October 8, 2007

The Evolution of Lynne Cheney

Filed by Steve Ralls | October 08, 2007 | 5:29 PM | comments

Lynne Cheney wants you to know that she's evolved. Or at least evolving. America's "second lady" is on a media blitz promoting her new book, Blue Skies, No Fences, and appeared yesterday on CBS Sunday Morning to talk about everything...Read More


What Does George Bush Have Against Gay Kids?

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 08, 2007 | 5:25 PM | comments

That's the question that popped into my head on watching the new abstinence until marriage propaganda piece from the Department of Health and Human Services....Read More


Poisonous Parenting on Parade

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 08, 2007 | 11:41 AM | comments

It's happened again. Another mom drowned her kids in the bathtub. City prosecutors filed two counts of aggravated murder against Amber Hill, 22, after a coroner ruled the deaths of the girls, ages 4 and 2, were homicides. Hill had...Read More


Anti-gay groups target marriage equality-supporting Blue State lawmakers

Filed by Pam Spaulding | October 08, 2007 | 11:00 AM | comments

Last June, legislators in Massachusetts turned back an effort to place marriage equality on the ballot. This enraged fundie organizations around the country to no end. So much so that there is now an effort to target lawmakers who are...Read More


Man Commits Suicide After Tennessee Park Sex Sting

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 08, 2007 | 10:05 AM | comments

A 55 year old man committed suicide less than 24 hours after his name and photo were made public by police after a sting in a Tennessee park lead to the arrests of 40 men. The arrests were part of...Read More


The PR Battle of Iran

Filed by Storm Bear | October 08, 2007 | 9:11 AM | comments

click to enlarge Seriously, there is probably a group of individuals, hunkered down in the bowels of the Pentagon or White House, coming up with a catchy phrase for when Bush bombs the ever-lovin' shit out of Iran. They...Read More


Aravosis-inspired open thread

Filed by Bil Browning | October 08, 2007 | 8:15 AM | comments

John Aravosis penned a Salon.com article called "How did the 'T' get in GLBT?" that while I disagree with entirely, raised an interesting question for an open thread. I have a sense that over the past decade the trans revolution...Read More


Birthday wishes

Filed by Bil Browning | October 08, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

Holy cow! It's still early and my inbox is overflowing with birthday wishes. Today I turn 35. I am firmly planted in middle age now. For those of you who have written and asked what happened to the link to...Read More


Nothing Like a Little Hard Gay

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 08, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

You don't know gay until you know Hard Gay. Hooooo! Hard Gay is one of the most popular television comedians in Japan. This piece begins with Hard Gay receiving a SOS from a struggling ramen noodle restaurant, then its...Read More


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Homotextual: H.L. Mencken

Filed by Ed Team | October 08, 2007 | 7:05 AM | comments

"As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the...Read More