April 22, 2008

Jack Bauer, masculinity, and torture

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 22, 2008 | 7:42 PM | comments

It seems that so much has been coming out these past few weeks about who knew and authorized what re torture at the White House. The Guardian has an interesting article up about Guantanamo Bay and the Haynes memo, and...Read More


Help Deflower A Bear

Filed by Storm Bear | April 22, 2008 | 6:04 PM | comments

click to enlarge When Doonesbury creator Gary Trudeau announced a 3 month vacation The San Francisco Chronicle started looking for replacements based on public input. I am submitting Town Called Dobson for their consideration and need your help. Find...Read More


Anti-Marriage Amendment Vote Delayed

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | April 22, 2008 | 5:57 PM | comments

Last week I reported on an anti-marriage amendment working its way through the AZ State Legislature. Today, the Arizona House of Representatives, acting as the Committee of the Whole, moved the anti-marriage amendment (SCR 1042) forward. However, House leadership did...Read More


Congressional candidate doesn't hate ALL Jews...

Filed by Bil Browning | April 22, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

...only the ones sleeping with our white Christian women. Seriously. I've been covering this story on Bilerico-Indiana and touched on it in the earlier roundup post, but I have to make sure everyone saw this. Indiana's 2nd Congressional District Republican...Read More


We're Trying To Make HRC Better, Not Tear It Down

Filed by Monica Roberts | April 22, 2008 | 4:46 PM | comments

HRC and its defenders has been on a furious spin offensive in the last several weeks. They've been trying to paint its numerous critics like myself as 'transgender conspiracy theorists' and other nastier epithets in other corners of the GLBT...Read More


Rectal exam guy loses

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 22, 2008 | 4:24 PM | comments

Remember that guy who was suing a hospital in New York saying that he was violated because they gave him a rectal exam? Well, jury didn't agree with him. He's appealing....Read More


Jeremy Hooper writes for The Advocate

Filed by Mike Rogers | April 22, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Jeremy Hooper, the blogger at GoodAsYou, has written a piece in The Advocate about how important it is to reach out to those you disagree with. Jeremy's logic is exactly why I call every outing prospect to give them the...Read More


Zirkle: I don't hate all Jews - only the ones sexing our white Christian women

Filed by Bil Browning | April 22, 2008 | 2:15 PM | comments

There is just so much wrong with this story that I can't stop laughing at all the possible punchlines available. This story just doesn't stop either. First Indiana's 2nd Congressional District Republican candidate Tony Zirkle advocates segregation. Then he speaks...Read More


Jennifer Chrisler Responds to, Reframes Transphobic Commentary in Boston Globe

Filed by Dustin Kight | April 22, 2008 | 12:06 PM | comments

Last week the Boston Globe ran an op-ed by regular guest columnist Jeff Jacoby, who is known for his conservative views. In the op-ed Jacoby addresses the pregnancy of Tom Beatie and his wife Nancy. Tom, a transgender man, is...Read More


Black History: The Causes of the Civil War

Filed by Storm Bear | April 22, 2008 | 12:03 PM | comments

click to enlarge SPECIAL REQUEST FOR TCD FANS: The San Francisco Chronicle is pondering the addition of new cartoons for their paper - a process that seems to be initiated by Darren Bell, creator of Candorville (one of my...Read More


A pinch of this and that

Filed by Bil Browning | April 22, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

I have some tidbits to share that I thought would interest most of you. They're not long enough for their own posts, but definitely worth a click. An Indiana congressional candidate spoke at a neo-nazi rally to honor Adolph Hitler's...Read More


Chelsea Clinton Goes to a Gay Bar; Gays Go Wild

Filed by Michael Crawford | April 22, 2008 | 9:52 AM | comments

Am I the only gay that really could care less if Chelsea shows up to mingle at a gay bar? It is not like she has done anything ever to advance GLBT civil rights. She simply showed up at a...Read More


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Papa Ratzi = Colonel Klink?

Filed by Ed Team | April 22, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Am I the only one who thought that Papa Ratzi sounded more than a little like Col. Klink? Seriously. I wouldn't have been surprised to here him call for Schultz." -- Hoosier blogger (and Bilerico friend) Mikerzz on the Pope's...Read More


This is for Steve Ralls

Filed by Bil Browning | April 22, 2008 | 7:10 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Madonna runs a vacuum cleaner? Completely up Steve's alley. Don't drool, my friend; it's unbecoming of a lady. *grins*...Read More