July 6, 2010

Contest: Tip it!

Filed by Bil Browning | July 06, 2010 | 8:00 PM | comments

This week's contest can win three lucky Projectors a copy of Maggie Griffin's new book Tip It! courtesy of Hyperion & Voice Publishers. Once you've entered, you can always check out our Q&A with Maggie too. Behind every great woman...there...Read More

Fred Karger: Quixotic Hero, Game Changer or Both?

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | July 06, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

It would be an understatement to say that the Republican Party has found itself at a crossroads. The traditionally established bases like Evangelicals and social conservatives are being uprooted by the more fiscally-minded Tea Party, leaving the GOP struggling to...Read More


Filed by Alex Blaze | July 06, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

I was in Edinburgh and Oban this weekend and I picked up a comic book of a Scottish legacy strip, The Broons, for the ride home. It's about a family of eight Scottish kids, their straight parents, and Granpaw. The...Read More

Wild Girl: The Transformation of Maria Roman

Filed by Peter Monn and Alex Paredes | July 06, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

We fell in love with her the moment she came onto the screen in Trantasia. There was just something about her smile, her honesty, her absolute sensuality that lit up every corner of the film. And now she is starring...Read More

Another WTF moment: Vintage mystery photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | July 06, 2010 | 4:30 PM | comments

Truly, I do love finding photos that baffle me. The only problem is I can't give you the vaguest ideas of the who/what/when of them. It's up to you erudite readers to offer ideas...but you don't need to be a...Read More

Gay camp is probably more fun than Christian camp anyway

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 06, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

An Australian Christian camp site barred a gay youth group from using its facilities, and now it's arguing that it should be exempt from anti-discrimination legislation because it's not discriminating against gay people, just the promotion of homosexual activity. But...Read More

Why Montana Matters

Filed by D Gregory Smith | July 06, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

I've been getting some exposure over my post Montana Republicans Are Now Officially Homophobes and Bigots. Andrew Sullivan linked to my blog. Outrage was expressed on the Montana GOP's Facebook page. Another Facebook page wants to "Tell MT Republicans to...Read More

A Call for Violence Answered in Uganda: Gay Activist Found Beheaded

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 06, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

There's disturbing and sad news out of Uganda today. The severed head of Ugandan LGBT rights activist Pasikali Kashusbe was found in a latrine on a farm in Uganda. Pasikali and his partner Abbey are youth workers with Integrity Uganda,...Read More

Did you barbecue pig or pug this 4th?

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | July 06, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

What did you put on your grill this 4th of July? Pork ribs? Beef burgers? Farm-raised chickens? Or domesticated dogs? No, not hot dogs? Dogs! The ones we walk on leashes, send to be groomed, dress up in clothes, and...Read More

President Obama: Address the ADAP Crisis

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | July 06, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

As temperatures reach 100 degrees for the past 2 days in Washington, DC, AIDS activists and advocates are vocalizing their frustration at the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Crisis Summit in Washington, DC. They are frustrated with the silence and...Read More

A garden of wisdom

Filed by Phil Reese | July 06, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

This week, on my other podcast, I couldn't escape my Bilerico roots. Ace Lundon, Lance Helms and I had the pleasure of interviewing celebrated lesbian writer, trailblazer, publisher--and Bilerico contributor--Patricia Nell Warren. Patricia (whom I have it on good authority...Read More

What Full Equality, Quite Frankly, Will Require: White House

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 06, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

The interview at the White House with Melody Barnes last week lasted over an hour. The full transcript would be quite long and quite dense, so I've broken it into a series of more digestible pieces. These are quite revealing,...Read More

Obama, Congressional Democrats and The Pink Beltway

Filed by Michael Hamar | July 06, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

There were two great posts up on Pam's House Blend - one by Pam Spaulding and the other by Autumn Sandeen, both of whom I got to know at the December 2008 LGBT Blogger Summit. Neither post holds its punches...Read More

My Husband Caught Me Filming With No Pants On!

Filed by Michael Buckley | July 06, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

Oops! My husband caught me filming with no pants on! It's a rare hubby sighting! Hope you had a happy 4th!...Read More


Dolly Ain't Passing Judgment

Filed by Bil Browning | July 06, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"If you think I'm going to sit here and pass judgment on Miley, you're wrong. I think she's beautiful. I love her. She's trying to grow up, you know, I remember when I was horny and young." -- Country superstar...Read More

G20: We asked them for mercy... They laughed at us

Filed by Joe Mirabella | July 06, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

With approximately 1000 arrests, the Canadian Police broke Toronto's record for the most arrests ever. Civil rights groups are concerned that police brutality not only broke laws, but stifled speech....Read More