March 24, 2010

ENDA Petition Drive: Cleve Jones, GetEqual and the Courage Campaign

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | March 24, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

The news out of DC is that, according to Rep. Frank, ENDA will go for a markup the first week that Congress is back after the Easter break, and thence to a House vote shortly thereafter. That's great news, but...Read More

Surprise! Poll Shows Different Strategies Needed to Win LGBT Equality

Filed by Waymon Hudson | March 24, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

The strategy debate in our movement is one of the most heated you can have. Mention an idea of how to move our goals forward (or try to set a goal) and you'll get push-back from every side. From backroom...Read More

Get To Know Syphilis (Before It Knows You)

Filed by D Gregory Smith | March 24, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

My post on "astonishing" HIV and Syphilis rates prompted a lot of creative, passionate and thoughtful discussion. The comments were mostly centered on HIV, but syphilis is worthy of some special attention since on its own, it can create a...Read More

Navigating truth, respect, and language

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 24, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Ed Kennedy had an interesting post up at AfterElton earlier about different media establishment and how they covered the epithets throw around by the tea party protestors this weekend. When talking about what the tea partiers were saying, media rarely...Read More

On Email Gay Bashing, Or, ENDA's Already Getting Ugly

Filed by Don Davis | March 24, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

It wasn't but a couple of days ago that we had a conversation about The Fear and the emails that are used to spread it, and I figured we had dealt with the topic, and that we'd move on to...Read More

Shirtless Pics!

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | March 24, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

As the face of Bilerico while Bil's away for the week, I have a contractual obligation to post a certain number of shirtless pics. But that doesn't stop me from mentioning that ENDA is on the move! But to get...Read More

We're Here! We're Queer! Jews of Color, Justice and Passover

Filed by Lisa Weiner-Mahfuz | March 24, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

At the end of March through to early April Jews all over the world will gather for Passover, or as we call it in Hebrew Pesach (PAY-sahch). Pesach is a time of reflection, remembrance, celebration and renewal for all Jews....Read More

Freedom of conscience for me, not for thee

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 24, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

I have no idea why anyone in the government takes advice from these people. Catholic Americans don't, and for good reason: Preble Street's Homeless Voices for Justice program has lost $17,400 this year and will lose $33,000 that it expected...Read More

Freedom for Women Everywhere!

Filed by Keri Renault | March 24, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

"No to war, poverty and militarism". That was the first sign I spotted a block or so away. It seemed oddly reminiscent of late 1960's America. The tense days of the Vietnam War protest movement. I couldn't help but push...Read More

Miss Hercules: vintage strong-woman

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | March 24, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Just love this, but don't know a thing about her....Read More

Lady Gaga, Intersex, and The Real World vs. The Unicorn World

Filed by Gina de Vries | March 24, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Lisa Harvey at Questioning Transphobia wrote a great blog post on the rumors about Lady Gaga being intersex. Lisa articulates pretty much all of my feelings on the subject way more eloquently than I could hope to. Take a gander,...Read More

Jonathan and Greg!

Filed by Sean Martin | March 24, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

A little incentive never hurts... Click here for a larger version. And click here to vote. DO IT NOW....Read More


Tom Cruise redux

Filed by Ed Team | March 24, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It risks reinforcing the idea that if you call somebody gay, they should feel offended. For us to be called gay is to be serene and comfortable." --Aurelio Mancuso, gay activist in Italy, arguing against making the word "gay" a...Read More

Sue Sylvester on "Sneaky Gays"

Filed by Michael Crawford | March 24, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

In the first of what hopefully will be many Sue's Corner webisodes Sue Sylvester tells the gays "Swish it up a bit!"...Read More