August 16, 2007

No Legal Opinion

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 16, 2007 | 8:48 PM | comments

Remember President Bush's botched nomination of Harriet Miers to the U.S. Supreme Court? (Bill Maher still refers to it as that time when Bush "tried to put the White House cleaning lady on the nation's highest court.") Well, now it...Read More

Rove's Reason. Repressed?

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 16, 2007 | 7:03 PM | comments

Jane says that Marcy says that any one of three different investigations could be behind Rove's sudden decision to step down. Admittedly, Rove' sudden resignation fits the pattern of Bush administration officials resigning two steps ahead of arrest, indictment,...Read More

Surviving Bush is not for Sissies

Filed by Sean Kosofsky | August 16, 2007 | 6:40 PM | comments

The end is near. Even though we still have another year and a half of George Bush (His Illigititude) the doors are closing on this administration. With this impending regime change, it is important to look back and reflect on...Read More

The dog days of summer

Filed by Bil Browning | August 16, 2007 | 3:58 PM | comments

I don't tend to talk a lot about my home life on the blog. It's just not my style (and I know no one is really interested in my pets, personal drama, etc.), but today I'm going to make an...Read More

Surprise: Haters Hate Hate Crimes Bill

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 16, 2007 | 2:12 PM | comments

Cross posted at Bloggernista. The homo-haters at the American Family Association will stop at nothing to stop passage of a federal hate crimes bill that includes LGBT people. Now comes the claims that passage of the hate crimes bill will...Read More

There Should Never Be a Question of Choice

Filed by Ethan St. Pierre | August 16, 2007 | 2:09 PM | comments

I was a little ticked off at the HRC/Logo Presidential Forum, when Melissa Etheridge asked Governor Richardson if he thought that homosexuality is a choice or something that you are born with. First, I wasn't aware that if you choose...Read More

Bill O'Reilly lied

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 16, 2007 | 1:19 PM | comments

Well, that kinda goes without saying. Those people who toil away at Media Matters have recorded another lie by Mr. Propagandist. He said that there's a poll that showed that most Americans would be less likely to vote for a...Read More

Flushing Away the Naugle

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 16, 2007 | 11:26 AM | comments

What is it with Florida politicians and their obsessions with public bathrooms? There was State Rep. Bob Allen offering cash and sexual favors to a (stocky and Black) undercover cop. Now we have Mayor Jim Naugle of Ft. Lauderdale wanting...Read More


Homotextual: Tony el Zouki

Filed by Ed Team | August 16, 2007 | 9:01 AM | comments

“If this is some Christian group, then I really do not understand them. The message of Christianity is that people should understand and love each other." -- Swedish citizen Tony el Zouki after an evangelical religious group tried to burn...Read More

Bill Richardson: not a man of science.

Filed by Storm Bear | August 16, 2007 | 8:55 AM | comments

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A reader submitted open thread

Filed by Bil Browning | August 16, 2007 | 8:50 AM | comments

From the conversation on my post "Barney Frank defends Bill Richardson," comes this comment worthy of being it's own thread: As a person who has voted in almost a dozen presidential elections, I know that it is unrealistic to expect...Read More

The Woman Who Would Be Scribe

Filed by Marti Abernathey | August 16, 2007 | 7:45 AM | comments

I was recently alerted to a blog post entitled "Academic intolerance." He discusses an article written by Alice Dreger entitled "The Controversy Surrounding The Man Who Would Be Queen: A Case History of the Politics of Science, Identity, and Sex...Read More

YGST: Immigrant women detained

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 16, 2007 | 6:17 AM | comments

Video documentation of the way immigrant women were treated after a raid on a Massachusetts factory. (Thanks for the link, Jessica)...Read More

Oh, no -- more consolidation of the independent press!

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | August 16, 2007 | 3:39 AM | comments

Haworth Press, publisher of numerous imprints including Harrington Park Press (LGBT studies), Alice Street Editions (lesbian-specific), and Southern Tier Editions (gay fiction/erotica), as well as close to 200 journals, recently announced that they have been purchased by Taylor & Francis,...Read More


Filed by Michael Buckley | August 16, 2007 | 12:02 AM | comments

Buck Gets Political! OMG! It's my first political entry! And I know we need to talk about gay issues- don't hate on me! I was joking....sensitive gays! Stay Tuned for BILERICO SHOUT OUT at the end!...Read More