November 20, 2007

At The End Of The Day Of Remembrance

Filed by Rebecca Juro | November 20, 2007 | 11:31 PM | comments

I needed to wait. When you write a lot, you know that there are times when you know you have no business behind a keyboard, or at the very least, no business writing on certain topics. I'm usually pretty versatile...Read More


Coming Out and the “F” Word

Filed by Kate Kendell | November 20, 2007 | 6:37 PM | comments

In a recent interview, I was asked when I first “came out.” For those of us of a certain age, in my case 47, coming out meant transformation, liberation, and living with integrity. There was “before coming out,” when we...Read More


Three Stories about Anti-Transgender Related Violence

Filed by Bruce Parker | November 20, 2007 | 5:42 PM | comments

The annual Transgender Day of Remembrance Ceremony is always a time of reflection and consideration for me as I go through life being friends with, dating, and/or partnered with transpeople. More recently, becoming an activist and scholar focusing on transgender...Read More


Remembering Our Dead

Filed by Ethan St. Pierre | November 20, 2007 | 5:01 PM | comments

There are many things in my activist life that I am passionate about and I often wear my heart on my sleeve when it comes to the people in our community and the way we are often treated by society...Read More


Transgender Day of Remembrance: Let's Get Ready to Grrrrrumble!

Filed by Eric Leven | November 20, 2007 | 3:42 PM | comments

Gwen Amber Rose Araujo (February 24, 1985 - October 4, 2002) Ladies and Gentlemen, bois and grrrls, today on The Transgender Day of Remembrance we have in one corner the mighty blue and gold team of HRC gearing up for...Read More


Bob Allen will cost $400K to replace

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 20, 2007 | 3:15 PM | comments

It seems like this is "Comment on Florida's Financial Priorities" Week. The special election to replace Bob Allen will cost Orange and Brevard Counties, Florida, $400,000. Being publicly shamed, the stigma attached to public and for-pay sex, and state Republicans...Read More


More gay questions for the GOP YouTube debate

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 20, 2007 | 1:53 PM | comments

Michael Crawford posted this weekend some gay YouTube questions for the upcoming Republican CNN/YouTube debate. Here are a few more, like this one from a Christian lesbian about marriage: They're pretty interesting, and there are a lot more after the...Read More


Joke of a Lifetime

Filed by Eric Leven | November 20, 2007 | 12:23 PM | comments

What do you get when a MegaChurch priest confesses to his congregation he's been sleeping with his brother's wife and fathered a child with her? Another religious scandal. Can I finally choose how I'd like to live now, openly and...Read More


Are Hate Crimes Really Down in Florida?

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 20, 2007 | 11:44 AM | comments

The Florida State Attorney’s Office reported Monday that the number of hate crimes is down to its lowest level in Florida in the past decade. Broward County, home to the city of Fort Lauderdale and other heavily gay populated areas,...Read More


Gay Ole Holiday Stress

Filed by Michele O'Mara | November 20, 2007 | 9:30 AM | comments

Why is it that the holidays always have to be so incredibly stressful for me and my partner? ~ Anxious Alexa...Read More


WTB: AMA Recap!

Filed by Michael Buckley | November 20, 2007 | 9:22 AM | comments

American Music Awards Recap!...Read More


The queer red light district

Filed by Bil Browning | November 20, 2007 | 9:15 AM | comments

After you are done stuffing your face full of turkey and cranberry dressing this Thanksgiving, you’ll be faced with the age-old dilemma of what to do next. Do you take a nap, watch football with Uncle Bob or talk about...Read More


Happy Thanksgiving!

Filed by Storm Bear | November 20, 2007 | 9:13 AM | comments

click to enlarge The early settlers of Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts were particularly grateful to Squanto, the Native American and former British slave who taught them how to both catch eel and grow corn and also served as their...Read More


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Homotextual: Matt Santos

Filed by Ed Team | November 20, 2007 | 7:25 AM | comments

"Liberals got women the right to vote. Liberals got African-Americans the right to vote. Liberals created Social Security and lifted millions of elderly people out of poverty. Liberals ended segregation. Liberals passed the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act....Read More


YGST: She's unionized

Filed by Bil Browning | November 20, 2007 | 7:00 AM | comments

This has to be one of the best New Jersey ads in favor of same-sex civil marriage....Read More