October 31, 2009

Weekly Reader: Faggots, Child Witches, & Ryan White

Filed by Bil Browning | October 31, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

I think this was one of Bilerico's best weeks ever. Not only did we have some highly popular emotional and entertainment posts this week, but our political coverage was spectacular. What other LGBT site covered the hate crimes bill signing...Read More

Finding Happiness at Halloween: Lifting the Veil off Mental Health

Filed by David Castillo | October 31, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Halloween is my partner Jim's favorite holiday. He loves it more than Thanksgiving and more than Christmas. Around this time of year, it's not uncommon for our apartment to smell of baked pumpkin seeds and hot cider infused with mulling...Read More

The White House

Filed by Sara Whitman | October 31, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

I have to be honest. I fawned. A little. I could not help it. I was in the White House, walking along a corridor of Presidential portraits, past the first lady's garden, and my chin was on the floor. Welcome...Read More

Soulful Voices for Marriage Equality: DC Clergy United

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 31, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

The big untold story in the movement towards marriage in DC is the strong clergy support for equality. The traditional media is stick in a mythical narrative that people of faith are categorically opposed to full LGBT equality. In DC,...Read More

Why we need a saner approach to dealing with cruising

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 31, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Reason #3920: Lee Creamer, 26, admitted extorting hundreds of pounds out of three men who were fearful their families would find out about their activities, the Portsmouth News reports. He would go to areas such as Portsdown Hill and the...Read More

Why ENDA Matters: True Stories of Anti-LGBT Employment Discrimination from the ACLU

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 31, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: To illustrate why Congress must pass the Employment Non Discrimination Act (ENDA), a federal law that would ban discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the workplace, we will be posting the firsthand accounts of people...Read More

GLBT History Month Icons: B.D. Wong

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 31, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

The 31 GLBT History Month Icons, living or dead, are selected for their achievements in their field of endeavor, their status as a national hero, or their significant contribution to GLBT civil rights. Today's Icon is B.D. Wong. B.D. Wong...Read More


Vote Bilerico! (Cuz it's not pretty when I cry)

Filed by Bil Browning | October 31, 2009 | 8:30 AM | comments

Okay, gang. I need your help. I'm tired of always being the bridesmaid and never the bride... We've come in second place in the Best LGBT Blog Awards for two years running after barely missing first place by a few...Read More


A Change of Heart

Filed by Ed Team | October 31, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"In the past, I opposed gay marriage while supporting the idea of civil unions. I came to believe that this is a question of fairness and of equal protection under the law, and that a civil union is not equal...Read More

Vampire Drag Queen

Filed by Bil Browning | October 31, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Projector Jerby has come out with a new video and this time he's a vampire drag queen! Something tells me a few of you would like to run into Jerby in a dark alley so he could sink his...Read More