April 25, 2007

Out of Oregon

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 25, 2007 | 6:23 PM | comments

In the great state of Oregon, a state rep. denounced that state's attempt to pass civil rights legislation this year as the equivalent of the Virginia Tech shooting. From Loaded Orygun:A Tragic Week in Review This past week has been...Read More


Great Opportunity

Filed by Carrie Wooten | April 25, 2007 | 4:07 PM | comments

If any readers are interested, I am trying to pull together a collection of narratives for possible publication surrounding experiences of campus rape culture. Here's the announcement: Call For Submissions A lack of understanding, acknowledgment, or validity is present when...Read More


Orgasms

Filed by Michele O'Mara | April 25, 2007 | 10:54 AM | comments

May I ask a question about the after effects of gender reassignment surgery? Post surgery, male to female, is it possible for a person to have an orgasm?...Read More


I'll play pro to Don's con!

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 25, 2007 | 10:38 AM | comments

Don posted earlier today that he doesn't care much for the word "queer". I completely respect his position, but you can't really have a con without a pro. That's like having a defense without a prosecution. Or the other way...Read More


ENDA Intro -- Big Whoop

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | April 25, 2007 | 9:22 AM | comments

Drum roll, please. Drop the balloons. Throw the confetti. Remove the embargo from the press releases. ENDA has been re-introduced. Let the 'Grateful Fools Showering HRC with Credit Card Moolah' season begin! Because, boys & grrls, that's about all the...Read More


Wednesday question

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 25, 2007 | 8:14 AM | comments

While we're already talking about addictions, how about caffiene? Does anyone need coffee, Mountain Dew, Red Bull, tea, or a diet pill to start the day? To get through the day?...Read More


Of Imus, Virginia Tech, Anna Nichole and the Q-Word

Filed by Don Sherfick | April 25, 2007 | 8:00 AM | comments

Remember the Don Imus firing over his despicable description of the Rutgers women's basketball team? The one that was going to redeem the nation by provoking a long delayed serious dialogue about racism and sexism? The story that suddenly and...Read More


It's time to drag out this video

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 25, 2007 | 7:20 AM | comments

OK, if you haven't seen the best gay, Jewish, computer programmer hip hop artist from the mean Street of Wall, here's Soce the Elemental Wizard. I don't know what to say about this song, but the video turns really NSFW...Read More


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Quote of the day

Filed by Ed Team | April 25, 2007 | 7:05 AM | comments

"The radical right is so homophobic that they're blaming global warming on the AIDS quilt." -- Dennis Miller...Read More


Long Live The 11th Panchen Lama

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | April 25, 2007 | 6:42 AM | comments

ACTION: Write your Congressional delegation, asking that China's most favored nation trade status not be renewed until the Panchen Lama is freed. BACKGROUND: In Tibetan Buddhism, the two highest spiritual leaders, the Dalai Lama and the Panchen Lama, have chosen...Read More