September 23, 2011


Weekly Reader: Pat Robertson, Redheads, & Marriage Equality in Iowa

Filed by Bil Browning | September 23, 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


New PSAs: Anti-Violence Project Responds

Filed by Bil Browning | September 23, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Sharon Stapel, the Executive Director of the New York City Anti-Violence Project, shot me over an e-mail this afternoon about my criticism of their new PSA series "Bullying Is Violence."Read More


Is There a Death Penalty Compromise?

Filed by Don Davis | September 23, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

If all the states want to limit the imposition of the death penalty to just the guilty, one way you could do it would be to make it a lot harder to prove guilt; that's what we have in mind for today's proposal.Read More


No 'Gay' in Google Word Cloud When People Think of Rick Perry

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 23, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Interesting that LGBTs just don't seem to be on the radar of people who think about Rick Perry - while we're kind of obsessed.Read More

One Year Anniversary of Asher Brown's Suicide

Filed by Bil Browning | September 23, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

His parents are asking people to please take a moment to recognize Asher and the other victims of bullying at today at 9pm Eastern/8 Central.Read More


OutServe Founder J.D. Smith Reveals True Identity

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 23, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

The active duty servicemember who founded OutServe but was known in the shadows as "JD Smith" because of Don't Ask, Don't Tell - came out as Air Force First Lt. Joshua David Seefried on the Rachel Maddow Show Tuesday night.Read More

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Melissa Etheridge & Tammy Lynn Michaels Divorce Drama

Filed by Bil Browning | September 23, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Looks like lesbian celebrity couple Melissa Etheridge and Tammy Lynn Michaels break-up isn't going so well.Read More

Personae: Gender Fluid Gem

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 23, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

I've had this in my files for a while and keep returning to it trying to puzzle it out. Read More

Does Bullying Rhetoric Miss The Mark?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 23, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

This research suggests that the "bullying" narrative may be counterproductive for young adults caught up in the drama. Read More

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One Year Ago: The End of Florida's Anti-Gay Adoption Ban

Filed by Nadine Smith | September 23, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

September 22nd marked the one-year anniversary of the fall of Florida's anti-gay adoption ban.Read More

GOP Debate Crowd Boos Gay Soldier

Filed by Ed Team | September 23, 2011 | 7:45 AM | comments

Watch in disbelief as the audience at last night's GOP debate boo a gay soldier who asks a question about Don't Ask Don't Tell. The soldier, currently stationed in Afghanistan, had originally submitted a question before the policy was...Read More


First Republican Co-Sponsor of DOMA

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 23, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I voted against the constitutional amendment defining marriage [in 2006] so I'm pleased to cosponsor the repeal of DOMA and work with my colleagues on marriage equality." Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who represents Florida's 18th district, which includes South Beach, most...Read More