August 21, 2007

Tripping Over The Labels -- Again

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | August 21, 2007 | 10:20 PM | comments

What to call myself and the people not squarely on that first het point of the Kinsey diagraph -- everything but that last little point -- comes up again and again. It's an infinity of points, so it shouldn't surprise...Read More


Civil Marriage & Political Giving: Tough Love

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | August 21, 2007 | 7:12 PM | comments

My money will go instead to funding Congressional and Statehouse candidates who already embrace me and my marriage as equal to them and theirs and who will not mince words about it ... I hope you are standing with me on this one. Frankly, simply being acknowledged as human should not be too much to demand and less than that should be too much to reward. Read More


New ex-gay study soon: Set your eyes to "roll"

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 21, 2007 | 6:20 PM | comments

The anti-gay group NARTH has been touting a five-year study soon-to-be-released for, well, the last five years. Well, Ex-Gay Watch is already on the case here: There are unconfirmed reports that the study has a sample of as few as...Read More


Iranian lesbian faces deportation and death

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 21, 2007 | 1:15 PM | comments

I just sent the following email to UK human-rights activist Peter Tatchell in support of last-ditch efforts to save this 40-year-old lesbian from being deported to Iran. If she is sent back, Pegan Emambakhsh faces certain death for her "offenses"...Read More


Marriage vs. Civil Unions: The POTUS and A Primer Part I

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 21, 2007 | 1:00 PM | comments

The appearance earlier this month of six Democratic hopefuls for their party's presidential ("POTUS") nomination on a the HRC/Logo forum got me to thinking about how much candidates really DON'T say when they address the subject of gay marriage versus...Read More


Britney Spears is a lesbian?

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 21, 2007 | 12:51 PM | comments

Britney Spears is a lesbian? I really did not want to talk about her this week but HELLO - she was on the cover of 5 magazines!! UGH!...Read More


Not-So-Haute in the Heartland

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 21, 2007 | 12:40 PM | comments

Former Senator Fred Thompson, in what is being billed as the political faux pas of the straw poll season, was reportedly seen wearing (gasp!) a pair of Gucci loafers during his recent visit to Iowa. Citing his shoes as perhaps...Read More


Indianapolis Star discovers the Aaron Hall murder

Filed by Bil Browning | August 21, 2007 | 12:26 PM | comments

After extensive coverage in the blogosphere, the Indianapolis Star has finally done a story on the horrific murder of Aaron Hall in Crothersville, Indiana. While some have attempted to label the gruesome killing a hate crime, I've resisted the urge...Read More


Shutting down Harry Potter fan fiction

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 21, 2007 | 9:50 AM | comments

Oh, my: LAWYERS for the promoter of the Harry Potter films are clamping down on so-called 'slash porn' featuring the world-famous boy wizard. It is estimated that there are more than 700 websites worldwide publishing lurid homosexual tales about the...Read More


Another Day In Asheville

Filed by Storm Bear | August 21, 2007 | 9:28 AM | comments

click to enlarge Asheville is the closest North Carolina comes to San Francisco - the mountains, the culture, but that is where the similarities end. There is a very belligerent and ultra sanctimonious right wing in Asheville. Years ago,...Read More


On the radio

Filed by Bil Browning | August 21, 2007 | 8:09 AM | comments

Just a quick note that I'm getting ready to go on Abdul in the Morning - 1430AM News Talk Radio in Indianapolis. If you're in the area tune in and then you can call and talk to Abdul and I...Read More


YGST: New Testament wine coolers

Filed by Bil Browning | August 21, 2007 | 7:48 AM | comments

OMG this is hilarious. Sadly, every time I watch this I get "New Testament is a really good wine cooler!" stuck in my head......Read More


Family Night: August 24 6:30-8:30pm

Filed by Michele O'Mara | August 21, 2007 | 7:47 AM | comments

I recently returned from my first trip to P-town (Provincetown, MA) with Teresa, our sons, and grandma (my mom) in tow. We spent Family Week there, and if you aren't familiar with that, it's one week each year where Familypride.org...Read More


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Homotextual: Manhattan Mini-Storage

Filed by Ed Team | August 21, 2007 | 7:15 AM | comments

"Your closet space is shrinking as fast as her right to choose." --Billboard ad by Manhattan Mini-Storage which features a wire hanger. See Joe.My.God for a picture. Right wingers, of course, are incensed...Read More


Capitalism Smashed?

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 21, 2007 | 1:07 AM | comments

I've always taken a little offense to the stereotype that the LGBT community is somehow wealthier than the rest of America. Despite plenty of research to the contrary, there still exists a popular (mis)conception that we, as a community, have...Read More