January 18, 2008

Indiana's marriage amendment is DOA

Filed by Bil Browning | January 18, 2008 | 9:17 PM | comments

While several folks have asked why I haven't been banging the amendment drum as loudly this legislative session, I'm happy to report some good news by way of explanation. I didn't have to. Our grassroots effort from last year really...Read More


Obama Hearts... Reagan?

Filed by Steve Ralls | January 18, 2008 | 8:05 PM | comments

It's not surprising when you hear GOP candidates like John McCain, Mike Huckabee or Mitt Romney invoking the spectre of former President Ronald Reagan on the campaign trail. After all, Reagan has long held celebrity status among Republicans, who seem...Read More


Marriage as Perks

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | January 18, 2008 | 5:27 PM | comments

Ten years ago, I published a long essay about how marriage can equal perks. With the discussion raging on, the issues haven't really changed. I'd like to make some of these points again: When the American Revolution separated church and...Read More


For once, I don't have anything to add

Filed by Bil Browning | January 18, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

Have you read Mark Morford's recent column, "The woman vs the black guy" yet? If not, go. Go now. (Hat tip to reader, Kim.) Yes indeed, the sexism that surrounds Clinton's run like a toxic fog is almost too easy...Read More


Are We Ready For Prime Time?

Filed by Marti Abernathey | January 18, 2008 | 2:55 PM | comments

With the announcement from the Democratic National Committee of the appointment of a record number of LGBT members to the 2008 Democratic National Convention Standing Committees, an obvious question for transgender activists and supporters is are we ready for prime...Read More


Pat Buchanan, white supremacist

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 18, 2008 | 2:16 PM | comments

Bill Press, Tucker Carlson, and Pat Buchanan on MSNBC: Someone finally called Pat Buchanan a white supremacist to his face. Well, I'm sure someone else has before, but when was the last time another pundit did? If it's any amount...Read More


Who needs 10 commandments? AFA prefers 8.

Filed by Bil Browning | January 18, 2008 | 12:45 PM | comments

So what is it about "Christian" groups with "family" in their names? They always seem to be the most unlike Christ, don't they? Take the American Family Association... Back in June of last year I reported that the AFA had...Read More


The Huckabee Wonder Diet: Popcorned Squirrel

Filed by Storm Bear | January 18, 2008 | 12:04 PM | comments

click to enlarge Some days, they write themselves. From Raw Story: After pulling an upset in the Iowa caucus, Mike Huckabee has now placed a respectable third in two northern primaries, New Hampshire and Michigan, but he has hopes...Read More


50 Ways to Keep Your Lover: # 7-9

Filed by Michele O'Mara | January 18, 2008 | 11:22 AM | comments

In my book, Love Tips and Trips for Gay and Lesbian Relationships, I have identified 50 Ways to Keep Your Lover. My post last Friday offered strategies 4-6, this week I am sharing strategies 7-9. Look for three more strategies...Read More


With friends like these, who needs Republicans

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 18, 2008 | 9:06 AM | comments

At the Nevada debate this past Tuesday, all three top Democrats expressed support for extending the Solomon Amendment, a law created and expanded to keep recruiters on campuses that have sexual orientation inclusive anti-discrimination policies. Not that it's all that...Read More


10 Reasons Gay Marriage Should be Illegal

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 18, 2008 | 8:20 AM | comments

I think its important to set you misguided homosexuals straight, so to speak, on the issue of marriage. As pointed out by Mike Huckabee, your homosexual attempts to undermine traditional marriage and destroy civilization cannot be allowed to go unchallenged....Read More


Joe Solmonese in Florida

Filed by Bil Browning | January 18, 2008 | 7:19 AM | comments

Former contributor Joe Solmonese took the HRC road show to Florida a few days ago to train activists to fight against Florida's proposed constitutional amendment....Read More


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Uri Horesh: homotextual

Filed by Ed Team | January 18, 2008 | 7:18 AM | comments

"The fact that the university is conducting itself in this manner makes me feel like I'm a persona non grata here, a person whose rights are less important than others." --Uri Horesh, an Arabic lecturer at the University of Texas,...Read More


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Late night RSS feed direction post

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 18, 2008 | 1:37 AM | comments

(Lots of new readers on the site, so I'm moving this up. ~Alex) I hope everyone remembers what an RSS feed is! An RSS feed takes all the posts from the blogs you like and aggregates them into one easy-to-scroll...Read More