September 25, 2009

Queer music Friday - Sliimy

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 25, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

A friend of Alberto's from St. Etienne is visiting, so it reminded me that there is actually a gay pop star in France from St. Etienne (seriously). He goes by Sliimy, and he started his musical career on YouTube. Here's...Read More

Open thread: Who are the "real women"?

Filed by Phil Reese | September 25, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

I met a very special lady in 2003 named Rachel Crandall. Rachel is a lawyer and a philanthropist in Detroit. Rachel is one of the single nicest people I've ever met in my life. Rachel, though her driver's license says...Read More

Worst YouTube Video Ever

Filed by Bil Browning | September 25, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

"How bad could this video be?" you might ask. It is, without a doubt, the worst YouTube video ever. It's so bad I'm putting it after the jump... There's so many things wrong with this video that it's hard to...Read More

My letter to The Hill on LGBT people and health care

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 25, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

I was disappointed when I read the op-ed entitled, "Expanding government-run health insurance means expanding discrimination against gays," by GOProud's Jimmy LaSalvia. According to polling data, the majority of Americans support a public option in health care reform, and there's...Read More

Ordinary people

Filed by Amy Hunter | September 25, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

It is late, after 3:00am as I write this. I am tired, it's been a long day working on the details for an event that will happen in October. The event is "An inclusive community event" put together by a...Read More

Sestak's Navy investigation, same-sex couples, & coming out in middle school

Filed by Bil Browning | September 25, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Here's this week's roundup of stories we didn't get to cover in depth on the site this week. Got your own posts we should all see? Leave 'em in the comment section. Blogwhore your own stuff, if you'd like. Coming...Read More

Florida LGBT News Round-Up: A Little Bit of This and That

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 25, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Here's a little round-up of this and that from around the state that I thought you should know! As always, leave more stories and links that we might have missed in the comments! * Former Congressman Mark Foley on the...Read More

Exorcised teen says he's straight but still attracted to men

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 25, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Tyra Banks investigates that 16-year-old gay kid who was exorcised a few months ago. It's fascinating - it seems like he's caught up in a standard-issue cult with some Christian flavoring. As a bonus, the exorcist (aka "the Prophet") says...Read More

Thank You, Senator Michael Bennet: Senate Movement on ENDA

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 25, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

The office of Senator Michael Bennet of Colorado has confirmed that he has signed on as a co-sponsor of S1584, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2009. Senator Bennet is the first Senator to co-sponsor since the Senate bill was introduced...Read More

Melina Kennedy gets early endorsement for 2011 mayoral race

Filed by Bil Browning | September 25, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

While Democrat Melina Kennedy has already announced she'll be seeking the party's nomination for the 2011 mayoral race, yesterday's endorsement of her campaign came as a mild shock. The Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA) Local 120 (Indianapolis) announced...Read More


Bilerico gets social (media)

Filed by Bil Browning | September 25, 2009 | 8:30 AM | comments

Several Projectors are social (networking) butterflies, so I wanted to point out our profiles on several popular sites. Help us expand the Bilerico Nation by hooking up with us! (We'll say yes. We're easy like that!) Become a fan of...Read More

X- Factor Hottie Ethan Borian & Donkey Lady Faye Bray

Filed by Michael Buckley | September 25, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. X-Factor Rounds 5 and 6- Discuss! Who are your faves? 2. Who is hotter: Cheryl or Dani? 3. Should they have put that pretty girl through (Amie Buck) who wasn't very good?...Read More


The Ultimate Tragedy

Filed by Ed Team | September 25, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Martin Luther King Jr. once said, 'The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence ... by the good people.' History suggests that we can't always eliminate oppression and cruelty, but we can...Read More

Cleve Jones on "Fluffing" Nancy Pelosi

Filed by Father Tony | September 25, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

"I'm a cynical old bitch. I am. I've been around the block. Around and around and around. Ask Gilbert, she knows," says Cleve Jones referring to Gilbert Baker, originator of the gay flag, in the audience at the Gay...Read More