April 26, 2011

Take Heart: Something Has Changed In Maryland

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 26, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Dana Beyer, a retired eye surgeon, is a trans activist and co-author of The Dallas Principles. She serves on the boards of the National Center for Transgender Equality and Keshet, the national Jewish LGBT education and...Read More

Why is the Log Cabin Republicans' Board of Directors so White and Male?

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 26, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

A Bilerico reader sent in a link yesterday to the board of directors at the Log Cabin Republicans. Enough people in the community criticize the lack of diversity in leadership positions in the movement, but if you want to see...Read More

Chrissy Lee Polis: The New Kitty Genovese?

Filed by Jessica Max Stein | April 26, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

I couldn't sleep Friday night after watching the video of Chrissy Lee Polis being beaten by two teenage girls at a Baltimore McDonald's. As I lay awake at 3 am, cartoonishly wide-eyed in the dark, I couldn't stop picturing Polis...Read More

Love Is Never Wrong: Vintage Photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | April 26, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

A very sweet find. Two handsome young men, ca. 1930s, sharing a beautiful kiss. That tiny girl watching them from afar and scratching her head in confusion makes this shot even cuter! I wonder if she ever told anyone about...Read More

The Lisa Miller/Janet Jenkins Saga: Liberty Counsel, Anti-Semites and Anti-Gay Christianists

Filed by Michael Hamar | April 26, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

Since the arrest of an individual who allegedly helped Lisa Miller kidnap her daughter and flee the USA despite numerous court orders, there has been much coverage about possible ties to Liberty University and/or Liberty Counsel. But the story may...Read More


Comment Moderation: For Our New Readers

Filed by Bil Browning | April 26, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

First of all, I'd like to welcome all of our new readers to Bilerico Project. We have a few rules for our comment sections that it seems appropriate to point out. First, please sign up for an account if you'd...Read More

Smart Slut

Filed by Anthony Carter | April 26, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

For many years, I wrongly assumed that a loving, honest relationship would keep me HIV negative. I foolishly bought into the thinking that simply decreasing the number of sex partners and being in a committed monogamous relationship would be enough...Read More

Dallas County Gender Identity Protections Pass

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 26, 2011 | 12:13 PM | comments

John Wright reported on Twitter that the Dallas County Commissioners Court just passed an ordinance adding gender identity to its antidiscrimination rules for county employees on a 3-2 party line vote. Dallas County passed protections for sexual orientation in March...Read More

My Mother's Son

Filed by D Gregory Smith | April 26, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

First, I want to thank everyone for the marvelous messages of support during the last week. Losing my mom was/is pretty rough. Even though it was sudden, painless, and she died in the arms of my father, a man she...Read More

Oklahoma English Prof Denied Tenure at Public College Based On Gender Identity

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | April 26, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

Dr. Rachel Tudor, Assistant Professor of English, Humanities and Literature at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Oklahoma for the past seven years, is an accomplished scholar. According to Dr. Tudor, she has been recommended for promotion and tenure twice...Read More

Budweiser's New Gay Commercial?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 26, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Our friend Michael Jensen has a post up at AfterElton that points out this new beer commercial and asks "Does This Budweiser Military Ad Have a Gay Vibe?" Uh, definitely ambiguously yeah! Advertising companies know that different audiences will see...Read More

Homophobes Want Prop 8 Ruling Thrown Out because Judge Is Gay

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 26, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Prop 8 proponents have filed to have Vaughn Walker's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage vacated because he's gay and, according to them, may benefit from his own ruling. Opening a new front in the battle over Proposition 8, its...Read More


Responsibility to Come Out

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 26, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I'm sure other people in the business have considered reasons why they're doing what they're doing, but I do think that if you're gay you have a responsibility to come out." --Rachel Maddow...Read More

Abortion to Compete with Lesbians?

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 26, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Pat Robertson claims straight women (on the far-left) love to abort babies so they can compete with lesbians. Aren't you jealous that you didn't think of that yourself?...Read More