March 23, 2007

Tony Dungy and the whole shebang

Filed by Bil Browning | March 23, 2007 | 6:29 PM | comments

So I have to admit, I've never seen this much attention paid to as I have over the Tony Dungy/Indiana Family Institute story. From the Associated Press to Sports Illustrated, from Pam's House Blend to Stampede Blue (a Colts...Read More

Queer music Friday - Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 23, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

I thought I'd go with a queer classic this week since things have been so hectic. Here's John Cameron Mitchell performing "The Origin of Love" in Hedwig and the Angry Inch: John Cameron Mitchell, in his own words, for PopMatter:And...Read More

The Big Lie V: "The Amendment Cannot be Changed"

Filed by Chris Douglas | March 23, 2007 | 4:50 PM | comments

To the media and political observers: Can an amendment be changed the second time through the legislature and nevertheless progress onto the ballot in 2008? The answer is yes. It has been done before. One has only to research the...Read More

State Legislators Holding the Eyes of Women Open

Filed by Carrie Wooten | March 23, 2007 | 11:41 AM | comments

In a 91-23 vote, South Carolina legislators have succeeded in passing a bill deemed "emotional blackmail" by those who oppose it. In the bill, women seeking abortions would be legally required to view the images of the fetus during a...Read More

Friday Open Thread

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 23, 2007 | 9:53 AM | comments

Thinking of questions that people will like is hard. So the question today is: What sorts of questions would you all like to discuss? Culture, Indiana politics, national politics, personal information, science, history, anything? Any ideas for the question of...Read More

What I learned this week from the comments

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 23, 2007 | 9:23 AM | comments

Bilerico got an awful lot of attention this week from both the Indianapolis Star and other blogs that it doesn't normally get. Other gay blogs link here, other liberal blogs have linked here, and a bunch of smaller blogs have,...Read More

Barbara Boxer: "Elections have consequences"

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 23, 2007 | 8:56 AM | comments

Sen. James Inhofe gets totally rude to Al Gore, and Barbara Boxer shuts that sh*t down: Notice the concern troll move Inhofe pulls about thirty seconds into the video by saying Al's "being too alarmist and hurting your own cause"....Read More

SJR-7: A well conducted hearing

Filed by Don Sherfick | March 23, 2007 | 8:20 AM | comments

Before much more time passes, I wanted to note for the record my appreciation for the manner in which House Rules and Legislative Policy Committee Chairman Scott Pelath (D-Michigan City) conducted the hearing on SJR-7 last Wednesday. There had been...Read More


Quote of the day

Filed by Ed Team | March 23, 2007 | 6:43 AM | comments

The following is the testimony by Professor Keith Bowman of Purdue University before the House committee hearing on SJR-7. Keith is a regular bilerico reader and we're all very proud of him for his excellent testimony and his strength under...Read More