December 12, 2008

Men and Greed

Filed by Sara Whitman | December 12, 2008 | 8:00 PM | comments

Last night Bernard Madoff was arrested for running what was basically, the mother of all scams in the investment industry. The other day, Governor Rod R. Blagojevich was caught trying to line his pockets by offering his pick to replace...Read More

"Muxe" is a zapotec word pronounced Moo-shay

Filed by Father Tony | December 12, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

I hope I was the only one who missed this article in the New York Times last week. Fourteen amazing photos and some equally amazing comments from the parents of the muxes who simply believe that God sent these children...Read More

Queer music Friday - Ray Boltz collaborates with Soulforce

Filed by Paige Schilt | December 12, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

My friend Jamie calls Ray Boltz, "the Thank You guy." "Whenever an offering plate is passed, they play that song," says Jamie, who grew up Southern Baptist. The song in question is "Thank You," a contemporary Christian paean to a...Read More

Leadership on AIDS must come from the White House

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | December 12, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

With all the excitement, hope and opportunities presented by the upcoming installation of President-elect Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States, every progressive constituency group is hawking their first 100 days list. That includes our nation's efforts...Read More

DC Activists Discuss Marriage Strategy

Filed by Michael Crawford | December 12, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

More than 200 people braved the cold and rainy DC weather to participate in a community forum to discuss a plan for winning marriage equality in the District. The forum was organized by DC for Marriage, a project of the...Read More

Fred Phelps's war on Christmas

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 12, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Yasmin Nair took the photo on the right during the Westboro Baptist Church's recent appearance in Chicago. It looks like they hate Christmas now, along with fags, dykes, America, Sweden, and Pakistan. This wouldn't be the first Christian group to...Read More

Coping with Holiday Stress

Filed by Michele O'Mara | December 12, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Managing Expectations Holidays are an issue of supply and demand and I'm not talking about shopping on black Friday. There's only one of you. Therefore, in order to manage the stress of the holidays you are responsible for managing the...Read More

GM = Get Money

Filed by Storm Bear | December 12, 2008 | 12:45 PM | comments

click to enlarge I find it odd that the "Big Three" can't believe they are in trouble. They decry they can't make money or grow with the way our trade policies are and because of competition. Please. I own...Read More

HIV is still a big deal

Filed by IN THE LIFE | December 12, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Alarmed at the rise of high-risk behavior among HIV+ young gay men, a collaboration of NY Public Health professionals and New York University has produced an innovative web-based campaign telling the story of a young...Read More

Half naked dancing gay boys

Filed by Bil Browning | December 12, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

What's with the recent spate of half naked gay boys dancing on YouTube to pop starlet tunes lately? First we had the beautiful "All the Single Ladies" twink (and his follow up performance on The Bonnie Hunt Show with a...Read More

Lesbian Moms, Stat!

Filed by Dana Rudolph | December 12, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

Sometimes, a lesbian mom is just a mom. Most of us here know that, but it is rare that a media depiction portrays us that way. ER, however, last night featured a lesbian mom and her spouse who could have...Read More

Bilerico's Buckley brings in the bucks

Filed by Father Tony | December 12, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

This New York Times article is about the revenue derived from Youtube videos, and features Bilerico Project contributor Michael Buckley who lives about a half hour away from me in Connecticut but I can hear his voice every time I...Read More


Reader e-mail: What does it all mean?

Filed by Bil Browning | December 12, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

Note from Bil: Since I've been asked this question at least a dozen times this week, I'm pushing it back up to the top for our new readers. This post is always linked from our About Us page. This week's...Read More

X-Factor Scandal! Diana Vickers Drops Her Knickers

Filed by Michael Buckley | December 12, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Comment Questions of the Day: 1. Who so you want to win X-Factor? Any comments on the season so far? Fave judge? I love X-Factor!! 2. Which is better my Terri Seymour accent or my...Read More


Colin Powell on DADT

Filed by Ed Team | December 12, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We defiantly should reevaluate's been fifteen years and attitudes have changed. I'm quite sure that's what President-Elect Obama would want to do." --General Colin Powell...Read More

The World Will Stand By Me

Filed by Bil Browning | December 12, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Musicians from around the world perform Stand By Me at the same time. Hauntingly beautiful. (Hat tip to Prince at Bamboo Nation for the video.)...Read More