May 22, 2009


Home Again

Filed by Sara Whitman | May 22, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Note from Bil: This crosspost from Suburban Lesbian Housewife blog is Sara's announcement that she's moving into Bilerico Project as her full-time blog home. Alex and I are both incredibly happy Sara is joining us as a prominent personality on...Read More

This will make the long weekend even longer

Filed by Father Tony | May 22, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

On Tuesday, May 26th, the California Supreme Court will rule on the constitutionality of Prop 8. 10AM Pacific time. In case you have forgotten why the court is involved in a review of what had been passed by voters' initiative,...Read More

Queer music Friday - Janis Joplin

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 22, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Since a gender-bending, sexually ambiguous rock singer just lost American Idol, I thought it would be appropriate to feature another gender-bending, sexually ambiguous rock singer here on QMF that had lots of success back in the 60's: Janis Joplin. I...Read More

The Master's Tools

Filed by Terrance Heath | May 22, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

For the master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house… ~ Audre Lourde That’s for Marion Barry, a number of D.C.’s black ministers, and many African-Americans who seem to need the reminder. When the D.C. city council voted to...Read More

Angry parents file frivolous lawsuit with activist judges to silence a Christian pastor and indoctrinate our children

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 22, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

OK, that title's long enough. But I think I hit at least half of the right-wing talking points this idiotic case violates: The Castro Valley School District is facing a lawsuit by dozens of parents who want more information about...Read More

A Trans Person's Photo in the Hall

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | May 22, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

I've heard of administrators or parents complaining when a trans speaker talks to a class, when a teacher comes out as trans, or even when a student does - but I never expected that the mere presence of a photograph...Read More

Breaking: Prop 8 Ruling Date Announced

Filed by Dana Rudolph | May 22, 2009 | 1:07 PM | comments

The California Supreme Court has announced they will make the Prop 8 ruling this coming Tuesday, May 26, at 10 a.m. PT. Fasten your seatbelts....Read More

Wine or Win? Seeking Quality Part 4

Filed by Bo Shuff | May 22, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

I want to go back to the fundraiser that sparked this conversation with Ohio Democratic Party Chairman Chris Redfern. The event itself is not the issue. I commend Equality Ohio Campaign Fund for actually doing something. To have a high...Read More

Austin goes full time

Filed by Bil Browning | May 22, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Congratulations to Bilerico-Indiana's Austin Crowder! Austin announced this morning that she is living full-time as a woman now. She was worried about her employment situation, but even in Indianapolis her new employer accepted her transition without batting an eye. I...Read More

Should we march on Washington? What would we march for?

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 22, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

Over these past few weeks, we've seen building pressure on Obama to act on his LGBT promises from the campaign trail. More and more high-profile military officers have been discharges, two laws related to LGBT benefits and rights were proposed...Read More

From boy to girl in one week or less

Filed by Austen Crowder | May 22, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

I didn't really have much time to consider the consequences or the potential pitfalls; sometimes, when an opportunity presents itself, you just have to follow your gut. It is with this thought in mind that I want to announce that...Read More

Would Harvey Milk be proud of us?

Filed by Chuck Wolfe | May 22, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Shortly before he died in 1978, openly gay San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk made some extraordinarily prescient audio recordings. On one recording, he famously said, "If a bullet should enter my brain, let it destroy every closet door." Today would...Read More

A Virtual GLBT Community Center?

Filed by Father Tony | May 22, 2009 | 9:00 AM | comments

"The numbers of people we reach are very limited. We gotta do better," said Ed Straub who is with Switchboard of Miami's GLBTQ Helpline and Suicide Awareness Program in a momentary aside during his imaginative slide show entitled Developing...Read More

Adam Lambert WINS American Idol! ... or not LOL- I Love GLEE and Eurovision!

Filed by Michael Buckley | May 22, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. Who did you think would win American Idol?! Did the right person win? (I was surprised but not shocked LOL) 2. What did you think of the performances? What did you think of...Read More


Lost in Translation

Filed by Ed Team | May 22, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"So it was okay to waterboard a guy 80 times but God forbid the guy who could understand what that prick was saying has a boyfriend? Waterboarding may make a prisoner talk, but it ain't gonna make him talk English."...Read More

Harvey Milk's last words

Filed by Bil Browning | May 22, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Today would have been Harvey Milk's 79th birthday if he hadn't been assassinated by Dan White. In this recording of Harvey's last words, he talks about his possible assassination and his hopes for the movement....Read More