December 10, 2007

A Plague of Biblical Proportions

Filed by David Mariner | December 10, 2007 | 10:58 PM | comments

Presidential Candidates, Democrat and Republican alike laid out their plans to fight HIV/AIDS at the Global AIDS Summit, sponsored by the evangelical Saddle Back Church. Hillary Clinton was the only candidate to appear in-person. Barack Obama, who gave his most...Read More


The Gay Golden Compass

Filed by Andrea Hildebran | December 10, 2007 | 8:28 PM | comments

I'm likely to enjoy anything that upsets the religious right, so I went to the big Christmas movie this weekend, The Golden Compass. It was entertaining, with stylish fantasy landscapes and costumes, and a vaguely satisfying rant against authoritarianism. I...Read More


Happiness is a Balanced Checkbook

Filed by Nina Smith | December 10, 2007 | 7:17 PM | comments

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” – Albert Einstein I balance my checkbook every month. According to Moebs Services, an economic research firm, I’m the minority. They have...Read More


WTB: Britney Spears: Pregnant Drunk Elephant!

Filed by Michael Buckley | December 10, 2007 | 5:04 PM | comments

Britney! Paris! Barbara WaWa! http://myspace.com/barbarawalters Suddenly she has 10,000 friends! I still think she needs more! Ha-Ha! And she is still 24! Do you LOVE IT?! Patti Lupone 4-eva!...Read More


Chronic Indifference: HIV/AIDS Services for Incarcerated Immigrants

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | December 10, 2007 | 3:13 PM | comments

Victoria Arellano -- the trans woman with HIV who died in July after being denied decent medical care in an immigration detention facility for men -- was not an anomaly. On Friday, Human Rights Watch released a 73-page report on...Read More


Episcopal schism continues...

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 10, 2007 | 2:37 PM | comments

The San Joaquin diocese voted to sever ties with the Episcopal Church Saturday: Clergy and lay members of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin voted 173-22 at their annual convention to remove all references to the national church from the...Read More


Remembering Ali

Filed by Cathy Renna | December 10, 2007 | 11:38 AM | comments

One of the things I wish our community was better at doing is reflection - taking a deep breath and celebrating victories, analyzing defeats and recognizing loss. Instead, we spend far too much time fighting with each other over differences...Read More


Mike Huckabee: Let's round up some homos!

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 10, 2007 | 11:15 AM | comments

Every time I hear someone disparaging the idea of "political correctness", I just roll my eyes because they just don't get it. Which is what I did when I read what Mike Huckabee said yesterday in response to publication of...Read More


The True Statements of George W. Bush

Filed by Storm Bear | December 10, 2007 | 10:48 AM | comments

click to enlarge Any credibility left for Bush? The intelligence community released the NIE on Iran to avoid the cherry picking that went on for the Iraq war. In other words, they didn't want anyone lying about it. A...Read More


From his fingers to politicians' ears

Filed by Bil Browning | December 10, 2007 | 9:30 AM | comments

Popular local radio host Abdul Hakim-Shabazz is an Indiana political pundit who tends to lean Republican. While I'm a regular guest on his show (I'll be appearing again later this week to talk about Indiana's marriage amendment), prominent Republican politicians...Read More


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Homotextual: Holly Capote

Filed by Ed Team | December 10, 2007 | 7:25 AM | comments

"How can one adorn oneself with gold and silver and do so in the name of the Christ? The Christ rejected Satan's seduction by rejecting wealth and further rejected wealth over what remained of His life. Wealth and Christianity go...Read More


YGST: Cutest Christmas card ever

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

My friend (and Indiana LGBT activist) John Metzinger sent this Christmas video to me and I had to share it with you. John (on the right), his partner Eric and their son John-John have made one of the cutest...Read More