April 23, 2009

Why the Jury Had No Trouble Convicting Angie Zapata's Murderer

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 23, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Abigail Jensen is a trans woman and attorney in Prescott, Arizona. She is also President of QsquaredYouth, a member of the boards of directors of the Prescott Area Women's Shelter and TransMentors International, and a general...Read More

Help out on LGBT health policy

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 23, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

I got this in my inbox, and this is important. We need for these large, government studies to ask about LGBT people so we know the needs of our communities and our population when it comes to health care. Sexual...Read More

Thank You, Adidas, for Gifting Me Shirtless Athletes

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | April 23, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

I don't know who came up with the idea for Adidas' new marketing campaign, but he or she should be heaped with praise. The Super 14 Jersey Swap website features soccer players (at least I think they're soccer players -...Read More

Indiana AIDS Fund Spotlight 2009

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 23, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Guest blogger Josh Verbeke is a student at IUPUI and a longtime LGBT activist. Josh attended Spotlight 2009 on behalf of Bilerico-Indiana. Monday at Clowes Hall of Butler University, a one-night gala performance earned over $350,000. The money,...Read More

Yes. Perez, You ARE a Representative of the Gay Community

Filed by Monica Roberts | April 23, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

I'm not a representative of the gay community, in the same way that being Cuban, I'm not representative of the Latino community. I just speak for myself. And I'm Perez Hilton, Rick Sanchez. I can be offensive. I don't...Read More

Quand mon coeur bat, je veux que tu l'entendes; Notes from the Parisian Gay and Lesbian Theater Festival

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 23, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Lastnight I saw Quand mon coeur bat, je veux que tu l'entendes (When my heart beats, I want you to hear it) at the theater festival I've been covering for Bilerico. As always, if you want more information about the...Read More

How Many More?

Filed by Kate Kendell | April 23, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

When one of my NCLR staffers forwarded me a news article today, I thought it must have been a mistake. It detailed the suicide of an eleven-year-old boy who hung himself after relentless bullying at school. I had just read...Read More


Equality Virginia statement to Projectors

Filed by Bil Browning | April 23, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Equality Virginia has requested that we publish this statement from the organization: Dear Bilerico readers and staff, My name is Jon Blair and I am the CEO of Equality Virginia. It has come to our attention that there have been...Read More

Marriage polling

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 23, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Several polls were released this week for states that have marriage legislation pending. Here are the numbers, with Vermont thrown in for good measure. Here's where the poll numbers are (all numbers are from the most recent polls and are...Read More

When it's a Man's World

Filed by Father Tony | April 23, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Dear Father Tony, I was reading Alex Blaze's post about women in gay bars and I was wondering about where you stand on the issue given the amount of time you spend in them? NYCKnickers...Read More

Rockstar Energy Drink's Assault on LGBT Rights and Autism

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 23, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

UPDATE 2: Over the course of the last few weeks, Bilerico Project and Change.org have worked closely with Rockstar Energy Drink to take concrete steps on addressing LGBT rights. We are pleased to announce though these discussions a bold agreement...Read More

The Twitterazzi Democracy

Filed by John Shields | April 23, 2009 | 9:00 AM | comments

The scene was set for some serious political dialogue regarding how the two presidential campaigns "handled" new technologies during last year's election. From senators to representatives to the online directors for both the Obama and McCain campaign to the media...Read More


Shakespeare on Marriage Equality

Filed by Ed Team | April 23, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Were kisses all the joys in bed, One woman would another wed." --William Shakespeare (whose birthday is traditionally celebrated today), Sonnets to Sundry Notes of Music [Proving, I think, that there were limits to even the Bard's imagination. --DR]...Read More

Another NOM ad parody

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 23, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

It seems like no one can resist doing parodies of that NOM ad. Here are some actual celebrities doing it....Read More