January 9, 2008

Oh no! Mr. Bill!

Filed by Bil Browning | January 09, 2008 | 9:43 PM | comments

Bill Richardson is calling it quits. My source inside the campaign says Richardson will be officially dropping out of the presidential race tomorrow. While Lou Dobbs reported that Richardson was calling it quits, he retracted the statement and said they...Read More


P.S. on "Chicago 10"

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | January 09, 2008 | 9:02 PM | comments

For those who read my 1/8 commentary on this impactful documentary film and want to see it -- "Chicago 10" is scheduled for release by Roadside on February 29, 2008. During 2007 the film was stirring up buzz as it...Read More


In the Life TV Rocks another Doc

Filed by Eric Leven | January 09, 2008 | 5:16 PM | comments

In The Life TV, a documentary film company committed to illuminating the gay experience, cranks out another riveting hour long doc entitled Wide Stance. Broken up into segments the appropriately named Wide Stance straddles everything from an interview with queer-based...Read More


LGBTs in Florida: A New Year for Political Change

Filed by Waymon Hudson | January 09, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

It seems the current buzz word in politics this election cycle is change. Presidential candidates from both parties are rolling out the message of change and hope, energizing the electorate. The voter turnouts and new registrations across the country are...Read More


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Contributors in the news

Filed by Bil Browning | January 09, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

Wasn't sure if everyone had seen these so I thought I'd share them really quick. While we know all of our contributors are special, these three have had some major mentions recently... Jim Verraros is featured as one of 85...Read More


Epic misogyny

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 09, 2008 | 1:15 PM | comments

Hillary Clinton won the New Hampshire primary last night. Here's Chris Matthews this morning: She was falling behind in the polls that were released in the days leading up to the election by double digits, so this win has been...Read More


Ron Paul, Martin Luther King, and the space between

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 09, 2008 | 12:18 PM | comments

The Paul Campaign's response to his hateful newsletters is available: “The quotations in The New Republic article are not mine and do not represent what I believe or have ever believed. I have never uttered such words and denounce such...Read More


Size Matters

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | January 09, 2008 | 11:15 AM | comments

2007 was the year of the big girl. Jennifer Hudson received a Golden Globe and an Oscar for her portrayal of Effie in "Dream Girls." She was also on the March cover of Vogue. (I don't really think Jennifer counts...Read More


Stephen Baldwin: evangelical conservative or bisexual playboy?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 09, 2008 | 9:45 AM | comments

"Actor" Stephen Baldwin swings far right now that he's converted to evangelical Christianity. In fact, he's about as far right wing as brother Alec is liberal. When I hear about his latest fundie screed, I can't help but remember how...Read More


Hillary vs Obama: What’s Christian Fascist To Do?

Filed by Storm Bear | January 09, 2008 | 9:24 AM | comments

click to enlarge Sometimes when I walk down to the local redneck corner store, some of the things I hear from the patrons make me cringe. (I really need to STOP supporting the local economy if this is what...Read More


Who needs straight homophobes when we have The Advocate?

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | January 09, 2008 | 8:41 AM | comments

When I saw that the January 15, 2008 issue of The Advocate had an article at the end called “The Sissy Awards,” forgive me for thinking for just one moment that the gay newsmagazine of record might have briefly come...Read More


Slovenian drag queen pop stars

Filed by Bil Browning | January 09, 2008 | 7:20 AM | comments

Slovenian pop group Sestre performs at Eurovision. When was the last time drag met pop here in the States? Boy George? And he is British! There's a Spectre music video after the jump (but I think this song is...Read More


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Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Co: Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | January 09, 2008 | 7:12 AM | comments

"Based on national media reports, controversial stances such as those indicated in your application responses have resulted in property damage and the potential for increased litigation among churches that have chosen to publicly endorse these positions." -- Brotherhood Mutual Insurance...Read More


Election 2008 Seen From Election 1968

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | January 09, 2008 | 2:02 AM | comments

Today in Los Angeles I saw a screening of Brett Morgen's stunning documentary film "Chicago 10." As America barrels on towards the Presidential election, this film ought to be required viewing for every American voter. Especially those under 40, and...Read More