March 17, 2010

From the TG Archive: Media, War and Life History

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 17, 2010 | 7:30 PM | comments

Editor's note: Cristan Williams, the director of the Transgender Foundation of America, a transgender nonprofit based in Houston, Texas, is sharing some of the recent acquisitions of her organization's historical collection. The TG Archive has acquired rare original newspaper from...Read More

Interview with GLAAD President Jarrett Barrios

Filed by Jason Tseng | March 17, 2010 | 6:30 PM | comments

When I covered the 2010 GLAAD Media Awards, I got to speak to GLAAD President Jarrett Barrios who was appointed earlier this year. He has some big shoes to fill, but with a new look, a new logo, and a...Read More

The insurance industry targets people living with HIV/AIDS

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 17, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

Back in September 2009 I posted about a young African American man (don't know his sexuality), Jerome Mitchell, who bought insurance on the individual market, thought everything was fine, and then was diagnosed a year later with HIV. His coverage...Read More

Jamaica's Gay Underground Christians

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | March 17, 2010 | 4:30 PM | comments

Sometime in the late hours of Saturday night the call will come in. Philbert (not his real name), like many of his Christian lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) buddies, wait anxiously for the call in order to know...Read More

Drag Mainstreamed: Rupaul's Tyra Sanchez Interview!

Filed by Peter Monn and Alex Paredes | March 17, 2010 | 4:30 PM | comments

After our interview with Ongina from cycle one of Logo's Rupaul's Drag Race, we thought it would be interesting to interview one of the girls from this season. We chose America's sweetheart and diva Tyra Sanchez. Here's what she told...Read More

No Job Protections For LGBT Americans: Are You Angry Enough Yet To Take Action?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | March 17, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

Tomorrow, many blogs and journalists will be asking readers a question: Are you at all bothered by the fact that LGBT Americans have no job protections, and can be tossed from jobs even they are even suspected of being gay,...Read More

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 17, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

I'd suggest turning the site green for the day, but that seems redundant. Thanks to Greg Smith for sending this in....Read More

Glenn Beck: Conservatism's Snake Oil Salesman

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 17, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

The circus sideshow that was CPAC folded its tent and left Washington weeks ago. However, its apparent ringmaster and chief snake oil salesman still sweats, struts, and sobs across the “stage” of conservative media -- that medicine show never stops...Read More

Out, Proud & in Elected Office One Year Later: What a Difference an Activist in Office Makes

Filed by Waymon Hudson | March 17, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Bilerico Contributor, Out Elected official, and my husband Anthony Niedwiecki gets sworn in as Vice-Mayor Of Oakland Park, FL this evening. He was elected in a landslide victory last year, all the while running as an out and proud LGBT...Read More

Is speech online different than in real life?

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 17, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

The anonymity of the internet makes people say stupid things, but it seems like at least one court isn't willing to accept "It's just a joooooooke!" as an excuse. Just because someone's online doesn't make a death threat A state...Read More

Can you make strong men weak? Vintage ad

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | March 17, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Wonderfully cheap and cheesy old ad for a quack aphrodisiac....Read More

LGBT New Yorkers Fight Back and Win

Filed by Michael Crawford | March 17, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

In what should become a model for how LGBT activists deal with elected officials who vote against equal rights, Fight Back New York's campaign to defeat former State Senator Hiram Monserratte paid off big. Monserratte was defeated easily by Jose...Read More

Making Trouble: Final Questions

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | March 17, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Over a series of columns that have upset people on multiple levels, I've been asking questions. They are questions intended to create thought, to make people think in ways outside their norms. They are questions that I am asking because...Read More

Bus Stop!

Filed by Sean Martin | March 17, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

It's like seein' those things from ALIEN, only they look just like us.... More after....Read More


Dublin's gays criticizes American homophobes

Filed by Ed Team | March 17, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The exclusion of any groups from celebrating our national holiday abroad is deeply discriminatory and rooted in close mindedness. This is deeply un-Irish and something that we cannot allow to happen in the name of an event that is about...Read More

Reichen Lehmkuhl Supports Bilerico... a lot

Filed by Jason Tseng | March 17, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

It's always good to have supporters and Reichen Lehmkuhl supports Bilerico. A lot....Read More