March 24, 2009

Yes on K8 tickets on sale now

Filed by Bil Browning | March 24, 2009 | 8:00 PM | comments

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Civil Rights Death Watch

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 24, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

This has been in the back of my mind for a while now, so I’m just gonna go ahead and say it: If the California Supreme Court upholds proposition 8, it will signify nothing less than the death of civil...Read More

Riot Grrls vs. High School Musical Thespians in Celeb Charity Smackdown

Filed by Paige Schilt | March 24, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

A grassroots feminist organization could be the lucky winner of the first Social Media Smackdown for Charity. The Smackdown challenges nine celebrity teams to raise the most money for their chosen charities via social media sites and blogs. Actress Brea...Read More

There's a book in you

Filed by Wyatt O'Brian Evans | March 24, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Wyatt O'Brian Evans is a Bilerico-DC contributor. This is part of the series "The Cancer that Slowly Consumes Our Very Souls: Racism" that we're running here on Bilerico Project. One hot summer night, right before Mom passed away,...Read More

Out lesbians to serve in high-level federal government positions

Filed by Bil Browning | March 24, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

President Obama will tap out lesbian Kathy Martinez to serve as Assistant Secretary for Disability Employment Policy at the Department of Labor according to the Victory Fund. Blind since birth, Martinez is an internationally recognized disability rights leader. In 2002...Read More

The Hoover Dam

Filed by Sara Whitman | March 24, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

We went and saw the Hoover Dam last week. It's really quite amazing - built in four years during the Great Depression. It was about pulling together, brilliance of engineering, and a national agenda that pushed forward such mind blowing...Read More

Vermont Senate passes marriage bill

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 24, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

What with the site being down and all, we weren't able to mention last night that the Vermont Senate passed a bill to move the state from the civil unions category over to marriage: The Vermont Senate passed legislation Monday...Read More

California marriage advocates push ballot initiative

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 24, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Well, California marriage advocates have started their work for the 2010 ballot: The measure, put forth by Yes! on Equality, would strike the provision in the state constitution stipulating that "only marriage between a man and a woman is valid...Read More

To Merge Or Not To Merge: Is That the Question?

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 24, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Dixon Osburn was the Executive Director of Service Members Legal Defense Network for 13 years. Kevin Naff, editor of The Washington Blade, and Joan Garry, former Executive Director of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation,...Read More


UPDATED: We're back up again

Filed by Bil Browning | March 24, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

This post will stay at the top of the page today as we sort out the hacker issues. New posts will be below this one. Sorry for the problems last night that caused the Bilerico sites to go offline for...Read More

DC for Marriage Update

Filed by Michael Crawford | March 24, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Welcome to issue #2 the DC for Marriage newsletter! Each week we'll give you the freshest news in the fight to win and keep marriage in the District and ways that you can get engaged. Here's what's coming up: "I...Read More

Green Day

Filed by Kate Clinton | March 24, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

I'm still a little tipsy from St. Patrick's Day....Read More


The Pope goes home, ignoring an opportunity to urge African decriminalization of homosexuality

Filed by Ed Team | March 24, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

The Pope should take the important opportunity of this visit to Cameroon to make clear that the Holy See abhors any attacks or persecution of people based on their sexual orientation, and call on the government to decriminalize homosexuality," --...Read More

He's gay and going to heaven. Deal with it.

Filed by Father Tony | March 24, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Let's listen to a lively gay preacher in New Mexico tell us that he is going to heaven in his size 12 shoes....Read More