October 18, 2007

It's (Still) Elementary

Filed by Ellen Andersen | October 18, 2007 | 10:10 PM | comments

When It’s Elementary: Talking about Gay Issues in School was first broadcast on PBS 10 years, it broached the then-radical notion that we should be teaching about gay and lesbian lives in classrooms – in elementary school classrooms yet. Oh...Read More


Sodom Story is Pro-Gay? You heard me!

Filed by Sean Kosofsky | October 18, 2007 | 8:01 PM | comments

I had a very pleasant surprise this past Sunday when I addressed over 300 people at Christ Community Church (CCC), a progressive Christian Church in Spring Lake, Michigan. For those of you that have never heard of Spring Lake, it...Read More


The Changing Face of Evangelicals?

Filed by Steve Ralls | October 18, 2007 | 7:06 PM | comments

Tonight's CBS Evening News included a fascinating new look at the evangelical movement, its priorities and its influence in the 2008 election. CBS found that, as young evangelicals focus on issues such as the crisis in Darfur, healthcare and, yes,...Read More


WaPo Gets It Wrong On SPL/ENDA -- Again

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | October 18, 2007 | 6:03 PM | comments

...it's a ludicrous notion that Barney Frank, a Jew, would intentionally put forth a piece of anti-Semitic legislation or that Nancy Pelosi and the Human Rights Campaign would facilitate racist legislation but in Barney & HRC's secretive, ethics-free haste, that's the de facto effect of what was cobbled together as a substitute for real ENDA. ...Read More


ENDA passes committee without gender identity

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 18, 2007 | 4:34 PM | comments

Crawford's got the breakdown: Four Republicans, Congressman Mike Castle (R-DE), Congresswoman Judy Biggert (R-IL), Congressman Todd Platts (R-PA), and Congressman John Kuhl (R-NY), voted in favor of the bill. Four Democrats, Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY), Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ), Rep....Read More


TDS on the Larry Craig interview

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 18, 2007 | 4:29 PM | comments

Probably the best review I've heard so far: Part 2 is after the jump, with the return of the R. Kelly "Trapped in the Closet" impersonator!...Read More


Brownback to drop out

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 18, 2007 | 4:15 PM | comments

Kansas Senator and presidential hopeful Sam Brownback is expected to announce his dropping out of the presidential race tomorrow, mainly because he has no chance at winning: Trouble raising money was a main reason for his decision, said one person...Read More


Free movie tickets

Filed by Bil Browning | October 18, 2007 | 12:36 PM | comments

Remember how the Indiana Family Institute challenged me to attend Love Won Out with Ryan McCann, IFI's public policy director? I accepted and asked Ryan to attend a screening of Inlaws and Outlaws with me in exchange. (Gee, who got...Read More


Kids Pay the Price for Lack of Sexual Education and Communication

Filed by Eric Leven | October 18, 2007 | 12:22 PM | comments

Recently a contagious strain of get-pregnant hit a group of middle school girls in Portland, Maine and school officials decided to have birth control on supply as a healthy alternative. The article states: After an outbreak of pregnancies among middle...Read More


New study on anti-gay bullying and latino parents

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 18, 2007 | 12:20 PM | comments

Mental Health America and its "What does gay mean?" initiative just completed a large study of opinions among latino parents on anti-gay bullying in schools. I've been staring at the executive summary trying to think of something to say about...Read More


A few odds and ends

Filed by Bil Browning | October 18, 2007 | 11:55 AM | comments

I've been extremely busy this week and my "Blogworthy" bookmarks folder is getting a little long in the tooth. While I haven't had time to really write about any of these, I thought I'd throw them out there with a...Read More


NYC "Gay Tax = $1

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 18, 2007 | 11:36 AM | comments

I've said it before and I'll say it again. So, if you're gay, you pay more, wait longer, and get less. And what you get may turn out to be nothing, but you won't know that until you really need...Read More


The Religious Right doesn't care about the ENDA split

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 18, 2007 | 10:25 AM | comments

The pretty insane Traditional Values Coalition just put out an action alert yesterday on ENDA talking about how it'll protect the transgender people with a pic of a drag queen (which, by the way, they lifted without permission... whatever happened...Read More


Making the case for World War III.

Filed by Storm Bear | October 18, 2007 | 9:48 AM | comments

click to enlarge If an alliance of first world nations like France, Germany and the UK joined in battle to stop America's reckless foreign policy, it might be good for America in the long run. It might be a...Read More


Don't Ask, Don't Recruit

Filed by Steve Ralls | October 18, 2007 | 9:36 AM | comments

The United States military has admitted to making a mistake: It almost (and for a few minutes) recruited qualified gay Americans for the armed forces. But there'll be no more of that now, thank you very much. This morning's USA...Read More


Eat my bagel, Ann Coulter!

Filed by Michael Buckley | October 18, 2007 | 9:05 AM | comments

Ann Coulter- no comment! LOL Elmo On The View- Come back soon! Alexis Stewart- my little swimmers await your golden eggs!...Read More


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Homotextual: Doris Mortman

Filed by Ed Team | October 18, 2007 | 7:45 AM | comments

"Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have". -- Romance novelist Doris Mortman...Read More


Larry Craig's own inconvenient (and sad) truth

Filed by Don Sherfick | October 18, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

A lot has been written in both the mainstream and LGBTQ media concerning Idaho Republican Senator Larry Craig, and given his choice to remain in the Senate and try to reverse his guilty plea in Minnesota. We watched Matt Lauer's...Read More


What Is a Queer?

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 18, 2007 | 7:10 AM | comments

I rather liked this video. It's very well done and makes a good point. Have a look and let me know what you think in the comments....Read More


Is YouTube Dominated by Hot Lesbians or Straight Male Fantasies?

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 18, 2007 | 1:23 AM | comments

I am up late tonight and Bil asked me to find a You Gotta See This entry for tomorrow since we don't have one scheduled like we usually do. I figured that would be a quick and easy trip to...Read More