August 1, 2007

OK, so Tyler Whitney wasn't hired by a gay pol

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 01, 2007 | 11:24 PM | comments

I posted Monday about how Dale Weighill, an independent running for mayor of Flint, had sent out a press release touting the hiring of Tyler Whitney, the gay former webmaster of the Tancredo campaign who was involved with a hate...Read More


We’ve come a long way to get to where we are today

Filed by Joe Solmonese | August 01, 2007 | 5:54 PM | comments

On May 3, the House of Representatives voted 237 to 180 in favor of the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act (H.R. 1592). This historic vote was the first time that a major piece of pro-gay legislation had an...Read More


Midweek roundup - contributors edition

Filed by Bil Browning | August 01, 2007 | 3:48 PM | comments

Today's round up is going to be about some of our contributors and the news that they've been making lately! First, congratulations to Mike Rogers who won $1000 and the title of BlogPAC hero from Daily Kos! Mike's site BlogACTIVE...Read More


Hate Crimes on Wikipedia: Michelle Ellis & Roxanne Abdill

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 01, 2007 | 3:30 PM | comments

The dual murder of Roxanne Ellis and Michelle Abdill is one of the stories I had in mind when I started this project. I think it's because it happened not long after I moved to Washington, D.C. I was...Read More


Whoopi takes over for Rosie on the View

Filed by Bil Browning | August 01, 2007 | 3:29 PM | comments

It couldn't have happened to a nicer lady. The View announced on air today that Whoopi Goldberg would be replacing former co-host Rosie O'Donnell. Star Jones's old spot on the panel still remains unfilled. Hopefully Sherri Shepard will get that...Read More


I have the strangest conversations with boys

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 01, 2007 | 1:30 PM | comments

I was on the phone last night with R. talking about this post and his comment in reply. R. is Catholic; I'm pretty non-religious although I come from a Catholic family. He of course points out that Catholic theology on...Read More


Hate Crimes on Wikipedia: The Panic Rooms, Pt 1.

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 01, 2007 | 11:11 AM | comments

I guess it was inevitable when I started this project that I would come across cases that would make me think about how easily, as a gay man, I could have found myself in the victims' shoes. I think...Read More


A Welcome Change of Pace

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 01, 2007 | 10:58 AM | comments

Admiral Michael Mullen, President Bush's nominee to replace General Peter Pace, the outgoing Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) yesterday that Congress not only can revisit the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ban on...Read More


My Peace Dance!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 01, 2007 | 9:59 AM | comments

So I Still Think I Can Dance! Big Brother! Love you Jen!...Read More


YGST: Inter-racial dating

Filed by Bil Browning | August 01, 2007 | 9:37 AM | comments

Tyra Banks talks with Jimmy Chen and his boyfriend about inter-racial dating....Read More


Gonzales, The Firewall

Filed by Storm Bear | August 01, 2007 | 9:11 AM | comments

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Conversation topic

Filed by Bil Browning | August 01, 2007 | 9:05 AM | comments

I'll be gone most of the morning, so it'll be up to the other contributors to keep you company while I'm out working. To give you something to do while I'm gone, I thought I'd throw up an open thread...Read More


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Homotextual: Kanye West

Filed by Ed Team | August 01, 2007 | 7:43 AM | comments

"I'm still trying to get over my own homophobia. I still wouldn't feel comfortable at a gay bar. I wouldn't go to a gay parade. I don't know if I'm in favor of gay marriage or not." -- Grammy award...Read More


YGST: What should the punishment for an illegal abortion be?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 01, 2007 | 7:18 AM | comments

If abortion were made illegal, what should the punishment be for a woman who has an abortion? Watch these fundies try to figure it out. (Hat tip to Feministing)...Read More