June 27, 2009

U.S. Military Veterans March on the White House

Filed by John Shields | June 27, 2009 | 8:00 PM | comments

Active-duty and retired members of the United States Military from around the globe, as well as family and friends, participated in today's March on the White House, organized by the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network. According to a press release issued...Read More

The Best of Bilerico Project this week

Filed by Bil Browning | June 27, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Before we get to the best posts from this week on the Bilerico sites, don't forget to e-mail 50 ENDA-shy Democrats! Friday Michael Jackson: Goodnight, Sweet Prince...or Princess Filed by: Patricia Nell Warren The "New" NJ Trans Drivers License Regs,...Read More

Our One Year Wedding Anniversary: A Journey of Recognition

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 27, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

One year ago, we made a trek from Florida to California to celebrate our 6 year anniversary (this year makes it 7). While visiting San Francisco on June 27, Anthony and I were lucky enough to become one of the...Read More

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Click Here To Email 50 ENDA-Shy House Dems Now

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 27, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

The bad news is that 218 votes are needed for passage of ENDA in the House, and that's just if you want a very bare majority. There are only 197 probable yes votes now., according to my calculations. (Others in...Read More

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It's The End of World ... Again

Filed by Terrance Heath | June 27, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

This is something I've been wanting to say something about for a while, because it comes up so often, but never think to bring it up. So, I have to thank Pat Robertson for giving me the opportunity this time....Read More

Where Is persiankiwi?

Filed by Brynn Craffey | June 27, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

As the Iranian government and entities around the world with various vested interests begin to pronounce the Iranian "crisis easing," what is happening on the ground in Tehran is anybody's guess. Iranian authorities continue their brutal suppression of dissent: killing,...Read More

Family Planning: A Good Return on the Investment

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 27, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

A new report from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) shows that development assistance for family planning services in developing nations is a pretty remarkable investment. According to the study, donor nations can see a 4-fold return on their investment...Read More

Gay Men Don't Play Golf?

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 27, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

[Editor's Note: Angela Brightfeather has been a transgender activist for 42 years and is National vice president of the Transgender American Veterans Association (TAVA).] I'm really not sure how to write this or how to raise the question diplomatically on...Read More

Being Gay in D.C.

Filed by Ben Finzel | June 27, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

I'm a gay man and a resident of the District of Columbia. Q: Which of these two facts makes me a minority? A: Both of them. When LGBTQ people talk about identity, we often consider sexuality, gender and related issues....Read More


Missed Opportunities to Address HIV

Filed by Ed Team | June 27, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"At the end of 2006, an estimated 48 percent of adolescents and young adults infected with HIV were unaware of their infection, representing missed opportunities for diagnosis, treatment and reduction in the number of new HIV transmissions." --The Centers for...Read More

This is how a drag queen pays tribute to Michael Jackson

Filed by Nathan Strang | June 27, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Sabrina is our most interesting drag queen at Club Marcella... this poor girl has everything going against her:drag queen short person with a tracheotomy... But I digress... from time to time Sabrina turns "drag king" and performs a Michael...Read More