October 8, 2010

Queer music Friday - Tiziano Ferro

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 08, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Italian pop singer Tiziano Ferro came out this week as gay. Good for Italy - Here's "Breathe Gentle" with Kelly Rowland:...Read More

The Long Dark Night of Eddie Long, Pt 2.

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 08, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

The sex scandal swirling around Eddie Long is the kind of story that the media and consumers of media (in other words, nearly everybody) tend to find irresistible. As Joshua Alston wrote in Newsweek, it’s got everything: secrets, money, sex,...Read More

Constance, the movie

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 08, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

ABC is considering making a movie about Constance McMillen: ABC Family is developing a TV movie about the lesbian teenager who made national news after her high school banned her from the prom, network reps say.[...] Craig Zadan and Neil...Read More

DC Starbucks bathrooms go gender free

Filed by Bil Browning | October 08, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

I noticed this yesterday when I went into a Starbucks to grab my venti mocha with light whip and while it stuck out that there was something different, it didn't really register what the difference was. The DC Starbucks have...Read More

Campus Pride: Expel Two Rutgers Students for Invasion of Privacy Related to Tyler Clementi's Suicide

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 08, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Campus Pride, the nation's leading organization of LGBT and ally college and university students, is calling for Rutgers University to "act decisively to expel both Dharun Ravi and Molly Wei for invasion of privacy of fellow student Tyler Clementi." On...Read More

Indianapolis is back in the gay news

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 08, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Yesterday Bil posted that the city of homophobic cupcake/cookie artisans is finding itself with another gay scandal, although this one is a lot more banal. According to an arrest report from Indianapolis Metro Police, the arrest took place at 110...Read More

Stalked UofM student talks to Anderson Cooper

Filed by Bil Browning | October 08, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

The gay University of Michigan student council president who's being stalked by Assistant Attorney General Andrew Shirvell has broken his silence and spoke with Anderson Cooper about the experience. Cooper, who brought Shirvell to national attention with an interview in...Read More

Beach Blanket Lesbian Bingo: Pulp cover

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 08, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

OK, here's my question: why would anyone want to escape? Looks like fun in the sun to me....Read More

Mark Kirk is gay-blind

Filed by Phil Reese | October 08, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Representative Mark Kirk had better get his Gaydar tuned. On two recent occasions, Kirk has severely underestimated the number of gays in his life. Like estimated zero. It may just be a "see-no/hear-no" approach to things that bring him discomfort,...Read More

A little known legacy in the LGBT community

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 08, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Andy Szekeres is a political consultant from Denver who specializes on LGBT ballot measures and progressive candidates and causes. Americans for Democratic Action has been one of the most powerful forces in all liberal politics. For...Read More


What's normal?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 08, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Practically, we shouldn't be teaching children to accept homosexuality as normal, we should be teaching them to accept people who are not normal." -- Bilerico contributor Yasmin Nair in an interview with Time Out Chicago about the Against Equality book...Read More

Chaz Bono says it gets better

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 08, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Chaz Bono says it gets better....Read More