May 4, 2007

Queer music Friday - Xiu Xiu

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 04, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's punk band Xiu Xiu's "Pox" (just to let y'all know, there's some violent imagery in the video): Lead singer Jamie Stewart on same-sex marriage for Queerty:Do what you want. I don't really have anything to add to this. The...Read More


Colorado legislature endorses non-discrimination

Filed by Bil Browning | May 04, 2007 | 3:55 PM | comments

Yesterday the Colorado Senate passed legislation prohibiting employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The bill is expected to be signed into law by Governor Bill Ritter. Colorado will become the 20th state to protect workers from sexual...Read More


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A little live blogging action

Filed by Bil Browning | May 04, 2007 | 3:19 PM | comments

Just a quick note: I'll be at the Indiana Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner on Saturday evening and will be live blogging the event. U.S. Rep. and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer will be the keynote speaker; U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh and...Read More


Extremist Christians For Dishonesty, Hate, and Misinformation

Filed by Marti Abernathey | May 04, 2007 | 1:54 PM | comments

That should be the title of Peter LaBarbera's Americans for Truth (AFT) website. His latest post attacks sports reporter Christine Penner. "I challenge 'Mike/Christine' to do a column describing, in detail, 'sex-reassignment surgery' - whereby a penis is turned into...Read More


Now the Senate

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 04, 2007 | 1:04 PM | comments

OK, now that the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act has passeed the House, now we go onto the Senate! Our prospects of passing it there are pretty good. With Kennedy sponsoring it and 43 cosponsors, it looks like...Read More


Bush to veto hate crimes bill?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 04, 2007 | 11:54 AM | comments

Just sent in from a reader... A tip for you, don't know if you heard this. I was flipping radio stations in my commute home from work last night when I landed on Christian radio. (The show was called Prime...Read More


TGIF question

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 04, 2007 | 9:18 AM | comments

Does your city have cool gay nightclubs? If it doesn't, what's the queer nightlife like?...Read More


Friday Update

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 04, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

The Minnesota Senate approved hospital visitation rights for domestic partners. (WKBT) A Turkmenistani lesbian was granted asylum in the US. Apparently their government runs ex-gaying gulags. (365gay) Faith in America is launching a five-city "Call to Courage" campaign to fight...Read More


What are San Francisco Values?

Filed by Storm Bear | May 04, 2007 | 8:00 AM | comments

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Coffee & Toast with Margaret Cho

Filed by Ed Team | May 04, 2007 | 6:31 AM | comments

"For me, it's transmen. I'm doing a few things, like working with Ian Harvey. It's not even FtM -- it's FtX. There's a band from Toronto called The Clicks that's all transmen, and it's like a hot boy band. The...Read More