September 16, 2011


Weekly Reader: LGBT Journalists, Melting Pots, & George Carlin

Filed by Bil Browning | September 16, 2011 | 8:00 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


Hell No, I Won't Go: I Bleed Carolina Blue

Filed by Matt Comer | September 16, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

I felt shamed and downright horrible inside. For the first time ever, I was ashamed of my home, the Old North State. There's been times I've dreamed of leaving home. Each time, however, was on a positive note.Read More


Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Sing Together

Filed by Bil Browning | September 16, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

I might as well go for the lazy blogger three-peat of doing posts all day with only short sentences and videos... Besides, what can I say more than Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga singing together?Read More

Jobs Bill: Learning From LGBT Rights

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 16, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

The Administration must learn lessons from the fight for LGBT rights in order to pass the Jobs for Americans Act, and we should help. Read More


Rachel Maddow & New Senate Candidate Elizabeth Warren

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 16, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Respected consumer advocate and Harvard Law Professor Elizabeth Warren announced on Wednesday that she is running against incumbent Republican Sen. Scott Brown for the seat that was once held by liberal lion Ted Kennedy.Read More


Video: Brandon McInerney Jurors Speak

Filed by Bil Browning | September 16, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Two of the jurors from Brandon McInerney's trial for killing Lawrence King talked about the deliberations with an LA Fox station. Fascinating.Read More

A Day at the Lake: 1920s Female Swimmers

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 16, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

It's the tiny details - hand placements, hip positions, easy familiarity, and slight possessiveness from the girl on the right - that make me wonder how close these 1920s women really were.Read More

The Ron Paul Drunken Fanboy

Filed by Bil Browning | September 16, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Cue the Paulites to come swarm the comment thread and remind us all that he's the anti-Christ or something like that.Read More

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Trans Employees No Longer Under Threat from Social Security

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 16, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Transgender employees will no longer be outed to employers by the Social Security Administration. Read More


The Melting Pot of Love

Filed by Michele O'Mara | September 16, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

When two people form a relationship it is a cross-cultural experience, even when you come from the same city, town, ethnicity, and religion. Read More

Chely Wright Fights NC Marriage Amendment

Filed by Ed Team | September 16, 2011 | 7:45 AM | comments

Chely Wright talks with MSNBC's Thomas Roberts about North Carolina's proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage and civil unions....Read More


SLDN Responds To Delay Sought In DADT Repeal

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 16, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I expect they will continue to look for openings to deny gay and lesbian service members the same rights and dignity as their straight counterparts. On the substance, Mr. McKeon and Mr. Wilson are simply wrong. The statute only requires...Read More