February 16, 2010

TransParent: At My Son's Wedding

Filed by Michele O'Mara | February 16, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Michele, My son and his fiancée are getting married in June. I'm an MTF transsexual whose been living full-time for nearly 5 years. Both my son and his fiancée are generally accepting and often invite me to social occasions...Read More

Ban loveless marriage?

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 16, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

This Onion report comes a little too late - the right already proved that it can't be satired here because they actually believe that loveless marriage should be illegal. It's still funny, though....Read More

NYC Grand Marshals Announced

Filed by Father Tony | February 16, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Heritage of Pride (HOP) has this week, in two separate statements, announced the names of its grand marshals for the 2010 New York City Pride march. One name caused a dust up, the other none at all....Read More

Why I don't trust the DSM about sex

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | February 16, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

I usually stick with visuals here but queries from various people asking my take on the the new DSM revisions, both as a sexologist and a BDSMer myself, prompts me to indulge in a bit of textualization. I have long...Read More

HRC deflects again - blames Congress, not President, for DADT quagmire

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 16, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger John Aravosis is the founder and publisher of AMERICAblog and AMERICAblog Gay. John is the main organizer of today's blogswarm urging HRC to take a firm stand with the President about repealing DADT this year. It's...Read More

Recklessly diagnosing

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 16, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Did you know that many states collect DNA samples of newborns and store them indefinitely? Well, these parents didn't: When Annie Brown's daughter, Isabel, was a month old, her pediatrician asked Brown and her husband to sit down because he...Read More

Michael Steele: CANADJUN!

Filed by Sean Martin | February 16, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

After a while, you have to look for greener pastures... especially when you've plowed the current ones to death. Click here for a larger version....Read More

LA Gay & Lesbian Center and NGLTF lead misguided action about Social Security

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | February 16, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

The LA Center and the Task Force are mobilizing the gay community to "Rock for Equality." The equality in this instance is access to Social Security spousal and survivors benefits available to heterosexual married couples. But there's an enormous problem...Read More

EAA plans Harvey Milk Day Action protests & civil disobedience

Filed by Bil Browning | February 16, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Equality Across America leaders Tanner Effinger, Aiyi'nah Ford, and Anne Coleman spent quite a bit of time at the Creating Change conference talking about the group's upcoming Harvey Milk Day Action demonstrations. I asked the terrible trio to tell Projectors...Read More

Vintage album cover: Organ Fantasy

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | February 16, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

I've had one or two (or 30 million) myself......Read More

Pressure HRC: Demand leadership from Obama

Filed by Phil Reese | February 16, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Note from Bil: Bilerico Project is participating in a blogswarm today with Joe Sudbay and John Aravosis from AMERICAblog, Pam Spaulding of Pam's House Blend, Michelangelo Signorile from Sirius OutQ & the Gist, Markos Moulitsas of DailyKos, Andy Towle from...Read More


Pat Robertson implicated in Liberian war crimes trial

Filed by Ed Team | February 16, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This concession was granted by the Liberian government to promote economic activity and alleviate the suffering of the people of Liberia following a terrible civil war. Freedom Gold accomplished this by employing some 200 Liberians in addition to providing humanitarian...Read More

White supremacist militia members threaten gay blogger

Filed by Bil Browning | February 16, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

American Resistance Radio has posted a YouTube video of one of their members singing a rap about killing gay blogger Gossip Boy to the tune of death-rapper Necro's Murder Ya Life. The blogger fired back quickly to the threats...Read More