August 8, 2009

Bilerico Weekly Reader 8/2-8/7

Filed by Bil Browning | August 08, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Without a doubt, Projectors - instead of contributors - gave us the best content of the week. If you haven't had a chance to read the moving and beautiful comment thread on my post, "Do you know someone who died...Read More

The Tel Aviv Shootings Hit Home

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 08, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Update: Approximately 25,000 people protested the shootings in Tel Aviv on Saturday, according to President Shimon Peres said "The gunshots that hit the gay community earlier this week hit us all." My best friend in third grade in Hempstead,...Read More

Encouragement for a Young Gender Sojourner in Crisis

Filed by Kelley Winters | August 08, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

1. Face your truth. Embrace your truth. Live your truth. 2. Like all people, you are a unique, distinctive blend of feminine and masculine. 3. Nature is diversity. Difference is not disease. Uniqueness is not illness. 4. All human beings...Read More

Vladimir Putin Shirtless, Again

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 08, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

I was wondering why this post was suddenly getting so many Google search hits. Now I know....Read More

Stories from the Helpline

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 08, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

[Editor's Note: "Stories from the Helpline" is a recurring feature on The Bilerico Project, bringing in the personal accounts of Helpline counselors from The Trevor Project. The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention...Read More


Get with It

Filed by Ed Team | August 08, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"For me it's a message to New York, the most liberal state, the most hip state, to get with it." --Ira Siff, a New York opera professional who married his partner, Dutch opera singer Hans Heijnis, at a ceremony in...Read More

Glenn Beck jokes about poisoning Nancy Pelosi

Filed by Bil Browning | August 08, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Jerame, Alex and I were sitting around talking about how far over the rainbow Glenn Beck has gone recently; he's really gone a few stops extra on the crazy train lately. This time it's not John Adams back from...Read More

Do you know someone who died of AIDS?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 08, 2009 | 2:00 AM | comments

Note from Bil: The comment thread on this post is simply beautiful. I bumped it back up to the top so more Projectors could see it and participate over the weekend. I finally got around to reading The Advocate's take...Read More