May 16, 2009

Best of Bilerico this week

Filed by Bil Browning | May 16, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Every weekend we share the best posts from the past week on Bilerico Project and include a post from each state level site too. Here's our most popular and interesting posts from the past week and links to our participants...Read More

Signs of Progress

Filed by Dana Rudolph | May 16, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

This is an older piece I published at Mombian a while back. I thought it bore reposting here, however, in light of Alex's post about NOM and their fear that children will be "confused" by LGBT parents. There's always a...Read More

Monica Helms: Then & Now

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 16, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

THEN: I liked girls and women, but also liked what they wore. I loved science and science fiction. I launched model rockets and even started a model rocket club. I was very mechanically inclined and loved building things with...Read More

New Hampshire marriage religious exemption

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 16, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

New Hampshire governor John Lynch yesterday determined that he would sign a bill to legalize same-sex marriages if and only if the state legislature created a religious exemption to the bill. The governor released language for that exemption. It would...Read More

On the 89th anniversary of the canonization of Joan of Arc

Filed by Father Tony | May 16, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

She heard voices when she was twelve years old. She was a peasant girl who demanded audience with feuding French royals. She rode into battle in a man's armor. A political casualty, she was imprisoned by the English and continued...Read More


On Writing and Identity

Filed by Ed Team | May 16, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It was very interesting writing with a male voice. It was quite liberating in a funny sort of way and made me understand why lesbian writers in the past might have chosen to write in that form, people like Daphne...Read More

First same-sex marriages in Cambridge, MA

Filed by Bil Browning | May 16, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

At midnight on May 17, 2004 Cambridge, MA became the first jurisdiction to issue marraige licenses to same-sex couples. Thanks to HRC for this footage from the evening....Read More