April 20, 2011


Coming Soon: An All New Bilerico Project

Filed by Bil Browning | April 20, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

It's looking like we'll be launching our new design in the next couple of weeks. As things are firming up, we're starting to schedule a lot of contests, special content, and guest bloggers for the relaunch. If you're a publicist...Read More

Former College Freshman Indicted in Suicide of Tyler Clementi

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 20, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Former Rutgers University freshman Dharun Ravi received a 15-count indictment on Wednesday, April 20, from a Middlesex County grand jury for "invasion of privacy, witness and evidence tampering, and other charges stemming from the suicide of 18-year-old Tyler Clementi in...Read More

Most Americans Favor Same-Sex Marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 20, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

CNN has a new poll that shows a slight majority of Americans support same-sex marriage, making it the third of recent marriage polls to show that: OutletWhenFavorOppose APAugust, 20105246 Wash. Post/ABCMarch, 20115344 CNNApril, 20115147 The wording of the question varies...Read More

What to Tell Your Kids About Gay Sex

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 20, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Steve Publicover is a former DC resident who lives in southwestern Virginia. One of the arguments we often hear from the whiny homophobes who fight tooth and nail to restrict our rights is that if the homo-sekshuls become...Read More

New Condom Makes Your Wang Bigger & Harder?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 20, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

It sounds like the subject line of a spam e-mail, but a new condom is supposed to make your penis bigger and harder when you wear it. The rubber will be distributed by Durex. CSD500, our Condom Safety Device is...Read More

Homophobia Can Be Good for the Bottom Line

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 20, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

I don't know how many nonprofit press releases I've read recently that used some permutation of the expression "Equality is good for the bottom line." Whether they're talking about how legalizing same-sex marriage can be good for a local economy,...Read More

OC Republican Official Apologizes for Racist Email, Won't Resign

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 20, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Orange County Republican official Marilyn Davenport, a Tea Party activist, publicly apologized Monday night for emailing friends a photo depicting President Barack Obama as a chimpanzee with the caption: "Now you know why No birth certificate!" After an immediate uproar,...Read More

King & Spalding Breaks Non-Discrimination Pledge with DOMA Case

Filed by Michael Hamar | April 20, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Having been in the legal profession for well over 30 years, I am never surprised by the hypocrisy that seems to be the hallmark of many law firms. They claim, with wink and a nod and fingers crossed behind their...Read More

Donald Trump and Mainstream Political Discourse

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 20, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

I have a modest proposition for people who like politics. The next time you come across a policy idea and your first instinct, no matter what the merits of the idea, is to deride it as radical, when this new...Read More

Alysia Harris & Aysha El Shamayleh: Hir

Filed by Bil Browning | April 20, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

I have no idea what TV show this is from, but I'd love to know. Watch as Alysia Harris and Aysha El Shamayleh perform the poem, "Hir." I'll admit that I'm not a big poetry lover (okay, poetry usually bores...Read More

Tornado? That's Not in the Constitution

Filed by Don Davis | April 20, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

There are lots of big tough words coming out of our friends in the Tea Party these days, especially when it comes to the permissible functions of the federal government. "If it's not specifically enumerated in the Constitution," they say,...Read More

Taylor Swift Gets Naked for No One

Filed by Michael Buckley | April 20, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

Last post for a couple days, my twin sister is having a baby!...Read More


Act Straight

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

"I've got to let my students know [about the attack], so when they're out and about in Rock Hill they act straight." --Kelly James, professor of sociology and criminology at Winthrop University and LGBT student group advisor, in the town...Read More

Tucker Carlson Is Against Gay History

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

Tucker Carlson is against the California bill to teach gay history in schools because it's "propaganda." He's also shocked by the idea that anyone would want to exclude gay people from history books....Read More