January 27, 2011

If Edgar Allen Poe Used Twitter

Filed by Bil Browning | January 27, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Gee, Pete, feeling a little guilty about murdered gay Ugandan activist David Kato Kisulle? It's like reading the 140 character edition of an Edgar Allen Poe short story....Read More

Park51 Senior Advisor Says Gay People Were "Overwhelming"ly abused

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 27, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

An imam who was brought on board as a senior advisor for the Park51 project in Manhattan (the Islamic community center that was demagogued through the election season last year that we haven't heard much about since, for no reason...Read More

Canada: Is the Conversation Lurching to the Right?

Filed by Mercedes Allen | January 27, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

It's been a busy time for the Canadian far right, as conservatives and Christian nationalists try to follow the US example of pushing the conversation so far to the right that even Gandhi looks like Josef Stalin. Is it working?...Read More

Paul Ryan: Selling Economic Pain, with a Smile

Filed by Terrance Heath | January 27, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

I hear some progressive bloggers tell it, Paul Ryan's response to President Obama's State of the Union address was an utter failure, and the GOP blundered in picking him to carry its message. But the true measure of a speech's...Read More

Israeli Ads Target the Closet

Filed by Bil Browning | January 27, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

Joe.My.God. pointed out this ad from the National Association of GLBT in Israel earlier this week, but if you check out the original post on Copyranter, you can find a lesbian version as well. Clickety to embiggen. In related news,...Read More

On The Rebecca Juro Show: Nicki Stallard of the Pink Pistols

Filed by Rebecca Juro | January 27, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Transgender Libertarian Ron Paul supporter and gun rights activist Nicki Stallard joins us to talk guns and politics. We'll talk with Nicki about the Pink Pistols, what it is to be a transwoman on the political right in this country,...Read More

Book Review: Beautiful World

Filed by Austen Crowder | January 27, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Beautiful World by Kristina Tracer paints a both a haunting and beautiful tapestry of singularity culture, interspersed with all the questions that come along with an increasingly connected and creative culture. Its mix of furry characters, cyberpunk, science fiction, and...Read More

Winter Wonderland in Central Park

Filed by Leone Kraus | January 27, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Someone just shared this photo in their Facebook news feed. I loved it so much that I thought I would share it with Bilerico readers. In case you're wondering, yes, New York City and surrounding areas are covered in snow....Read More

Out of Control

Filed by Kate Clinton | January 27, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Congratulations to Annette Bening on her Oscar nomination in The Kids Are All Right, for the role described by the New York Times as "a controlling lesbian." I say it's about time! Time not just for Annette Bening to get...Read More

Need a Lift?: Vintage Strongman Photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | January 27, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

I have no idea if this was an unknown amateur, photographed by one friend while hoisting another skyward, or someone who went on to be famous. Either way, he is a most strapping fellow! "Gasp! Ooh! Hunky!" I'm guessing this...Read More

Elton John, David Furnish and Baby Magazine Cover Censored

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 27, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

Styleite.com reported that the managers of Harp's Supermarket in Mountain Home, Arkansas put a "family shield" over the cover of US Weekly not "to protect kids from Snooki or Kim or any other standard tabloid trash. No, they're trying to...Read More

Ted Haggard Is a Bisexual, 21-Year-Old, Masturbation Guy

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 27, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Instead of an urge to go to high school students and tell them there's so much more for them out there, I feel the urge to run to Ted Haggard and just kiss him for being so precious. Ted Haggard,...Read More


Alan Cumming: It's 'Irresponsible' to Tell Actors Not to Come Out

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 27, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I think it's so mean-spirited. If you're living a lie, that's not healthy, and I think it is really irresponsible of Richard and Rupert to say those things. It's about how you exist as a person in the world, and...Read More

Legislator Defends Bill to Ban Gays in Virginia National Guard

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 27, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Bob Marshall of Virginia defends his legislation to ban LGB servicemembers in the Virginia National Guard. He lied about how DADT hasn't been ruled unconstitutional, which, surprisingly, the journalist knew about but didn't push him on. I thought he...Read More