January 15, 2011

Weekly Reader: The Navy, Kissing, & the Ex-Gay Jesus-Fix-It Perpetual Emotion Machine

Filed by Bil Browning | January 15, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

This week on Bilerico Project there was quite a bit of discussion about the role of impassioned rhetoric in the media and by politicians in the aftermath of the Arizona shootings. Of course we also brought you tons of great...Read More

The Phelpses Get Radio Time, and GLAAD's Revisionist History Erases Homophobia

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 15, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

After the state of Arizona passed emergency legislation to keep protests 300 feet from funerals and burials and someone organized a human shield between the funeral and the Westboro Baptist Church, a right-wing radio show has offered some free radio...Read More

Stonewall Children's and Young Adult Literature Award

Filed by Dana Rudolph | January 15, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Congratulations to Brian Katcher, whose young adult novel Almost Perfect won the inaugural Stonewall Children's and Young Adult Literature Award from the American Library Association (ALA) last Monday. The award, which honors children's and young adult books "of exceptional merit"...Read More

My Top 3 Gay Public Relations Scandals of 2010

Filed by Leone Kraus | January 15, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Before we get too far into 2011, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on my top three picks of gay public relations scandals for the 2010 year. You know the scandals I'm talking about, the ones where the...Read More

Dance to This: "Cooler Than Me" by Mike Posner

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | January 15, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Speaking of Mike Posner, the music video for "Cooler Than Me" features eyeglasses as metaphors for drug-induced trips. But, if I'm reading too much into things, then eyeglasses are just eyeglasses. Which is kind of boring. Especially since I wear...Read More


New Hampshire Will Ban Same-Sex Marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 15, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Leadership simply announced their top priorities. There was no suggestion they're against this or we're divided." --NH State Rep. David Bates, who's one of many New Hampshire conservatives who's convinced that same-sex marriage will come up for a vote even...Read More

Yo Majesty - "Hustle Mode"

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 15, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

I found this old video from lesbian rap group Yo Majesty on YouTube, "Hustle Mode."...Read More