June 3, 2010

Through a Glass Darkly: Is GetEqual the New HRC?

Filed by Bil Browning | June 03, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

This week I've been taking a closer look at the new direct action group GetEqual and asking if the group has too many similarities to HRC, the group that everyone loves to hate. Many readers and other bloggers around the...Read More

In Anti-Gay Letter to Karger, a Test for the GOP

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | June 03, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

There's no doubt our nation's changing its collective mind on the gays. A recent Gallup poll showed that 52% of Americans believe same-sex love is "morally acceptable." Sure, it's not an astounding number, but it's still the highest in history,...Read More

Videos: Larry Craig, Charles Djou, and Bill O'Reilly

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 03, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here are a few videos I wanted to put up here but don't have much to say on. First, here's The Daily Show interviewing Evan Bayh and Larry Craig. Good to see Larry Craig is still doing well and has...Read More

Part 2: GetEqual responds again

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 03, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Heather Cronk is the Managing Director of GetEQUAL. Bil and Bilerico community -- here is my response to Behind the Veil: Is GetEqual the New HRC?...just a few things I'd like to clarify, with an ask...Read More

Choi's Hunger Strike Lite: Now With More Calories

Filed by Bil Browning | June 03, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Lt Dan Choi and Capt James Pietrangelo's hunger strike - or "Dignity Fast" as they called it - has come to an end. The two men gave up after 7 days without accomplishing any of their stated goals. As one...Read More

The Many Faces of Charlie Crist: Flip Flopping in Florida

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 03, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Florida Governor and US Senate Charlie Crist just can't seem to make up his mind about who he is. The so-orange-he-could-outshine-John-Boehner politician has long been a man of shifting values depending on who he's talking to and what political race...Read More

Some benefits extended to federal employees

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 03, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Some progress: The same-sex partners of gay and lesbian federal workers can start applying next month for long-term health-care insurance, the Office of Personnel Management said Tuesday. That's great, because long-term health insurance can be incredibly expensive. The more people...Read More

Finding Gay Candidates for the Catholic Priesthood Is Mission Impossible

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 03, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Recently, the New York Times wrote about the Catholic Church's attempt to ferret out certain types of gay candidates for the priesthood, using psychological testing. This attempt is obviously something they feel strongly compelled to do, given their long history...Read More

New Rules For The Barracks

Filed by Father Tony | June 03, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

According to recent studies, most soldiers are OK with the idea of gay comrades in arms, but the generals would have us believe that straight military personnel are trembling with fear at the thought of the elimination of DADT. I...Read More

Lady Gaga & Larry King

Filed by Bil Browning | June 03, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Which came first, Larry King or the Larry King look by Lady Gaga? Yeah. Larry King wins by a few hundred years....Read More

Obama shifting responsibly for "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | June 03, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Last week, with a vote of 230 to 191, the House of Representatives voted to repeal former President Bill Clinton's 1993 "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) policy that bars lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer service members from serving openly in...Read More

Your Mom Is a Lesbian

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 03, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

The 18th episode of Dear Buck where I change your life or not. Take it all with a grain of gay salt. I ain't no expert! Just what I think and having fun!...Read More

Gay Cheerleaders on TV

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 03, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

Cheer SF were on America's Got Talent. Starts at about 6:15....Read More


They are already eating

Filed by Bil Browning | June 03, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Today, Lieutenant Dan Choi and Captain James Pietrangelo ended their hunger strike. They have only been at it for seven days... They were not very effective. They do not appear to have been joined by very many people, if any,...Read More