September 17, 2007

University of Florida student Tasered for Speaking to John Kerry out of turn

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 17, 2007 | 11:12 PM | comments

A student at the University of Florida was trying to ask Sen. Kerry why he wasn't backing impeachment of the President, when, well, this happened. From the Miami Herald: "He apparently asked several questions -- he went on for quite...Read More


While I'm on the subject of IFI...

Filed by Bil Browning | September 17, 2007 | 9:44 PM | comments

I'm telling you, these fundies don't know anything about gay dating. First Ryan asks me on an all-day date without even so much as a wink. I accepted but at least I had the grace to ask him to a...Read More


More fundie follies

Filed by Bil Browning | September 17, 2007 | 4:02 PM | comments

Curt Smith, head of the Indiana Family Institute, blogs today about same-sex civil marriage and trots out the usual fundie talking points for the sheeple. After all these years of using the LGBT community as a fundraising tool, you'd think...Read More


While I'm on the subject of Larry Craig...

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 17, 2007 | 3:51 PM | comments

From the AP: When tourists ask for the bathroom in the Minneapolis airport lately, it's usually not because they have to go. It's because they want to see the stall made famous by U.S. Sen. Larry Craig's arrest in a...Read More


ACLU backs Larry Craig

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 17, 2007 | 3:08 PM | comments

Two weeks ago Dan Savage took on the Larry Craig debacle in his column, and he wrote: However, CASH, as I'm sure you and others involved in the homosexual lifestyle are aware, the kind of man that plays footsie in...Read More


Gay Teen Books: Good News/Bad News

Filed by Brent Hartinger | September 17, 2007 | 2:15 PM | comments

For those interested in GLBTQ teen lit, there are two terrific new blogs reviewing older and new titles, and both with great names: I'm Here, I'm Queer, What the Hell do I Read? and Worth the Trip (a reference to...Read More


Alabama Day of Equality: staying in touch with Red State gay America

Filed by Pam Spaulding | September 17, 2007 | 12:48 PM | comments

This weekend I was in Birmingham, Alabama, at the Day of Equality, where I gave a talk about "Educating Potential Political Allies and "Urban vs. Suburban vs. Rural and Perceptions of Rights and Community." Birmingham, btw, is my wife Kate's...Read More


A little light conversation

Filed by Bil Browning | September 17, 2007 | 10:45 AM | comments

I'm going to be working for a lot of this morning, so I thought I'd put up a conversation starter to keep you occupied until other contributors post. A majority of young Brits would rather give up sex, coffee, alcohol,...Read More


HIV+ Children Treated Like Dirt

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | September 17, 2007 | 10:41 AM | comments

Over the years, while writing about AIDS politics in my monthly column for A & U Magazine, I've often covered public-health uproars in Puerto Rico. Few non-Hispanic Americans give a moment's thought to Puerto Rico, unless they happen to disembark...Read More


The Sulfur Smell of John McCain

Filed by Storm Bear | September 17, 2007 | 9:59 AM | comments

click to enlarge Meet The Press is hard enough to watch with Tim Russert asking pointless questions, but yesterday's show was brutally painful, mostly due to the appearance of John "Baghdad Walkabout" McCain. From the transcript: SEN. McCAIN: ...I...Read More


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Homotextual: Michael Reynolds

Filed by Ed Team | September 17, 2007 | 7:37 AM | comments

"I can find biblical justification for shooting you as you walk out of a McDonald's carrying a cheeseburger. Literally. The Bible is quite clear on the subject of mixing meat with any other product of the same animal. Like beef...Read More


Does the finger point to bloggers?

Filed by Bil Browning | September 17, 2007 | 7:23 AM | comments

Did you see Kenneth in the (212)'s post "exposing" openly gay former CNN anchor Thomas Robert's naked pictures on Manhunt? This video blogger calls foul and chastises Kenneth for doing the post. My question is this: Is Kenneth to...Read More