May 14, 2008

Florida Bully Principal loses his case, but may win the battle

Filed by Waymon Hudson | May 14, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

Florida is in the news again for its anti-LGBT attitudes towards youth. Alex posted about this briefly below, but I wanted to take it a little more in-depth and more importantly talk about how this relates to the recently passed...Read More


The L Word and LOLcats -- together at last!

Filed by Gina de Vries | May 14, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

Behold, the LOL-Word: The L Word and LOLcats, together at last....Read More


John Hagee, we need more than a letter to Bill Donohue

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 14, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

Catholic/gay/Muslim/ACLU/Russia/China basher John Hagee just sent a letter to Bill Donohue of the Catholic League (dude in his basement with his cats claiming that liberals are out to destroy Catholicism and the world). Donohue accepted the apology. Hunter has a...Read More


California Marriage Decision to be announced tomorrow

Filed by Waymon Hudson | May 14, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

Breaking News! The California Supreme Court has just announced that it will rule on the same-sex marriage lawsuits tomorrow at 10 am PT. Both Equality California and Lambda Legal are sponsoring events and demonstrations around the state on this historic...Read More


The results of rhetoric like Schlafly's

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 14, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Editors' note: Guest blogger Dr. Dean L. Rosen is the president of PFLAG's St. Louis chapter. PFLAG has taken the lead in opposing an honorary degree to be given to Phyllis Schafly by Washington University. This Friday, the graduating class...Read More


Khadijah Farmer Case Points Out Need For Inclusive ENDA

Filed by Monica Roberts | May 14, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Khadijah Farmer settled her legal case yesterday, and I hope HRC, Sen. Ted Kennedy and Rep Barney Frank were paying attention. But I doubt it. To refresh your memory banks, Projectors, on what happened, we'll set the way back machine...Read More


More on Dr. Kenneth Zucker

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 14, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

Dana at Mombian points out this NPR report on the mother of a transgirl who was sent to Kenneth Zucker (who's the chair of the panel charged with revising Gender Identity Disorder's entry for the DSM-V). Let's just say he...Read More


3 Models of Transsexuality

Filed by Mercedes Allen | May 14, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

Before going into a basic overview discussion of three models of transsexuality -- HBS, Zucker/Blanchard's and transgender -- I want to start with a couple of clarifications about some of the discussion that has been happening here and elsewhere on...Read More


Everyone is listening

Filed by Bil Browning | May 14, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

I thought this would make a great Caption This post. I can't wait to see what Projectors come up with for this one....Read More


Hillary is the Real McCain... er McCoy

Filed by Storm Bear | May 14, 2008 | 10:07 AM | comments

click to enlarge The outcome of the West Virginia Primary shows something I have suspected all along - Hillary Clinton has more in common with neo-con beliefs than she does with progressive ideas. Exit polls showed that 67% of...Read More


Win for students' free expression

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 14, 2008 | 9:30 AM | comments

A federal judge ruled in favor of students in a case at Ponce de Leon High School in Floriday, where junior Heather Gillman sued for the right to wear pride gear. The principal argued this week that students couldn't do...Read More


Can We Show Some Pride In The Sky, Please?

Filed by Jeremy Bishop | May 14, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

In the last two months, two airlines have gone out of business, Aloha and ATA, leaving thousands of flight attendants unemployed. These flight attendants were covered under union contracts that provided them stable wages, health care, and a path to...Read More


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Gene Robinson: Doing what God is calling me to do

Filed by Ed Team | May 14, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"When your life is at stake, you learn that there are things in life that are much worse than death. That's the great reward of being a Christian. Not living your life -- that's worse than death. And if something...Read More


Has this queen lost her head?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 14, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch This drag show had me cracking up. I e-mailed it to friends; now I'm sharing it with all of you too. You'll love it....Read More