February 9, 2010


Celebrate: Alex's 3 year blogoversary!

Filed by Bil Browning | February 09, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Today is Managing Editor Alex Blaze's three year blogoversary with Bilerico. His first real post (entitled, in true Alex-style, "How are you wrong? Let me count the ways.") was about the parents who didn't want their kid to have read...Read More

Creating Change Round-Up: A Broad Approach to Achieve Broad Goals

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 09, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

By the end of the nearly week-long Creating Change Conference held by the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force in Dallas, many of us had joking begun calling it "queer bootcamp." It was a rigorous schedule of sessions, trainings, discussions,...Read More

Guess who's gay?

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 09, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

It turns out that Vaughn Walker, the judge at the Prop 8 trial, is gay. Not that that means that his position is going to be any more biased than all judicial decisions are, but that did just add another...Read More

A Call for Inclusive Immigration Reform

Filed by Steve Ralls | February 09, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

The drum beat for an immigration reform measure that includes LGBT families just got much louder. Earlier today, 60 Members of Congress - led by Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) - released a letter calling on Congressional leaders, and the White...Read More

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Suspended - During Gulf War

Filed by David Badash | February 09, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is our nation's highest ranking military officer, and the principal military adviser to the President, the National Security Council, and the Secretary of Defense. This country has long had a ban on...Read More

Things I'm not worried about: LGBT affirmative action

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 09, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

A bizarre article appeared this morning on The Advocate's website, by gay conservative James Kirchick, denouncing LGBT affirmative action. The first thing that's bizarre about the article is that it's denouncing LGBT affirmative action. I don't know anyone who's proposing...Read More

Didi! (Part 2)

Filed by Sean Martin | February 09, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Chattiness is next to godliness. Or something like that. Or so they tell me. :) Click here for a larger version....Read More

PA Rep John Murtha dies

Filed by Bil Browning | February 09, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Condolences to the family of Representative John Murtha. The Pennsylvania congressman died Monday after complications after surgery. He was 77. Representative Murtha was an outspoken critic of the War on Iraq. Murtha was initially hospitalized in December and had to...Read More

Vintage erotica: beautiful dreamers

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | February 09, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Postcard from the 1920s. Their sweetness and affection say so much more than I could with words....Read More

Sore Toes and "Angry Trannies"

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | February 09, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Such a politically incorrect title for this post, but let's not let that detract from the article... I'm often called an "Angry Tranny." I count among my friends some of the most vocal and verbally aggressive trans folks online. I...Read More

Exclusive Pics: Lt. Dan Choi back in service?

Filed by Jeff Sheng | February 09, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

This past weekend at the NGLTF Creating Change conference, there was a notable absence that many have already tweeted and remarked about. Lt. Dan Choi was supposed to lead a Knights Out sponsored workshop on Friday morning about ending "Don't...Read More


Mika still isn't out?

Filed by Ed Team | February 09, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"As a teenager I got every type of abuse. It was mostly about the way I looked and a lot of it was homophobic. I used to sit in the bath or shower and think, 'Oh God, I'm a weirdo....Read More

A Quick Word About Traditional Values

Filed by Don Davis | February 09, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

We all need a good laugh these days--especially if it involves a bit of skewering the other side at the same time--and I want you to take just a second and have a look at this important message from...Read More