Tag Archives: Bilerico

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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The End Of GOProud

Two days ago Bilerico posted a report that GOProud was closing down to “rebrand” under a new name. That claim spawned furious denials from various GOProud members on social media. Yesterday Bilerico posted an update: After Andrew Markle’s story yesterday that the far-right conservative LGBT group GOProud was shutting down, the organization’s leadership took to Facebook to deny the reporting ...

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Houston Meet-Up Reminder

A reminder for this Saturday: 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 ...

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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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HomoQuotable – Matt Foreman

“Over 18 years, as executive director of a local, a statewide and a national organization, I saw firsthand how HRC had a tendency to undermine movement unity. They would undertake new initiatives or announce unhelpful positions in policy areas where they had little or no expertise; they were unnecessarily vague and secretive about meetings they were holding and about people ...

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Photo Of The Day – Dubya Visits Gay Gym?

Bilerico reports that Bush II dropped in for a work-out at DC’s popular-with-the-gays Vida Fitness.

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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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iPhone Launches “Peek-A-Boo Tranny” App

Apple has allowed the launch of a new app that “hilariously” inserts a “tranny” into photos, ostensibly for the purpose of shaming your friends. Bil Browning reacts at Bilerico: Not only is the whole premise offensive – especially the name – but Apple is notorious for being prudish about the apps it approves for sale in its App Store. This ...

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Slaggie Gilamonster Talks To Bilerico

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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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BLOG SWARM: Contact Nancy Pelosi And Demand ENDA’s Passage

LGBT bloggers and allies are today coordinating a national blog swarm, asking readers to contact their members of Congress and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to demand the passage of ENDA. The Bilerico Project’s Dr. Jillian Weiss is leading today’s charge. The Employment Non-Discrimination Act, first introduced in 1994, would prohibit job discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. But ...

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Help Send Someone To ENDA Lobby Day

The Bilerico Project and PFLAG are teaming up to send people who’ve been fired for being gay to an important ENDA Lobby Day in Washington DC on March 16th. Via Dr. Jillian T. Weiss at Bilerico: It is particularly important to ENDA that people attend from the eight states in which Senators are on the fence. If you live in ...

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Lt. Dan Choi Is Back At His Post

Bilerico reports that Lt. Dan Choi, the nation’s most famed victim of DADT, is back on his post. Bilerico’s Jeff Sheng has the details: I spoke to Lt. Choi at length earlier about what exactly the situation is. Apparently, Lt. Choi’s commander has always been in full support of him, and even after Lt. Choi came out on The Rachel ...

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Father Tony Talks To Cynthia Nixon About Florida’s Ban On Gay Adoption

Bilerico’s Father Tony spoke to Cynthia Nixon about the ACLU’s launch of a campaign to overturn Florida’s ban on gay adoption. More on the story at Bilerico.

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HomoQuotable – Mike Alvear

“If I hear one more HIV+ man tell me he’s “grateful” for the disease because it made him a more peaceful, loving, open, honest person I’m going to scream. Those afflicted by disease –whether it’s cancer or HIV– have taken a pernicious slide toward rationalizing their conditions as something “necessary” for them to achieve some kind of enlightenment. And we ...

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NEM Co-Directors Resign In Controversy Over Future Of Equality Across America

National Equality March co-directors Kip Williams and Robin McGehee have resigned from Equality Across America as the future of the new activism group becomes cloudy. Bil Browning at the Bilerico Project reports: EAA founder Cleve Jones confirmed that both activists had stepped down from their leadership positions. Everyone involved agreed that the parting of ways resulted from concerns about financial ...

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HomoQuotable – Matt Foreman

“All of the focus on television ads, both in Maine and California, misses a huge point, namely, that advertising rarely moves more than a tiny fraction of people to change their minds on any candidate, subject or product that people feel they know well. And if there’s one issue that everyone thinks they know about, it’s marriage. Yet, somehow, people ...

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HomoQuotable – Toni Broaddus

“Dear Cleve, We don’t really know each other, but I’ve always respected your work, especially as a leader working on HIV and AIDS issues. And I know that hundreds of thousands of LGBT people still look up to you, especially since your early days of activism have been immortalized on the big screen. But over the past year, I’ve become ...

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Rockstar Energy Drink Disavows Michael Savage, Donates $100K To LGBT Causes

After threatening to sue gay blog site The Bilerico Project for publishing a story linking the company to the anti-gay rantings of its founder’s father, radio blowhard Michael Savage, Rockstar Energy Drink has issued a statement disavowing Savage and pledging $100K to LGBT causes. ROCKSTAR Energy Drink CEO Russell Weiner announced today that the beverage company will expand its LGBT ...

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JMG Makes Advocate’s Top Political Blogs

This here website thingy made the Advocate’s Top Political Blogs list. From Joe.My.God to The Daily Beast, Advocate.com spotlights a few of the best blogs that cover politics, inside and way outside the Beltway. Joe.My.God: The name sounds salacious, but the content is anything but. Not to say Joe Jervis’s six-year-old blog is boring — it just gets to the ...

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