11 Nov 2009

Roundtable on Kalamazoo, Washington, and Maine’s ballot initiatives

Below is a roundtable I just recorded on the ballot initiatives in Maine, Washington, and Kalamazoo. In on the discussion were Joe Mirabella, the LGBT community blogger for Seattle Post-Intelligencer and worked as a social networking consultant for the approve R-71 campaign; Amy Hunter, who sits on the board of

27 Jan 2009

Catholic Church maliciously blocks new job for Father Geoffrey Farrow

(Originally posted on the Bilerico Project, America’s largest LGBT blog, by the blogging gay Catholic priest Father Tony.) Have you wondered whatever became of that California priest who refused to give in to a directive from his bishop to instruct folks to vote yes to Prop 8? If you’ve been

11 Dec 2008

Agnes Scott College: Lesbians until graduation?

Editors' Note:  This guest post comes to The Bilerico Project from Louisa Hill, a senior at Agnes Scott College where she studies theatre, French, and women's studies. Agnes Scott College, the supposed World for Women, has become the cesspool for Hollywood's C-list sequels. In my four years here, I've had

15 Oct 2008

Three years of same-sex marriage in Canada and the sky hasn’t fallen

(Originally posted on the Bilerico Project, America's biggest LGBT blog, by Alberta-based transactivist Mercedes Allen.) Same-sex marriage has been legal in Canada since July 19th, 2005, following a chain of events that began in a Court of Appeal in Ontario in 2003.  It was the third country in the world

13 Oct 2008

When McCain supporters attack

(This was originally posted on the Bilerico Project, America's best LGBT blog, by trangender workplace issues consultant and law professor Dr. Jillian T. Weiss.) It was a beautiful fall day as my partner and I drove upstate from New York City to enjoy the change of seasons in Northeast U.S.A.

28 Aug 2008

Restoring a name, March on Washington 45 years later

Who was the man who put Brother Martin on stage and organized the gathering of “the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation”?   Who was the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, one of the largest nonviolent protests ever held in the United States? What

27 Aug 2008

The Night of My Life

Anyone who reads this blog regularly knows I've been a die-hard Hillary Clinton supporter since day one. This was supposed to be her year and I believed. So last night was very emotional for me, but the story of how I got to the floor for her speech is nearly

26 Aug 2008

GOP platform calls for FMA

While we're worried about whether we're called by name or not on the Democratic Platform, the Republicans have their draft out and they're calling for FMA. Even though the GOP can't bring themselves to even submit the FMA this session in the House, they're still going to pretend like they

24 Jul 2008

The N-Word? Please, Use It Any Way You Can

This guest diary comes to us at The Bilerico Project from Lalita Amos, founder and Managing Director of Total Team Solutions, LLC, a 12 year old leadership and team development firm offering strategic planning and executive coaching to entrepreneurs and intrepreneurs and runs Like Nobody’s Business, a blog and podcast

24 Jul 2008

When Batman Was Gay

Everyone is pretty whipped up about the release of The Dark Knight, which shattered Spiderman 3’s record for largest first-weekend box-office draw over the weekend.  Unlike Spiderman 3, The Dark Knight is actually a very entertaining film.   Christopher Nolan’s Batman franchise is darker, more serious, and, consequently more frightening.