October 14, 2009

LGBT Strategy: "My Way or the Highway"?

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 14, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

LGBT Rights. The Gay Movement. Queer Liberation. Full Equality. The Homosexual Agenda. All are names that get thrown around in the fight for equal right for LGBTQ people. And all have different connotations and baggage that go along with them....Read More

The Daily Show covers the National Equality March

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 14, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

John Oliver was on the scene to find out more about the big gay army that we're trying to build: The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10cQueer and Loathing in D.C. - Radical Gay Agendawww.thedailyshow.comDaily Show...Read More

On Same-Sex Inheritance, Or, "'Til Death Do We Part" Comes To Boyzone

Filed by Don Davis | October 14, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

There was a time, in the 1990s, when "boy bands" walked tall in the musical world. New stars with names like "BoyzIIMen" and "Backstreet Boys" and "*NSYNC" were everywhere to be seen, and positioned prominently within this firmament of stars...Read More

"Why Are You Marching?" video compilation

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

One of my favorite memories from the National Equality March is standing around and waiting to start marching and looking at all of the people in sheer amazement. From the NGLTF float, you couldn't see the beginning of the march;...Read More

Quién es más gay-friendly, Arnold or Barack?

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

The governor of California signed two bills into law that: designate May 22 "Harvey Milk Day," andrequire the state recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages as civil unions. He also vetoed two bills that: would have added sexual orientation and gender identity...Read More

Equality Florida's Tobias Packer Speaks at the National Equality March

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 14, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Text after the jump!...Read More

Is Barney Frank Relevant?

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | October 14, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Congressman Barney Frank has been for decades the iconic image of gay civil rights advocacy on Capitol Hill. For many years he was the lone voice and only openly gay congressman. And as a Massachusetts resident I was once proud...Read More

Equality Idol contestant Mario Nguyen talks with Bilerico

Filed by Bil Browning | October 14, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

I championed Equality Idol contestant Mario Nguyen during the contest and while the straight guy got the most votes, Mario was also invited to speak since he was so popular. I had a chance to sit down with him before...Read More

Protect Maine Equality

Double your investment in 48 hours

Filed by Phil Reese | October 14, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Today we're going to help you double your investment in under 48 hours--your investment in equality! Once again, a generous donor and Bilerico reader has offered to match donations to our ActBlue Maine Page up to $1000 to help stop...Read More

Any questions?

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 14, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

And this is your brain on Fox News: Hunter said during a lecture on tax dollars on Oct. 5, Geneva High consumer education teacher Dave Burk started talking about the National Endowment for the Arts, asking his students, "'How would...Read More

Delaware's Sen. Tom Carper: ENDA Legislator of the Day

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

How will Delaware's Senator Tom Carper vote on S1584, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act? We don't know, since he hasn't yet indicated his position. In understanding the strategy for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which would extend civil rights to LGBT...Read More

GLBT History Month Icons: Alfred Kinsey

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 14, 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 Alfred Kinsey. Alfred Kinsey...Read More

How Perry Bindelglass became the official Bilerico photographer at NEM

Filed by Bil Browning | October 14, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

This weekend's National Equality March was absolutely amazing and the unexpected moments kept piling up. We ran into Glee star Corey Montieth while shopping and the Mayor of DC stopped me in the street to say hello, but one of...Read More


Bill Maher on Repealing DADT

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

"'Don't ask, don't tell' has always been bad policy that was made out of a bullshit political compromise. . . . It never made sense to begin with: 'Here in the Army we're all about honor. And trusting the man...Read More

New Washington R-71 ad

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 14, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Here's an ad from the Approve R-71 campaign....Read More