September 14, 2011


31 Days: Bil-Eri (co)

Filed by Bil Browning | September 14, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

This has been the hardest story to write of the entire series of 31 posts. Why? Because I feel compelled to do justice to the subject.Read More


Death's Own Party, Pt. 1

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 14, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Just when I think I've heard and seen it all, along come the Republican presidential debates. Judging by a couple candidates' of biggest applause lines, the GOP base is quite enthusiastic about (someone else's) death and apparently don't care who knows it.Read More


Why is Gary Johnson's Presidential Campaign Being Ignored?

Filed by Adam Polaski | September 14, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Gary Johnson, who consistently polls alongside Huntsman, Santorum, and Cain, is nearly always excluded from GOP debates. The candidate spoke with Bilerico about his exclusion, stances on LGBT issues, and thoughts on third parties.Read More


Tomboy Identities: A Strictly Temporary Diversion

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 14, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Guest Blogger Alex Drummond explores how even after 30 years of second wave feminism, we still reiterate social rules determined purely on the basis of genitalia by encouraging children to see maleness as defined in opposition to femaleness.Read More


Video: Rep Nancy Pelosi on Democrat's Achievements

Filed by Bil Browning | September 14, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi won the Americans for Democratic Action's Frances Perkins Award for Government Service and I've clipped out ten minutes of her acceptance speech that mentions LGBT rights.Read More


Victory Fund Endorses 3 Gay Congressional Candidates

Filed by Adam Polaski | September 14, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

Yesterday the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund announced endorsements for three openly gay congressional candidates, including U.S. House of Representatives hopefuls from Washington, California, and Wisconsin.Read More

California gay marriage

What Will Historians Write About CA's Equality Movement?

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 14, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

The LA Board of Education on Tuesday approved a plan to include more positive images of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in lesson plans. This news is perfect framing for this new video by the Courage Campaign.Read More

Great Grease! Vintage Hunks in Trunks

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 14, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Had to google around to figure out why they were smearing themselves with grease.Read More


Soapbox, the Feminist Speakers' Bureau, Is 'Bi'-Operated

Filed by Amy Andre | September 14, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Jennifer Baumgardner, the co-founder of Soapbox, the Feminist Speakers' Bureau, speaks with The Bilerico Project about feminism's relationship with the LGBT movement, biphobia, and her new book.Read More


Five Years in Prison for McDonalds Attacker

Filed by Bil Browning | September 14, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

So what do you think? Is five years in prison enough punishment? Or does she deserve more?Read More

'It Gets Better,' from Reform Jews

Filed by Ed Team | September 14, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism is the latest religious group to release an "It Gets Better" video, championing diversity within their faith communities....Read More


'Husbands,' New Independent Web-Series, Debuts

Filed by Adam Polaski | September 14, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Husbands, a new web-series that's being touted as a "marriage equality comedy" from executive producer Jane Espenson, a writer from Battlestar Galactica, Gilmore Girls and Buffy, debuted yesterday.Read More

Trans Servicemembers: Coming Out May Cause Discharge

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 14, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

NCTE and SLDN team up to warn trans service members that the repeal of DADT isn't for them. Read More

Suing the Vatican for 'Crimes Against Humanity'

Filed by Bil Browning | September 14, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

I'm not a lawyer and I don't play one on TV. Can any of our legal beagles fill us in on whether or not this has a chance of happening?Read More


LCR's Cooper Slaps NC Legislature

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 14, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The Oregon Republican Party chose to march into the future with an inclusive platform while North Carolina is retreating into the politics of the past. Winning in politics is about addition, and Republicans need to bring in additional members to...Read More