March 2, 2010

Ugandan Pastor Martin Ssempa Reads Bilerico and Responds

Filed by Waymon Hudson | March 02, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Who knew Uganda's main proponent of the "Kill the Gays" bill read our blog? Pastor Martin Ssempa, who I have written about extensively, left this comment on my post "Uganda's Porn Peddling Pastor Ssempa Responds to Critics" (note- I'm assuming...Read More

You Look Like a Tranny

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | March 02, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Yes, you. Trans lives -- and, especially, the lives of trans women -- are apparently a very effective and "shocking" insult. Especially among women. There are "tranny shoes" on network comedies, "You look like a tranny" in CW reality shows,...Read More

This Is Not Sexy: Research (or lack there of) on LGBT People

Filed by Michelle Marzullo | March 02, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Knowledge is power. True, yet collecting accurate knowledge on our LGBT communities is often a struggle. This is not because we cannot collect such information but usually because those shaping surveys and marshaling clip-boards are either not interested in learning...Read More

Tony Perkins - Christians are being censored by the government

Filed by Donna Pandori | March 02, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Religious-right fundamentalist groups are holding up a letter sent to Tony Perkins, president Family Research Council, that rescinded an invitation to speak at Andrews Air Force Base National Pray Luncheon as "Christian censorship"; an infringement on first amendment rights to...Read More

Blogs: Going Cold Turkey

Filed by Sara Whitman | March 02, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

"Wake up in the morning feelin' like P Diddy..." Not. Kesha might be groovin' that way but I'm not today. It's rain/snow/sleeting out. I have taxes to do, piles of work to go through and the ever present laundry pile...Read More

The Immigration Closet: A Perfect (Unwanted) Storm for the US Conference of Catholic Bishops

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 02, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger J. Todd (Tif) Fernandez is a volunteer activist with a Masters of Law in Human Rights from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, and a JD and BA from Boston University. With a past career in...Read More

Survivor Casting Call: Gay & Lesbian Competitors

Filed by Bil Browning | March 02, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

While Survivor: Heroes vs Villians is this year's version of the long running reality show, CBS is casting the next season. They've asked potential contestants to send in videos of themselves and they've whittled the choices down to a few...Read More

Black-or-White Man!

Filed by Sean Martin | March 02, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Let us remember: they too have mouths to feed... Click here for a larger version....Read More

Florida Lawmaker Introduces "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal Measure

Filed by Nadine Smith | March 02, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

One of Equality Florida's strongest champions in the Florida Legislature, Rep. Rick Kriseman, has just filed a measure called a House Memorial (HM 1459) urging Congress and the President to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." Take a moment to sign...Read More

GOProud: Stockholm syndrome or sheer genius?

Filed by Austen Crowder | March 02, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Okay, show of hands: who laughed when they heard that GOProud was going to attend CPAC? I know I did. The story couldn't have been more nonsensical: a gay group attending one of the foremost rally points of the anti-gay...Read More

UC-Davis students plan to keep hate graffiti up

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 02, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

Tobi Hill Meyer posted about a swastika that was spray-painted into the carpet at the University of Oregon's LGBTQA center a month ago, and this weekend anti-gay graffiti was found at the LGBT Resource Center at the University of California...Read More

Project Penisway: Isabel Mastache's penis pants

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | March 02, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

via Queerty...Read More

Jennifer Lopez Bombs on Saturday Night Live! You May Die at Justin Bieber's Party!

Filed by Michael Buckley | March 02, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Dia: 1. What did you think of Jennifer Lopez on SNL? 2. What was your favorite skit of the night? 3. Which star would you cry over? 4. Would you go to Justin Bieber's birthday...Read More


You won't be able to order a cup of coffee

Filed by Ed Team | March 02, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I had a boyfriend who told me I'd never succeed, never be nominated for a Grammy, never have a hit song, and that he hoped I'd fail. I said to him, 'Someday when we're not together, you won't be able...Read More

Gender Queer in the Midwest

Filed by D Gregory Smith | March 02, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

What is it like to grow up gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender in America's heartland, the Midwest? In a region fiercely loyal to traditional values, growing up "other" can be a battle for basic rights. A frank and articulate...Read More