October 2, 2007

Strictly Confidential

Filed by Bil Browning | October 02, 2007 | 7:54 PM | comments

I'll be appearing on Strictly Confidential radio tonight at 9pm EST. Click here to listen in; there's even a chat room where you can talk to other listeners and ask questions to get answered on air! Stop by and say...Read More


Accept No Substitutes: Stripped Down Version of ENDA is Dangerous and Wrong

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 02, 2007 | 5:10 PM | comments

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) has been put on hold by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., while talks continue over whether transgender people will be included in the measure. The talk of removing trans-protections by taking out gender expression and...Read More


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The inmates will be in charge of the asylum

Filed by Bil Browning | October 02, 2007 | 4:33 PM | comments

We have some important news this week about your editorial team... We're going to have some minor shake-ups starting immediately. Our spectacular content editor, Alex Blaze, is moving to France tomorrow. He'll be stepping away from his duties on the...Read More


Supporting Those Who Support You

Filed by Marti Abernathey | October 02, 2007 | 1:42 PM | comments

Lately my emotions have been all over the place. I felt great joy at the US Senate passing the Matthew Shepard Act. I felt disappointment from Barney Frank's planned removal of gender identity from the Employment Non-Discrimination act. Yesterday I...Read More


Compulsive planning and parenthood

Filed by Michele O'Mara | October 02, 2007 | 10:45 AM | comments

Michele, My partner and I have been together for 3 years. We've always talked about having kids. For the past year, though, we've been going through some rough times. We're in counseling and things are getting better slowly. The...Read More


Liberal Wine-Sippers vs. Gun-toting Rednecks

Filed by Storm Bear | October 02, 2007 | 10:43 AM | comments

click to enlarge The Great Dismal Swamp used to be known for hideouts for Revolutionary spies, Civil War spies, cypress trees and the nemesis of Stephen Colbert - bears. It was also a place of fondness for Thomas Jefferson...Read More


Britney loses her kids!!!

Filed by Michael Buckley | October 02, 2007 | 10:13 AM | comments

Britney loses kids! David Letterman spanks Paris Hilton! Adrianne Curry wants us to get over slavery!!...Read More


Sex, Lies & Videotape... Military-Style

Filed by Steve Ralls | October 02, 2007 | 8:19 AM | comments

The United States military may be living in the 19th (or is it the 18th?) century when it comes to sexual politics, but at least one military judge has gone on the record acknowledging the "need" that some of our...Read More


Surprise: Some Black People Don't Hate the Gays

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 02, 2007 | 7:45 AM | comments

I am beginning to wonder if Chris Crain, former editor of the Washington Blade, has been spending time discussing Black Americans with Fox Noise commentator Bill O'Reilly over chicken wings at Sylvia's restaurant in Harlem. Just as O'Reilly seemed to...Read More


Morning celebrity gossip (& Ovaltine, young man!)

Filed by Bil Browning | October 02, 2007 | 7:40 AM | comments

Carol Channing chats about Joan Crawford's wedding in this live appearance. I have no idea where this is from or how long ago it was filmed....Read More


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Homotextual: Julian Bond

Filed by Ed Team | October 02, 2007 | 7:00 AM | comments

"I am astounded by those who believe hostility toward homosexuals and the denial of civil rights to them is not a civil rights issue. That's why when I am asked, 'Are Gay Rights Civil Rights?' my answer is always, 'Of...Read More


Throwing the Baby Out With the Bath Water?

Filed by Bruce Parker | October 02, 2007 | 3:58 AM | comments

The first term I was a student at Antioch College, I had the remarkable opportunity to take an independent study in masculinities with a sociologist named Francis Hasso. She could recite bibliographies around many sociological themes, including masculinities, off the...Read More