Media: July 2012


It's That Time

Filed by Leslie Robinson | July 31, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

I went on vacation expecting to visit old friends and see my brother get married. By the end of vacation, I reached the decision I've been sneaking up on for a while now. It's time for me to make a change.Read More


This Is Not About a Difference of Opinion

Filed by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer | July 31, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

This is not about someone's right to express his "beliefs." It's not about someone's politics or religion. It IS about pushing back against someone who publicly supports organizations whose mission it is to persecute a group of people. Read More


UNITY Bound: I'm Headed to Vegas to Go Pro

Filed by Bil Browning | July 31, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

By the time this post publishes, I'll (hopefully) be halfway across the country bound for Las Vegas. I'm headed to the UNITY 2012 conference for minority journalists.Read More


I Ask You: Is It Wrong to Sexualize the Olympics?

Filed by Patrick J Hamilton | July 30, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

We've all seen (or taken) this pic: Shirt raised, shorts pushed down, bathroom sink in foreground, camera phone in hand. But this is no hottie looking for a hook-up. This is an aspiring Olympian. Is there anything wrong with that? Read More


Did Astronaut Sally Ride Come Out Too Late?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 25, 2012 | 6:30 PM | comments

There's been some minor controversy lately after astronaut Sally Ride came out in her obituary. While out to family and friends, she never came out publicly while she was alive. But did she have a responsibility to do it?Read More


Next Media Animation's Take on Chick-fil-a & the Muppets

Filed by James Holmes | July 25, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Ah, Taiwan's Next Media Animation - you never fail to entertain and confuse me. Fair warning - someone chokes their chicken. Read More

The New York Times Is Hopeless On Trans Issues, Again

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 25, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

That trashy tabloid, the New York Times, has come out with yet another broadside against transgender people in an article today, "For Money, Or Just to Strut, Living Out Loud on a Transgender Runway."Read More


The Boy Scouts, Gay Kikis, & Chick-Fil-A [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | July 20, 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


Interview with 'What's Normal Anyway?' Creator Morgan Boecher

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | July 18, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

Morgan Boecher is the creative talent behind 'What's Normal Anyway?,' a semi-autobiographical webcomic about the life of Mel, a young queer guy juggling life, college, and his own journey of self discovery and medical transition from female to male. Read More


Let's Hook Up

Filed by Bil Browning | July 18, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

You know you want to hookup with the Bilerico contributors. No Grindr needed...Read More


Brian Moylan Won't Eat Lunch or Get Laid in This Town Again

Filed by Father Tony | July 18, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Gawker's Brian Moylan is sure to upset many with his cutting remarks about bears, the motivations of thin gay men and the rules of attraction for gay men. Did we miss this when it was new?Read More


Gay Chicago TV: LGBTQ Visibility & the Many Faces of Coming Out

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 15, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

It's an important conversation that we need to have in the LGBT community and in the media world - and a lot was added to it by simply sitting down and discussing the issues together at a political roundtable.Read More


Rookie Lesbians, the Rawhide Kid, & Fundie Bribes [Weekly Reader]

Filed by Bil Browning | July 13, 2012 | 6:30 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


Former Bilerico Intern Places 3rd for Online Journalism Award

Filed by Bil Browning | July 10, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

Congratulations to former Bilerico Project intern Adam Polaski for his third place finish for a National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association award for online journalism.Read More


On Coming Out & Activism

Filed by Mark Segal | July 08, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

On Monday I went to my Facebook page (MarkSegalPGN) and asked what I should write about this week. Most this round wanted a discussion of the need for celebrities like Anderson Cooper to come out. So I'll start there. Read More


When Public Figures Come Out & the World Doesn't End

Filed by James Holmes | July 05, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

My post about Anderson Cooper coming out received comments accusing me of making light of a serious issue. No jokes were intended to offend but were made to show a change in pop culture that should be celebrated - it's no longer a big deal for celebrities to be gay. Read More

Tonight On The Rebecca Juro Show: Tobi Hill-Meyer

Filed by Rebecca Juro | July 05, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Tonight on the show we're talking to trans woman, filmmaker and Bilerico Project contributor Tobi Hill-Meyer. Tobi's latest film project is "Doing It Agan: In Depth," a documentary which examines the sexuality of trans women and their relationships.Read More


Anderson Cooper Comes Out - Surprise!

Filed by James Holmes | July 02, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Oh my. Jesus help us! What shock and surprise! Anderson Cooper, a homosexual? What is this world coming to? Read More