Living: June 2006

The Right Wing War on Younger Brothers

Filed by Chris Douglas | June 30, 2006 | 5:47 PM | comments

The study on the biology of the womb, and its propensity to produce same sex orientation in males who are younger brothers to other brothers, is finding its way into bastions of traditional conservativism like the Wall Street Journal. Though...Read More

Back up and running

Filed by Bil Browning | June 27, 2006 | 2:43 PM | comments

Well gentle readers, I'm back online and ready to start posting to the ole blog again. Many BIG thanks to Scott for taking over for the weekend and making sure that all of you had something to read and...Read More

I thee wed

Filed by Jennifer Wagner | June 27, 2006 | 1:20 PM | comments

I'm a born cynic. I've always thought of marriage as one of those conventional traditions marketed for girls in fluffy dresses and their overbearing mothers. I've always said it's the commitment that matters, the pledge to love another for a...Read More


Filed by Chris Douglas | June 26, 2006 | 1:05 PM | comments

That's what you say the moment a hand of cards comes together in a game of gin rummy, and you lay them down perfectly for all to see. It's the hand Warren Buffet played today in donating 37 Billion, or...Read More

Straight vs. Gay Models

Filed by Scott Barnes | June 24, 2006 | 8:18 AM | comments

With Bil busy moving this weekend, he's asked me (perhaps the least vocal of the bilerico contributors) to make sure that something's posted every day for the next two or three. So here I am! And one word of warning,...Read More

Now I'm willing to blog about it

Filed by Bil Browning | June 21, 2006 | 2:00 PM | comments

I've been keeping some news from you. It's not that I didn't want to tell you, I just didn't want to talk about it for fear it would jinx the whole deal. Something kept going wrong with this or that,...Read More

Are You In Good Company?

Filed by Michele O'Mara | June 14, 2006 | 12:03 PM | comments

June's Newsletter. If you long to be an expert golf player you will not want to golf with me. Most athletes would agree that in order to improve your game you must play with teams and competitors more skilled than...Read More

they even got a sex change....

Filed by Bruce Parker | June 14, 2006 | 1:18 AM | comments

The framing of a sex change as the most extreme part of this news story is very funny to me... Here is the quote and the whole story is below... "Federal investigators even informed Congress that one man apparently used...Read More

Thoughts about coming out...

Filed by Bruce Parker | June 12, 2006 | 9:05 PM | comments

I am gay enough in my mannerisms and my attitude that I don't very often have to come out to people as a gay man. My classmates know in my graduate courses, my students know in the courses I teach,...Read More

Celebrate with Pride!

Filed by Bil Browning | June 10, 2006 | 7:59 AM | comments

Today is Pride! Be sure to come out to University Park from 11am-7pm in downtown Indy. There will be food vendors, beer vendors, and booths from businesses, organizations and politicians. (Speaking of politicians, make sure to check out the...Read More


Filed by Bil Browning | June 03, 2006 | 12:08 PM | comments

1. Sugar Baby Love HIV/AIDS commericial via YouTube (This HIV awareness animated commercial features some scenes that probably aren't safe for work! But it's really cute and funny - well worth a screening.) 2. Confessions of a Grup by Jennifer...Read More

A Tale of Two Ads

Filed by Bil Browning | June 01, 2006 | 4:44 PM | comments

Two ads have been featured in the Indianapolis Star lately. One ad (shown on the left) focuses on Senator Evan Bayh - accusing him of being anti-family because he plans to vote against the Federal Marriage Amendment. It appeared...Read More

Political Piety

Filed by Sheila S. Kennedy | June 01, 2006 | 10:33 AM | comments

One of the most astute--and funniest--observers of the contemporary political scene is Molly Ivins, who can skewer pretension and pinpoint idiocy with remarkable accuracy. In a recent column, she noted the various uses and misuses of public piety:...Read More