April 27, 2011


Presbyterians, Gays, & the Ramifications of Being Lukewarm

Filed by Rev. Emily C. Heath | April 27, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

In the next few weeks there will be a news story on the role of gay clergy in one of the oldest and largest religious denominations in this country. You will hear that the Presbyterian Church (USA), a denomination with...Read More

Trans Woman Banned from Hotel for Life for Going to Bathroom

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

A woman from New York who was in Las Vegas was banned for life for using the women's room at The Cosmopolitan's bar: Here's what happened. Stephanie goes to the Cosmo in the early hours of the morning - about...Read More

Logic Failure: Administration Supports Clement's Defense of DOMA

Filed by Bil Browning | April 27, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Only in Washington can logic get this twisted in an attempt to make everyone happy. Asked about the outcry over King & Spalding's hire to defend the Defense of Marriage Act and subsequent decision to drop the case, Attorney General...Read More

RuPaul's Drag Race: Alexis Mateo Was Robbed

Filed by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer | April 27, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

The reason I'm so exercised about Raja winning this season of RuPaul's Drag Race (besides the fact that she came off like a shallow bitch with the totally repulsive Heathers vs. Boogers thing because, let's be clear, drag queens make...Read More

Video & Interview: The Williams Institute Reports 9 Million LGBT People in the US

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 27, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

(Note from Karen: the article below is cross-posted from Frontiers In LA. Because of space constraints in the magazine, I was unable to include an interview with EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum who talks about transgender rights, more from Gary Gates...Read More

Executives in Panties: Lesbian Pulp Fiction

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | April 27, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

All I can say is that if I was a business executive, I'd want this as a poster to hang on my wall (or maybe I want it anyway). Published in 1965....Read More

Obama Releases Long-Form Birth Certificate

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 27, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

Barack Obama has made his long-form birth certificate, which birthers said was completely different from the birth certificate Obama had already put online, public. So now the conspiracy theories stop, right? While the White House called this a "fake issue,"...Read More

Soulmates and Other Lies

Filed by Anthony Carter | April 27, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

I have a wonderful friend who is constantly getting dumped because the women he goes out with don't feel that special spark. He is straight. I have another friend who dumps people after dating less than two weeks because he...Read More

Demons, Illuminati, Bigoted Views Cause Rumpus in Florida City Council Election

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 27, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: An occasional columnist for the Huffington Post, guest blogger Lisa Derrick writes the pop culture page La Figa for Firedoglake.com as well as hostessing FDL's online Monday Movie Nights. Her hobbies are throwing parties and studying the history...Read More

Hate Crime: Ohio Anti-Gay Arson Kills 8 Horses

Filed by Bil Browning | April 27, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

Most of our readers are aware that Bilerico Project was started when I lived in Indiana, but I was born in Zanesville, Ohio. I have several family members that still live in the area, so this terrible story hits a...Read More

Texas Republicans Propose Law to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

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

That headline is the gist of this story from the Austin Statesman, even though it says the law is to "strip away transgender marriage rights." The law, as the Statesman describes it would explicitly allow certain marriages involving transgender people...Read More

Life After Lock-up: Tips for Trans People

Filed by Toshio Meronek | April 27, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Queer prison activists like Angela Davis and Miss Major have long emphasized that trans people are among those most severely mistreated by the prison industrial complex. Oppressive gender norms of the outside world are replicated inside prison walls, with discrimination...Read More


Pro-Gay Billboard

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

"Being Gay is a Gift from God" --A Methodist church's billboard in Toledo...Read More

Discrimination among Gay Male

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

A video on discrimination within the community....Read More