June 17, 2010

5 random things that rumble through my mind

Filed by Bil Browning | June 17, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

One of the things I love most about Facebook is that I don't have to keep everything so narrowly focused on LGBT issues like I do on Bilerico Project. TBP's focus is LGBT news and culture; my Facebook profile highlights...Read More

Undercover Hillary Part Six

Filed by Sean Martin | June 17, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

While the O-Team deals with Mitch McConnell outside the Rentboy.com orgy room, Doc and Raider hope to pull a fast one on Michael Steele's blueprint for conquest... ...after the jump, that is....Read More

Maggie Gallagher's Bare Feet

Filed by Joe Mirabella | June 17, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

I realize there are far more important moments in the closing arguments from the Prop 8 trial Wednesday, but, frankly, these two moments are my favorite from Rick Jacob's live blog of the trial. C. It has become a desire...Read More

Our 1st Gay Super Lobbyist

Filed by Bil Browning | June 17, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Congratulations to SLDN Executive Director Aubrey Sarvis for being listed as one of Washington DC's top lobbyists of 2010. The leader has been key to getting any action on the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell this year. While other...Read More

Virginia City Solicts LGBT Investors and Entrepreneurs

Filed by Michael Hamar | June 17, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Will Phoebus' Mellen Street be the next Rehobeth Avenue or Duval Street? While Virginia Governor "Taliban Bob" McDonnell and delusional Virginia AG Ken "Cooch" Cuccinelli endeavor to maintain Virginia's reputation as a non-gay friendly state, fortunately, there are elements within...Read More

Returning to traditional values

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 17, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Now here I thought rich people got their money by working harder, smarter, and better than the rest of us. Agnes Cybulska, who has been in the relatively unregulated housekeeping industry for 19 years, is suing Dana Hammond, the heiress...Read More

Maine Court Favorable Ruling on Trans Bathroom Use

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 17, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

On May 27, the Maine Superior Court, Androscoggin County, ruled on a case involving a claim of unlawful public accommodation discrimination by a transgender person. In this case, the public accommodation involved was the bathroom of a Denny's restaurant in...Read More

Some Like It Hard: Vintage Lee's Ad

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | June 17, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Fits all tools? Takes punishment? And check out the bald fellow's "Gosh, darn. I was a bad boy. I need to be spanked." look. Is it my sordid imagination or are some vintage ads better than SM porn?...Read More

Joan Rivers Is A Piece Of Work - The Face That Launched A Thousand Snips

Filed by Father Tony | June 17, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

(An expanded version of this interview appears in the current issue of South Florida Gay News.) Joan Rivers sat down for an interview anticipating the June 11th release of the documentary film covering the 75th year of her life, Joan...Read More

The Feathering Of The Empty Nest

Filed by Father Tony | June 17, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

I've known men who have dedicated their lives to cock. I've known others who have inadvertently serviced alcohol for most of their adult lives. Others plan their week around their perpetual search for love without ever reaching into the pockets...Read More

Family Values: Who is it Trying to "Destroy Marriage" Again?

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 17, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

In a move that isn't that surprising (but which nonetheless stings), Proposition 8 supporters want to 'revoke recognition' of the 18,000 legal same-sex marriages that occurred in California before the marriage ban went into effect. Removing any doubt about how...Read More

From the Courthouse

Filed by Kate Kendell | June 17, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Yesterday we heard compelling closing arguments in Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the federal challenge to Proposition 8. The National Center for Lesbian Rights was in the courtroom live-tweeting, making sure that you shared this historical moment with us. I was in...Read More


Prop 8 campaigns were a wash

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 17, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The study indicates that when all of this (campaigning) is over, the result is a wash." --NYU professor Patrick Egan on his study of marriage campaigns...Read More

Elizabeth Gilbert Speaks Out for LGBT Immigrant Families

Filed by Steve Ralls | June 17, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

New York Times best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert - who will be portrayed by Julia Roberts in this summer's film adaptation of Eat, Pray, Love - delivered the keynote address for Immigration Equality's annual Safe Haven Awards in New York...Read More