You Gotta See This: February 2007

Eric Alva's Story

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 28, 2007 | 4:51 PM | comments

The Huffington Post has a post up by Eric Alva, the first person to have been injured in the Iraq War, who was honored by the President and the First Lady with the Purple Heart after thirteen years of service,...Read More

RiShawn Biddle nails it

Filed by Bil Browning | February 27, 2007 | 11:14 AM | comments

Since Senator Jeff Drozda's amendment forbidding gays and lesbians from adopting died yesterday, I'm a little late in pointing out this blog post on Expresso. But you know, some things are so good there's no expiration date. RiShawn has taken...Read More

Hillary Rorschach

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 26, 2007 | 1:35 PM | comments

I really do have a job to get back to, but I found this Mother Jones article on the cultural phenomenon that is Hillary Clinton. I can recommend it for reading material even though I've only read half - I...Read More


Filed by Alex Blaze | February 25, 2007 | 3:00 PM | comments

Actually, I doubt I'll watch. But nominated for Best Original Song is Team Q's own Melissa Etheridge. Here's the video for I Need to Wake Up:...Read More

SJR-7 podcasts

Filed by Bil Browning | February 25, 2007 | 10:31 AM | comments

There have been a couple local podcasts lately that deal specifically with SJR-7 - the proposed amendment to the Indiana constitution that would ban same-sex marriage and civil unions. First, has a podcast from Feb 13th that features Jeff...Read More

Britney's bushbabies?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 24, 2007 | 3:22 PM | comments

Today's "You Gotta See This" has nothing whatsoever to do with LGBT issues. But it is really funny. I'm not a big fan of the Dilbert comic strip, but Scott Adam's The Dilbert Blog is one of my favorite daily...Read More

Conservative lovin'

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 23, 2007 | 6:00 PM | comments

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George Takei on Tim Hardaway

Filed by Bil Browning | February 22, 2007 | 6:44 AM | comments

Okay, if the William Shatner roast didn't clue you in to George Takei's sense of humor this will....Read More

A little Anderson eye candy

Filed by Bil Browning | February 21, 2007 | 4:36 PM | comments

Just a little shirtless eye candy since today is an extremely busy day. Enjoy some Anderson Cooper in an - obviously - important story... *grins*...Read More

Amendment advertising

Filed by Bil Browning | February 19, 2007 | 9:06 AM | comments

In other states the various Equality groups have been able to raise enough money to do targeted TV, radio and print ads. Unfortunately, the Indiana LGBT community hasn't come up with that much fire power. If SJR-7 makes it out...Read More

In defense of Sheila

Filed by Bil Browning | February 18, 2007 | 9:31 AM | comments

Over on the American Values Alliance site some folks you might know have come to the defense of AVA (and!) contributor Sheila Suess-Kennedy. You might remember that Sheila wrote a post for bilerico that she turned into a column...Read More

Weekend blogwhoring

Filed by Bil Browning | February 17, 2007 | 11:27 PM | comments

The Indiana blogwhoring edition apparently... Faux Real - which just got added to the permanent blog roll. She's good. Real good. Blogsquad - INTake Weekly's blog. I know, I know, it's the bastard child of the Indy Star, but the...Read More

The gentleman's candy bar

Filed by Bil Browning | February 16, 2007 | 5:58 AM | comments

I loved this Jimmy Kimmel spoof of the infamous Snickers commercial and thought I'd share it with you. If you're going to make gay jokes to sell your teeth rotting product, at the very least make it funny instead...Read More

Dungy story still has legs

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2007 | 7:03 PM | comments

The story about Tony Dungy fundraising for the Indiana Family Institute is still trickling into the mainstream media. Notice this story from CBS Sportsline called, "Don't ask, don't dwell: This will be acknowledged, then ignored." What it tells us is...Read More

Blog Wars: Indy Style

Filed by Jerame Davis | February 15, 2007 | 3:05 PM | comments

This is too funny to leave alone... It seems that Jennifer Wagner of Taking Down Words (and former contributor) and Matt Tully of the Indy Star (and his own semi-blog) are having a bit of a blog war. Wednesday,...Read More

Haggard betting pool

Filed by Bil Browning | February 14, 2007 | 7:10 AM | comments

Think Ted Haggard has really turned heterosexual? No? Then put your money where your mouth is....Read More

Blue Indiana launches

Filed by Bil Browning | February 13, 2007 | 9:44 AM | comments

In case you haven't seen the announcements about Blue Indiana's launch this week, be sure to surf on over and check them out. From the release announcing their launch: Blue Indiana is designed to be a clearinghouse for the best...Read More

Vagina Monologues as Anti-Male Shananigans!

Filed by Carrie Wooten | February 12, 2007 | 3:31 PM | comments

Watch the video clip to see the debate on PBS' To The Contrary between the president of the Independent Women's Forum, Michelle Bernard and the director of Women in Media and News, Jennifer Pozner. My finding of this debate...Read More

Homosexuality might just be for you!

Filed by Bil Browning | February 12, 2007 | 11:19 AM | comments

Are you a straight bilerico reader who's having relationship problems? This mock infomercial might just have the solution for you! Don't you think that sometimes the wingnuts that claim homosexuality is a choice must think this is how it happens?...Read More

Dungy story makes the mainstream media!

Filed by Bil Browning | February 11, 2007 | 10:47 AM | comments

The story about Tony Dungy fundraising for the Indiana Family Institute has finally reached the mainstream media. The Philadelphia Inquirer has an article running that talks about Dungy's overt born-again Christianity and what it means to fans. Think the Indy...Read More

Boston Legal ex-gay episode

Filed by Bil Browning | February 10, 2007 | 10:40 AM | comments

If you're a regular reader, you'll remember that my favorite TV show is Boston Legal. It is hysterically funny and often shows a moral compass. One of the best episodes of the show aired this week. It featured a gentleman...Read More

Maybe we should rethink the name...

Filed by Bil Browning | February 09, 2007 | 7:22 AM | comments

AYDS was a diet supplement that came out in the early 1980's. Needless to say, by 1988 they were out business. I wonder if we got the blame for that too?...Read More

Maybe he's Brent Waltz's twin

Filed by Bil Browning | February 08, 2007 | 8:44 AM | comments

Don't you think this guy looks kinda like Brent Waltz, the conservative "gay face" state senator from Greenwood? Just part his hair on the opposite side and put some glasses on him... Can't you imagine Waltz going on a show...Read More

Did Mr. Deity really help the Colts?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 07, 2007 | 11:50 AM | comments

With all the hullabaloo over Tony Dungy and the Colts' recent brushes with homophobia, I thought that this was really funny. In the clip, God (Mr. Deity) holds a press conference to talk about whether or not he really helps...Read More

What the buck?!

Filed by Bil Browning | February 06, 2007 | 2:10 PM | comments

The recent announcement that David Beckham would be moving to California to play for a US soccer team still has the LGBT world all a twitter. After all, Becks is sexy as hell and his anorexic, post-Spice Girls, fashion...Read More

Now that's an idea!

Filed by Bil Browning | February 05, 2007 | 9:51 AM | comments

Now here's some folks that are using their noggins! Washington state activists are introducing a citizen initiative after the State Supreme Court ruled against same-sex marriage. The ruling was based on the the courts decision that the state has a...Read More

Put your hands up

Filed by Bil Browning | February 04, 2007 | 4:13 PM | comments

A small musical interlude since most of Indiana will be tuning into tonight's Superbowl. It does have a gay correlation, don't worry. *grins* I think it really goes to show how far culture has come as a whole. This...Read More

Crocodile hunter meets his match

Filed by Bil Browning | February 03, 2007 | 7:05 AM | comments

This really funny clip had me laughing the whole time. I think Steve Irwin was a little confused to start with but by the end he was laughing along and having a good time. Just a giggle to start...Read More

CNN takes on "The F-word"

Filed by Bil Browning | February 02, 2007 | 6:47 AM | comments

Did you get a chance to see Paula Zahn's recent CNN special about using the word "faggot" a la Isaiah Washington? The piece features HRC President Joe Solmonese. What's your opinion on using the "F-word?" Personally, I find that word...Read More

Don hits it big

Filed by Bil Browning | February 01, 2007 | 8:38 AM | comments

Don's post about Tony Dungy and the Indiana Family Institute is still taking the nation by storm! With the help of readers who are helping to keep the story alive, yesterday the story landed on three huge websites: The Huffington...Read More