May 16, 2008

800-1000 Celebrate Marriage Victory in WeHo

Filed by Karen Ocamb | May 16, 2008 | 5:15 PM | comments

Celebration is too calm a word. For two hours, the heart of West Hollywood burst with boisterous joy, gratitude, pride, applause, marriage proposals and promises, laughter, tons of couples - some with marriage licenses, some with children - bubbles, candy,...Read More


Queer music Friday - Mark Feehily of Westlife

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 16, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

One of Ireland's greatest exports over the past decade has been teeny-bopper pop music in the form of Sligo-based quintet Westlife. Seriously, this enormously (financially) successful Irish boy band still has huge posters in the Dublin airport. Well, one of...Read More


Communing with Queers

Filed by Fannie Fierce | May 16, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Dear Fannie, I go to a notoriously queer friendly university yet I came into the queer scene late in the game. I am out as bisexual and am involved in the queerest classes as you take. I find the...Read More


You mean other stuff happened?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 16, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Wow. We've had a lot of posts about this week's marriage equality ruling. Here's some other stuff that caught my eye this week but didn't make it onto the blog. Washington DC is so happy to have Cathy Renna back,...Read More


Congratulations California! Go Buckeyes!

Filed by Kate Clinton | May 16, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Four years after San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom's gay marriage block party got shut down by a very testy legislature, the California Supreme Court lifted the ban on gay marriage statewide. Woo Hoo! Make some noise! Tie strings of tin...Read More


Black History: The Ku Klux Klan

Filed by Storm Bear | May 16, 2008 | 12:06 PM | comments

click to enlarge Ku Klux Klan (KKK) is the name of several past and present secret organizations in the United States, mostly in the South, that are best known for advocating white supremacy and acting as vigilantes while hidden...Read More


A somewhat victory in Ontario

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 16, 2008 | 12:05 PM | comments

Ontario health minister George Smitherman said yesterday that the province's government would soon start covering SRS. So, first, hurray! While we don't even have a single-payer system in the US, if we did, I'm pretty sure that the procedures involved...Read More


50 Ways to Keep Your Lover: # 43-44

Filed by Michele O'Mara | May 16, 2008 | 11:05 AM | 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 41-42, this week I am sharing strategies 43-44. Look for more strategies next...Read More


Republican blind item

Filed by Bil Browning | May 16, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Sources tell me that a certain Indianapolis Republican politician is moving from the 7th Congressional district to the 5th. He figures that after another two years in office, Dan Burton will hang himself; thus he'd be a sure-win for Burton's...Read More


The Golden Rule Pledge: This Is What I'm Doing

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 16, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

We have ideological differences on many issues. However, despite our differences, we need to live and work together. We all can agree that violence toward LGBT people is wrong.Read More


Rape and Murder of a Lesbian Soccer Player

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | May 16, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

The crime is horrific in itself, but few countries can point an accusing finger at South Africa and not admit that crimes like this are endemic within their own borders. On April 28, in a town near Johannesburg, the body...Read More


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Gov Schwarzenegger on California ruling

Filed by Ed Team | May 16, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I respect the Court's decision and as Governor, I will uphold its ruling. Also, as I have said in the past, I will not support an amendment to the constitution that would overturn this state Supreme Court ruling." -- California...Read More


Kelsey Grammer for gay marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 16, 2008 | 7:21 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Here's a political ad from Kelsey Grammer's movie Swing Vote. It's cute. Check out the trailer....Read More