December 15, 2008

Gay Penguins Get a Shot at Parenthood

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | December 15, 2008 | 7:30 PM | comments

Remember those two male penguins in that Chinese zoo who stole straight couples' eggs in an attempt to fulfill their parental yearnings? Remember how zoo keepers segregated the dynamic duo from the rest of the birds? Well, after animal-rights groups...Read More

Muntadhar al-Zaidi's response to years of torture, death, and mockery

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 15, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

I put it up as today's YGST post, but this deserves some left-column attention on this site. If you haven't seen it yet, this is video of an Iraqi journalist, Muntadhar al-Zaidi, throwing his shoes at Bush. That's the biggest...Read More

We're the Big Three: We Don't Need to Compete

Filed by Bil Browning | December 15, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

So what's your thoughts on the auto industry bail-out? It's an open thread! The auto industry should be asking the oil industry for some bail-out cash. Those oil companies have had "windfall profits" the past few years thanks to the...Read More

The vicious cycle known as the American health care system

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 15, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

If there's a lesson to be learned from the finance or the auto industry crises (and the soon-to-come credit card industry crisis), it's corporate management doesn't put the long-term interests of the company's stakeholders before a quick profit. Why should...Read More

GLAAD responds to Becket Fund "No Mob Veto" ad

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 15, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Editors' note: Rashad Robinson is the Senior Director of Media Programs at GLAAD. Last week, GLAAD issued an action alert about a full page ad in The New York Times paid for by The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, an...Read More

It's not homophobic if your heart is in it

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 15, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

The right's in overdrive to construct an image of queer people that's a violent threat to anyone who would cross our paths. It was the most obvious in that full-page "No Mob Veto" ad put out by a group of...Read More

By Seizing the Truth, We Seize the Upper Hand

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 15, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Today's guest bloggers are Bishop Carlton Pearson and Bishop John L. Selders, Jr. Bishop Pearson is the founder and senior pastor of the New Dimensions Worship Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Bishop Selders is an ordained minister serving the...Read More

I Am Because We Are

Filed by Bil Browning | December 15, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Have you heard about I Am Because We Are, a powerful new work of photojournalism documenting the AIDS pandemic in southern Africa? This new collection by award-winning photographer Kristen Ashburn, a companion piece to Madonna's documentary film by the same...Read More

Gay Art at Art Basel

Filed by Brett Abrams | December 15, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Where was the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual or queer art in Miami Beach? We know that family members were everywhere. Art Basel draws over 2,000 artists from around the world and they fit into every genre with sections for recent...Read More


Another Hoosier steps up to the plate

Filed by Bil Browning | December 15, 2008 | 9:30 AM | comments

Please join me in welcoming our newest contributor, Doug Meagher. Doug is the president of Indianapolis Stonewall Democrats and a local attorney. Keep in mind, all of our contributors use Bilerico as their personal blog - and not as an...Read More


The weekly advertising post

Filed by Bil Browning | December 15, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

Advertising on the Bilerico Project is easy and affordable. We have many options available to help you get the biggest bang out of your buck. If you'd advertised last month, your ad would have been seen almost 250,000 times! With...Read More

Madonna Causes Impure Thoughts & Crazy Enthusiasm!

Filed by Michael Buckley | December 15, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Comment Questions of The Day 1. Who do you have crazy enthusiasm and impure thoughts for? 2. What was your favorite holiday gift ever - stay tuned till end to see mine! Paula Abdul Vs....Read More


Indiana legislators need to "get serious"

Filed by Ed Team | December 15, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Unfortunately, hate crimes are a reality in today's world. As long as there are people who hold bigoted views, there will be those among them motivated to commit crimes against others based on their hatred. Indiana should not allow itself...Read More

Iraqi journalist throws his shoes at Bush

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 15, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch CNN reports that throwing your shoes at someone is the worst insult in Iraqi culture. But I doubt it's worse than the "lying to the world about how another nation is going to kill everyone,...Read More