January 16, 2008

Sodomy, the Final Frontier

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 16, 2008 | 7:51 PM | comments

A New York construction worker is suing a hospital for performing a rectal exam to check for spinal injury after a wooden beam hit his forehead. I'm not going to get into the specifics of the case because the...Read More


Brokaw responds to criticisms about his book

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 16, 2008 | 4:32 PM | comments

Finally. The NBC journalist released a straight-washed history book on the years between 1963 and '74 back in November. No references to Stonewall, the DSM dropping "homosexuality" and taking on "gender identity disorder" in 1973, or a whole list of...Read More


Let's Play SHOW AND TELL! & My Speech Impediment

Filed by Michael Buckley | January 16, 2008 | 4:23 PM | comments

Anyone want to play SHOW AND TELL?! I wanted to show your my speeech therapy book but couldn't find it! So I shared my toys and other crap instead! I love SHOW AND TELL - I may do this...Read More


What happened to us?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 16, 2008 | 3:40 PM | comments

Remember when creative people were stereotyped as gay? We're going to have to give the honors to the animal rights folks if we don't get our stuff together! The folks from PETA bought the cemetery lot next to Colonel Sanders...Read More


Who's Your Favorite Lesbian?

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | January 16, 2008 | 2:50 PM | comments

Are you a big fan of lesbian bloggers? The Lesbian Lifestyle has announced that it's accepting nominations for the best lesbian blog awards. Managing editor of TLL Kelly Leszczynski explains that, "the contest began last year and became a great...Read More


PlanetOut and the Pink Peril

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | January 16, 2008 | 2:20 PM | comments

It's a sad end for a big corporate dream. According to BMO Capital Markets, "Struggling gay and lesbian media and entertainment company PlanetOut Inc. [LGBT] late Monday said it has retained Allen & Company LLC to assist it in evaluating...Read More


Gay Sex Panic and Drug Resistant Staph

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 16, 2008 | 12:55 PM | comments

Now that drug resistant staph infection has been found among gay men all of a sudden its big news with much wringing of hands and warnings about gay sex. Never mind that there is nothing inherently "gay" about the ways...Read More


Shower Scare from Anti-Trans Group

Filed by Waymon Hudson | January 16, 2008 | 10:49 AM | comments

In response to a recently passed act banning "discrimination in housing, employment, public accommodations, cable television service, and taxicab service on the basis of gender identity" in Montgomery County, Maryland, the group Citizens for a Responsible Government has started a...Read More


Nevada Debate: When Media Zombies Attack!

Filed by Storm Bear | January 16, 2008 | 9:32 AM | comments

click to enlarge What a miserable debate last night. The worst of the campaign season by far. This one started off with what looked like a a group hug in the principal's office over race relations and it slid...Read More


Ben and the mink

Filed by Sara Whitman | January 16, 2008 | 9:30 AM | comments

I know the world is going to hell in a hand basket. Citigroup lost billions. Stock market is tanking, oil prices rising, and average Americans who thought they might retire someday are realizing it's a ridiculous, outdated notion. I know...Read More


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Cody Castagna: Homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | January 16, 2008 | 7:47 AM | comments

"I can't believe I'm facing six felonies and he's not facing anything." --Cody Castagna, accused of extorting former Washington state rep. Richard Curtis for $1000 after having sex with him...Read More


Sissies on TV

Filed by Bil Browning | January 16, 2008 | 7:41 AM | comments

We've had a few discussions about sissies on the site, lately. When I found this clip from SoGayTV, I knew I had to post it. The host is hot too!...Read More


Re-Branding “Faggot”

Filed by Eric Marcus | January 16, 2008 | 12:01 AM | comments

The early 1990’s effort to re-brand “queer” always struck me as well-meaning, but misguided. (Okay, in the interest of straight talk, I thought it was stupid.) In an era when newscasters were just beginning to get comfortable using “gay,” rather...Read More