October 10, 2007

An overlooked plight: the problems of gay and lesbian seniors

Filed by Don Sherfick | October 10, 2007 | 5:25 PM | comments

Unless Bil, Alex, and a host of other contributors to this site are just plain fibbining and/or have discovered that elusive Fountain of Youth, I'm apparently the biologically oldest of their number, getting ready to observe my 69th birthday in...Read More


TWO GAY GUYS: National Coming Out Day Edition

Filed by Brent Hartinger | October 10, 2007 | 4:42 PM | comments

In honor of National Coming Out Day (which is October 11th), I present the latest edition of Two Gay Guys, wherein I dream of a world without gay folks. It ain't pretty! get embed code...Read More


Barney Frank: Stop the Scapegoating!

Filed by Sara Whitman | October 10, 2007 | 4:42 PM | comments

Last night, Congressman Barney Frank made a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives. It seems he got my previous letter. In an eloquent flurry, he blamed the 300 plus LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender) groups who have...Read More


6 years later, pacs are faring well

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 10, 2007 | 3:40 PM | comments

Le Monde, one of the big French papers, has a couple of articles up about the pacs here, or French civil unions. They are pretty much the same thing as marriage without any of the rights related to children and...Read More


Full Text of Barney Frank's Speech

Filed by Marti Abernathey | October 10, 2007 | 2:30 PM | comments

This is the full text of Representative Barney Frank's speech on the floor of the House of Representatives. You can listen to the audio of the speech after the jump. "PROTECTING PEOPLE AGAINST DISCRIMINATION BASED ON THEIR SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND...Read More


Ex-Gay = Ex-Wife

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 10, 2007 | 1:30 PM | comments

National Coming Out Day is tomorrow. In preparation for the day, Truth Wins OUT and its amazing executive director Wayne Besen have released a new video that tells the story of four courageous women who married closeted gay men. They...Read More


Butch Paradise

Filed by Sara Whitman | October 10, 2007 | 12:30 PM | comments

I’ve never really thought of myself as butch. I knew everyone else thinks of me that way, but I don’t. Personally, I feel quite the princess most of the time. I love to cook, take care of my kids, and...Read More


Dorothy Gale's ENDA Dreams

Filed by Marti Abernathey | October 10, 2007 | 11:40 AM | comments

I'm not sure if anyone else was watching C-Span last night at around 8pm eastern last night, but it was brutally bad. I joked with a friend that C-Span is so bad it's probably piped in to hell. I fell...Read More


"Dear Abby" supports Gay Marriage and other LGBT issues

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 10, 2007 | 10:40 AM | comments

Jeanne Phillips, advice columnist “Dear Abby”, will be honored with PFLAG’s first "Straight for Equality" award. "I believe if two people want to commit to each other, God bless 'em," the syndicated advice columnist told The Associated Press. "That is...Read More


Bucking the supposed liberal gay orthodoxy

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 10, 2007 | 8:55 AM | comments

OK, I'm a day and half behind on everything out here, so I'm not going to respond to the main idea of John Aravosis's Salon column about how transgender people "imposed" themselves on the gay rights movement. It's easy to...Read More


McCain promotes his “Christian Nation"

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | October 10, 2007 | 7:40 AM | comments

Since President Bush took office, religion has been the litmus test to discern a presidential candidate’s electability. And in the current pool of 2008 presidential hopefuls, this litmus test has produced a star-studded cast of Democratic prophets extolling their religiosity...Read More


Fred Thompson on gay marriage

Filed by Bil Browning | October 10, 2007 | 7:15 AM | comments

Fred Thompson speaks to the Des Moines Register editorial board on October 2nd....Read More


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Homotextual: Ann Coulter

Filed by Ed Team | October 10, 2007 | 7:00 AM | comments

"If we took away women’s right to vote, we’d never have to worry about another Democrat president. It’s kind of a pipe dream, it’s a personal fantasy of mine, but I don’t think it’s going to happen. And it is...Read More