September 14, 2009


Comments on Bilerico sites

Filed by Bil Browning | September 14, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

We've had a few issues in the comments section of Bilerico sites lately, so it seems like a good time to remind everyone of our Terms of Service and our policy on comments. We print this on every page under...Read More

On loyalty oaths

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 14, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

I'm sure you've all heard by now that Rep. Jerry Nadler plans on introducing a bill to repeal DOMA in the House, and that Barney Frank isn't co-sponsoring because he's worried that the "certainty principle" will be a poison pill...Read More

The Morality of Health Care Reform: Competing Voices

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 14, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

During Take Back America 2008, I spent part of a day running around with a camera and a microphone asking people which issue was most important to them in the upcoming election. Just when I thought I was done, the...Read More

Because butt sex is funny

Filed by Bil Browning | September 14, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Nothing sells a product quite like butt sex. What advertising genius thought up this campaign? Don't you really want a Bud Light with lime in a can now? No? Whatever. It's butt sex with fruit! You're not a real American...Read More

8 arrests in Atlanta gay bar raid

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 14, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

The Atlanta police raided a gay bar last Thursday. I'd encourage you to read the entire Atlanta Progressive article, which says that no one was told why they were raiding the bar, except that they were threatened with violence if...Read More

A very special caption this

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

The Indiana Family Institute is raising cash with the help of the Indianapolis Star's political cartoonist, Gary Varvel. They're running a "Caption This" contest for one of Varvel's uncaptioned cartoons - and for the low, low price of $25 you...Read More

5 reasons why same-sex marriage in D.C. would be huge

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 14, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Guest blogger Michael A. Jones blogs about LGBT issues for He is the Communications Director for the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School, and previously was Communications Director for Pax Christi USA, a progressive Catholic human...Read More

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Bilerico-DC's Dan O'Neill Makes The Advocate

Filed by Michael Crawford | September 14, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

The work of Bilerico DC contributor Dan O'Neill is spotlight in the current issue of The Advocate. Dan is Chair of the HIV Working Group, a program of The DC Center focused on reducing HIV infections among GBT men. I...Read More

Can You Imagine their Nursery?

Filed by Dana Rudolph | September 14, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Elton John and his partner David Furnish may adopt a child, according to the BBC. The musician met a 14-month-old boy called Lev during a charity performance at an orphanage in the Ukraine, and said the boy has "stolen my...Read More

North Dakota's Conrad: Legislator of the Day

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 14, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

North Dakota is a key state in the fight for ENDA. North Dakota's Senator Kent Conrad may be a supporter of ENDA, but his vote is unconfirmed. Please call him today to ask for his support of S.1584. Facts and...Read More

Funny guy

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 14, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

John Marcotte has filed the paperwork to start collecting signatures to get a proposition on the ballot in California to overturn divorce. To be clear, I'm a big fan of divorce, short-term relationships, and people moving on with their lives...Read More

Why I Will March in October

Filed by Ben Finzel | September 14, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

I began life as a dyed-in-the-wool 60's liberal. My parents took me to the first march on the Pentagon during the Vietnam War, I was at Martin Luther King's last speech in Washington, D.C. and I participated in the big...Read More

Serena Williams Divas Out at US Open Semifinals!

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

Comment Questions of the day: 1. Read the Megan Fox letter- do you think she is a bitch or are they disqruntled crew members? 2. Do you think Serena was out of line and should apologize to line judge?...Read More


A Top Priority

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

"It is unacceptable that in a nation committed to equality people can still be fired in more than half the states for being gay. Congressional leaders should make passing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act a top priority." --New York Times editorial,...Read More

Judy Garland outtakes

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

Just because I'm feeling spectacularly gay right now, here's some outtakes from Judy Garland's television show. If you watch the video all the way through, you automatically gain an extra 100 gay tokens for the week. Spend them wisely....Read More