June 3, 2009

Fried Rice: A Failed Attempt at Subverting Sexual Racism, pt. 2

Filed by Jason Tseng | June 03, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Part 1 in Jason Tseng's series on racism and dating was posted in April. It is New Year's Eve in New York City, and "new" is definitely the word du jour. It's a night of many firsts: My...Read More

The "New" NJ Trans Driver License Regs: A Step Forward, If You Can Afford To Take It

Filed by Rebecca Juro | June 03, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Last Friday, I drove down to New Jersey Motor Vehicle Department headquarters in Trenton and tried to take advantage of the new, less oppressive identity regulations for gender markers on New Jersey driver licenses. I got a pretty rude awakening...Read More

Achtung, Baby! Gay German Penguins Hatch a Chick

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | June 03, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

"Gay" penguins have been given a shot at parenthood in the United States, in China, and perhaps in other countries too - but I don't pretend to be an authority on the subject, so I don't know for sure. What...Read More

Hybrid Explosion

Filed by Donna Pandori | June 03, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Pam Spaulding has a good post up, "Are bailed-out banks about to cause another mortgage meltdown?", over at Pamshouseblend.com Is there a new mortgage meltdown on the horizon? I believe the mortgage beast discussed in Pam's article is actually a...Read More

New Hampshire passes same-sex marriage

Filed by Bil Browning | June 03, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

New Hampshire legislators just passed a marriage equality bill. The measure passed the state senate 14-10 and the house of representatives 198-176. The bill now goes to Governor John Lynch for his signature. Since Lynch asked for changes to include...Read More

Workshop: how to engage on the topic of race and LGBT civil rights

Filed by Pam Spaulding | June 03, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

A reader of my blog named Kevin wrote me the other day to say that he is interested in building bridges with people of color (POC) about race and equality but doesn't know how to engage when the conversation turns...Read More

NGLTF cuts LA, NY and Seattle Leadership Awards as cost-saving measure

Filed by Bil Browning | June 03, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

National Gay & Lesbian Task Force Deputy Executive Director of External Relations, Russell Roybal, confirmed this afternoon that the not-for-profit organization will quit hosting the New York, Los Angeles and Seattle Leadership Awards. The award ceremonies have been a major...Read More

Gina: Then & Now

Filed by Gina de Vries | June 03, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

THEN: This photo was published at NoFauxxx sometime in 2003. I was 19 years old. I'd been involved in the sex industry for a matter of months. I'd done a few naked photo shoots where friends took snapshots in hopes...Read More

Ron Paul and Rachel Maddow make beautiful music together

Filed by Bil Browning | June 03, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Bilerico-Indiana contributor Austin Crowder posted this awesome Auto-Tune the News video the other day and I loved it so much I wanted to share it on TBP. Check out her original post for another video on same-sex marriage....Read More

Driving Mr. Kameny

Filed by Cathy Renna | June 03, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Last night we kicked off Capital Pride week here in Washington, DC. The opening event is one that I love for many reasons, not the least of which is that it is held inside (gotta love the humidity here). The...Read More

That which does not kill us

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 03, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Elsbeth Goff is presently unemployed and learning of the trials and tribulations of an out transwoman trying to find a job. A recent stroke has further complicated her life, but then without it, things would be...Read More

An Unlikely Heroine, Making History in the Senate

Filed by Steve Ralls | June 03, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Later this morning, the United States Senate will make history as it convenes the first-ever hearings on lesbian and gay binational couples. At 10am today, the Senate Judiciary Committee will meet to discuss The Uniting American Families Act (UAFA), a...Read More

Human Rights Ordinance - South Bend and Goshen

Filed by Donna Pandori | June 03, 2009 | 9:00 AM | comments

Just received this in my inbox from Indiana Equality: Efforts are currently underway to seek an amendment to local Human Rights Ordinances in Goshen and South Bend to include LGBT civil rights so that they are protected in employment and...Read More


Dick Cheney on Marriage

Filed by Ed Team | June 03, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"As many of you know, one of my daughters is gay and it is something we have lived with for a long time in our family. I think people ought to be free to enter into any kind of union...Read More

You see Kate Clinton everywhere

Filed by Bil Browning | June 03, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

What happens when two contributors meet at the Lambda Literary Awards? When it's Father Tony and Kate Clinton involved, you can bet that how to pronounce Bilerico will be a topic of discussion....Read More