October 15, 2009

A Movement Moving Forward

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 15, 2009 | 8:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Rea Carey is the Executive Director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. The National Equality March held in Washington, D.C., last weekend resonated and refreshed lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and our...Read More

Mormon is not the new Black

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 15, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

Back when The Advocate put "Gay is the new Black" on its cover and you couldn't find a gay internet forum without a white gay person saying that we were "the last minority it's OK to discriminate against" or some...Read More

Give me $5 now please

Filed by Bil Browning | October 15, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Gang, Once again, a generous donor and Bilerico reader has offered to match donations to our ActBlue Maine Page up to $1000 to help protect marriage equality for all families! The deadline is in six hours! We need your help,...Read More

Babs Siperstein interview at the National Equality March

Filed by Bil Browning | October 15, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Babs Siperstein is the first trans woman to be a member of the Democrat National Committee - a powerful and symbolic post inside the Democratic Party. She spoke on stage at the National Equality March and when it was time...Read More

6 Sure-Fire Ways to Improve Your Relationship

Filed by Michele O'Mara | October 15, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

Relationships are a team sport. Do you play well with others? Here are six suggestions for improving your relationship....Read More

First Ad Hits the Air for One Kalamazoo's Anti-Discrimination Fight

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 15, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

In November, Kalamazoo, Michigan's ballot initiative over the LGBT-inclusive human rights ordinance will be voted on. The campaign to approve the ordinance, One Kalamazoo, has released it's new ad: "Neighbors." From the campaign: The ad, starring volunteers and community leaders,...Read More

Glee star Lea Michele performs "On My Own" at HRC National Dinner

Filed by Bil Browning | October 15, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Forget Lady Gaga's performance at the HRC National Dinner, the musical highlight of the night was Glee star Lea Michele's performance of "On My Own." You can hear Lady Gaga do her songs over and over again every time you...Read More

Asking is over: We will tell

Filed by Annette Gross | October 15, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Last week, on March 11, 2009, I had the opportunity to attend the March for Equality in Washington, D.C. When I first heard about the March, I knew I had to be a part of this historical coming-together of GLBT...Read More

Cal Thomas is stupid...

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 15, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

And a DADT story from a non-officer. But first, Cal Thomas an idiot. I was reading his column on DADT when I came across this paragraph: But we are beginning in the wrong place. The place to start is whether...Read More

New tools to push for LGBT equality now

Filed by Juan and Ken Ahonen-Jover | October 15, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

We are pleased to announce a new set of tools that we believe will greatly help to accelerate reaching LGBT legal equality. These tools are web-based, integrated with each other, are super easy to use, and are available to both...Read More

Sen. Kay Hagan to Transgenders: I Will Have To "Carefully Consider" Your "Impacts"

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 15, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Senator Kay Hagan has been sending out letters to constituents who inquire about ENDA, and they suggest she's not at this point in favor of a bill that includes "gender identity." I'm feeling very 2007. Here's what she said: I...Read More

Meeting a fellow Hoosier at the National Equality March

Filed by Bil Browning | October 15, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

It was great to see Stonewall Democrats board member Aaron Schaler at the National Equality March in Washington DC last weekend. Aaron marched with the Bilerico contingent and was also featured in a video mashup we did asking participants why...Read More

Advice for a Gay Roman Catholic Convert

Filed by Father Tony | October 15, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

Fr. Tony, Hello, my name is Steven. I was viewing the Bilerico website and saw your blog. I have a question in hoping you may assist me. First of all, I am a Roman Catholic and have been for...Read More

Interview with Cleve Jones at the National Equality March

Filed by Bil Browning | October 15, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

We shot so much video that we're still finishing up some of the interviews. I think today will just about wrap it up. This interview with Cleve Jones happened during one of the first speeches on stage as marchers were...Read More

GLBT History Month Icons: k.d. lang

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 15, 2009 | 10:30 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 k.d. lang. Singer/songwriter k.d....Read More

What does a closeted ex-gay look like? How about an ex-gay princess?

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 15, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Ex-gays want to be protected by Disney: Concerned Disney stockholders have submitted a shareholder resolution asking the Walt Disney Company to include the prohibition of discrimination based on ex-gay status in its sexual orientation policy and diversity training programs. "The...Read More


Pajama Party

Filed by Ed Team | October 15, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It's a lot of fun. It's like slipping into your pajamas when you go to work -- I love it." --Actor Jane Lynch, on wearing track suits for her role in Glee (Now all she has to do is start...Read More

Otters lipsynching to Glee songs

Filed by Bil Browning | October 15, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

You knew it wouldn't be long before the songs from Glee to be lipsyched by gay men. The part you never would have guessed is that its otters doing the girls' part! No way! Is it just me or...Read More