February 28, 2009

This post is a "must read"

Filed by Bil Browning | February 28, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

This has been a great week for Bilerico Project. On Tuesday, the Washington Post named us one of four "must read" LGBT blogs "rebooting the gay rights movement in a decentralized, spontaneous, bottom-up way." To prove we've earned the honor,...Read More

Historic DC: Frank Kameny's house

Filed by Brett Abrams | February 28, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Gays, lesbians, the homophile movement all received a burst of recognition Thursday when the Historic Preservation Review Board voted unanimously to make Franklin Kameny's house Washington DC's first gay site on the DC List of Historic Sites. The Board also...Read More

VA attorney general says state can purge gay employees

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 28, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

I got a press release yesterday from a man suing the Virginia Museum of Natural History because they fired him for being gay. Instead of arguing that they didn't fire him for being gay, they're saying that there's no employment...Read More

Juicy tidbits of queer goodness

Filed by Bil Browning | February 28, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

You'd think with 70 contributors, we'd have already talked about every bit of LGBT news and gossip. (Remember when you used to get a smidge of queer news every month and The Advocate was the only source usually except for...Read More

Rea Carey at The Winter Party

Filed by Father Tony | February 28, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force hosted a media reception last night at Van Dyke on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach. Executive Director of the Task Force, Rea Carey, spoke about the priorities of and the challenges faced by...Read More

Killer of Ryan Skipper Found Guilty in Florida

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 28, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

In March of 2007, Ryan Skipper was stabbed 19 times and left to die on a dirt road in rural Polk County, Florida. He was only 25. His killers drove around in his blood-soaked car, bragging how they had killed...Read More

Ryan Skipper's Killer Found Guilty

Filed by Nadine Smith | February 28, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Today, Joseph Bearden, one of the two accused killers of Ryan Skipper, was found guilty of second-degree murder and robbery. On March 15, 2007, Ryan Skipper was stabbed 19 times and left to die on a dirt road in Polk...Read More


The gay way to pick up the garbage?

Filed by Ed Team | February 28, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I think it's great that young LGBT people have a safe place to figure things out for themselves. And if they're excited about drag queens presenting cash bonuses to the school, that's great too. But I also think that Harvey...Read More

Olbermann calls out Schulteis

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 28, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Colorado state senator David Schultheis, who hoped that babies get AIDS, gets called out by Keith Olbermann....Read More