January 20, 2011

Sex Conference Un-invites Keynote Speaker For Being Too Racy?

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | January 20, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Tristan Taormino was scheduled to keynote the upcoming Modern Sex conference hosted by Oregon State University, with a talk entitled "Claiming Your Sexual Power."This past Monday, January 17th, university administrators decided to refuse funding for her talk and the conference...Read More

Gay Cat Marriage in Manhattan

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 20, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

I'm a dog person, not a cat person. And one thing we dog people can hold over cat people is that we generally don't get weird and assign personalities and backstories and emotional narratives to the animals we love (and...Read More

Big Brother Argentina Gets Trans Housemate

Filed by Bil Browning | January 20, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Big Brother Argentina has proven itself more liberal than the American version yet again. This year they've included trans man Alejandro Iglesias who came out to his fellow houseguests in the first episode. Contrary to expectations, he was not the...Read More

Gay Marriage Reality Check

Filed by Monica Roberts | January 20, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Now that the DADT repeal has been signed into law, there has been chatter in GL world and the Gayosphere about shifting the positive momentum gained from the historic win to renewing the push for gay marriage.That would be a...Read More

High School Bans Touching; A Student Fights Back

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 20, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

A high school in New England has banned all touching other than handshakes in their school, and an anonymous student is speaking out: Dear Free-Range Kids: I am a senior at a a small New England high school. A few...Read More

Chicago Mayoral Candidate and LGBT Ally, Carol Moseley Braun

Filed by Phil Reese | January 20, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

This past Friday evening I found myself staring at a burning log in a fireplace, shaking like a leaf. Not shaking from the temperatures, but shaking out of nerves. Here I was sitting in the living room of a woman...Read More

On The Rebecca Juro Show this Week: Dr. Dana Beyer

Filed by Rebecca Juro | January 20, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

On The Rebecca Juro Show this week: Dr. Dana Beyer, former candidate for Maryland State Delegate, transgender activist, author of The Silent T an op-ed that appeared in Metro Weekly on why DADT and not ENDA was passed into law...Read More

Would You Date a Bisexual Man?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 20, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

In yesterday's post about African-American LGBT people marching in LA's Martin Luther King Day parade, I clicked through to a site she referenced - NoMoreDownLow.tv. The site has some really professional, high quality videos aimed at black LGBT folks. As...Read More

Virginia's Bizarre "Tolerance" Ranking By the Daily Beast

Filed by Michael Hamar | January 20, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

The Daily Beast has come up with a ranking of U.S. states in terms of alleged levels of tolerance. I'm not sure what mind altering drugs the reviewers were using at the time they ranked Virginia as #11 (higher than...Read More

Charges Dropped in Dallas Bathhouse Raid

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 20, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

In October I posted on a bathhouse raid in Dallas that resulted in eleven arrests for "public lewdness," "indecent exposure," and one with "interfering with police." The county was going to argue that a bathhouse with membership and everything was,...Read More


Bilerico Project Nominated for GLAAD Media Award

Filed by Bil Browning | January 20, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

We've been honored to be nominated for a 2011 GLAAD Media Award in the Outstanding Blog category. You can check out the nominees for all the other categories to see a star-studded list of media personalities and properties. By recognizing...Read More


Charles Barkley Says Martin Luther King Would Support Gay Rights

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 20, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"People try to make it about black and white. He talked about equality for every man, every woman. We have a thing going on now - people discriminating against homosexuals in this country. I love the people. God bless the...Read More

Protest for Bradley Manning

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 20, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Protestors show up to support Bradley Manning....Read More