June 29, 2009

Fort Worth Gay Bar Raid: Stonewall Redux

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 29, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Over the weekend, Fort Worth police raided a new gay bar in a move reminiscent of the Stonewall Raid that sparked the modern gay rights movement in 1969. The newly opened Rainbow Lounge was hosting a birthday celebration for Todd...Read More

Reagan's revenge

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 29, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Ronald Reagan, for years while he was in office, refused to even recognize the existence of the HIV epidemic. The sluggish response to thousands of people dying probably made the epidemic worse than it needed to be. And now that...Read More

Hate crimes fate tied to F-22 fighter jets

Filed by Bil Browning | June 29, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Last week I sent out an urgent update to Projectors to save proposed hate crimes legislation from being attached to a defense spending bill in the Senate. A source on Capital Hill and a federal lobbyist both contacted me with...Read More

Clubland's Wonder Woman: Kristine W interview

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 29, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Scott David recently interviewed dance music artist Kristine W for Bilerico Project. She has had 13 No. 1 Billboard Dance hits and is one of the best selling dance artists of all time. The singer took...Read More

Introducing Krystal Ball

Filed by Juan and Ken Ahonen-Jover | June 29, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

A wife and mother supports equality... ...and she is running for Congress! Straight allies of the LGBTQ community are critical to the success of achieving equality. And there can be no stronger ally than this 27 year old wife and...Read More

Necessary evil

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 29, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Way back in the day when I started doing this blogging thing, I wrote that labeling folks who preach so-called traditional moral values and then go running around town with their dicks out wouldn't resonate all that much with Americans...Read More

Two quick hits from Projectors

Filed by Bil Browning | June 29, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Two quick hits from the "What do Bilerico Project contributors do when they're not blogging for the site?" department. The answer? They write for large mainstream newspapers! Here are two must-read articles from Bilerico contributors that were published yesterday and...Read More

Federal Prop 8 Test Happens Thursday

Filed by Karen Ocamb | June 29, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

After all the outrage, protests and promises to put same sex marriage back on the ballot in 2010 following the California Supreme Court's May 26 ruling upholding Prop 8, the struggle over marriage equality is now back in the courts...Read More

Gay NYC Marching Bloggers in front of Stonewall on the 40th Anniversary

Filed by Father Tony | June 29, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

We assembled on 54th Street at 11:30 AM Sunday June 28, 2009 with our group in Section 8 (of 12 - largest gay pride New York City parade ever). FIrst time the gay bloggers and digital activists marched as...Read More

Transgender Comics: "Abstract Gender"

Filed by Austen Crowder | June 29, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

There are two types of transgender comics in the world. This fact is not a judgment of quality so much as it a statement of taxonomy. I've featured the first kind in the past two weeks' posts; "Closetspace" and "Venus...Read More

Sitting About the Gay Campfire of History

Filed by Cathy Renna | June 29, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

I quipped to a friend about 2 hours into one of last week's events, a reunion of the Gay Liberation Front; All we need is a small fire and some marshmallows. This is like a gay campfire, ghost stories included....Read More


We promise to keep in touch!

Filed by Bil Browning | June 29, 2009 | 8:30 AM | comments

A lot of Projectors write and ask what we send to our e-mail list. Each night at midnight, we round up all of the day's posts and send them out to subscribers. We only include the front page portion of...Read More

A--Shaving Song! Chace Crawford is Gay! Make It Or Break Gives Me Wood!

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 29, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. Do you think Chase Crawford is GAY? 2. Are you watching Make It Or Break It on ABC Family? Thoughts? I LOVE IT! 3. Are you watching America's Got Talent? Who is good?...Read More


A Disappointment for All

Filed by Ed Team | June 29, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It's a press cliché that 'gay supporters' are disappointed with Obama, but we should all be. Gay Americans aren't just another political special interest group. They are Americans who are actively discriminated against by federal laws." --Frank Rich, New York...Read More

Gay Liberation Front Surviving Members

Filed by Father Tony | June 29, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

At New York City's Gay and Lesbian Community Center, on Thursday June 25, 2009, the surviving founding members of the Gay Liberation Front (GLF) each had 3 minutes to tell a personal story from the earliest days of the...Read More