December 28, 2012


'Rescue Me' Singer, Fontella Bass, Dead at 72

Filed by James Holmes | December 28, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

I considered saving this for a sing-off post, but who can go up against the original? She and her voice will be missed. Read More


LGBT Debate Continues Over Prospective Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel

Filed by Karen Ocamb | December 28, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

President Obama has not even announced his nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) to be Secretary of Defense - but the nomination is already on trial over remarks made in 1998 about James Hormel whom he said was too "openly aggressively gay."Read More


Portland Prepares for Rush of Same-Sex Couples Getting Hitched

Filed by Bil Browning | December 28, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

"We're prepared for pretty much any kind of crowd we could get." -- Chris Farwell, a city event coordinator who is responsible for logistics on Saturday at Portland City Hall, as Maine prepares for a rush of same-sex couples seeking...Read More


Ken Cuccinelli: A Darkness During the Holiday Season

Filed by Michael Hamar | December 28, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Even in happy times, one needs to be aware of possible impending danger. Here in Virginia, that impending danger in 2013 is the gubernatorial candidacy of Ken Cuccinelli - the all but crowned Republican nominee for the November 13, 2013 electoral contest.Read More

The 2012 Marriage Equality Roundup

Filed by Bil Browning | December 28, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Friend of Bilerico, Matt Baume, wraps up all the highlights of the battle for marriage equality in 2012....Read More


Our 2012 Wins Will Spur Further Advances in 2013

Filed by Mark Segal | December 28, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

Do you appreciate the watershed moment in LGBT history we are witnessing? If any of you doubt that we are living in historic times for LGBT equality, just note what you're about to witness in the next few weeks and months.Read More