October 7, 2009

Not Your Mother's Girdle: Introducing the Men's Wondershirt

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | October 07, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

I have tons of web pages bookmarked, so much so that I eventually forget about them and I don't know why I bookmarked them in the first place. While doing some Internet browser clean up, I stumbled upon a video...Read More


It's a blogger (and reader) birthday party!

Filed by Bil Browning | October 07, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

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

Do sex offenders deserve to live?

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 07, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

I think it's time we had a national debate on that question. Do sex offenders (any kind, dudes who cruise in parks, rapists, guys who collect child porn, exhibitionists...) deserve to live? Should we automatically give them the death penalty...Read More

Marching alongside the pink elephant

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 07, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Mitchell Gold is the co-founder of the successful and innovative furniture design and manufacturing company Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams. The Advocate magazine recognized Mitchell as a Person of the Year in 2006, calling him a...Read More

Will hate crimes pass in time for the National Equality March?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 07, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

It's looking more and more likely that Congress will pass hate crimes legislation just in time for the National Equality March this weekend. Last night, the House voted down a Republican measure to strip hate crimes language from the Defense...Read More

Turn the Beat Around! Stonewall Library and Archives New Disco Exhibition

Filed by Charles L. Ross | October 07, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

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The "Larry Craig" catches on

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 07, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Leave your terrorist fist bump at home, because it'll spread the dreaded swine flu (I heard somewhere that's why the terrorists made it up and Obama tried to popularize it). NPR has a funny article up of alternatives to touching...Read More

Montana Supreme Court protects children with two same-sex parents

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | October 07, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

The Montana Supreme Court has affirmed a trial court decision granting a "parental interest" to a lesbian mother who co-parented two children legally adopted only by her partner. The case, Kulstad v. Maniaci, is a strong and unequivocal victory for...Read More

Engineered T cell receptor trial opens with new cellular therapy for HIV

Filed by Bil Browning | October 07, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Adaptimmune Limited today announced the approval of an Investigational New Drug (IND) application from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and opening for enrollment of the first-ever study using...Read More

Did the Army spin the AIDS vaccine story?

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 07, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

Big and little media, including this blogger, welcomed recent news from Thailand that trials of an AIDS vaccine were very promising. Today, word in the scientific community is, sadly, that this drug is not nearly as promising as the U.S....Read More

Heads-up: LGB workshop at the University of Indianapolis

Filed by Austen Crowder | October 07, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

The staff at Bilerico was tipped off to a wonderful workshop happening in a few weeks at the University of Indianapolis. It's good to see workshops on these issues; I've heard stories that GLB issues are occasionally seen as unimportant...Read More

North Carolina's Senator Kay Hagan: Legislator of the Day

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 07, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Senator Kay Hagan is likely to be supportive of ENDA. The only problem is, she hasn't said anything one way or the other. We need 60 votes in the Senate, and we need to know they're there, or else the...Read More

GLBT History Month Icons: Michel Foucault

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 07, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

The 31 GLBT History Month Icons, living or dead, are selected for their achievements in their field of endeavor, their status as a national hero, or their significant contribution to GLBT civil rights. Today's Icon is Michel Foucault. For more...Read More

Back to school in Maine

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 07, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

A new ad from the Yes campaign: Is this discussion really about who can say their claim more often and more sternly? I debated back in high school, so I wouldn't be surprised if that was their tactic. I'd also...Read More


Something Rachel Maddow Would Be Horrible At

Filed by Ed Team | October 07, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I have great respect for people who choose to pursue both their ideological aims and what they want for the country by doing that, but I think I'd be horrible at it for a million reasons." --Rachel Maddow, after being...Read More

Kill The Sick To Fix Health Care

Filed by Bil Browning | October 07, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

If everyone who didn't have healthcare died, everyone would have health care. So why not kill the sick to save health care?...Read More