October 20, 2010

Is Don't Ask, Don't Tell 'Humpty Dumpty'?

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 20, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Tuesday marked the one week anniversary of the court-ordered death of Don't Ask, Don't Tell. And, as the New York Times reported Wednesday, "The United States military, for the first time, is allowing its recruiters to accept openly gay and...Read More

Queer Family Romance

Filed by Paige Schilt | October 20, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

On Wednesdays, I pick Waylon up from school at 2:45. I have fifteen minutes to walk him to the car, feed him a snack, hydrate him, and deliver him to his occupational therapy appointment a mile away. If all goes...Read More

A Multi-Pronged Fight

Filed by Jarrod Chlapowski | October 20, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Yesterday the Pentagon announced it was alright for gays and lesbians to enlist in the military. While momentous, the announcement was also misleading. First, no enlistment takes just one day. Medical screenings, aptitude tests, and choosing a job all create...Read More

Oh Bo: When the gay boy raps

Filed by Bil Browning | October 20, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Bo Burnham has been a staple on Bilerico for years. We've posted clips and ditties from the young comedian's songs several times. Now Bo has his own Comedy Central 1 hour special and two LPs on Comedy Central's record label....Read More

Minimal Wages for All

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 20, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Here’s another reason to vote in the mid-term elections this November: Conservatives think you need a pay cut. As I’ve said once or twice before, conservatives’ bottom line message is simple: America has economic problems because too many people...Read More

Stone Hot Butch: antique photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 20, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Love this photo (and that suit!), and the look on his face -- a little shy and very intelligent. Seems to be early 20th century, possibly as late as the 1920s or 1930s....Read More

Who cares about queer youth? Not Maggie Gallagher!

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 20, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

Since the right has decided to move beyond intellectual consistency into more abstract narratives, Maggie Gallagher is in the NY Post responding to people who say she and other homophobes are responsible for the recent gay teen suicides that made...Read More

Last gay Nazi survivor speaks

Filed by Bil Browning | October 20, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

This is a fascinating bit of LGBT history. Rudolf Brazda, the last gay survivor of the Nazi concentration camps, spoke with reporters recently and gives a personal glimpse into what it was like to wear the pink triangle. For all...Read More

Unemployment Stats

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 20, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Today, in my Gender, Work and Family Class, we looked at employment stats, and discussed theories of why they look the way they do in terms of gender, race and class. Of course, we called them "theoretical frameworks," so I...Read More

Rep Paul Hodes: Equality Is a Cornerstone

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 20, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: New Hampshire Representative Paul Hodes is this morning's guest blogger; he is running for the Senate this year. Since Hodes is an actual champion of LGBT rights, I'd encourage you to donate to his campaign. We're going to...Read More

Hillary Clinton: Don't just wait, get help now to make it better

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 20, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

As Bil posted yesterday, GLAAD is asking people to wear purple today to support LGBT teens. If you're not currently dressed, consider it. Also, Hillary Clinton did an It Gets Better video, and she made sure to tell people to...Read More


Tomorrow: Rep Patrick Murphy live chat

Filed by Bil Browning | October 20, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Tomorrow at 1:30pm Eastern Bilerico Project will be joining with Open Left, Americablog, Good As You, and Pam's House Blend to give our readers a chance to chat live with Representative Patrick Murphy. Congressman Murphy was the lead sponsor in...Read More


Stonewall Dems: We need to hear it

Filed by Bil Browning | October 20, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Many paths to repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell have been charted and started simultaneously. For those service members who are proudly serving our country - but serving silently - and for those who have already been discharged, the process...Read More

The Day The Homos Disappear

Filed by D Gregory Smith | October 20, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

In case you've ever wondered what life would be like without all those pesky homosexuals running around, this video lays it out in three and a half minutes. The song is from Ron Romanovsky's CD "Turn Up the Fun!"...Read More