September 9, 2010

Queer gender boxed - One size does not fit all

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 09, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: K. Flo Razowsky is an anti-Zionist ashkenazic Jew based in Minneapolis who combines grassroots organizing, documentary photography and writing with no-compromise activism to the international struggle for human rights, dignity, freedom, and respect for the Earth in face...Read More

Why I Didn't Attend the NLGJA Convention - They Failed Us on Prop

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 09, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

The National Lesbian and Gay Journalist Association held its annual convention in San Francisco over Labor Day weekend. And even though I've been around for the 20 years since it was founded by Roy Aarons - I didn't go. I'm...Read More

Enthusiasm gap

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 09, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Nate Silver at the NY Times looked up what Democrats and Republicans are talking about in 29 competitive House races. Here's what he found: There's a lot that's interesting in that chart, but I'm just going to focus on the...Read More

Sex while HIV Positive: The New Criminals

Filed by Mark S. King | September 09, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Right now, an HIV positive man is in a Texas prison, serving a 35 year sentence for spitting on someone. In Michigan, an HIV positive man was charged for not disclosing his status under a bio-terrorism statute. And just weeks...Read More

Microsoft: It's Okay to be from Gay

Filed by Phil Reese | September 09, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Microsoft's XBox Live complaints team--which is obviously competing for some sort of epic fail trophy somewhere, especially when it comes to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues--suspended a user from West Virginia because of what he put in the location...Read More

Why Johnny can't think critically

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | September 09, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

School is now back in session, and our children's minds are impressionable vessels. We trust their teachers to take precious care of them. But can we? We have learned over the years "Why Johnny can't read," "Why Johnny can't write,"...Read More

Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Alex Sink commits to develop HIV/AIDS strategy

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | September 09, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

In Florida, statewide, the LGBT community is engaging more and more in the political process to ensure candidates for public office are held accountable to represent the unique needs of marginalized and underserved communities when elected. As a gay man...Read More

Private Pictures: Keeping your balls in the air

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 09, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Another of my private picture finds, this one looks to be from the 1970s-80s, and shows a trio of cut-ups who know how to throw a party at home. So cute!...Read More

Start calling! Phone swarm Chris Carney D-PA!

Filed by Phil Reese | September 09, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Get on the horn, people, and help GetEQUAL put pressure on an anti-gay Democrat from Pennsylvania. (Script after the jump.) Williamsport: 570-327-1902 Shamokin: 570-644-1682 Clarks Summit: 570-585-9988 Washington, DC: 202-225-3731 At 10:00 Eastern time this morning, GetEQUAL PA brought advocates...Read More

The Reconstruction of Rabbi Kitty

Filed by Father Tony | September 09, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Rabbi Noah Kitty, Executive Director of Congregation Etz Chaim in located in Wilton Manors, Florida, calmly and clearly explains away many erroneous suppositions about the Jewish faith that might make a person hesitant about joining this mostly LGBTQ synagogue. "When...Read More

Back to the Classroom: How I Stay Organized via Social Media

Filed by Leone Kraus | September 09, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

In case you've never checked out my bio before, not only do I write social media posts for Bilerico and my own personal blog, but I also attend graduate school in the evening for my Master's in Public Relations and...Read More

On Living With Idiots, Or, An Open Letter To Islam

Filed by Don Davis | September 09, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Dear Islam, You know, it seems like every time I write a letter I have to begin by apologizing for not having written in so long, and that's the case again today. We only get a few days of real...Read More


DADT repeal time is dwindling

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 09, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I'm a little anxious. The reality is the number of legislative days in this Congress are rapidly dwindling, and we need to see that the defense authorization bill up on the Senate floor in September." --SLDN executive director Aubrey Sarvis,...Read More

Burn a Gay Koran Day

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 09, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

The first half is really funny, the second half is just weird. Anyway, here's a video about intersectional politics....Read More