August 26, 2010

Activist & Philanthropist Joseph F. Miller Dies

Filed by Bil Browning | August 26, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

If you're a Hoosier LGBT person, you've probably heard of longtime activist and philanthropist Joseph F. Miller. He was a large donor to the Democratic Party and HIV/AIDS organizations. He supported and encouraged almost every Indiana state-level organization. He was...Read More

Islamists and Christians and Sumerians -- oh my!

Filed by Sean Martin | August 26, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Dont you know... some Very Important People are also talking about that Mosque-That-Really-Isnt-a-Mosque......Read More

Earth shattering news

Filed by Bil Browning | August 26, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

You'd better sit down for this one. It's so earth shattering that it might rock you back in your seat. Smelling salts might have to get involved. Not only does Palin-baby-daddy Levi Johnston starring in a TV reality show about...Read More

Three Questions, Pt. 1: Can we?

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 26, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

When caught at something, it’s best to come clean. I was recently caught by the Crow, who -- in a response to my earlier post about power outages and our politics of powerlessness -- saw and asked outright the obvious...Read More

Fear leads to violence

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 26, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

A Democrat discharged from the US military under DADT is running for state house in Kansas and received this note this weekend: Obviously whoever sent this didn't get the memo. The homophobes are the real victims of violence, according to...Read More

Monsoon Day

Filed by Sara Whitman | August 26, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

I talked to a friend in Provincetown yesterday afternoon and she told me they were having a huge rainstorm down there. All day, pouring rain, whipping wind... same here today. So along with the entire vacationing population, we went to...Read More

Questions for the candidates

Filed by Bil Browning | August 26, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Projector Todd sent in these proposed questions that he thinks all the state groups and national orgs should be putting to Congressional candidates. It's a good list of well-rounded LGBT issue inquiries and I'd be fascinated to see the responses....Read More

Ken Mehlman comes out, and nothing will change

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 26, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

As I posted this morning, Ken Mehlman, the former chair of the RNC, came out. He helped run the 2004 presidential campaign, which Mike Rogers called "the most homophobic national campaign in history." That year saw the approval of eleven...Read More

Noel McKay: vintage (vinyl) album cover

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | August 26, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Stumbled upon this album, not knowing the performer but knowing I'd want to share this on Bilerico in case some of you remember him. Turns out it was pretty easy to find a little information on Mr. McKay's work at...Read More

She Prayed for Love, and Guess What?

Filed by Father Tony | August 26, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Dear Father Tony, My name is Karen. I am writing because you were recommended to me by a friend of mine. I have hit a spiritual crisis. I'll be brief. I am Catholic. I am bi-sexual. I am marrying...Read More

How the 'Rent Boy' Scandal Brought Down a Far-Right Favorite

Filed by Nadine Smith | August 26, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Bill McCollum is still paying for George Rekers. In a stunning defeat, Bill McCollum lost the 2010 Florida Republican Primary by 3% despite having the full support of the Christian Family Council, Florida's Republican party establishment and prominent national Republican...Read More

A blue collar American with a son

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 26, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: With the Pentagon's family survey now in the field, Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN), a national, legal services and policy organization dedicated to ending "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT), will release a letter each day this week from...Read More


Ken Mehlman comes out

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 26, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It's taken me 43 years to get comfortable with this part of my life. Everybody has their own path to travel, their own journey, and for me, over the past few months, I've told my family, friends, former colleagues, and...Read More

Bill Maher outed Ken Mehlman

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 26, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Remember when Bill Maher outed Ken Mehlman on Larry King Live and then CNN later censored it? That's zen....Read More