May 9, 2008

The B.S. Doctorate

Filed by Steve Ralls | May 09, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

Unless there is a doctorate in bigotry and sexism, I cannot think of one that Phyllis Schlafly deserves. And yet, the administration at Washington University in St. Louis has announced it will confer an honorary degree on that most tired...Read More


Univ of Southern Indiana debates equality

Filed by Bil Browning | May 09, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

Fresh in from the tip line... On Saturday of this week, the Board of Trustees at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville will meet in public session at 2 pm. On their agenda, among other things, is the question...Read More


Queer music Friday - Ian Wilson EP review

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 09, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Ian Wilson The Crater EP 2008 Ian Wilson's first studio recording, The Crater EP, is an intellectual and unpretentious solution to piano/lounge music. While one gets the impression that it could pass incognito at the most sophisticated fancy boy catered...Read More


50 Ways to Keep Your Lover: # 41-42

Filed by Michele O'Mara | May 09, 2008 | 4:00 PM | 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 39-40, this week I am sharing strategies 41-42. Look for more strategies next...Read More


More on the Michigan Marriage Ruling

Filed by Ellen Andersen | May 09, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

The Michigan Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the state's same-sex marriage amendment prevented public schools and universities from extending domestic partner benefits to same-sex couples. Waymon posted on this story yesterday, but I thought it deserved a second look because...Read More


"Dad, why did you take me to a gay construction site?"

Filed by Gina de Vries | May 09, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

They are doing major construction on the apartment below mine. I can hear what I am assuming is the construction guys' music right now, because it's coming up to my window from the window below mine. It's pretty much all...Read More


Polling on the Larry Craig Vice-Presidental Issue

Filed by Don Sherfick | May 09, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Well, maybe my musings here, here, here, and here last month (which coincidentally began with April Fool's Day) concerning disgraced Idaho Senator Larry Craig being John McCain's running mate this Fall aren't as supportable as the polling now suggests. What...Read More


The Course From Here

Filed by Terrance Heath | May 09, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Short of yodeling, I've been doing my best Switzerland impersonation during the primaries. When it came my turn to vote in the primaries I voted my hopes, knowing I'd support whomever we got in the Democratic nominee. (Let's face it....Read More


Has Hillary Clinton Lost Her Damn Mind?

Filed by Michael Crawford | May 09, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

That is the question that must be asked after Clinton said: "I have a much broader base to build a winning coalition on," she said in an interview with USA TODAY. As evidence, Clinton cited an Associated Press article "that...Read More


Lawrence King Deserved To Die

Filed by Sara Whitman | May 09, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

While the defense lawyer in the Lawrence King shooting decided to take the most disgusting route possible- it was in fact, Larry's fault for being open about himself and the school's efforts to support him that got him killed. I'm...Read More


Black History: Secession of West Virginia

Filed by Storm Bear | May 09, 2008 | 9:04 AM | comments

click to enlarge West Virginia was formed and added to the Union as a direct result of the American Civil War. In the early days of the war, Union troops under George McClellan drove off Confederate defenders, essentially freeing...Read More


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Who didn't see this coming?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 09, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

This is one contributor announcement that I don't think is going to shock any of our regular readers one whit. Bilerico Project's most frequent guest blogger is moving in. She's already so at home over here that when I asked...Read More


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A cause you believe in

Filed by Ed Team | May 09, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Once you accept your own death, all of a sudden you're free to live. You no longer care about your reputation. You no longer care except so far as your life can be used tactically to promote a cause you...Read More


Engage your manhood

Filed by Bil Browning | May 09, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch This is absolutely hysterical. This totally reminds me of those late-night infomercials - even down to the fake professionalism. Can he say "Whereby" any more often? And what's up with all the "manhood" references? I...Read More


Parsing of Words and The Projection of Dishonesty

Filed by Marti Abernathey | May 09, 2008 | 5:34 AM | comments

One of the things that really bothered me about Bill Clinton during his presidency was how he parsed words. Every single dot and tittle was accounted for and packed with hidden meanings. "I did not have sexual relations with that...Read More