January 29, 2008

The (lack of) space between homophobia and transphobia

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 29, 2008 | 7:21 PM | comments

Through an unlikely chain of blog posts, Waymon's entry about a gender identity inclusive anti-discrimination ordinance in Montgomery County, Maryland, started a discussion that made it halfway across the blogosphere to one of the more popular radical feminist blogs out...Read More


We Are All Floridians

Filed by Nadine Smith | January 29, 2008 | 6:12 PM | comments

On this cool January morning, a Clearwater grandmother is talking to a conservative Christian health care worker who says she will vote NO in November on the so-called "marriage amendment" because she has witnessed first-hand the cruel impact of refusing...Read More


Obama’s playing us stupid

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | January 29, 2008 | 4:07 PM | comments

Is it mere happenstance that once again, and seemingly unbeknownst to the Obama campaign, another anti-gay African American minister has endorsed the presidential hopeful? But with an Obama endorsement coming from the Rev. Kirbyjon Caldwell, longtime spiritual adviser to President...Read More


Meet Maxine – the RNC’s Pink Elephant

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 29, 2008 | 1:58 PM | comments

Finally get it! Finally I understand why – without a hint of irony, without so much as a twinkle in their eye – Republicans can still claim to be the party of limited government and fiscal and personal responsibility! They're...Read More


Calm down. Indiana's marriage amendment is still dead.

Filed by Bil Browning | January 29, 2008 | 1:43 PM | comments

[Jan 29 - 5:18pm - Updated at the end] [Jan 30 - 11:00am - Updated again to reflect new information] I've taken some flack on various Indiana mailing lists and blogs for saying that Indiana's constitutional amendment to ban same-sex...Read More


State of the Union HIV Hypocrisy

Filed by Waymon Hudson | January 29, 2008 | 12:27 PM | comments

While there were many horrible things about Bush’s SOTU last night, I think what offended and disgusted me the most was his hypocrisy on HIV/AIDS. The administration has drastically slashed funding for HIV programs in our country, but Bush holds...Read More


Let us celebrate….

Filed by Brynn Craffey | January 29, 2008 | 11:21 AM | comments

I couldn’t stomach listening to President Bush’s SOTU last night—the man’s distortions and lies infuriate me so deeply—but I’m reading the recaps and listening to NPR’s take on it and may I say just one thing? “Thank god this is...Read More


Straight boys on the phone sex line

Filed by Bil Browning | January 29, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Word of warning right off the bat... This is NOT work safe. But it will make you laugh at two straight guys trying to get a job with the gay phone sex line......Read More


The State of Some Other Nation Speech

Filed by Storm Bear | January 29, 2008 | 9:42 AM | comments

click to enlarge Like passing a turd that overstayed its welcome by a few days, that is what it felt like to see George W. Bush giving his last and final State of the Union Address (unless he declares...Read More


TCR on Mormon Church leader's death: It was murder

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 29, 2008 | 9:39 AM | comments

Does Mitt Romney look like Guy Smiley to you all too? I think the resemblance is uncanny - Smiley is Romney Muppified:...Read More


How to Survive a Long Marriage

Filed by Sara Whitman | January 29, 2008 | 9:30 AM | comments

While I was standing in line at the grocery store, I was looking over all the magazines. What engages people today- I mean, do we really care how Larry King is trying to combat heart disease? I saw one headline...Read More


We Are All Floridians

Filed by Nadine Smith | January 29, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

On this cool January morning, a Clearwater grandmother is talking to a conservative Christian health care worker who says she will vote NO in November on the so-called "marriage amendment" because she has witnessed first-hand the cruel impact of refusing...Read More


Subprime Mortgage Crisis Meets LGBTQ Families?

Filed by Dustin Kight | January 29, 2008 | 7:33 AM | comments

I've been doing some poking around online about the subprime mortgage crisis, specificially looking to see if there are reports of it affecting LGBTQ couples/families in any particular ways. I'm no housing expert, so I'm not sure how the defaults...Read More


Gordon B. Hinkley dies

Filed by Bil Browning | January 29, 2008 | 7:32 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch video in YouTube App The leader of the Church of Latter Day Saints has died. The Mormon church under Hinkley's leadership opposed gay rights. (Hat tip to Pam for this video of Hinkley on Larry...Read More


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Caroline Kennedy: Just like my daddy

Filed by Ed Team | January 29, 2008 | 7:07 AM | comments

"Over the years, I've been deeply moved by the people who've told me they wished they could feel inspired and hopeful about America the way people did when my father was president. This sense is even more profound today. That...Read More