October 21, 2011


Weekly Reader: Straight Guys, a Gay Kiss, & Rick Perry

Filed by Bil Browning | October 21, 2011 | 7:00 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


Study: LGBT Inclusive Policies Good for Business

Filed by D Gregory Smith | October 21, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Business justifications may do more toward swaying the naysayers - or those on the fence - about LGBT inclusion policies. After all, money talks.Read More


Stop Fisting Censorship

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | October 21, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Today is International Fisting Day. Did you know that fisting is not allowed in almost all porn? Read More

Transgender Community Wins Some and Loses Some

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 21, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Recent events in the trans community show that we are beginning to form a unified opposition to the oppression that we face on a daily basis. Read More


Rachel Maddow on Getting Hate Mail

Filed by Bil Browning | October 21, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Rachel Maddow appeared on Ellen to talk about her new documentary and the topic turned to the hate mail Rachel gets regularly.Read More


Get a Job!? Get a Clue

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 21, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

"Get a job!" It's the right-wing's favorite retort to protesters on the left. It goes back at least as far as the 1960?s and 1970?s, and implies that only "dirty hippies" who are too lazy to work have time to protest.Read More


Thoughts on the ICV Ad After Careful Consideration

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 21, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

After considering the anti-trans ad that ran in the National Post and Toronto Sun for a bit, guest blogger Savannah Garmon realized that the ad tells her own story - but with the opposite conclusion.Read More

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Insensitive LGBT Blog Headline for Clementi Post on SpiritDay

Filed by Viktor Kerney | October 21, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Many blogs posted their banners and tags in support of Spirit Day, but one blog basically crapped on that initiative.Read More


God: It Getteth Better

Filed by Bil Browning | October 21, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Great. Now even the Lord is turning the It Gets Better Project into a commercial enterprise! *grins*Read More


Deborah Sampson: American Revolutionary War Soldier

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 21, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

Among the small number of women documented as experiencing military combat during the American Revolutionary War is Deborah Sampson, often said to be the first American woman to disguise herself as a man to join the ArmyRead More


Not a Positive Example for Teachers

Filed by Ed Team | October 21, 2011 | 8:38 AM | comments

"I think that kind of example is not a positive one at all to be setting for folks who have such an important and influential position in our society. I'm really concerned about those kinds of statements being made." --...Read More

Ellen Honors Spirit Day

Filed by Ed Team | October 21, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Ellen Degeneres honored Spirit Day yesterday with a purple outfit and some words of wisdom (and wit)....Read More