April 24, 2008

Abigail Crusoe

Filed by Abigail Hannon | April 24, 2008 | 9:00 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch What would YOU bring to a desert island? head to www.abigailsteendiary.com for more....Read More


New Book of Children's Drawings Celebrates LGBT Families

Filed by Dustin Kight | April 24, 2008 | 5:22 PM | comments

Today Family Equality Council is thrilled to congratulate Julian, age 8 of New Mexico, as the winner of our 2nd Annual Family Drawing Contest. Julian will receive a $250 savings bond. This year's ten finalists hailed from across the nation:...Read More


North Carolina expands hospital visitation

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2008 | 2:45 PM | comments

North Carolina hospitals will have to let in more visitors: A new statewide rule will help ensure that same-sex partners and other loved ones will be treated the same as immediate family. The rule adds a provision to the Patients'...Read More


Doings in the 7th

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | April 24, 2008 | 2:13 PM | comments

Barack Obama has cut a radio ad for Andre Carson and Jim Shella says there's a TV ad in the works too. (H/T BlueIndiana and Jim Shella.) In other news, David Orentlicher has loaned his own campaign $327,000 according to...Read More


Identity doesn't equal politics

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2008 | 12:56 PM | comments

I was going to post about that Out magazine article about closeted Republican staffers in the village that got a few responses from a few gay blogs like Gay Patriot, Chris Crain, and Box Turtle Bulletin. I agree with them,...Read More


Ingredients for a new Christian church

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 24, 2008 | 12:45 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Father Tony is a perpetually vacationing Roman Catholic priest partnered for 25 years and dividing his time beween homes in Manhattan and Fort Lauderdale. He spent four years in Rome where he improved his tennis game,...Read More


Presidential Candidates weigh in on Iranian Gays

Filed by Waymon Hudson | April 24, 2008 | 11:50 AM | comments

Deportation of gay Iranian refugees is essentially a death sentence, according to Malcolm Lazin, executive director of the Equality Forum. The issue recently came into the spotlight with 19 year old Mehdi Kazemi, who was first denied asylum in the...Read More


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Gay Wired mentions Bil

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2008 | 10:50 AM | comments

Bil posted this morning about TBP's mention in tech mag Wired, and I can't let his mention in Gay Wired go unnoticed. Two-L Bill gets mentioned in a list of bloggers who've helped expand LGBT media, along with TBP contributors...Read More


Obama announces "Hoosier Leadership Committee"

Filed by Bil Browning | April 24, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

The Obama campaign released a list of prominent political supporters yesterday. They're calling the group the Indiana Leadership Committee. The supporters have been tasked "to lead grassroots organizing efforts for the Indiana campaign." The list includes Congress members, mayors, prosecutors...Read More


Dykes on Bikes® Turns 30

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | April 24, 2008 | 9:45 AM | comments

It used to be that turning the big 3-0 was about as scary as waiting to be taken into that little room to receive your test results. Nowadays, however, 30 is the new 20. Or at least that's what I...Read More


Queer Important Day open thread

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2008 | 9:36 AM | comments

The other editors and I got into an interesting email discussion about the important queer dates to remember on the calendar, like National Coming Out Day and Transgender Day of Remembrance. We were trying to get a comprehensive list together...Read More


Tonight you can Dine Out for Life

Filed by Bil Browning | April 24, 2008 | 9:30 AM | comments

Don't forget that tonight is Dining Out for Life. The Damien Center benefit is hosted by several Indianapolis restaurants who donate a percentage of the evening's profits to the HIV/AIDS charity. You can see the complete list of participating eateries...Read More


Danger Zone

Filed by Monica Roberts | April 24, 2008 | 9:11 AM | comments

I'm a huge fan of the syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show and listen to it every day. Its combination of news, interviews, humor and insightful commentary from such peeps as Tavis Smiley, Michael Eric Dyson, and 'the Revs' routinely draws...Read More


Ingredients for a new Christian church

Filed by Father Tony | April 24, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

I suppose it's time to get down to the business of assembling the ingredients of a new Christian religion. We need one. That's clear. The Protestant varieties, so refreshing several centuries ago are now stale and disappointing. The Roman Catholic...Read More


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Bilerico Project gets Wired

Filed by Bil Browning | April 24, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

The Wired magazine article that mentions the Bilerico Project has been put online. It's not a huge mention by any means, but it's still cool to see the site in Wired....Read More


The last hard Quest (with ropes!)

Filed by Bil Browning | April 24, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch I mentioned that CNN reporter Richard Quest was escorted out of Central Park in the middle of the night and at the last moment volunteered to the police that he had meth in his pocket....Read More


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OutQ in the Morning with Larry Flick

Filed by Bil Browning | April 24, 2008 | 7:15 AM | comments

Just a quick note to say I'll be appearing on Sirius radio's Out Q in the Morning with Larry Flick today around 8am EST. If you're a Sirius subscriber, you'll find us on Channel 109. If you're not a subscriber,...Read More


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It's good to be the king

Filed by Ed Team | April 24, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

"I never thought as an outsider looking into Indiana's culture that I would ever say it was a good thing that this state didn't change. But the smartest thing I've seen Hoosiers do in a long time was not change...Read More