May 3, 2010

Times Square Bombing: 100% Homegrown American?

Filed by Sara Whitman | May 03, 2010 | 8:00 PM | comments

An attempt at a car bombing was made Saturday night, in Times Square. Quickly, there have already been claims whispered of the Taliban sneaking about in our midst by the New York Times: "No motive had been determined in the...Read More

An Open Letter to My Senators

Filed by Gloria Nieto | May 03, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Dear Senators Boxer and Feinstein: My last unemployment check came the first week of April. Yesterday I went out to talk to someone about some work and I could not find her. I almost ran out of gas trying to...Read More

Oil slicks?

Filed by Sean Martin | May 03, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Man, for all the whining and whimpering about a little oil slick, we seem to forget all the really great stuff that it provides us......Read More

The Soldiers' "Telephone" Parody: Harmless Fun or Gender Violence?

Filed by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer | May 03, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Chances are you've seen the YouTube parody of Lady Gaga and Beyonce's "Telephone" video made by a group of American soldiers in Afghanistan. The story is that they made the video for fun, posted it to share with family and...Read More

Repeal of DADT Solidarity Rally in Phoenix Arizona

Filed by Bobby Parker | May 03, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

While six brave activists were chaining themselves to the White House Fence and getting arrested yesterday, simultaneously Petty Officer Lonnie Allen Howard-Stidham and supporters from more than a dozen LGBT organizations in Phoenix marched in solidarity on Senator John McCain's...Read More

Video: White House Correspondents' Dinner

Filed by Bil Browning | May 03, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Jay Leno hosted this year's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner and his jokes matched his usual television schtick. Leno's known for being one of the least edgy comics in the business; he goes for the chuckle instead of the jugular....Read More

A Tale of Two Phone Calls: A Call To Action

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 03, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Babs Siperstein is a member of the Democratic National Committee, co-chair of the National Stonewall Democrats' Federal PAC Board and Political Director of the Gender Rights Advocacy Association of New Jersey. Last Thursday evening about 6:15 PM ET...Read More

American Evangelical Lou Engle Promotes "Kill the Gays" Bill at Sunday's Rally in Uganda

Filed by Waymon Hudson | May 03, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Over 1,300 people gathered at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda on Sunday to hear American Evangelical Lou Engle preach at a rally and prayer service against "homosexuality, witchcraft, and corruption." Engle's involvement in organizing TheCall Uganda was mired in controversy...Read More

Actor goes shirtless, becomes gay icon?

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 03, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

I just got back from an exhausting vacation, and just now an even more exhausting first day back at work after spring break, so it's shirtless boys. I have no qualms about posting pics since it's clear to me that...Read More

Looking at Sissies: Cinema History

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | May 03, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Was digging around the Net, hunting for the proverbial "neato stuff" to share on Bilerico when I found an intriguing photo. Didn't know where it was from but I posted it on my personal blog, and a reader quickly identified...Read More

The Fresh Bile And Sex Life Of Larry Kramer

Filed by Father Tony | May 03, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Out today in The South Florida Gay News An hour into my conversation with iconic HIV activist and author Larry Kramer, he paused and said "Darling, you're getting an interview out of me that no one else has ever had....Read More

Washington Blade: There IS a Path to 60 in the Senate (Pt. 2)

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 03, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

This is Part 2 of a 2-part series. We counted to 49 with the help of the Washington Blade in Part 1 of this series last Friday. Can you count to 60?...Read More

They locked me in a feces-filled dog kennel

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 03, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: "Stories from the Frontlines: Letters to President Barack Obama" is a new media campaign launched to underscore the urgent need for congressional action and presidential leadership at this critical point in the fight to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't...Read More

Howard Dean at DADT rally

Filed by Ed Team | May 03, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

Howard Dean speaks at DADT rally in DC....Read More


Elton John wants to ban religions?

Filed by Ed Team | May 03, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"How do we allow a gay, who wants to ban religions, claimed that the prophet Eissa (Jesus) was gay and calls for Middle Eastern countries to allow gays to have sexual freedom." --Mounir al-Wasimi, head of the Egyptian Musician Union,...Read More