December 15, 2010

The Queer Thing About Harry Potter

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 15, 2010 | 6:30 PM | comments

I can’t remember why I suggested to Parker that he and I read the the Harry Potter books together. I’m sure it was in part because I wanted to continue to encourage in him a love of reading. That’s why...Read More

House passes DADT repeal standalone bill

Filed by Bil Browning | December 15, 2010 | 5:25 PM | comments

The House of Representatives has passed a standalone bill to repeal the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy. The House bill adds repeal language to a bill that already passed the House floor and the Senate Armed Services Committee - thus,...Read More

More gay art censored

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 15, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

A public art exhibit in a small town library in Canada has been censored because one person found a gay sculpture offensive. The library threw a cloth over the sculpture (which is tame, it's "Joy" at the link, not the...Read More

James Franco's gay sex research

Filed by Bil Browning | December 15, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

So many of you loved the You Gotta See This video I posted last week of James Franco making out with himself in a mirror, that I thought you'd love this find. Franco was on Inside the Actor's Studio recently...Read More

Early Muscle Beach: vintage photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | December 15, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Great editorial shot from 1950 of three skilled guys showing off their admirable physiques, strength, and grace. Their hot hunkiness stands out in the sea of ordinary beachgoers....Read More

Tony Dungy gets humanitarian award named after him

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 15, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

I don't think a large organization name an award after anyone else who went around campaigning for discrimination and fund-raising for organizations that work to malign classes of human beings, but we just aren't quite there yet with the gays....Read More

The (Christian) Month of December

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 15, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Warren J. Blumenfeld is an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Iowa State University. Among his books are Investigating Christian Privilege and Religious Oppression in the United States and Readings for Diversity...Read More

A Son Comes Home

Filed by D Gregory Smith | December 15, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Out West Executive Producer, Gregory Hinton did a radio interview for Yellowstone Public Radio recently. He talks about growing up in the American West, coming out as a gay man and coming home to Montana. He expresses articulately and beautifully...Read More

Being Gay Is Disgusting or God Likes the Smell of Burning Fat

Filed by Bil Browning | December 15, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

One of the perks of running Bilerico Project is that I get sent a ton of free books. Most of the time I'm busy so I ship the books off to other contributors who express interest in reading it and...Read More

Anti-gay employer: We're allowed to fire gays

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 15, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

The ACLU has sued a sheriff's office in Mississippi because they fired a corrections officer for being gay. Mississippi doesn't have gay-inclusive antidiscrimination legislation, and of course that's part of the sheriff's office defense: The Forrest County Sheriff's Department has...Read More

Joel Burns Named Finalist For "Texan of the Year"

Filed by Michael Hamar | December 15, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

At the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce ("NGLCC") last month I had the privilege of meeting and speaking with Fort Worth, Texas, City Councilman Joel Burns (pictured at left). He is an amazing individual (and taller and cuter...Read More


Dan Choi hospitalized for nervous breakdown

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 15, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I did not initially want to publicize this but I now realize it is critical for our community to know several things: veterans gay or straight carry human burdens, Activists share similar burdens, no activist should be portrayed as super...Read More

NOM takes on Steve Jobs

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 15, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

NOM released an ad attacking Steve Jobs because their silly app got pulled. Seriously. I wonder if this is one of those "issues" ads they have to release to maintain a non-PAC tax and financial disclosure status, because this...Read More