February 19, 2011

Weekly Reader: The Military, Allen West, & Indiana's Dirty Underbelly

Filed by Bil Browning | February 19, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Indiana politics has dominated Bilerico Project this week. My post asking readers to send in the dirt on hypocritical "family values" state legislators who voted for a marraige amendment resulted in a media firestorm and the state senate responded by...Read More

In a World of Phonies, It's Time for a Fake Candidate

Filed by Don Davis | February 19, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

We have spent the past two years watching as insanity has gripped Congress, and even more so with Republicans now running the House. We have a wavering President, far too many feckless Democrats, and Republicans that have decided to dive...Read More

Better is Now

Filed by Anthony Carter | February 19, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Although I love the concept of the "It gets Better" campaign, I'm not sure that this is enough. While it is far more than the young gays of my generation received in terms of self esteem and a severe blow...Read More

Video: Forward, Not Backward!

Filed by Jake Weinraub | February 19, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Intern Jake works behind the scenes here at Bilerico Project. He's a student at the University of Wisconsin and has been at the recent demonstrations at the Statehouse all week. He sent in this video from the capital...Read More

The Importance of Straight Allies Speaking Out

Filed by Michael Hamar | February 19, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

The 2011 "Out in the Park" pride celebration in Hampton Roads is finally moving to a premier venue - Norfolk's Town Point Park on the downtown Norfolk waterfront - after years of being relegated to the off the beaten path...Read More


Transgender in Nepal

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 19, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"My family does not let me [leave] the house if I do not set off for [my] office in a boy's dress-up." --Bhawana Dhakal, a trans woman in Nepal who rents another room to change and put on make-up in...Read More

Video from Mormon Mother Back on YouTube

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 19, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

This woman made a video denouncing Prop 8 but took it off YouTube when her standing in the LDS church was threatened. She now says she regrets that decision and put it back up....Read More