June 18, 2009

And We Are Not Saved: The Opposition To ENDA From The Left Is Mistaken

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 18, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

The more I read the position of those who oppose ENDA on the grounds that it does not fully protect us, the more I am reminded that my field of professorship is Law AND Society. Too many people see law...Read More

Employee Reprimanded For Facebook Post

Filed by Michael Hamar | June 18, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

The question has been posed as to where exactly do our personal social media rights stand in light of our employer's right and/or desire to know and their ability to dictate what goes on our personal Facebook, Myspace, Twitter, or...Read More

Tammy Baldwin: Focus on Congress

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 18, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Tammy Baldwin was on Rachel Maddow last night to discuss LGBT progress. What she says makes sense: don't forget that most change will have to go through Congress anyway. Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the...Read More

NOM threatens primaries in New York

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 18, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

How can they even think over the deafening dissonance in their heads? In order to prevent people from being distracted with same-sex marriage in New York, NOM is pledging $500K to make it the #1 issue in the 2010 Republican...Read More

Flotsam and Jetsam for a rainy Thursday afternoon

Filed by Bil Browning | June 18, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

From the inbox... Readers have sent in links to these stories that we haven't blogged about. Got another suggestion for your fellow Projectors? Put 'em in the comments section so we can go check them out! Barney Frank has changed...Read More

One small step...

Filed by Cathy Renna | June 18, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

The past few days have been a whirlwind for the LGBT community, but for those of us in DC particularly so. Working with the Family Equality Council, whose Executive Director Jennifer Chrisler attended the Oval Office signing of the Presidential...Read More

Catholic Church Participates in Gay Pride

Filed by Father Tony | June 18, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

On Tuesday, June 16, 2009, I attended the mandatory marshal training for groups accepted into the New York City Gay Pride March on June 28th. I sat in the vast Cronin Auditorium of the St. Vincent Catholic Hospital among more...Read More

AMERICAblog, interrupted

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 18, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

I was originally going to do a post trying to respond to a few of the misleading statements AMERICAblog has been making about the DOJ DOMA brief, because even though I agree that the brief is offensive and homophobic, misrepresenting...Read More

A Personal Reflection on President Obama's Step Towards Equality for LGBT Americans

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 18, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Editors' note: Leonard Hirsch works for the Smithsonian on international environmental issues. He also has been active in the LGBT Political Science Caucus, the Network of Gay and Lesbian Alumni/ae Associations, and is one of the founders and President of...Read More


Jeff Adair, Come on Down!

Filed by Father Tony | June 18, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Please welcome our newest Bilerico-Florida contributor, Jeff Adair. Jeff, who lives with his partner live in Wilton Manors, will be writing about a wide variety of subjects including his own personal challenges, but I'll let you get to know Jeff...Read More

I've Been Everywhere

Filed by Kate Clinton | June 18, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

For LGBT comics, Gay Pride Month is like our national trade show. Comic troubadours fan out across the land to Gay Pride parades, rallies, block parties, garden parties, and hootenannies. No wait, the hootenannies are for National Coming Day. We...Read More

Spoken Like a True Bureaucrat

Filed by Father Tony | June 18, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Tony: In the general I supported Obama, and maxxed out my contribution. I did it because I felt I had no choice, anyone was better then Bush. I still think anyone was better then Bush. Politically I register DEM....Read More

Obama Signs Landmark Action to Extend Gay Rights

Filed by John Shields | June 18, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Breaking News: WASHINGTON, D.C. At an unprecedented early morning briefing, White House Press Secretary Robert L. Gibbs, outlined the Obama administration's rationale behind the low-key June 17th rollout of the "Memorandum on Federal Benefits and Non-Discrimination, and Support of the...Read More

Win free goodies from Frameline Film Festival!

Filed by Bil Browning | June 18, 2009 | 8:30 AM | comments

The fine folks at the Frameline Film Festival have generously donated some free gifts for Projectors this week! On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of this week, we'll be giving the prizes away via the Bilerico Project Twitter account. Just follow...Read More


A Joint Responsibility

Filed by Ed Team | June 18, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Last week the Department of Justice filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of DOMA. I was profoundly disappointed by this action, particularly coming from this administration. I still take President Obama at his word that he...Read More

Olbermann: Joe Solmonese on Obama's memo

Filed by Bil Browning | June 18, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Joe Solmonese appears as a guest on Countdown with Keith Olbermann to discuss President Obama's memorandum granting some domestic partnership benefits to federal employees....Read More