June 9, 2011


End of an Era: Thanks for the Good Times

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 09, 2011 | 8:00 PM | comments

I am stepping down as Managing Editor of the Bilerico Project. I can't justify the time I'm spending on the site without financial stability - no matter how proud I am of what we have built here.Read More


Is He Stupid? Yep!

Filed by Mike Rogers | June 09, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

Is Anthony Weiner stupid? Yep. Did he blow his chances to be mayor of the nation's largest city? Yep. Should he resign? I am not in a position to say.Read More


AIDS Memorial Quilt on Display in DC 2000: AIDS at 30

Filed by Karen Ocamb | June 09, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Renee Sotile covered the unfolding of the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt in DC as part of the March on Washington in 2000. She and her wife have edited that footage to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the first CDC report on AIDS.Read More


I Won't Be Shopping at AutoZone Any More

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | June 09, 2011 | 5:30 PM | comments

In case you missed it, the Huffington Post just ran a story about HRC's list of The Worst Companies For LGBT Workers, including two retailers to especially avoid: AutoZone and Cracker Barrel. Read More

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IL: Catholic Charities Sues for Right to Discriminate

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 09, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

Catholic Charities in Illinois continues to make news in the wake of the state's passage of the state's civil unions bill. They've made good on their threat to pull out of foster and adoption services in three dioceses.Read More


San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders Endorses Lesbian Replacement

Filed by Jake Weinraub | June 09, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Sanders says that he trusts District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis, claiming that she is the only candidate with "experience as a chief executive of a public agency."Read More


Creepy Anti-Choice Movie Trailer

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 09, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

In case you had any doubt where the anti-choice extremists were coming from, one of them made a movie. The trailer looks like something a radical feminist would have made ten years ago to make the anti-choicers look bad, but it's apparently legit.Read More

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Poem: Walking for Samantha

Filed by Austen Crowder | June 09, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

In honor of all the bathroom bill scares out there. Read More

Target: We're Undecided About You, But Come Shop Here

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 09, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Confused much, Target?Read More


Anderson Cooper 360 Airs Investigation on Ex-Gay Therapy This Week

Filed by Jake Weinraub | June 09, 2011 | 12:15 PM | comments

The three-part series, "The Sissy Boy Experiment: The Consequences Of Ex-Gay Therapy," traces the effects of gender-normalizing treatment on a 5-year-old boy in 1970, who took his own life at 38.Read More

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Horrible Media: Indy Cops Will March In Pride Parade

Filed by Bil Browning | June 09, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

The Indianapolis Police Department will officially participate in this year's pride parade and local media is trying to drum up controversy that doesn't exist.Read More


Maine Rejects Anti-Trans Bill

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 09, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Maine rejected a bill to prevent trans people from filing complaints.Read More


Will Rob McKenna's Anti-Gay Past Come Back To Haunt Him?

Filed by Joe Mirabella | June 09, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Attorney General Rob McKenna (R) announced his candidacy for Governor of Washington State on Wednesday, but will his past anti-gay slurs come back to haunt him?Read More


Poll: Huge Public Support for LGBT Rights

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | June 09, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

The Center for American Progress's poll results are surprising because they don't agree with past polling data in one important respect.Read More


Barney Frank Testifies for Trans Rights

Filed by Bil Browning | June 09, 2011 | 8:45 AM | comments

"I very much hope that the Commonwealth will once again show its aversion to prejudice and its compassion for people who have been its victims, and extend to people who are transgender the same legal rights that the rest of...Read More

Bob Barker: Don't Go to Sea World

Filed by Bil Browning | June 09, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

Former The Price Is Right host, Bob Barker, has made a PSA with PETA to tell folks about the sad reality that is Sea World. The popular tourist destination is fairly criticized for their treatment of captive sea animals...Read More