Tag Archives: Bil Browning

Bilerico Project Calls It Quits

Long-running LGBT group blog The Bilerico Project has called it quits after eleven years. Founder Bil Browning writes: Projects are meant to be temporary and so was Bilerico Project. After more than a decade, it’s time to wrap up our experiment. The media landscape has changed dramatically over the past decade and so have our lives and the LGBT movement ...

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At Charlotte’s LGBT Welcome Party

Last night I attended Unity Charlotte, a rather swank welcoming party for the hundreds of LGBT delegates and activists attending the DNC. In the house were many boldface names such as former HRC head Joe Solmonese, former Empire State Pride Agenda executive director Brian Ellner, Clinton White House advisor Richard Socarides, New York Assemblyman Harry Bronson, Q Notes editor Matt ...

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Houston’s Mayor Speaks To Gay Journos

As I mentioned yesterday, openly gay Houston Mayor Annise Parker provided the welcoming speech for this weekend’s convention of LGBT journalists. Miami Herald reporter Steve Rothaus recorded the speech. His clip description: Houston Mayor Annise Parker speaks at the 2012 National LGBT Editor/Blogger Convening about being elected to a second term; her longtime life partner Kathy Hubbard and being co-chair ...

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Houston Meet-Up On Saturday 3/24

After going back and forth with Twitter, Facebook, and meatspace pals, the consensus is that JR’s Houston will be the best spot for next Saturday’s meet-up. I’ll be in Texas for the Haas LGBT Journalists Convening, which this year is sponsored by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association. Hosting the whole shebang is NLGJA board member Bil Browning, the ...

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40 Activists Walk Into A Room….

Pictured above are the journalists, activists, researchers, allies and bloggers that attended this weekend’s Haas Fund-sponsored conference on LGBT youth homelessness, suicide prevention, and immigration equality. All very good people. UPDATE: Via the Windy City Times, here’s everybody’s names (from left to right). Michael Rogers, Eden James, Phil Reese, Andrés Duque, Karen Ocamb, Jeremy Hooper, Jean Albright, Tracy Baim, Ksen ...

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Indiana’s Bil Browning: It’s Time To Out Closeted Anti-Gay State Legislators

Bilerico editor Bil Browning has called for outing the closeted Indiana legislators that voted last week in favor of enshrining a ban on same-sex marriage in the state constitution. And he wants your help. I specifically want to learn more about the alleged blowjob one of our married legislative leaders got caught receiving from a staffer in the Statehouse parking ...

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HomoQuotable – Bil Browning

“Knockoffs are tiring; how many impromptu-but-choreographed flash mobs can there be before the idea is finally given a rest? Worse though, are the copycats that try to be something they’re not. Instead of putting forth something brilliant and groundbreaking, they recycle something, put a new brand on it and try to spin it to the consumer as superior to the ...

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How Sexy Is Too Sexy For Gay Blogs?

Over at Mediaite, Michael Triplett has posted an interesting look into the editorial decisions of (mostly male) gay bloggers, who must carefully tread the line between hard news LGBT activism and the desire of some of their readers to see the occasional bit of beefcake. The column arises out off a feud between (now former) Bilerico blogger David Badash and ...

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LGBT Activists Convene In NYC For Immigration Equality Forum

A large group of noted LGBT activists are in NYC this weekend to attend an immigration equality forum at the Desmond Tutu Center in Manhattan. The event is sponsored by the Four Freedoms Fund of the Public Interest Projects and will feature speakers from the LGBT-focused Immigration Equality group as well as experts from the comprehensive immigration reform movement. Last ...

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Bloggers Honored By NYC’s LGBT Anti-Violence Project

Last night Pam Spaulding of Pam’s House Blend, Andy Towle of Towleroad, and Bil Browning of The Bilerico Project and I attended the NYC Anti-Violence Project’s Courage Awards, where we were honored for our work as “citizen journalists” – a term Pam calls “the glamour word for bloggers, don’tcha know, since we didn’t have PJs on.” We had elected Pam ...

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November 9th: NYC Anti-Violence Project’s 13th Annual Courage Awards

With the horrendous spate of brutal hate crimes seen recently in New York City, the important work of the NYC Anti-Violence Project has never been more vital. Please consider supporting them by attending Nov. 9th’s 13th Annual Courage Awards fundraiser. The New York City Anti-Violence Project (AVP) will hold its 13th Annual Courage Awards on Monday, November 9, 2009 at ...

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Rockstar Energy Drink Threatens To Sue LGBT Blog Bilerico.com

Rockstar Energy Drink, the company owned by the son of viciously anti-gay radio host Michael Savage, has threatened the operators of Bilerico.com with a lawsuit for a post made calling for a boycott of the company. The post contends that Savage benefits financially from the profits of his son’s company. Bilerico editor Bil Browning: In April, guest blogger Michael Jones ...

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Tonight On Bilerico: A LiveBlog To Ask LGBT Leaders What Went Wrong

Tonight at 7pm EST there will be a LiveBlog hosted on the Bilerico Project during which the public can pose questions to Kate Kendell, Nadine Smith, and Barbara McCullough-Jones – the three women who led the anti-amendment movements in Florida, Arizona and California. The live Q&A will be hosted by Bilerico editor Bil Browning and Pam Spaulding of Pam’s House ...

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Bilerico Project Celebrates First Year

Bil Browning’s Bilerico Project, the LGBT community group blog where just about every gay activist you’ve ever heard of participates, is celebrating their first anniversary. Head over to Bilerico today and participate in their anniversary giveaway where you can win signed movie posters from John Waters and Margaret Cho and a package of 11 gay-themed DVDs. The contest runs like ...

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Guest Post: Bil Browning
Would That Be BitingTheHandThatFedMe.org?

Bil Browning of The Bilerico Project here, guest blogging for JMG. Bob Dole has decided to let all hang out. The former presidential candidate made public an e-mail he sent to former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan after hearing details of McClellan’s new tell-all book. I’m just going to go out on a limb here and guess that he’s ...

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