September 20, 2007

Police Stings in MI Leave Nasty Itch

Filed by Sean Kosofsky | September 20, 2007 | 9:22 PM | comments

In recent years there have been substantially fewer undercover sting operations targeting gay men. But recently the Michigan State Police (MSP) partnered with the Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Department to do stings in two public parks near Traverse City, a...Read More


Kanye Owns 50! Prince Owns You Tube!

Filed by Michael Buckley | September 20, 2007 | 6:40 PM | comments

My special What the Buck music edition also covers JaRule and his horrible homophobic remarks on MTV. Stay tuned for some gross out-takes! "I had to have them"...Read More


What will Congressman Ellsworth do?

Filed by Bil Browning | September 20, 2007 | 6:30 PM | comments

I had an interesting conversation with Stu Rosenburg from the Human Rights Campaign yesterday. He's in town continuing the valuable work he and his team have been doing in Indiana around ENDA and hate crimes legislation. I love sitting and...Read More


"I hit puberty because of Jimmy Carter"

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 20, 2007 | 4:28 PM | comments

The always-fabulous Samantha Bee tries to answer the question on everyone's mind: Is America ready for a woman president?...Read More


The Criteria of Prosecuting Hate Crimes

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | September 20, 2007 | 3:24 PM | comments

Recent hate crimes have grabbed the headlines but more for their legal twists and turns than for their actual prosecution. We were first riveted by the West Virginia case where a black woman was tortured for over week by six...Read More


James Dobson slaps Freddie Thompson

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 20, 2007 | 3:13 PM | comments

The good doctor wrote up an email that was obtained by the AP where he says he's not down with the Freddie. It's funny what he thinks about the GOP savior: Isn't Thompson the candidate who is opposed to a...Read More


National Coming Out Day 2007

Filed by Michael Crawford | September 20, 2007 | 12:46 PM | comments

Any good gay knows that closets are for clothes and that no matter how well organized your closet may be, its not a place fit for you or any other person. That's why the folks at the Human Rights Campaign...Read More


The Blue and Yellow Stepchild

Filed by Marti Abernathey | September 20, 2007 | 10:58 AM | comments

Every year around this time I start seeing the GLBT media get in a feeding frenzy about the HRC's Corporate Equality Index (CEI). Story after story is told of how American corporations are getting better and better for GLBT Americans....Read More


Welcome to the heteropatriarchy, MoveOn.org

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 20, 2007 | 7:38 AM | comments

After MoveOn.org ran its notorious ad taunting General Patraeus as "General Betray Us", John McCain said that the organization "ought to be thrown out of this country." What a brilliant symbol! It brings to mind a time when there were...Read More


Queerios

Filed by Bil Browning | September 20, 2007 | 7:17 AM | comments

The gay way to start your day!...Read More


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Homotextual: Melissa McEwan

Filed by Ed Team | September 20, 2007 | 7:03 AM | comments

"A white teenage girl doesn't show up home from school one day as expected. She had been dating a black boy, so naturally her father and male relatives immediately form a posse and go kick in his family's door looking...Read More


"The prostitute problem": sex work and self-determination

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | September 20, 2007 | 4:11 AM | comments

I started sobbing when I read "The prostitute’s day in court,” one of Bil's posts from the other day, and learned that residents from his neighborhood association attended a court hearing to ensure that a woman arrested multiple times for...Read More