May 31, 2009

The Lambda Literary Foundation honors the shy, the wry and the sly in NY (with the help of many a Bilerico guy)

Filed by Father Tony | May 31, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

On Thursday, May 28th, I attended the 21st Annual Lambda Literary Awards, gladly scooping up the invitation from Charles Flowers, Executive Director of the Lambda Literary Foundation, to Bilerico. Like all bloggers, I have my literary heroes, some of the...Read More

Non-travelogue: Istanbul, Turkey

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 31, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Back in February, I took a week off this site and went on down to Istanbul with Alberto. Well, I had to tell Bil where I was going, and he mentioned the Four Lads song, famously covered by They Might...Read More

MN Gov. Tim Pawlenty Vetoes Safe Schools Bill

Filed by Dustin Kight | May 31, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Nearly one week ago, Minnesota Governor (and rising GOP star/presidential hopeful) Tim Pawlenty vetoed the "Safe Schools for All" bill, a long overdue update to the state's anti-bullying and harassment laws governing schools. Anyone familiar with Pawlenty's politics might shrug...Read More

No Midnight Snackin if You're Gay

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 31, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: James Hipps is the managing editor of, an online news source for the LGBT community and its allies. He is alumnus of Florida International Univeristy and lives in South Florida. James is dedicated to ending homophobia and...Read More

I Don't Care What You Do in the Privacy of Your Own Home...

Filed by Waymon Hudson | May 31, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

I'm just sick of them rubbing it my face. I don't "hate" them, I just don't want to see it. They can do it in the privacy of their own home, but stop forcing it down my throat. Familiar arguments...Read More

Beyond the Matthew Shepard Act: A Conversation Worth Listening To

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 31, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Rachel Segal-Sklar is a sophomore at Skidmore College, and co-creator of the Skid TV/Youtube series: SEXILED. Monday night on May 18th, the New York City Anti-Violence Project's Heroes Council held a very interesting and rousing conversation between Judy Shepard, mother...Read More

Shirtless Levi Johnston: Oh baby!

Filed by Bil Browning | May 31, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Okay, we all know Levi Johnston isn't the most sophisticated, but that doesn't mean we can't appreciate his half-naked deliciousness parenting abilities. Plus, it just begs for a "Caption This" post, doesn't it? What've you got Projectors?...Read More


Not If, but When

Filed by Ed Team | May 31, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"As an African-American, I urge my own people to take a deep look at our own struggles and not wish them upon anyone else. Simply, civil rights for all is about being connected as humans, united, tolerant, loving and brave....Read More