July 14, 2009

Back to the California voters in 2010

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 14, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

The big question out in California among marriage advocates is whether or not to go back on the ballot in 2010. Well, I'd say it's a big question, but it looks like there won't be much discussion as some people...Read More

Proof: The Gay Marriage Movement Is Draining Resources from Queer Activism

Filed by Yasmin Nair | July 14, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

As anyone who's been reading my posts on gay marriage knows by now, I've been critical of the "movement" for taking away much-needed resources and energy from far more important queer issues. I'll discuss that issue in greater detail in...Read More

Action: Hate Crimes vote in Senate this week

Filed by Bil Browning | July 14, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force head Rea Carey e-mailed this morning to alert us that the Senate could be voting on hate crimes legislation as early as this Thursday. How can you help? Glad you asked. Enter your cell...Read More

Gay Republican cat-fight!

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 14, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Hahaha, gay Republicans are in-fighting: "[GOProud has] made it clear that they just want to add a voice to the echo chamber. ... They've already said they don't want to be a people organization and have members and clubs," [Log...Read More

Stonewall Democrats put the LGBT Money Where the Leadership Is

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 14, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

The folks over at the National Stonewall Democrats, the LGBT Democratic organization, have decided to put their support and money behind the politicians that support our community after what is seen by many as the frustratingly slow movement on LGBT...Read More

Steele: I'll Woo Blacks To GOP With "Fried Chicken And Potato Salad"

Filed by Bil Browning | July 14, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

The Young Republicans convention was held in Indianapolis last weekend and their election of a racist, middle-aged woman as President isn't the only controversial item to come out of the GOP gathering. Local Republican blog Hoosier Access was able to...Read More

It's the moment of truth, Maggie

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 14, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Fred Karger's extensive experience in politics and corporate public relations has spanned over thirty years. He was the Executive Vice President of the Dolphin Group, a public affairs firm in Los Angeles and Sacramento from 1977...Read More


A straight contributor to TBP?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 14, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

So as we're planning our new look and expansion, I've been hunting for new contributors that I think would help expand the discussions we have here on TBP. Which leads me to this question: What would ya'll think about a...Read More

Listen: ENDA & Indiana Equality's opposition on bOUT2

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 14, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

I was just on bOUT2, an LGBT podcast based around BloomingOUT, a radio show that broadcasts in southern Indiana, to discuss ENDA and Indiana Equality's opposition to that bill. It turned out pretty well, although I think I said the...Read More

What Does Virginia Governor Tim Kaine and the DNC Have in Common with "Gay Rights" Groups? Not Our Interests.

Filed by Michael Hamar | July 14, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

I have written about the recent Virginia Court decision involving Michael W. Moore - a former resident of Martinsville, Virginia, who was forced to resign from the Virginia Museum of Natural History because he is gay - in numerous places,...Read More

FedEx Delivers to the Transgender Community

Filed by Sara Whitman | July 14, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

A few months ago, I was asked by a transgender activist in Tennesee to look into FedEx's policy regarding gender identity. I did, and I went to the one place I knew would do something about it- NorthStar Asset Management,...Read More

Group to Protest WFLA CH 8 for Airing Homophobic Infomercial

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 14, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

The great folks over at Pride Tampa Bay are organizing a peaceful protest of WFLA for airing the horrendously anti-gay infomercial "Speechless: Silencing the Christians" on Pride weekend. The protest will be July 15th, with a 4:30 P.M. Press Conference,...Read More


Get Bilerico in your Inbox

Filed by Bil Browning | July 14, 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

Michael Jackson was murdered?! The NEW Susan Boyle, Green Lantern & "Their!"

Filed by Michael Buckley | July 14, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. Do you think Michael Jackson was murdered? Circle yes or no and send the clues to Detective Latoya! 2. What do you think of America's Got Talent and the "new" Boyles? 3. Are...Read More


Know Yourself

Filed by Ed Team | July 14, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"When people ask me 'How do I become an actor? How do I succeed?' I just say 'there's no secret, just keep knowing yourself.' You can apply that to any undertaking in life: the first thing you have to do...Read More


Not the Right Moment

Filed by Ed Team | July 14, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"As disappointing as it is to admit, it is clear that this week is not the right moment for same-sex marriage legislation." --New York State Senator Thomas K. Duane...Read More

CNN takes on Bruno

Filed by Bil Browning | July 14, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

CNN had an interesting segment on Bruno recently. I giggled when I saw that Don Lemon was the anchor to do the piece. When will he officially come out? I'd let him be my 2nd husband if he did,...Read More