February 11, 2010

John Mayer and sexual racism

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 11, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

John Mayer, in an interview with Playboy, regaled readers with how much "black people love me" and then said this: PLAYBOY: Do black women throw themselves at you? MAYER: I don't think I open myself to it. My dick is...Read More

Would the World be Better Off Without Any Trans People?

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 11, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Alice Kalafarski is a law school graduate and transgender activist. She volunteers with Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC), SpeakOUT Boston, and spent a month with Maine's No on One campaign. Of all the places she helps out,...Read More

Charter for Compassion trumps religious-right agenda

Filed by Donna Pandori | February 11, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Gary Glenn, executive director American Family Association - Michigan, was interviewed Monday by WEYI-TV Channel 25 (Flint). Mr. Glenn and mid-Michigan right-wing fundamentalist religious leaders filed lawsuit through the Ann Arbor Thomas More Law Center challenging the "constitutionality" of the...Read More

Gay Men, Straight Wives: Two Women Show Acceptance and Love

Filed by Betty Greene Salwak | February 11, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Two women have been put in the public spotlight for having married now-famous men who later confessed that they were gay. The spotlight could not have found better examples of gracious acceptance. Jemma Thomas, wife of gay rugby star Gareth...Read More

Send in the clowns

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 11, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Well, we all knew someone was going to say it eventually: "The revelation that Judge Walker apparently chooses to engage in homosexual conduct, if true, would explain much of his bizarre behavior throughout this trial," said [Matt] Barber. "At every...Read More

Interview: Freedom to Marry 2.0 with Sean Eldridge

Filed by Bil Browning | February 11, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Freedom to Marry's new Communications Director, Sean Eldridge, was hired at the same time that Bilerico contributor Michael Crawford was brought on board to run online campaigns. Is it any surprise that one of the biggest buzz items of the...Read More

May I Please Beam for a Moment?

Filed by Sara Whitman | February 11, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

My Big Fat Gay Family with President Obama....Read More

Didi! (part 4)

Filed by Sean Martin | February 11, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Communication... somewhere in that mess of letters, there's you and I. Click here for a larger image....Read More

Video Interview: Charles Robbins, Executive Director of the Trevor Project

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 11, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Charles Robbins, Executive Director of the Trevor Project. The Trevor Project runs the only nationwide, around-the-clock crisis and suicide prevention helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. It's an...Read More

Interview: Queer youth issues with Greg Varnum from NYAC

Filed by Bil Browning | February 11, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

One of the most interesting parts of my interview with Greg Varnum, Executive Director of the National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC), is the work they're starting to do around social media and innovative fundraising to keep the doors open. We...Read More

Married to Tickle-Me-Elmo?

Filed by Father Tony | February 11, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Dear Father Tony, I'm going to tell you about something that I have never heard talked about before. After my long-time-partner (male) comes, his stomach gets really tight like he is trying to hold something back, and then, when...Read More

Is "Gender Incongruence" the Cure for What Ails?

Filed by Keri Renault | February 11, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

The American Psychiatric Association has released a draft of proposed diagnostic criteria for its Diagnostic & Statistical Manual-V (DSM-V). A 90-day review period is now underway with feedback solicited prior to creation of a final draft which will be published...Read More

Snowplow of Love

Filed by Kate Clinton | February 11, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

The Superbowl, Sarah Palin, Creating Change and a huge blizzard... What a week!...Read More

Gay version of the Google Super Bowl ad

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 11, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

I get the ending, but then I'm wondering why this couple can't live in France with a PACS (which they can do, legally). It's not a hell-hole here, and, while I get that the US is the super awesomest...Read More


Can 13-year-olds really be gay?

Filed by Ed Team | February 11, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"A 13-year-old knows a lot about his sexuality. Think back to when you were 13. Maybe your tastes have changed since then, but you were still you, no? And knew it when you had a crush?" --Washington Post columnist Carolyn...Read More