May 13, 2008

A few words on LGBT polling

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 13, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

No polling is perfect, we all know that, but the problems present in general polling are only exaggerated in polling LGBT populations. While these press releases and news articles about LGBT surveys hit my inbox at least weekly, I'm more...Read More


Local gay elected official to attend Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Filed by Bil Browning | May 13, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

Lawrence Township school board member Henry Fernandez, Indiana's first openly gay elected official, will be attending the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. GayPolitics.org is reporting: The David Bohnett Foundation has teamed with the Gay & Lesbian Leadership Institute...Read More


White people look out for white people and black people look out for black people

Filed by Bil Browning | May 13, 2008 | 2:45 PM | comments

One of the backdrops of this primary season has been the ingrained racism and sexism both Democratic frontrunners have had to endure. One of the first questions asked about each candidate was "Is America ready for a black/woman president?" Why?...Read More


Tony Award Nominations are announced!!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | May 13, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

I am so gay. I mean REALLY gay. I love the Tony Awards. They are my porn. I look forward to them every year, so I always wait anxiously for the nominations to be announced. Wait no more, fellow theater-buffs,...Read More


Witness To History-Obama In Da Ville

Filed by Monica Roberts | May 13, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

Sen. Barack Obama was in Da Ville today for a campaign rally at the Kentucky International Convention Center. You know that I made sure yours truly was going to be inside the room and part of the 8,000 people that...Read More


Things Younger than John McCain

Filed by Michael Crawford | May 13, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

Did you know that John McCain is older than the state of Alaska, the polio vaccine and the chocolate chip cookie? He is also older than Mount Rushmore, the nation of Israel and FM radio. These fun facts and more...Read More


Black History: Reconstruction

Filed by Storm Bear | May 13, 2008 | 10:55 AM | comments

click to enlarge Reconstruction is the period from 1863 to 1877, when the government of the United States attempted to resolve the issues of the American Civil War (1861-1865), after the Confederacy was defeated and slavery ended. Reconstruction addressed...Read More


That's Revolting! -- the book you've been waiting for...

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | May 13, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

"That's Revolting! is a pre-emptive line in the sand... It calls us all, regardless of our specific sexual and gender identities, to resist the pressures to assimilate into an increasingly belligerent and racist normality. Ranging from New York to San...Read More


Moveon Announces "Obama in 30 Seconds" Contest Winner

Filed by Michael Crawford | May 13, 2008 | 9:30 AM | comments

MoveOn announced the winner of its Obama in 30 Seconds ad contest is Obamacan by David Gaw & Lance Mungia. The ad features a Republican veteran explaining why for the first ever he is crossing the aisle to vote for...Read More


Candlelight vigil for Sean Kennedy this Friday

Filed by Waymon Hudson | May 13, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

It's been nearly one year since Sean Kennedy, only 20 years old, was killed in the streets of Greenville, South Carolina simply for being gay. This Friday, May 16th, Sean's Last Wish is holding a candlelight vigil to honor the...Read More


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Wizardry?

Filed by Ed Team | May 13, 2008 | 7:45 AM | comments

"I get a call the middle of the day from the supervisor of substitute teachers. He says, 'Jim, we have a huge issue. You can't take any more assignments. You need to come in right away. I said, 'Well Pat,...Read More


Questions for McCain

Filed by Sara Whitman | May 13, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

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