April 13, 2008

Equality Through Intimidation? The Houston HRC Dinner Protest

Filed by Marti Abernathey | April 13, 2008 | 5:23 PM | comments

I just received this from Phyllis Frye: By calling the Houston Police, national HRC deliberately set in motion a police over response. HRC used government and taxpayer monies to intimidate the hell out of TG and gender variant people who...Read More


Better Know a Contributor: Alex Blaze

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | April 13, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note:This is a new weekend feature for TBP. You've seen Steven Colbert's "Better Know a Lobbyist," but our version is so much gayer! Each weekend, we will spotlight a different TBP contributor. Our first spotlight is on TBP Managing...Read More


Guerrilla Queer Bar Answers 'Decline' of Queer Space Needs

Filed by Dustin Kight | April 13, 2008 | 4:56 PM | comments

Joan Didion once told us, "We tell ourselves stories in order to live." Had she been addressing post-World War II queers, she might instead have said, "You frequent gay bars in order to be queer." For decades gay bars and...Read More


Madonna, Hard Candy & Cookies That Make You 'Soft'

Filed by Steve Ralls | April 13, 2008 | 4:15 PM | comments

I'd like to put you in a trance . . . I am a loyal person. I always tell my boyfriend that I'd never even think of bedding anyone else (he's hot, after all), with three possible exceptions, for which...Read More


Chemistry.com brings the gay in new campaign

Filed by Waymon Hudson | April 13, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Last year's "Rejected by eHarmony" ads by Chemistry.com took a direct swipe at its competitor for their exclusion of many groups, including gays and lesbians. This year, the two-year-old dating website is continuing to promote itself as "a progressive, non-judgmental...Read More


Arizona, IFGE, Love, and My Two Sons

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 13, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editor's note: Monica Helms is an Atlanta based transgender activist. Monica is past executive director of Trans=Action and co-founder of Transgender American Veterans Association. Going back to Arizona has always been one of adventure and pain for me. I lived...Read More


Queerview Mirror- Leatherheads movie review

Filed by Waymon Hudson | April 13, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Editor's Note: Queerview Mirror is a review from two of our editorial team, Serena Freewomyn and Waymon Hudson. If you'd like something reviewed, feel free to pass it on. If they like you, they might look at it, otherwise- suck...Read More


Songs for Sunday: The Pride Edition

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | April 13, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Editor's Note:Here are the rules for Songs for Sunday: one of our edteam will post the last ten songs from their iPod, then you share yours in the comments so we can compare! Let's play! I'm heading out to Pride,...Read More


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Stewie Griffin on Gay Marriage

Filed by Ed Team | April 13, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Did you hear that Meg? Guys can marry other guys now. So...this is awkward, but I mean, if they can do that, that is pretty much it for you, isn't it? I mean you as well pack it in. Game...Read More


Margaret Cho on Christian Fundamentalists

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | April 13, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch These Christian groups are all so full of bullshit!...Read More