March 20, 2010

Weekly Reader: A new queer order, Sigourney Weaver, & the insurance industry

Filed by Bil Browning | March 20, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

I was gone the early part of this week to attend SXSW in Austin and Joe Mirabella became the face of the blog as Bilerico while I was gone. (We stayed at contributor Paige Schilt's house and her dog Eddie...Read More

On Selling Paranoia, Or, Conservative Emails, Examined

Filed by Don Davis | March 20, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

It seems that many of those who are regular guests of this space are committed to a worldview based on some degree of reason and rationality. That's a handy thing if the "Covert Alarm Locator Apparatus" in your Isaac DanielĀ®...Read More

Does the Democratic party hate us?

Filed by Joe Mirabella | March 20, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Lost in the shuffle during Thursday's courageous acts by GetEqual members, was this update on the Health Care bill gagging itself through Congress: Today, the House Rules Committee released the reconciliation bill through which it will vote on the measure...Read More

Rock for Equality: Social Security discrimination

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 20, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Tanner Effinger is a new activist from in the wake of Proposition 8 in California. He founded the Postcards to the President Campaign, was on the Executive Committee for the National Equality March, is on the...Read More

The birth of a movement: LGBTQ rights become civil rights

Filed by Phil Reese | March 20, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

Thursday was a crazy day for me. I woke up late. I had a ton of homework to finish. I had a coming out panel. I had a work meeting and my regular work hours. I hadn't scheduled in a...Read More


Not how I want to leave this world

Filed by Ed Team | March 20, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Once you are deployed, you live with people in an intimate way. You trust them with your life and they become brothers and sisters. I couldn't help thinking that if something happened to me, no one would know who I...Read More

Giant transwomen using the bathroom

Filed by Bil Browning | March 20, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Hate group Mass Resistance staked out a transgender conference sponsored by the Tiffany Club of New England. Check out how they paint trans woman as "giant 7' tall men dressed as women," and other disturbing phrases meant to incite...Read More