January 5, 2010

Referendum 71 petition signatures should remain public

Filed by Joe Mirabella | January 05, 2010 | 6:30 PM | comments

This is part 1 of a 3 part series discussing the pending Supreme Court case that will decide the future of our petition gathering process in Washington, and the push by anti-equality forces to operate in secrecy nationwide. The US...Read More

New Jersey court decides against gestational surrogacy contracts

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 05, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

Here's a complicated story from New Jersey. A gestational surrogate (i.e., a surrogate mother who's not genetically related to the child) is the legal mother of the twins she carried. Angelia Robinson agreed in a contract to have her brother...Read More

Do you want cameras in the court room for the Prop 8 trial?

Filed by Joe Mirabella | January 05, 2010 | 4:30 PM | comments

Do you want cameras in the court room for the Prop 8 trial? If you do you better get out your paper and pen and a stamp. (You know, those old fashioned things your parents used to send mail in...Read More

Sherlock Holmes sequel in jeopardy after Downey's gay comment

Filed by Bil Browning | January 05, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

After Robert Downey Jr made a comment on David Letterman's show that the famous detective Sherlock Holmes might be shtupping his sidekick, Dr. Watson, the future of the movie franchise might be in jeopardy. Downey is the star of the...Read More

They really want to ban gay-as-in-happy marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 05, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

More Oklahoma fundamental-ness, this time from someone we already know, Sally Kern: Scheduled for introduction in the 2010 legislative session by state Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City, House Bill 2279 would restrict the "use of incompatibility as a ground for...Read More

Gavin Creel: Do you remember?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 05, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

This beautiful rendition of "Do You Remember" by Gavin Creel is one of the best songs I've found on YouTube lately. It was written for an abandoned Peter Pan musical and I'd never heard it before. I'm not usually into...Read More

Rhode Island to override veto of domestic partner death rights

Filed by Joe Mirabella | January 05, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

In November, in an unusually cold anti-gay move, Rhode Island's Governor Donald Carcieri vetoed a bill that would allow domestic partners to collect the remains of their deceased loved ones. The bill was inspired by the tragic loss of Mark...Read More

The HIV travel ban is over

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 05, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

While Obama lifting the HIV travel ban was in the Top 10 LGBT Stories of 2009 Bil and I wrote up, it wasn't put into effect until yesterday. A two decades old policy that was based on nothing more than...Read More

Gay blogger who invented the term "blogosphere" dies

Filed by Bil Browning | January 05, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Brad L. Graham, the gay blogger who coined the word "blogosphere" as a joke, has passed away in his St. Louis home. Graham was 41. The time and cause of death is still unknown, but police have indicated that he...Read More

Marriage equality safe in Iowa until at least 2014

Filed by Joe Mirabella | January 05, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

According to the Chicago Tribune, the Democratically controlled Iowa legislature will not put Iowa's April 3, 2009 Supreme Court decision legalizing same gender marriage up for a debate. Iowa's founders brilliantly made it difficult to change the state constitution. Two...Read More


Let us put Bilerico up your (in)box

Filed by Bil Browning | January 05, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Each night at midnight, we round up all of the day's posts and send them out to subscribers as the Bilerico Project Report. We only include the front page portion of the post (same as our RSS feed) to keep...Read More

This is not my penis!

Filed by Michael Buckley | January 05, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

A singing dancing walking talking amazing vlog! Who is this Michael Buckley?! Singing? Dancer? Vlogger? How do you define the sunshine?...Read More


Growth of Overt Homosexuality In City Provokes Wide Concern

Filed by Ed Team | January 05, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The problem of homosexuality in New York became the focus yesterday of increased attention by the State Liquor Authority and the Police Department. ... The city's most sensitive open secret - the presence of what is probably the greatest homosexual...Read More

Brit Hume: Tiger Woods should convert to Christianity to get forgiveness

Filed by Bil Browning | January 05, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

FOX news talking head Brit Hume literally says that golfer Tiger Woods needs to convert from Buddhism to Christianity so he can "get forgiveness" for his extra-marital affairs. Maybe FOX can change their slogan to, "Fair, Balanced & Evangelized."...Read More