October 17, 2009

Weekly Reader: Porn stars, Catholic bishops and the National Equality March

Filed by Bil Browning | October 17, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

From our extensive coverage of the National Equality March to meeting our goal of raising $5000 for No On 1/Protect Maine Equality by the last day of the reporting deadline (we raised almost $5600!), last week was killer for Bilerico...Read More

What I Learned from Isaiah, or: A Queer Jew Returns from DC

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 17, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Guest blogger Joanna Ware is a queer Jewish community organizer, activist, and rabble rouser at Keshet, a Boston-based non-profit building community locally and creating change nationally, working for the full inclusion of GLBT Jews in Jewish communities. In...Read More

Why We Were Marching

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 17, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Tommy News is an internet peace and equal rights activist in New York. We are guaranteed equal protection by the 14th Amendment of the US Constitution. Free and equal people do not bargain for or prioritize...Read More

National Equality March: A star-studded affair

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

Editors' note: Steve Publicover is a former DC resident who lives in southwestern Virginia. The National Equality March in Washington, DC yesterday was all about re-energizing the LGBT rights movement by tapping into the passion of our next generation. That...Read More

Don't Ask, Don't Get

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

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Daniel Chandler is a freelance journalist from London, and is currently based in New York. As many as 200,000 people marched for LGBT rights in Washington, DC, this past Sunday in a bold attempt to reinvigorate...Read More

GLBT History Month Icons: Deirdre McCloskey

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 17, 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 Deirdre McCloskey. Deirdre McCloskey...Read More


National Equality March guest blogger day

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 17, 2009 | 9:00 AM | comments

All day today here at The Bilerico Project we'll be putting up guest posts with reactions to the National Equality March. Come back throughout the day to read accounts from people you may not know yet who were impacted differently...Read More


Plus ça change . . .

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

"There is a problem with both [blacks and whites] accepting a child from such a marriage. I think those children suffer and I won't help put them through it." --Keith Bardwell, a Louisiana justice of the peace, who has refused...Read More

No on 1 / Protect Maine Equality Thanks the Netroots

Filed by Bil Browning | October 17, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

How sweet and unexpected! The No On 1/Protect Maine Equality folks made a fun video thanking the netroots for helping them to raise over a million dollars to protect marriage equality. Projectors get a shoutout for raising over $5000...Read More