August 17, 2010

Contest: Good Asian Drivers

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

Since I've been cleaning up Bilerico world headquarters lately to get stuff packed for the move, I've come across tons of stuff that have been sent in as samples or giveaway items. I don't want to move them, so look...Read More

Teen sues Mississippi high school over gender policing

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 17, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Another Mississippi lesbian high school student is suing her school for taking away part of her senior year: The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Mississippi today filed a lawsuit against a Mississippi high school that excluded a...Read More

Your New Inflatable Friend: Strange Advertising

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | August 17, 2010 | 4:30 PM | comments

OK. Is this supposed to be the doll? Or is this the lonely woman who ordered a doll for company? Because, seriously, I don't think an inflatable doll you get for $10 would actually look like that, no matter how...Read More

Why Tim Kaine, Nibblerspeak, and Democrats can't be trusted

Filed by Rebecca Juro | August 17, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

Did you catch Tim Kaine's new video, supposedly about the progress the Democratic Party is making on LGBT issues? Like a lot of what comes out of official Democratic Party channels these days, it's simply unbelievable. Not amazing, exciting, or...Read More

This week: No Marriage Licenses for Same-Sex Couples

Filed by Davina Kotulski | August 17, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Yesterday evening the 9th Circuit Court ordered to leave the stay on Prop 8 in place pending appeal. The good news, as my wife the attorney and optimist tells me, is that the Court has picked up the pace on...Read More

Christianists: The Real Force Behind the Mosque Controversy

Filed by Michael Hamar | August 17, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

I have already noted on my own blog that part of the insane controversy around the proposed Muslim community center in lower Manhattan is being fueled by the shameless pandering and opportunism of low lifes within the Republican Party like...Read More


Leaving Indiana: What does it mean for Bilerico?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 17, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

I announced yesterday afternoon that Jerame has taken a job with the National Stonewall Democrats and that means there will be some big changes in our lives. The biggest change for both of us is that we'll be moving out...Read More

Terror Babies, Mosques in Manhattan, and Gay Marriage

Filed by Joe Mirabella | August 17, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

In case you missed it, Republican leadership has completely gone off the deep end. I mean, completely. From Texas's Congressmen Lou Gohmert (whose insanity brought us "terror babies." I swear they are real. There was one at brunch on Sunday...Read More

Which Supreme Court Justices Will Uphold Judge Walker's Ruling?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 17, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

As I explained in my previous post, Judge Walker held that Prop 8 failed the easiest of constitutional tests, even though it perhaps deserved a much more difficult test. In other words, he could have used a sledgehammer to test...Read More

A Quick Look at Social Media Usage by the LGBT Community

Filed by Leone Kraus | August 17, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Last month, Facebook announced that the site has over 500 million users, making it the second largest site - Google is the first. According to Wikipedia, Twitter attracts over 190 million monthly users and according to BlogPulse there are over...Read More

Ted and David's Most Excellent Adventure

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

In the weeks leading up to the Proposition 8 trial, much was made in the media, blogs, and everyday conversations about the unlikely duo leading the legal challenge against the shameful California ballot measure that stripped marriage from same-sex couples....Read More


Kevin Jennings will not be bullied

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

"As the leading proponent of stopping bullying in America, I was not allowed to be bullied out of my job. I've been preaching for 25 years that bullying is not OK. There was no way I could then say, 'OK,...Read More

MoveOn's "Boycott Target: The Musical"

Filed by Joe Mirabella | August 17, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments produced this very fun music ensemble that reminds Target, "we're going to make you pay." MoveOn is part of a national boycott of Target for their political contributions to the very anti gay candidate for Minnesota Governor, Tom...Read More