August 5, 2011


Weekly Reader: AIDS Face, Montana, & Radical Feminists

Filed by Bil Browning | August 05, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

You weren't able to read every post on Bilerico Project last week? Don't worry! Every Friday I round up the best Bilerico posts from the past seven days to help you stay up to date on the latest queer news and analysis.Read More


Can a $1 Plastic Chip Really Diagnose HIV?

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 05, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Researchers at Columbia University have developed a device called the "mChip" that requires just a drop of blood and 15 minutes to diagnose HIV. Read More


Elton John Cruises Neil Patrick Harris

Filed by Bil Browning | August 05, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

It's bad enough I have to share my he-just-doesn't-know-it-husband with Burtka. But I'm putting my foot down on bringing Sir Elton into our treasured relationship.Read More


NOM & Gingrich Love Astroturf Social Media Support

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 05, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

The National Organization for Marriage and Newt Gingrich have been accused of Fakebooking and faux-Twittering their way to viral support. I thought we already had our fill of mistaken identities for the summer?Read More


Long Beach Rally Protests Attacks on Gay Men

Filed by Karen Ocamb | August 05, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

About 200 LGBT and straight people gathered in Long Beach to protest a recent spate of attacks on gay men along the gay-friendly Broadway Corridor. Only one of three separate attacks in two weeks has so far been confirmed as a hate crime. Read More

gay hate sign at the Indianapolis NOM anti-gay marriage rally

NOM Issues Anti-Gay Pledge for GOP Candidates

Filed by Bil Browning | August 05, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Not to be outdone by their Iowan religious right nut job allies, NOM has put out its own anti-gay pledge they want Republican presidential candidates to sign. Michelle Bachmann, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum all dived for their pens.Read More


A Republic, If We Can Keep it

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 05, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Last night, as I lamented the state of America’s governance, my husband referenced his Polish immigrant heritage and recalled the story of how political maneuvering hastened the collapse of Polish republic. The first Polish republic, that is.Read More


MTV's New 'Video with a Message' VMA Category

Filed by Adam Polaski | August 05, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

The MTV Video Music Awards are honoring the "Best Video with a Message," in a new category. Five of the six nominees are anti-bullying messages, and three of the six feature specific LGBT-related messaging. Read More


Lesbians Attacked in DC: Police Do Nothing

Filed by Bil Browning | August 05, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

The two men yelled anti-gay slurs at the group of women and punched them repeatedly in the face and head. While the police had one of the attackers in custody at the scene, they let him go.Read More


Jennifer Boylan's New York Times Op-Ed

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 05, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Maine, outer space, the recession, and a man who built a model of something that is 94 miles longRead More

Around the World in 44 Days

Filed by Ed Team | August 05, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Rick Mereki and Tim Whie produced this awesome one-minute short video - along with two others ("Eat" and "Learn") through STA Australia, chronicling their 11-country, 44-day trip. The hot dude in the film is Andrew Lees (Full-screen mode highly...Read More


Could Olbermann Primary Obama?

Filed by Don Davis | August 05, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

The "Draft Olbermann in 2012" campaign headquarters is now officially open. Read More


Dolly Parton's Statement On The T-Shirt Problem

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 05, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Everyone knows of my personal support of the gay and lesbian community. Dollywood is a family park and all families are welcome. We do have a policy about profanity or controversial messages on clothing or signs. It is to protect...Read More