July 18, 2011


Gay History Lands in the Lesson Plan

Filed by Leslie Robinson | July 18, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

California is the first state to require public schools to include the contributions of LGBT people in social studies curricula. We take you to the classroom of Mr. Mitchell a couple of years from now, as he adds the new material to his AP American history class.Read More


Is Utah the New Gay Political Promised Land?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 18, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

What the hell is going on in Utah? Did someone slip them the gay pill?Read More


The Bachmann Gaffe That Wasn't

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 18, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

The latest Michele Bachmann gaffe once again has eyes rolling and heads shaking among the commentariat. The irony is, it's not really a gaffe. In fact, it's not even that far from today's conservative mainstream.Read More


Maryland Guv Will Do Something Finally

Filed by Bil Browning | July 18, 2011 | 3:15 PM | comments

After being stung by the countless comparisons to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Maryland's Guv, Martin O'Malley, will finally get off his ass and help pass a marriage equality bill.Read More


Humans Hate Helping Children?

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 18, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

This weekend I read an interview with an evolutionary biologist who works for Match.com on Salon and one of the more annoying scientific-esque arguments about why we're genetically programmed for monogamy came up.Read More


Tim Pawlenty Touts Christian Cred

Filed by Bil Browning | July 18, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Check out this six and a half minute video that GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty just put out.Read More


Same-Sex Couple Seeks Recognition By Israel

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 18, 2011 | 11:15 AM | comments

The Israeli government is dithering over whether to recognize a same-sex couple and to provide them the same rights as other couples. Read More

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Six (Unofficial) Rules to Live By When Using Facebook

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 18, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

Social networking is a huge force to be reckoned with. We are consumed by posting on news feeds, giving status updates, and sharing pictures with our "friends." But what does all of this mean? More than you think.Read More


Got What It Takes to be a Bilerico Intern?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 18, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

If you know you can handle the pressure of working with the crazy Bilerico team, you've got an itch to learn how to use the web for blogging and online activism, and you're a reliable self-starter, shoot me an email with your resume.Read More

Kristin Chenowith Understands the Debt Ceiling

Filed by Bil Browning | July 18, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

If Kristin Chenowith can understand the debt ceiling in a matter of seconds, why is it taking Eric Cantor so long? (Hat tip to John for posting this on Google+)...Read More


Challenge To California LGBT History Law

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 18, 2011 | 8:00 AM | comments

A conservative "family values" organization is bringing a challenge to the new law. Read More


CA Legislator on the Ballot Initiative to Overturn SB48

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 18, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I think it will be a challenge for them to get the signatures." -- California Senator Mark Leno, sponsor of SB 48, recently signed by Governor Brown, which requires school curricula and textbooks to include historical contributions by LGBT people,...Read More