September 21, 2008

Better Know a Contributor: Brynn Craffey

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | September 21, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: You've seen Steven Colbert's "Better Know a Lobbyist," but our version is so much gayer! Each weekend, we spotlight a different TBP contributor. In case you've missed any of our previous interviews, I've got links at the end...Read More

Schroer v. Billington: What Does It Mean For Transgender Employees?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 21, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

There was a wonderful post by Nan Hunter earlier on this court opinion from the United States Federal District Court for the District of Columbia. I'd like to raise the question of what this opinion means for transgender employees. The...Read More

Stories from the Helpline

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 21, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: "Stories from the Helpline" is a recurring feature on The Bilerico Project, bringing in the personal accounts of Helpline counselors from The Trevor Project. The Trevor Project is a non-profit organization that operates the only nationwide, around-the-clock crisis...Read More

McCain is Out of Touch on More Than Just LGBT Issues

Filed by Michael Crawford | September 21, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Okay, we were told that there was no money to provide healthcare to poor kids, properly take of our soldiers who had their minds and bodies shattered in Iraq, fix our crumbling schools, repair our national infrastructure or rebuild New...Read More

Hoosier Access (sorta) acknowledges racist post

Filed by Bil Browning | September 21, 2008 | 12:45 PM | comments

When I wrote my post yesterday about Hoosier Access blogger Michael Jezierski's racist rant about Barack Obama, I didn't realize that other local blogs like Masson's Blog and Bloosier Hysteria were already pointing it out. Hoosier Access leader Josh Gillespie...Read More

Confused About God & Homosexuality

Filed by Eric Marcus | September 21, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Dear Mr. Marcus, I've read The God Box by Alex Sanchez, right? And I was confused. The Bible does say men shall not lie with another man because of the sin, but at the same time how can you...Read More

Ellen will be the new face of CoverGirl

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 21, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Ellen DeGeneres confirmed on her daytime talk show that she will be the new face of CoverGirl Cosmetics starting in January: You know how I always like to share what's going on in my life with you all, and I...Read More

College Students fighting Florida's Amendment 2 on Campus

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 21, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

The Gay-Straight Alliance at the University of West Florida is taking an active role in the fight against Florida's dangerous and deceptive Amendment 2. Club members have been talking with UWF students and Pensacola residents about the importance of going...Read More

A Pro-Equality US Senator from Wyoming?

Filed by Juan and Ken Ahonen-Jover | September 21, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Actually, it is very possible. Wyoming, "the Equality State," has a long tradition of individual freedom from government intrusion. And there is a candidate for US Senator there who is totally pro equality (supports all of our goals, including marriage)....Read More

Michael Franti Gives "Rebel Rockers" Something to Sing Along To

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | September 21, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

On September 8, Michael Franti and Spearhead released "All Rebel Rockers," the latest offering from the hiphop-reggae fusion band. Franti is well-known for his peace-loving lyrics and social activism. And all the freaky people who have come to know and...Read More


Margaret Cho: Palin is like 9/11

Filed by Ed Team | September 21, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I think [Palin] is the worst thing to happen to America since 9-11. Someone who has no thoughts about women's rights and who wants to send women back to the Stone Age? You might as well not let women vote....Read More

Oops, McCain did it again

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 21, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch John McCain clarifies his position on the Britney Spears Doctrine....Read More