June 13, 2009

The blog takes me to unexpected places

Filed by Bil Browning | June 13, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

What a week I had with Bilerico... My post on the 10 reasons why a march on Washington was a bad idea led to interviews with Sirius OutQ News and the Advocate. It also got me a call from Cleve...Read More

Johnny Weir, Adam Lambert - and Gay Guinea Pigs?

Filed by Dana Rudolph | June 13, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Pop Star on Ice, a feature film documentary about Olympic ice skater Johnny Weir, recently started screening at festivals around the country. Even though ice skating seems unseasonal as we turn towards summer, I found myself thinking of Weir, who...Read More

Stonewall Rebooted

Filed by Kate Clinton | June 13, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

On an early morning flight from Orlando, after appearing at the 19th Annual Gay Days at Disneyworld, I was "sirred" twice by a cab driver and flight attendant. All before 7 a.m. I would have thought the brand new faux...Read More

Force of Nature

Filed by Terrance Heath | June 13, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

I'm a woman. I can make love to a crocodile... ~ Koko Taylor, "I'm a Woman" That's my favorite line from my favorite Koko Taylor song -- "I'm a Woman," which sounds like an answer to the Muddy Waters/Bo...Read More

From Whence We Came: The Importance of Pride in Establishing Gay Heritage

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 13, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Editor's Note: Kasey M. Dunton is an attorney and lobbyist in DC, focusing primarily on civil rights, employment, and First Amendment issues. Most of us remember our first Pride - where it was, who they went with, how they felt....Read More

Because Pride can really wipe you out

Filed by Bil Browning | June 13, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

I'm off to Indy Pride today, but here's a cute picture to start a caption this/open thread. The floor is yours. The dog is Jerame's. (Note: This is the super hyper dog that I complain about constantly. To be able...Read More


There's always more to say

Filed by Father Tony | June 13, 2009 | 9:00 AM | comments

And your Florida Bilerico contributors like to keep busy. This week in the South Florida Blade, you'll find a review of Michael Montlack's new book My Diva by our Chuck Ross. And while you are there, you may check out...Read More

Homophobia is positive discrimination

Filed by Bil Browning | June 13, 2009 | 8:30 AM | comments

Anti-gay minister Minister Leroy Swailes speaks at the Washington, DC Board of Elections meeting yesterday. Remember, boys and girls, you're only human "if you deal with the opposite sex." Good to know, Leroy. Thanks for that....Read More


Departing from Reality

Filed by Ed Team | June 13, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We are also extremely disturbed by a new and nonsensical argument the administration has advanced suggesting that the federal government needs to be 'neutral' with regard to its treatment of married same-sex couples in order to ensure that federal tax...Read More

It's Pride. Time for Some Music~!

Filed by John Shields | June 13, 2009 | 6:30 AM | comments

It's Capital Pride weekend~. What better way to start the festivities than with some music - from the classics to the contemporary. In no particular order, kinda like the Parade itself, roll with it... First up: WE ARE FAMILY by...Read More