May 18, 2012


Republican 'Poling,' Hoosier Hysteria, & Manny Pacquiao [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | May 18, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

You weren't able to read every post on Bilerico Project last week? Don't worry! Every Friday I round up the best Bilerico posts from the past seven days to help you stay up to date on the latest queer news and analysis.Read More

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One Direction Swings Both Way

Filed by James Holmes | May 18, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Well, not exactly, but they make it very easy to imagine. Read More


Justice Department Issues New Rules on Sexual Assault of LGBT Inmates

Filed by Karen Ocamb | May 18, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

This is a big deal. The US Justice Department released a new set of rules on Thursday in conjunction with a new Memorandum from President Obama to address the epidemic of sexual assaults in prison that particularly impacts LGBT inmates. Read More


The Return of the Man from Bain

Filed by Terrance Heath | May 18, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

It looks like the Man from Bain is back. The truth is, he never left. Obama and the Democrats have every reason to make sure he sticks around for the duration of the campaign.Read More


Who Would Jesus Kick Off the Softball Team?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 18, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

St. John United Church of Christ of St. Clair, Missouri may have played in the local St. Clair Church Softball League for the past twelve years, but they aren't now. The league's commissioner gave the church two options: either withdraw from the league or it would be disbanded.Read More


Shirtless Boys Dancing: 'Call Me Gaybe'

Filed by James Holmes | May 18, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

It's Friday and what better way to start your weekend than with a group of shirtless, dancing, gay men? They are not the best lip syncers, but who is looking at their mouths anyway? Read More

Richard Branson Supports Marriage Equality Too

Filed by Bil Browning | May 18, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

Is it just me or are several recent posts all starting to sound the same? "Hey! A celebrity supports our civil right to marriage!" This time around, it's millionaire Richard Branson. And so it goes......Read More


Boxer Manny Pacquiao to Gays: 'I Apologize'

Filed by Karen Ocamb | May 18, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

A firestorm erupted Wednesday over an "exclusive" interview in the National Conservative Examiner with professional boxer Manny Pacquiao in which the boxer cited the Old Testament. The reporter has now admitted that he - not Pacquiao - quoted the horrid death-to-gays Biblical passage.Read More


Will Smith on Marriage Equality

Filed by Ed Team | May 18, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

"If anybody can find someone to love them and to help them through this difficult thing that we call life, I support that in any shape or form." -- Actor Will Smith speaking to reporters in Berlin after President Obama's...Read More


Black Pastors: Getting On the Right Side of History

Filed by Viktor Kerney | May 18, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

After President Obama made his gay marriage announcement, it seemed that everyone looked to the black churches for their reaction. As some pastors shrugged it off and went about their business, several pastors and church leaders fell into the classic stereotypical trap.Read More