May 10, 2011

The Judge's Sweet Smelling Jockstrap

Filed by Bil Browning | May 10, 2011 | 6:30 PM | comments

File this under "I'm sure he meant well." Waupaca, Wisconsin Judge Philip Kirk presided over the trial of 71 year old former school bus driver Delton Gorges on charges of child molestation. When Gorges submitted paperwork that included a description...Read More

Texas A&M Conservatives Preparing to Replace Jerry Falwell

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 10, 2011 | 5:30 PM | comments

These campus conservatives down at Texas A&M (the same school that voted to defund the LGBT Campus Center) seem pretty different from those who were around when I was in college. The ones I went to college with mostly just...Read More

URGENT: Uganda Parliament May Pass Anti-Gay Bill Tomorrow

Filed by Karen Ocamb | May 10, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

Jim Burroway at Box Turtle Bulletin reports Tuesday morning that the Ugandan Parliament is likely to take up the HIV AND AIDS PREVENTION AND CONTROL BILL, 2010 and the ANTI HOMOSEXUALITY BILL, 2009. The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power protests...Read More


New Site Assistance: That Old Bilerico Flavor

Filed by Bil Browning | May 10, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

Note from Bil: I've bumped this back up to the top to continue the conversation. There've been quite a few good critiques/suggestions on how/what Bilerico has morphed into in it's current iteration over the past few years. Tell us how...Read More

Gay Donors Expected to Fill Enthusiasm Gap for Obama

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 10, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

Politico has an article up saying that rich gay donors are going to be a cornerstone of Obama's 2012 billion dollar campaign strategy. There's a lot of interesting information in the article, although with all the unnamed sources, boilerplate, and...Read More

Was Rome Felled by Gays or Christianity?

Filed by Michael Hamar | May 10, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

One of the often repeated mantras of many Christianists, including loons at Focus on the Family and Family Research Council among others (not to mention their political whores in the GOP), is that the acceptance of homosexuality caused the fall...Read More

Birthers, Deathers, & Bin Laden

Filed by Terrance Heath | May 10, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

It’s a little unnerving -- because I’m not used to being in the majority -- but it looks like I am now, at least when it comes to the president’s decision not to release pictures of Obsama bin Laden’s...Read More

The Nuptial News

Filed by Leslie Robinson | May 10, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

There's been a lot of marriage news lately. But enough about the Royal Wedding. On these shores, the struggle for same-sex marriage has been as wobbly as a tipsy bride. Look at Rhode Island. Hopes were high that Little Rhody...Read More

Fred Karger Will Save You From Alien Frisbees

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

While Fred Karger's political ad is called, "Demon Frisbee," it seems more like an alien frisbee to me. The kooky gay Republican has put out a spot in New Hampshire touting his, um, free Fred frisbees. Sure, giggle all you...Read More

Action Alert: Texas Legislature Mulls Voiding Marriages, And One In Particular

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 10, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Texas law allows transsexual and intersex individuals to get married upon the presentation of a court order recognizing sex reassignment. This change honors the self-identification rather than basing access to marriage licenses on sex assigned at birth. The Texas Senate...Read More

Michigan Attacks Pro-Gay University Funding

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 10, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Don't accuse government of not accomplishing anything; here they're upholding the moral fabric of America by making certain some people can't get a bone marrow transplant when they get leukemia: The Michigan House approved an amendment to the education budget...Read More

Sadness Ambush

Filed by Kate Clinton | May 10, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

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Personal Viewpoint

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 10, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"But I believe in the sanctity of marriage between one man and one woman. This is my personal viewpoint. I Do not hate anyone." --Hockey agent Todd Reynolds responding to Twitterers who responded to his criticism of NHL player Sean...Read More

Students Walk Out on Anti-Gay Commencement Speaker

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 10, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Law students at the University of Michigan walk out of Sen. Rob Portman's commencement speech because of his anti-gay views and votes....Read More