September 17, 2009


A Bilerico Project meetup (and my birthday party!)

Filed by Bil Browning | September 17, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

If you're going to the National Equality March, I'd like to invite you to a very special Bilerico Project meetup - it'll be my birthday party too! The Helix Hotel is an awesome venue for a meetup/party; it's one of...Read More

No Impact Man and the Bizarre Notion that Heteronormativity Lacks Impact

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | September 17, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

The new documentary No Impact Man is about a man who tried to reduce his environmental footprint as much as possible for a year. Actually, as Jonathan Hiskes pointed out at Grist, it's a documentary about an entire household (husband/father,...Read More

But I have a job! Watch out for producerism marketed to us gays as acceptance

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 17, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Michelle Goldberg has a great article up about the rightwing nuts at The American Prospect. She's right - the rightwing grassroots activism we're seeing now is a whole lot less Christian and a whole lot more Confederate than what we've...Read More

What a night for gay TV

Filed by Bil Browning | September 17, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Last night was the gayest night I've seen on network television in a long time. Remember when the community would get excited that there'd be one half hour sitcom episode that featured a gay character in a walk-on roll? Those...Read More

Death Toll Climbs as Congress fails to Act Swiftly on Ryan White

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | September 17, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Moments ago I learned the life of a second friend has been claimed to AIDS-related complications, all within 1 week. Both individuals served valiantly in this fight. In the absence of any meaning healthcare reform, we must mobilize our communities...Read More

A very special recording with a very special guy

Filed by Phil Reese | September 17, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Whenever I record an episode of Lundon Calling with Ace Lundon and Lance Helms, I generally end up in tears, doubled over in laughter at some point. If you don't know him, Ace is a pretty goofy guy. An old-school...Read More

Throuple: A Three-Way Relationship

Filed by Bil Browning | September 17, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Check out this new movie from filmmaker Cayle Ryan Pietras about a "throuple" - three gay men in a relationship. I find myself agreeing with Queerty's description of them. ...either the most functional grouping of three very different personalities, or...Read More

Cisgender madness!

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 17, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

There's been a debate raging over at Pam's that no one here at Bilerico has been willing to touch with a 10-foot pole: Is it OK to call non-transgender people "cisgender"? Well, the debate is mostly a small group of...Read More

Let's Stop Talking About Failure and Go Win

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 17, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest bloggers Kip Williams and Robin McGehee are the Co-Directors of the National Equality March. As Co-Directors of the National Equality March scheduled for October 10-11 of this year, we were moved yesterday by Toni Broaddus's post reminding...Read More

My Offended Reader in Maine

Filed by Father Tony | September 17, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

Dear "Father" Tony: Your fanatically anti-Catholic efforts sadden me and I will pray for you because I think you need it desperately. Have you not asked yourself why you are attacking our clergy? Isn't it self-serving? Don't bother responding,...Read More

Ohio's Voinovich: Legislator of the Day

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 17, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Ohio is a key state in the fight for ENDA. Senator Voinovich is a fair-minded Republican who seems to be leaning yes on ENDA. Please call him today to ask for his support. Facts and contact info after the jump....Read More

FL Co-Sponsors of DOMA Repeal Legislation

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 17, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) has announce the introduction of the "Respect for Marriage Act." The legislation would repeal the odious Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which passed Congress and was signed into law by President Clinton in 1996. There are...Read More

D.C. Center 's Distinguished Service Award to Phil Mendelson

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 17, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editor's note: Guest blogger Bob Summersgill is a long-time GLBT rights activist in the District of Columbia who has successfully led numerous human rights efforts. He delivered the following remarks while presenting a Distinguished Service Award to Councilmember Phil Mendelson...Read More

Maine's No on 1 Campaign responds to the Perfesser

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 17, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

It looks like the No on 1 Campaign in Maine learned a lot of the right lessons from the No on 8 Campaign in California 2008. Here's an ad that responds to the silly, poorly-produced rightwing "Perfesser" ad against same-sex...Read More


Very Satisfying

Filed by Ed Team | September 17, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"To be included in something we never felt we'd be included in is very satisfying." --Actor George Takei on his upcoming appearance, with his spouse Brad Altman, on The Newlywed Game...Read More

Daughter's Speech at Dads' Wedding

Filed by Dana Rudolph | September 17, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Daugher Chelsea speaks at her dads' wedding. They have been together for 26 years....Read More