April 26, 2010

AZ Activist Group Stages DADT Sit-In At Sen. McCain's Office

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | April 26, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Five protesters affiliated with a Phoenix-based group, H.E.R.O., demonstrated today at Sen. John McCain's office to urge him to support repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy. According to twitter messages issued this afternoon by GetEqual, a separate...Read More

My Mother-in-Law

Filed by Paige Schilt | April 26, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

When Donna Koonce went into the hospital, I kept telling everyone that "Katy's mom" was having bypass surgery. I didn't want to give the state of Texas too much credit for recognizing my relationship to this extraordinary woman. By the...Read More

If I had a million dollars...

Filed by Sean Martin | April 26, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Financial reform must look pretty sad right now... Click the image for a larger version....Read More

You can't please everyone

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 26, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

You would have thought that Itawamba Agricultural High School did everything they could to show they hated gays, but someone's still not satisfied: "WBC will picket the graduation of Itawamba Agricultural High School to remind the parents, teachers and students...Read More

Action Alert: Help Stop Lou Engle & TheCall from Exporting Anti-Gay Hate & Violence to Uganda

Filed by Waymon Hudson | April 26, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Readers may remember the recent disturbing news from Uganda that once again American Evangelicals are headed to the country to export violent, hate-fueled rhetoric against the LGBT community. Lou Engle, a radically anti-gay and anti-abortion evangelical, is scheduled to hold...Read More

What's wrong with confusion in the classroom?

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 26, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Mara Drummond is the president of an independent computer consulting firm, author of the book Transitions - A Guide to Transitioning for Transsexuals and Their Families, and co-producer of the award winning film Unraveling Michelle. In the national...Read More

Reasonable Suspicion by way of Clothing

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | April 26, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

I live in Arizona. I love this state with all my heart, with every fiber of my being. I literally get ill when I'm away from it for too long. In case you might have somehow missed this, on Friday,...Read More

The UK grovels to the Pope for forgiveness

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 26, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Yesterday I posted about the recent slew of child molestation revelations in the Catholic Church. I was specifically focused on the lack of intelligent discussion around why someone would want to molest a child, but the question lots of people...Read More

Doe vs Reed, Open Government On the Line

Filed by Joe Mirabella | April 26, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

On Wednesday, Washington State Attorney General, Rob McKenna, is going to argue before the United States Supreme Court to defend the public petition process. Over 20 states, dozens of journalist's organizations, and government watch dog groups have signed on in...Read More

Bad B movie poster: I Hate My Body

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | April 26, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Transexploitation! This actually looks like something I'd want to watch, if only to find out if they really deal with the issue. Any Bilerico friends know this film?...Read More

Roll Call Magazine Tempts Dems With Candy Mountain

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | April 26, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

This morning's Roll Call again calls for Democrats to head for Candy Mountain: take the easy road and forget gay rights issues like ENDA. (You can also view the article here.) "Down one path lie easy-does-it items designed to gather...Read More

Stories from the Frontlines: Letters to President Barack Obama

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 26, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: "Stories from the Frontlines: Letters to President Barack Obama" is a new media campaign launched to underscore the urgent need for congressional action and presidential leadership at this critical point in the fight to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't...Read More

Vanessa Hudgens In Rent? NO! & Glee: The Power of Madonna

Filed by Michael Buckley | April 26, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: Answer any or all! 1. What did you think of Rage? (Go check it out and come back later and tell me- please vote!) 2. Did you love the Power of Madonna episode on...Read More


GetEqual = gay teabaggers?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 26, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Now I, for one, think it's awesome to see gay activists moving beyond the easy targets. Usually, they rag on Mormons, because they'll take it, but ignore black churches because they won't. So now, for once, they actually spoke truth...Read More

Johnny Weir almost comes out to Equality California gathering

Filed by Bil Browning | April 26, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Olympian Johnny Weir spoke at last weekend's Equality California shindig and came as close to the edge of coming out as possible without formally stepping over the line....Read More