November 23, 2010

Kate and Allie had it right & we've been going backwards ever since

Filed by Yasmin Nair | November 23, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Ryan Conrad was in Washington, DC, on November 16, as part of the Against Equality tour. As some of you know, the Against Equality collective recently published our first book, Against Equality: Queer Critiques of Gay Marriage, an anthology of...Read More


Internships available at Bilerico Project

Filed by Bil Browning | November 23, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

We're looking for a couple of interns to assist with running the site and learn the ropes of online publishing and marketing. We're currently looking for a couple of brave souls who'd like to learn about communications and marketing. The...Read More

New Study: AIDS Risk Lessened by Daily Drug

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 23, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

A new study sponsored by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, published Nov. 23 in the New England Journal of Medicine finds that gay men and transgender women who have sex with men and are at high risk of HIV...Read More

Welding Women: Vintage labor photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | November 23, 2010 | 4:30 PM | comments

According to the vendor selling this estate rarity, these folks were welders. Looks like a World War II-era factory crew doing their bit back home, and happy to be part of the war effort. I wonder how many of those...Read More

Tweet of the Day

Filed by Bil Browning | November 23, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

From user mijru, whom I've followed since joining Twitter and enjoyed doing so immensely. Mike is a fellow Hoosier who mixes up his tweets between the personal and political, so I'm sure you'll want to follow him too. You can...Read More

Reteaching Gender and Sexuality: Queer/Trans Youth Speak Up

Filed by R Conrad | November 23, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Check out the fantastic short video by young queer and trans folks in Seattle from the Put This On the Map project. It does a really great job of calling out bullying as not the problem, but a symptom of...Read More

"Are there gay people in Indiana?"

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 23, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

I'm not a Jim Carrey fan, but this is a decent interview. The part worth watching is at 4:45. Seriously, maybe the reason everyone thinks gay-taint will destroy an actor's career is that everyone in show business thinks it will....Read More

Grace, Gratitude, and My Big, Gay Thanksgiving Prayer

Filed by Rev. Emily C. Heath | November 23, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

One of the occupational hazards of ordained ministry is that every Thanksgiving dinner you attend for the rest of your life will result in you being asked to pray. I don't mind that. I went to school for this stuff....Read More

No DADT discharges for a month

Filed by Bil Browning | November 23, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

According to the Pentagon, they haven't discharged anyone under the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy since October 21. Multiple sources have said that's a first since the policy began. While that's good news, SLDN brings us back to earth: A...Read More

Chilean ad calls abusers "maricon"

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 23, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Here's an ad being run by the Ministry of Women's Services in Chile and promoted by the miners. It says "Faggot is one who beats a woman." has a petition, which was started by a Chilean LGBT group. Why...Read More

In Search of Butch Men

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 23, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Sinclair Sexsmith writes Sugarbutch Chronicles: The Gender, and Relationship Adventures of a Kinky Queer Butch Top at With work published in various anthologies and websites, Mr. Sexsmith facilitates workshops on sex, gender, and relationships; more...Read More

Transgender Steps Forward

Filed by Leslie Robinson | November 23, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Recently our community marked the 12th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, a somber day devoted to memorializing those murdered for their gender identity. Also recently, however, we've seen transgender breakthroughs that are, in a word, fabulousgreatwonderful. College basketball season has...Read More


The homophobes are gay

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 23, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The worst homophobia in the Catholic Church comes from homophile priests, who are desperately fighting their own sexuality. Obviously, those who follow their urges are repudiated more fiercely when one is so painfully repressing that disposition oneself." --German theologian David...Read More

Ellen talks to young gay activist

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 23, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Ellen talks to Graeme Taylor, the 14-year-old who defended his teacher who was suspended for asking a homophobic student to leave the classroom....Read More