April 24, 2009

Queer music Friday - Lindsay Lohan

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Queer music Friday is my little corner here at TBP to showcase LGBTQ musicians. Let's file this one under "Who the hell am I to decide for everyone else what a 'musician' is?"...Read More

Westboro "church" members to commit mass suicide?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 24, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Gossip has spread like wildfire today that rabidly anti-gay Westboro Baptist church members may be planning a mass suicide after Gossip Boy found a cryptic blog entry on the hate group's website. Across the liberal blogosphere, both readers and writers...Read More

Marriage in Iowa: Three items

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

1. Iowa marriage licenses will now be semi-gender neutral: The old forms had spaces for the "Groom" and "Bride" to fill in. The new forms refer only to "Party A" and Party B". But the forms will also provide an...Read More

Geocities to shut down

Filed by Bil Browning | April 24, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

It's a sad day in Bilerico history; Yahoo announced today that one of the original free site hosting services, Geocities, will shut down later this year. I was one of the original users to sign up for a Geocities account...Read More

Stonewall Library and Archives - a Must-See for all Fort Lauderdale visitors

Filed by Father Tony | April 24, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

On Thursday, April 22, 2009, at the invitation of its Board of Directors, I attended the Donors' Reception celebrating the grand reopening of the Stonewall Library and Archives in their beautifully renovated digs at 1300 East Sunrise Blvd in Fort...Read More

The Storm Gathers in Washington State

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 24, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Josh Cohen has been doing various types of LGBT activism for roughly 15 years. Originally from New Jersey (Exit 9), he began his activism at college, staging somewhat militant events on campus. Josh is a technology...Read More

Openly gay man takes over federal Office of Personnel Management

Filed by Bil Browning | April 24, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Openly gay John Berry was sworn in yesterday as the Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). First Lady Michelle Obama attended the ceremony and made some brief remarks. Also in attendance was Frank Kameny, who led the original...Read More

What does GOProud stand for?

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

GOProud, the new gay Republican organization, has responded to hate crimes legislation passing the House Judiciary Committee. If you had any question about what sort of org GOProud is going to be, this should answer it. (Washington, D.C.) - "In...Read More

To the Paris Projectors

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Like I mentioned yesterday, I'll be down at the Théâtre Côté Cour to see Quand mon coeur bat, je veux que tu l'entendes tonight and hang out at the cafe attached to the theater afterwards. If you're not doing anything...Read More

Coffee talk... for the better

Filed by Matt Comer | April 24, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Over at my recently renovated and reformated pad, InterstateQ.com, we've started publishing our first in-depth commentary series. The five-week series will be the first in a regular run of insightful commentary for and about the LGBT community. The first series,...Read More

Opposite Marriage

Filed by Kate Clinton | April 24, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

What is "opposite marriage" exactly?...Read More


On the Shoulders of Giants

Filed by Ed Team | April 24, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"In no small part, Dr. Kameny's work, and other leaders like him, made it possible for me to stand here today." --John Berry, the new director of the Office of Personnel Management and the highest ranking openly gay official in...Read More

Zapata Family Statement

Filed by Dana Rudolph | April 24, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

The family of Angie Zapata makes a statement after the conviction of her murderer. Have tissues handy....Read More