May 30, 2010

Congressman Dave Reichert is Either an Idiot or a Liar

Filed by Joe Mirabella | May 30, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Congressman Reichert can't have it both ways. After getting blasted by bloggers, Equal Rights Washington, and his opponent Susan DelBene, Reichert issued the following statement in an attempt to back pedal from his clearly inexcusable no vote on an Amendment...Read More

When you're a VIP at Red Roof Inn

Filed by Bil Browning | May 30, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

One of the perks of being blogmaster for Bilerico Project has been all the traveling I've been able to do over the past few years. Whether I'm attending a conference to report back for the blog or I've been hired...Read More

The broader ramifications of DADT repeal...even in slo mo

Filed by Nan Hunter | May 30, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

I had dinner two nights ago with a friend who said he was thoroughly confused by an email blitz of conflicting views about the DADT repeal legislation. What did I think, he wanted to know. Bottom line - I believe...Read More

Weekend Reading: Godel, Escher, Bach...and Butler

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 30, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

I went to the bookstore last night, which is one of my favorite things to do in the whole world. I came across a book that fascinated me when I was a kid. It's Douglas Hofstadter's "Godel, Escher, Bach: an...Read More

Making Change One Story at a Time

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 30, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Masen Davis is the Executive Director of the Transgender Law Center, a civil rights organization advocating for California's transgender communities. California has been a real leader in transgender civil rights. We have legal protections in employment, housing, schools,...Read More

Vintage Trans Book: Man Into Woman

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

I found this intriguing old book listed among pulp fiction titles (what?!) on eBay. Despite the tacky cover, it is a serious biography about the sex change of Einar Wegener, husband of artist Gerda Wegener, whose work I blogged here...Read More

Mary Cheney: Look in the Mirror, Sister

Filed by Sara Whitman | May 30, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

The news today is all good- my sister's numbers came back great, she's feeling much better, the sun is out, and I'm still keeping an eye on this pesky ocean, making sure it doesn't go anywhere. I read today that...Read More


White House on the release of Malawi couple

Filed by Bil Browning | May 30, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The White House is pleased to learn of President Bingu wa Mutharika's pardon of Tiwonge Chimbalanga and Steven Monjeza. These individuals were not criminals and their struggle is not unique. We must all recommit ourselves to ending the persecution and...Read More

Remember the Venga Boys?

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 30, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

I don't know if anyone in this group is particularly LGB, or if thew were more "I spent the 90's fucking anything that walked." Here's "Boom Boom Boom Boom" from the Venga Boys, which contains some same-sex action....Read More