August 30, 2007

Revolutionary Russia

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 30, 2007 | 9:47 PM | comments

Russian authors are not known for their brevity. Indeed, one might say that they have a tendency 'to go on for a bit.' But during its height, the Russian literary scene was nothing short of dazzling. And, as it turns...Read More


Audio of Larry Craig's police interview

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 30, 2007 | 6:43 PM | comments

You can hear the tape of Larry Craig's police interview here. He says over and over that he disagrees with the officer's recounting of the events that took place but that he wouldn't fight them in court. Obviously, he was...Read More


Iowa court rules in favor of marriage equality

Filed by Bil Browning | August 30, 2007 | 6:13 PM | comments

A trial court in Iowa released a 63 page decision today that said same-sex couples must be allowed to marry based on the Iowa Constitution's guarantee of equal treatment under the law. This ruling overturns Iowa's Defense of Marriage law...Read More


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Episcopals nominate lesbian priest for bishop

Filed by Bil Browning | August 30, 2007 | 5:39 PM | comments

As you watch the various denominations in Protestantism wrestle with the issue of LGBT people, it's always fascinating to me to watch the different ways they approach the subject. Baptists or Pentecostals, for example, tend to the "not welcoming" side...Read More


Fire Tucker Carlson

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 30, 2007 | 4:12 PM | comments

Ok, I waited two days after I found out about this to see if I'd still feel the same way. I do. Tucker Carlson should be fired from MSNBC. Two night ago, while on Dan Abrams show, Carlson related a...Read More


Teen Choice Awards!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 30, 2007 | 2:21 PM | comments

Hasslehoff Sings!...Read More


Ted's spiritual restoration team: get a job

Filed by Pam Spaulding | August 30, 2007 | 10:40 AM | comments

OMFG, how humilating. Ted Haggard's Daddy Dobson-approved Spiritual De-Gaying Oversight Squad has released a statement in light of the disgraced pastor, former male escort client and meth purchaser's outrageous fundraising plea to the faithful to support the lifestyle to which...Read More


Nuking Tehran - How do you say Ground Zero in Persian?

Filed by Storm Bear | August 30, 2007 | 10:14 AM | comments

click to enlarge When I was in high school, I was well educated in Soviet geography. Vladivostok, Novosibirsk and of course Moscow were all familiar places on the world map. Sadly, Americans seem to get the bulk of the...Read More


Is the GOP Anti-Gay?

Filed by Michael Crawford | August 30, 2007 | 8:41 AM | comments

In a post yesterday called Republicans, Gays And Larry Craig: Is The GOP Anti-Gay? Marc Ambinder makes the following statement: It's absurd to label every politician or person who opposes gay marriage and gays in the military as anti-gay. Many...Read More


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Homotextual: Woodrow Wilson

Filed by Ed Team | August 30, 2007 | 7:48 AM | comments

"If you want to make enemies, try to change something." -- 28th President of the United States Woodrow Wilson...Read More


YGST: Owen Pallett

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 30, 2007 | 6:46 AM | comments

This is Owen Pallett covering Joanna Newsom's "Peach Plum Pear". Can any of us get enough Owen?...Read More


It certainly seems like an opportune time to repost this call for submissions...

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | August 30, 2007 | 6:20 AM | comments

WHY ARE FAGGOTS SO AFRAID OF FAGGOTS?: flaming challenges to masculinity, objectification and the desire to conform • CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS • As back rooms are shut down to make way for wedding vows, and gay sexual culture becomes little...Read More