June 19, 2008

Freedom: The Agitator and the Solution

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | June 19, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

June is about brides and grooms. June is about pride and parades. June is about freedom and emancipation. Freedom: The need and the desire to have it has been the basis for much if not all of the world's social...Read More


Obama likes us! He really likes us!

Filed by Bil Browning | June 19, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

The Obama campaign announced today they'll be spending some cash on campaign commercials in Indiana. Whether or not our state will actually swing blue remains to be seen, but at least it'll force McCain to spend what little money he...Read More


Friends I Know: Social networking for equality

Filed by Simon Aronoff | June 19, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Online social networking sites are nothing new for most people these days. Between sites like MySpace and Facebook, it is hard to keep up with all that goes on, not to mention escape all that you really don't want to...Read More


Mistrial in California Hate Crime Case

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 19, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

A mistrial has been declared in the murder trial of Aleksandr Shevchenko, accused of the anti-gay hate crime killing of Satendar Singh in Sacramento in July, 2007. Singh, 26, died as a result of head injuries received during an attack...Read More


Vanessa Hudgens - Sneakernight! The Pussycat Dolls Retire!

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 19, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch This episode is reviews of the new videos by Vanessa Hudgens, New Kids on the Block and the Pussycat Dolls! I also discuss So You Think You Can Dance and She's Got the Look and...Read More


Duanna Johnson update

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 19, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

I posted yesterday about Duanna Johnson, a black transwoman who was severely beaten by police in a police station while everyone, even a nurse, ignored her. I don't think I was clear there that the event happened on February 12th,...Read More


Lesbian Couple Lectured at Doctors office

Filed by Sean Kosofsky | June 19, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

West Michigan is a very conservative place, but two local lesbians were still shocked to be lectured by their doctor about their "lifestyle" when they went in for a simple issue. It is a shame that in an era of...Read More


Let's talk about you and me and all the good things that can be

Filed by Bil Browning | June 19, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

I'm sure all of you have realized by now how much I simply hate showing off stuff that our contributors are getting noticed for. And I'm horrible at self-promotion too. *whistles innocently* I guess I'll just have to suck it...Read More


La volonté de savoir

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 19, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

The LA Times has a neat little article up about the latest developments in the field of explaining why some people are gay. It's neat because it makes the studies themselves so transparent. People, for reasons far too complex to...Read More


John McCain: Conservative's Delight

Filed by Sara Whitman | June 19, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Seems Johnny Prozac loves to keep the women barefoot and pregnant. iPhone users: Click to watch Please, don't ever confuse him with someone who cares about women's rights. I don't care how many times he talks to Ellen on national...Read More


Just saw a great gay play...

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 19, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Last weekend, I went down to the Festival Autrement Gay here in St. Etienne, France, to go see a play written, directed, and starred in by Alberto Lombardo (my boyfriend), Quand mon coeur bat je veux que tu l'entend (When...Read More


Marriage Equality and the Memory of Tammy Faye

Filed by Paige Schilt | June 19, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Yesterday my partner, Katy, and I were legally married by our friend Jay Bakker, the Pastor of Revolution NYC. During the ceremony, Jay spoke of his late mother, Tammy Faye Messner, and how happy she would have been to see...Read More


Civil Rights Restored to Florida Ex-Felons

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 19, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

At a summit to help keep down repeat criminals, Governor Charlie Crist announced that over 115,000 former felons who completed their sentences have had their civil rights restored since a new state rule went into effect 14 months ago. Those...Read More


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LA Times on marriage

Filed by Ed Team | June 19, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"As the state's voters watch the celebrations in the coming months, they should enjoy the sight of fellow citizens availing themselves of a public institution, that of marriage. These celebrations allow us to share in the newlyweds' happiness, to join...Read More


John Hagee on women

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 19, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch John Hagee on women. He's kind of a misogynist. Why does McCain think he's going to get Clinton supporters' votes? Oh, and calling Rosie O'Donnell un-lady-like? Yeah, that's so original....Read More