November 9, 2010

Judge Sentences: Recollections Of A Wise Gay Judge

Filed by Father Tony | November 09, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Judge Sentences: Tales from the Bench, by Dermot Meagher, is a book that respects a mug of coffee, and I do indeed love a book that I'll pick up and put down repeatedly over a several month stretch, reading one...Read More

The Gender Play's the Thing: 1905 theatre stills

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | November 09, 2010 | 4:30 PM | comments

Stumbled across one of the images below, which led me to google the names of the actors. I learned about the tragic life of Gabrielle Ray on Wiki, and wondered if there is more of a secret history to her...Read More

The GOP's Pyrrhic Victory: Why It Won't Work, Pt. 1

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 09, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

First, let’s just face it. For the next couple of years, at least, this is the end of any progress on jobs or the economy. Whatever legitimate gripes progressives had with the outgoing Democratic Congress, they got a lot done....Read More

An Indictment Against the Violence and Harm of the 'Ex-Gay' Movement

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 09, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Vincent Cervantes is a queer Latino/Chicano, speaker, writer, and activist. Since 2006, Vincent has traveled throughout North America to share his own personal story as an "ex-gay" survivor. His story has been shared through Details Magazine,...Read More

Follow Up: Signorile & Rosie on gay Republicans

Filed by Bil Browning | November 09, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

The day after Michelangelo Signorile took phone calls on his radio show from gays who voted Republican in the recent election, he opened up his lines to people who wanted to comment on those calls. One listener tells Mike how...Read More

Andrew Shirvell has been fired

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 09, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

They say the delay is because of the investigation into his cyber-stalking, and, in all fairness, it would be kind of douchey to fire someone without at least taking a couple of weeks to see what happened. I know most...Read More

Iranian Trans Woman Hoping to Seek Shelter in Canada

Filed by Mercedes Allen | November 09, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Mahtab Mirghaderi and her partner, Saleh Shahsavar, are seeking asylum. Mahtab is trans, and the couple hails from Iran. Currently, they are in Turkey and in danger of being deported. The Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees and EveryOne Group are...Read More

Video: Telling the stories of DADT

Filed by Bil Browning | November 09, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Contributor Jeff Sheng's Don't Ask Don't Tell photography has been making waves all over the nation lately - from a special ABC News report to regular coverage in the blogosphere and sneak peeks of new photos here on Bilerico Project....Read More

Examining death, including the one I caused

Filed by Mark S. King | November 09, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Death is a subject about which I have both too much and too little understanding. I've seen more than my share of it, and yet I have no greater insight than the next guy. That's especially true if the next...Read More

Beyond Bullying: Queer/Trans Youth Demand Social Justice in Maine!

Filed by R Conrad | November 09, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

On November 6th about 90 youth and adult allies rallied together in Lewiston/Auburn Maine to show other queer and trans youth that they are not alone in their struggle to survive their teenage years. This rally, titled "You Are Not...Read More


Always a possibility

Filed by Bil Browning | November 09, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"At this point this is nothing more than a rumor that has always been a possibility." -- HRC Vice President Fred Sainz about the rumor that DADT repeal would be dropped from the defense reauthorization bill....Read More

Interview: Margaret Cho

Filed by Bil Browning | November 09, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Comedian/queer rights activist Margaret Cho sits down with Zack Rosen from TheNewGay to discuss her current tour, the album she just recorded with a handful of indie legends, sex, gay rights and much more....Read More