February 4, 2011

Queer Music Friday - Kaoz

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 04, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

Rod posted this video today of openly gay rapper Kaoz, doing some spoken word and then an interview, which gets emotional at around 8:00. I love, though, that he calls it "the gift of being gay" (around 12:00) and then...Read More

Buy Two Wigs and Call Me in the Morning

Filed by Mark S. King | February 04, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

A French father of two is suing GlaxoSmithKline, claiming a drug he was prescribed caused impulsive behavior that included gambling, illicit drugs, and cross-dressing. If he wins his lawsuit, you can bet I'm calling Gloria Allred faster than you can...Read More

100 Days of School, 100 Days of Bullying

Filed by Phil Reese | February 04, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Today is the 100th day of school for most school districts, and will be marked with celebrations and activities marking 100 days of science, math, reading, social studies and the arts in elementary and middle schools throughout the country. Likewise,...Read More

Why Are Advocate Columnists So Bad?

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 04, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Zack Rosen takes exception to Bil's post on him from last week, but doesn't really seem to know how to respond. So instead of addressing Bil's issues (I don't agree with Bil either - my response to him is in...Read More

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Lesbian Lunch: Why Annette Bening Will Take Home the Oscar

Filed by Mark S. King | February 04, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

Several of the blog topics that have occurred to me lately have a lesbian angle, don't ask me why. I must have lesbian on the brain. I'm posting these gay gal items at noon for the next few days, so...Read More

Church Threatens to Deny Communion to Gay-Supportive Mother

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 04, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Remember the mom who defended her son's right to dress as Daphne from Scooby-Doo last November? Turns out her pastor got mad and had several meetings with her: For an hour and a half he spoke to me as if...Read More

York County, Virginia Schools Won't Stopping Bullying despite Suicide

Filed by Michael Hamar | February 04, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

I have written about the ongoing bullying problem in the nearby York County, Virginia, school division in the aftermath of the Memorial Day weekend suicide of 16-year-old Christian Taylor last year both here on Bilerico and on my personal blog...Read More

100 Days of Bullying

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 04, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Editors' note: Laura Matanah is the publisher and executive director of Rainbow Rumpus, an online magazine for kids and teens with LGBT parents. She is also a former elementary school teacher. If you're at the Creating Change conference today, you...Read More

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Hitting the Gym with HIV Fitness Stud Nelson Vergel

Filed by Mark S. King | February 04, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

Clearly I'm insane, wearing a tank top next to HIV fitness expert Nelson Vergel. There I am, all doughy and smiling, thirty pounds heavier after a year without a cigarette (how long do I get to legitimately use that reasoning?)....Read More


Tons of Kissing in Hoover Biopic

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 04, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It's not a kissing scene. It's a ton of kissing scenes. I actually just met [DiCaprio] for the first time Saturday at the DGA Awards. He's a talented actor. I am not nervous or afraid of it being awkward. The...Read More

'Hey Egypt: Not Anderson. Not in the Face.'

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 04, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

I think this video gets to the heart of cable infotainment and a certain closet case's position in the center of it....Read More