September 28, 2010

A Day Of Desperation - One Year Later

Filed by Michael Hamar | September 28, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

I have debated whether or not to write about the events of a year ago today. Given the recent gay teen suicides I decided that I would because suicidal thoughts and actions are not reserved to the teenage set. It...Read More

First transgender astronaut?

Filed by Bil Browning | September 28, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Check out this video interview by frequent Bilerico guest blogger and The New Gay founder Zack Rosen with Amy Weston, a NASA employee who stands a good chance of becoming America's first transgender astronaut....Read More

Gay Mormons plan LGBT youth homelessness demo

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 28, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Here's a protest that should be repeated since it draws attention to the most under-discussed problem facing the LGBT community: Leaders of Affirmation, a support group for gay and lesbian Mormons, plan to draw attention to the plight of gay...Read More

Women Hating Women: vintage ad

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 28, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

Sometimes I find something that makes go ARGHHHH and this vintage girdle ad fits that bill. I think someone could write a dissertation on it: from the "joke" that women hate women who are more attractive than themselves (an attitude...Read More

Grand Jury: IN Rep Secretary of State candidate faces more issues

Filed by Bil Browning | September 28, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

After I posted about Indiana Republican Secretary of State candidate Charlie White's violations of state election laws while running to be the top election official in the Hoosier state on Huffington Post, the story has continued to grow. My article...Read More

Math is hard: Media outlets fumble with CDC data on MSM HIV rates

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 28, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

New HIV infections and diagnoses numbers are out this week from the CDC, and media outlets are fumbling with the numbers. Here's the headline from Time, which was typical: CDC: 20% of Gay Men Are HIV-Positive, but Nearly Half Don't...Read More

3 X 3 KY CO CA

Filed by Kate Clinton | September 28, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Three cities in three days! You guessed it I couldn't use my bike. Gay Pride week at the University of Louisville this year highlighted the L of LGBTQQ and they asked this old L to be there. Their strong LGBT...Read More

An Interview with NOH8: The Silent Photo Protest

Filed by Leone Kraus | September 28, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

I'm sure you've seen them by now, all the celebrities, public figures, and every day people posing in white shirts and 'NOH8' inked onto their faces. Instead of boring you with my explanation of who Adam Bouska and Jeff Parshley...Read More

Cupcakegate continues: A community reacts

Filed by Bil Browning | September 28, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

I've complained about Indianapolis' lag behind a lot of other major cities in the arena of LGBT rights and the quality of the local media's reporting on our issues quite a bit. When I led the fight to pass Indy's...Read More

Why LGBT Hoosiers should vote for a Republican over a Democrat

Filed by Chris Douglas | September 28, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

The Indiana Equality Political Action Committee is a statewide PAC established to elect candidates who will support and defend the needs of LGBT Hoosiers and their families. The committee is bipartisan and has now in 2010 issued endorsements of four...Read More

No Straights Allowed

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 28, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Drew Cordes is a transgender woman from Albany, N.Y. She is a 2004 graduate of Vassar College. I used to get pissed off seeing heteros while enjoying a night out at one of my friendly neighborhood...Read More


Another gay teen commits suicide after bullying

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 28, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I hope you're happy with what you've done. I hope you got what you wanted and you're just real satisfied with yourself." --Amy Truong, mother of Asher Brown, a gay 8th-grader who committed suicide after relentless bullying...Read More

Taliban Dan ad

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 28, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Here's an ad Rep. Alan Grayson is running against his far right opponent, Dan Webster....Read More