April 24, 2007

It's Just a Matter of Time

Filed by Marti Abernathey | April 24, 2007 | 7:53 PM | comments

Now that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) has been introduced in the House, watch for Christian fundamentalists to reintroduce their tired rhetoric. I'd like to dispel some of their arguments right out of the box: rhetoric: ENDA will turn groups...Read More


Spotlight last night

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2007 | 7:11 PM | comments

I went last night was the Spotlight 2007 benefit for the Indiana AIDS Fund, and I had a great time! I was really excited by Asia LaBouche's performance. I always forget how much I love a good drag show.... Did...Read More


Stephen Bennett's up to it again

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2007 | 6:51 PM | comments

I catch flack from time to time in the comments about my use of the phrase "heterosexual supremacy". I personally think it gets right to the point - these people think that heterosexuality is superior to all other sexualities and...Read More


ENDA introduced in House

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2007 | 5:06 PM | comments

365gay reports:Legislation to bar discrimination based on sexuality the workplace was introduced in Congress Tuesday afternoon. The Employment Non-Discrimination Act would make it illegal to fire, refuse to hire or refuse to promote an employee based on the person's sexual...Read More


The Big Gay Sketch Show starts tonight

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2007 | 4:16 PM | comments

It seems like everybody's getting into the comedy business now. Logo's premiering its new Big Gay Sketch Show tonight at 10 PM. They say it's like SNL for gays, but from the clips on their site, it seems more like...Read More


Next on my reading list

Filed by Jen Jorczak | April 24, 2007 | 3:10 PM | comments

Jessica Valenti, Executive Editor of the blog feministing, published a book today called Full Frontal Feminism. She's 28 and is aiming the book at high school and college-age women, but I plan to read it anyway. There are interviews with...Read More


NY Times' editorial on Spitzer's marriage plans

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2007 | 12:47 PM | comments

Earlier today I linked to yesterday's NY Times article on Governor Elliot Spitzer's plans to introduce a bill to recognize same-sex marriage in that state. Today's Times doubts his sincerity:But if he is going to make a real difference, rather...Read More


Changing minds one WORD at a time

Filed by Jen Jorczak | April 24, 2007 | 11:33 AM | comments

If you haven't seen it yet, check out the latest issue of The Word. Full disclosure: I'm not a regular reader and know it mainly from discussions about it posted to the GayIndy listserv, which, because I'm not a regular...Read More


New York governor to seek gay marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2007 | 9:42 AM | comments

From the NY Times:Gov. Eliot Spitzer will introduce a bill in the coming weeks to legalize same-sex marriage in New York, his spokeswoman said Friday, a move that would propel New York to the forefront of one of the most...Read More


Taking a few personal days

Filed by Bil Browning | April 24, 2007 | 8:18 AM | comments

Gentle readers, I'm going to be taking a few days off. I realize I don't usually share personal things on the blog, but I thought I'd make an exception this time. I have to go in for some minor surgery...Read More


James McGreevey loves the male form

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2007 | 7:31 AM | comments

The NY Post reports that former NJ governor James McGreevey's soon-to-be-ex-wife is seeking him to be declared an unfit parent because of this nearly life-size photograph in his bedroom (no box, of course). She's says it's obscene; he says...Read More


Smoking open thread

Filed by Bil Browning | April 24, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

Are you now or were you ever a smoker? If you've quit, why did you? If you've never smoked, why not? Consider this an open thread on smoking - from Governor Daniel's tax increase to why such a large percentage...Read More


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Quote of the day

Filed by Ed Team | April 24, 2007 | 7:08 AM | comments

"There's a theory that smoking truly is a part of gay identity, whether that be a prop for a drag queen or a cigar for a woman who's part of the Women's Motorcycle Contingent. Perhaps smoking signals 'queer,' that I'm...Read More