March 9, 2011

Live Video Townhall With Congressman Jared Polis

Filed by Bil Browning | March 09, 2011 | 6:30 PM | comments

Bilerico Project is proud to host a live video townhall meeting with Congressman Jared Polis tonight in conjunction with Rep Polis' Fearless Campaign and the National Stonewall Democrats. The event will go live at 9pm. Watch live streaming video from...Read More

When History Is Hard

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 09, 2011 | 5:30 PM | comments

February came and went without my writing a post about Black History Month.Though, not because I didn’t think about it, or didn’t want to. I did. I even had a couple of invitations to write guests posts for other...Read More

Toronto Mayor Threatens Pride Again because of Pro-Palestine Message

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 09, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

The same controversy that happened last year in Toronto is set to happen again: [Toronto mayor Rob] Ford, who was elected on a right-wing, waste-slashing agenda last November, told the Canadian Jewish News last week that he will cut funding...Read More

Lesbian Appointed to Hawaii Supreme Court

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | March 09, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

I have an address book that is more than 25-years-old. When I heard that Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie had nominated Sabrina McKenna to the Hawaii Supreme Court, I knew the name immediately. Could this be the same Sabrina McKenna who...Read More

Support the Action Now Occurring in Speaker Boehner's Office on DOMA

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | March 09, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

UPDATE: VIDEO OF THE ACTION FROM THE LOCAL FOX AFFILIATE AFTER THE JUMP (Bonus Q: "What is the Indefensive Marriage Act?") At approximately 2:00 p.m. today, activists commenced a sit-down in Speaker John Boehner's office. They are demanding that he...Read More

Take Action: Call Speaker Boehner on DOMA

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | March 09, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

A number of blogs are teaming up to ask readers to call Speaker Boehner to demand that he protect the rights of ALL Americans by focusing on job creation and not discrimination. This comes out of the recent memo from...Read More

Women of Trans Berlin: Two 1920s Photos

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | March 09, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

Historic 1920s photo of a sophisticated group of transwomen, taken at the Eldorado Night Club on Berlin's Motzstraße. The Nazis shut the club down in 1933....Read More

Tonight On Bilerico: Live Video Townhall with Rep Jared Polis

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 09, 2011 | 12:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Michael Mitchell is the Executive Director of the National Stonewall Democrats. When the GOP took control of the House last November, there was a general feeling in our community (and much of the progressive and even...Read More

Sources: Lady Gaga Backs Out of Exclusive Target Deal

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 09, 2011 | 11:30 AM | comments

Metro Weekly and The Advocate are reporting that the Lady Gaga's exclusive distribution deal with Target has been called off. There hasn't been an official announcement, yet, but that's what several people involved in marketing have said. Target apparently hasn't...Read More

TRX Needs to Sponsor Chris Mosier

Filed by Bil Browning | March 09, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

I don't usually do promos for specific people since we're inundated with requests to "show my video" or "help me win XYZ contest." This one, however, is interesting and easy to help out with. Projector Chris Mosier writes in to...Read More

Trans Woman Shot and Dragged to Death in Arkansas

Filed by Joe Mirabella | March 09, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

Tuesday morning the body of 25-year-old Marcal Camero Tye was found dead in Forrest City, Arkansas. According to the local police it appeared she was shot and dragged by a car. Sheriff Bobby May, told WREG Channel 3, "We're going...Read More

Women Can Be

Filed by Jessica Max Stein | March 09, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

In honor of the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day yesterday, enjoy this hilarious 1974 Sesame Street song, "Women Can Be." Vocal performers include the fabulous Rita Moreno, the talented Jane Henson (also known as Jim Henson's wife), Muppet vocalist...Read More


Airline Worker Fired for Saying 'Faggot' in Positive Context

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 09, 2011 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Back then, a faggot coulda saved my life." --Freddy Schmitt, an 82-year-old American Airlines employee, who was fired for saying that while arguing against DADT...Read More

The View Discusses Ex-Gay Therapy

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 09, 2011 | 7:00 AM | comments

The View discusses ex-gay therapy....Read More