December 1, 2011

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Thank You, Congressman Barney Frank

Filed by Rebecca Juro | December 01, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

For those who've read my work over the years, the title of this post will probably come as a surprise, but there's good reason for trans people and allies to be grateful to Barney Frank for his work in Congress.Read More

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The Long Road Home from Relapse

Filed by Mark S. King | December 01, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

The drug relapse came over me like a sickness, slowly, over weeks. My addiction had already begun rearranging my thoughts in a bid for dominance over the vigilant recovery I had practiced for nearly three years.Read More


Vintage 1994 Reflection: Mark Finch on 'Philadelphia'

Filed by Jenni Olson | December 01, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

For most Americans, Hollywood is still the locus of all social signification. If it's not enacted by a major movie star, it doesn't exist. In the argument for equal time, Philadelphia takes us all one step further in the right direction.Read More

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Wendy Williams: 'Ending HIV Is Not Magic'

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | December 01, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

Like most gay men, I absolutely love it when our divas stand tall in their high heels and speak out to end HIV. I'm willing to put on high heels and stand up to end HIV along side Wendy Williams. Will you?Read More

Love in the Afternoon: Vintage Photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | December 01, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Two dapper, handsome men showing some love on a park bench, ca. 1920s-1930s.Read More

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Bear Finds Homo Home

Filed by Paige Schilt | December 01, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Fellow Bilerico Project contributor Jeff Lutes has a new book called Okin the Panda Bear Finds His Family. It's a magical tale about feeling different and finding your peeps, a fable for all ages about deaf culture, adoption, and non-traditional families.Read More


Public Accommodations Law Misconceptions and Trans Rights

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | December 01, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

How important is it to put "gender identity" into a state public accommodations law? What should we think about bills that do not include public accommodations protection? Read More


How Not to Prevent Child Molestation

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 01, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

The fear of a teacher who performed in a gay sex flick seems to stem from a mistaken belief that there are certain sexual acts that are normal and others that are abnormal.Read More

Passing Trans Human Rights in Canada With a Conservative Majority

Filed by Mercedes Allen | December 01, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

"It'll never pass," I often heard. "Not with a Harper government. They'd never support human rights inclusion for transsexual and transgender people." And then it passed.Read More


Do You Know Someone Who Died of AIDS? [Open Thread]

Filed by Bil Browning | December 01, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

This post originally ran in late 2009. I'm reposting it for World AIDS Day since it resulted in one of the most beautiful comment threads in the site's history. I'm hopeful several of you will share your experiences and recreate the magic.Read More


Let's 'Investigate' Gotcha TV Reporter Mike Beaudet

Filed by Bil Browning | December 01, 2011 | 9:15 AM | comments

"I'd never heard of this Mike "Investigative Reporter" Beaudet person before he filed this "story." Here's a picture of Beaudet. He looks likes a panty-sniffing perv to me. Maybe worse. Hey, does anybody out there got any dirt on Beaudet?...Read More

30 Years into HIV/AIDS

Filed by Ed Team | December 01, 2011 | 9:05 AM | comments

New from In The Life is this powerful segment on where we are with HIV/AIDS 30 years into the epidemic....Read More

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Let's Redouble Our Commitment to Cure AIDS

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | December 01, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

The debate over the federal budget and deficit reduction gets more heated each year. But on this World AIDS Day, the benefits of federal investment in research are incontrovertible. As documented earlier this year, for the first time in history, a cure for AIDS is possible.Read More