August 4, 2008

Why Ending AIDS is the Black Gay Priority

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | August 04, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

The wires have been buzzing with the news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which recently revealed that over 55,500 new HIV cases occurred each year from 2003-2006, with 56,300 cases in 2006 alone. The new estimate...Read More

Michelle Obama speaks to DNC Gay and Lesbian Leadership Council

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 04, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Good speech. (Via David Mixner)...Read More

Safe Dating, the Silent Alarm, and Signs of Predation (draft)

Filed by Mercedes Allen | August 04, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

This is a draft for comments, and I invite discussion of any additions that are needed. It will eventually be posted to DentedBlueMercedes and archived at (brochures will also likely be printed for local distribution as well as available...Read More


Our Girl Abigail is Hitting the Big Time

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 04, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Our very own Abigail Hannon, of Abigail's X-Rated Teen Diary fame, got a shout out in an article in the LA Times about new media enthusiasts who create their own Internet videos. The article, entitled "They are spinning their own...Read More

McCain: The Return of Folksy Racism

Filed by Storm Bear | August 04, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

click to enlarge You know its bad when David Gergan reminds George Will that Southerners knows what "uppity" means. This Presidential (I use the term loosely) race has been circling the drain for some time. McCain's insistence on using...Read More

McCain's Security Ousts Black Reporter Covering Florida Event

Filed by Nadine Smith | August 04, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Media outlets in Florida are asking why John McCain's security detail ousted the only black reporter covering his visit to Panama City, Florida. Also troubling, a reporter who asked why her credentialed colleague was being hauled out of the event...Read More

Westboro Baptist Church caught fire this weekend

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 04, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

No one was hurt, so we can joke around: A fence and garage at Fred Phelps' Westboro Baptist Church became engulfed in flames early Saturday, according to the Topeka Capitol-Journal Web site. The fire did not spread to the church...Read More

Of Buddhas, Brains, and Babies; or, Meditations on Parenting and Anger, Part I

Filed by Paige Schilt | August 04, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: This is part one of a four part series from Bilerico Contributor Paige Schilt about parenting, anger, and attachment. Be sure to come back all week for the rest of the series! A few weeks ago, I went...Read More

Obama will name Bayh his VP choice on Wednesday

Filed by Bil Browning | August 04, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Updated at the end of the post. I'm going to put my neck out on the line by making a prediction. Barack Obama will announce his vice-presidential choice Wednesday morning. It will be Indiana Senator Evan Bayh. While Washington Post...Read More


Help a blogger out

Filed by Bil Browning | August 04, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Marti, Jerame and I will be going to the Democratic convention in Denver later this month. Marti is Indiana's first transgender delegate and Jerame is on the Rules Committee. While we may not have gotten press credentials from the DNCC,...Read More

South Florida GLCC Gets a New Home

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 04, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of South Florida (GLCC) is moving to a new multimillion-dollar, six-acre location in Wilton Manors. The Campus, which will have a waterfront view, is more than twice the size of the current location in...Read More

Fussy Faggots

Filed by Eric Marcus | August 04, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

So now Barack Obama is a fussy faggot. At least that's what we heard from the McCain campaign last week (although the campaign's decision to play the race card got all the attention). Okay, so they didn't use the "F"...Read More

Bush Tours America To Survey Damage Caused By His Presidency

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 04, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch From those crazy folks at The Onion, a hilarious video about President Bush surveying the extensive damage caused by his Presidency....Read More


Like a loose garment

Filed by Ed Team | August 04, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

"You should not suffer the past. You should be able to wear it like a loose garment, take it off and let it drop." -- African-American singer, composer, choral director and actress, Eva Jessye...Read More