how to say Bilerico

Filed by Bil Browning | March 30, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

From now on when readers write and ask "How do you say Bilerico?", I'm going to send them a link to this post. After all, who better to help Projectors with their pronunciation than our own Kate Clinton and Father...Read More

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LGBT Families on Public Television: the Time Has Come

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

(Originally published in Bay Windows, February 5, 2009.) Amidst all the talk of potential progress for LGBT rights under President Obama, one opportunity has made few headlines: the prospect of more LGBT inclusive children's programming on public television. Talk with...Read More

Condoms: Why The Hell Aren't You Wearing Them?

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 30, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Zack Rosen is a founder and first full-time employee of The New Gay, an online resource for alternative queer events and ideas based in Washington, DC. Picture this: It's the dead of winter and someone walks...Read More

NC: lobbying black legislators during the Day of Action was an eye-opening experience

Filed by Pam Spaulding | March 30, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Last Tuesday there was a great turnout for the Equality NC Day of Action at the state legislature in Raleigh. It drew 250 people from across NC -- that was more than double the attendance at prior lobby days. We...Read More

Erotic Trans Embroidery

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | March 30, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Some readers might remember I had promised a follow up to my Porn For Education post that would go into the details of my more recent work in video. With everything going on this week, I've had to put it...Read More

Robert Gates wants to "push" DADT repeal "down the road a little bit"

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 30, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Here's what happens when you appoint a Republican as Defense Secretary. Robert Gates went on Fox News yesterday to inform us that DADT repeal won't be happening for a while: Well, there ya go. If this line sounds familiar, it's...Read More

Poll: Should We Abandon Marriage for Civil Unions for Everyone?

Filed by Michael Crawford | March 30, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

In new post called Marriage vs Civil Unions Bilerico DC contributor John Shields argues that we should abandon the fight for marriage and instead focus on fighting for equal rights. This has to stop. This war of words between "straight...Read More


Advertise on Bilerico!

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

Looking to reach a decidedly queer audience? Advertise with Bilerico Project! E-mail us for a rate card today! Don't forget to support the site by visiting our advertisers. In the tight economy, internet advertising has been hit hard. Help make...Read More


Pam on Boycott Jamaica

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

"It's time to stop sending any hard-earned dollars to this country. As long as the officials in Jamaica can count on tourism dollars from the U.S., they have little reason to stop the anti-gay domestic terrorism it perpetrates and enables....Read More

Watch HIV spread from one cell to another

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 30, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

HIV spreading from an infected T-cell to a healthy cell. The HIV was tagged green. Via Queerty....Read More

Evan Bayh's "little lobbyist problem" is bad for Indiana homeowners

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 30, 2009 | 6:50 AM | comments

Does Evan Bayh think Indiana doesn't have a foreclosure problem? I mean, seriously, does he think that Indiana is populated by mortgage industry high-rollers who aren't worried about losing their homes, instead are more concerned with ensuring that no one...Read More