November 11, 2011


Weekly Reader: HRC's Direction, Actor Luke Evans, & Shoplifting

Filed by Bil Browning | November 11, 2011 | 5:00 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


Honoring Veteran's Day

Filed by Jerame Davis | November 11, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

I posted this on the National Stonewall Democrats Facebook page today, but since no one has posted about Veteran's Day here on Bilerico, I thought I'd post it here too.Read More

Why George Will Thinks Losing 24,000 Jobs Is a Good Thing

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 11, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

I am beginning to understand George Will. Normally, that realization would worry me in too many ways to count, and would be cause enough for my progressive friends to stage an intervention.Read More


US Soccer Player Comes Out

Filed by Bil Browning | November 11, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

It's so encouraging to see that coming out of the closet has finally become acceptable in the macho world of sports. Professional soccer player David Testo has come out in an interview with a Canadian radio program.Read More

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AIDS History: The 'Mark of Cain' & the Return of KS

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 11, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

During the AIDS crisis in the 80s and 90s there were two outward manifestations of having AIDS: the wasting syndrome where once strapping gay men became walking skeletons and the appearance of purple lesions religious right types decided was the "mark of Cain."Read More


Reminder: Tonight in DC

Filed by Bil Browning | November 11, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Don't forget that if you're in the DC area tonight, you can come catch what's shaping up to be a fantastic discussion on "What does it mean to be gay in America?"Read More

AFER Breaks Down the DOMA Repeal Vote

Filed by Adam Polaski | November 11, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Matt Baume of the American Federation for Equal Rights gives a good summary of the issue with some explanations of what could or may happen next, in this new video. Read More


Letterman: Rick Perry's Top 10 Excuses

Filed by Bil Browning | November 11, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Rick Perry appeared on Letterman last night to do the Top Ten list. His topic? The top ten excuses for his debate performance Wednesday night.Read More


Barbara Grier: VIP Q Movie Pick

Filed by Jenni Olson | November 11, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

"It is clear if you look at straight films, that women's issues have no meaning in the world, they just don't. Now it may/will change, but it is still a long uphill battle. Look at all the lesbian films, a very thin field indeed."Read More


Depends on Whether or Not You Count Merab

Filed by Bil Browning | November 11, 2011 | 8:45 AM | comments

"Marriage is not some prize that liberals can award to a small, vocal and already well-off special interest group. Marriage between one man and one woman was created prior to the formation of any governments and is given benefits by...Read More

San Francisco Gay Pride Parades 1970-1980

Filed by Ed Team | November 11, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Mesmerizing footage from Charles Roseberry of San Francisco's gay pride parades between 1970 and 1980. Roseberry, an early gay rights filmmaker, shot in 8mm and Super 8 mm film. The opening sequence of Milk was video he shot. Now...Read More