June 25, 2008

I heard that Barack Obama fellow is something of a... faggot

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 25, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

A few weeks ago I decided to make a complete list of examples of the "Obama is a fag" media narrative. The idea that Obama is feminine, and therefore bad (these people aren't shy with making that connection), is one...Read More


Pride, Parties, Progress and Perspective

Filed by Cathy Renna | June 25, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

This is a big Pride week for me, my family and colleagues. We spent time at Capitol Pride in Washington DC last weekend and this week is New York Pride. While exhausting, it was more fun than work to be...Read More


The National Press Club: Whores, not Censors

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | June 25, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Sylvia Smith, Washington editor for the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette and current president of the National Press Club opines on the Larry Sinclair controversy and comes to a rather peculiar conclusion: After a week of relentless e-mails and phone calls...Read More


American, First and Foremost

Filed by Sara Whitman | June 25, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

A recent response to me, personally, was that I was being selfish and narcissistic for pressuring the Obama campaign about marriage equality. He said he was an American first and foremost. Aside from my clearly narcissistic need to clear up...Read More


Well, of course we can't let the riff-raff get married, it would ruin it for the rest of us!

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 25, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

I mean, that's pretty much all I'm hearing from this (via Feministe): Be aware. Images from gay weddings, said Lorri L. Jean, chief executive of the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center, could be used by opponents in a campaign...Read More


Republicans narrow down Congressional choices

Filed by Bil Browning | June 25, 2008 | 3:30 PM | comments

Inside sources tell me that the Republicans have narrowed their search for a Congressional candidate down to two choices. Social worker Gabrielle Campo is said to be the Party's top choice with former Indianapolis City-County Councilor Scott Keller running a...Read More


A Gay Tale of Two Presidential Candidates

Filed by Michael Crawford | June 25, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

If there is any pro-LGBT voter out there who is wondering which candidate to support for the presidency, these video compilations of statements by John McCain and Barack Obama should clear things up....Read More


Black Media Fails its LGBTQ Community

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | June 25, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

By now many in the LGBTQ community have heard of the news about the cop beat down of Duanna Johnson in a Memphis booking room that was captured on a surveillance video. Those of us of African descent, who don't...Read More


Court rejects sex offender registry provisions

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 25, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Apparently even sex offenders have Constitutional rights: U.S. District Court Judge David Hamilton in Indianapolis ruled Tuesday in favor of the plaintiffs in the class-action lawsuit that was brought April 3 by the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana. The...Read More


Camp Rock ROCKS?!

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 25, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch OK, it doesn't suck but it was not great! Joe still rocks and Demi did a nice job - they could not overcome sloppy direction/writing. What do you think?...Read More


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Filed by Bil Browning | June 25, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

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Burning Obama -- and His Family -- at the Stake

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | June 25, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

As the U.S. heads into the last frenzied months of Presidential campaigning, attacks on the belief history of Obama's family grow ever fiercer. Right-wing commentators aren't content to question Obama's positioning on his former pastor and former church. They keep...Read More


Praying for compassion compassion compassion, dammit

Filed by Gina de Vries | June 25, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

I work part-time at a queer non-profit that does activism and outreach around issues of spirituality, religion, ministry, and LGBTQ communities. I'm the receptionist/secretary/office monkey, so the work is not super-glam, but it's a groovy job. I love the people...Read More


Can we really define "bride" and "groom"?

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 25, 2008 | 9:30 AM | comments

Monica Helms guest posted a couple weeks ago about how we cannot define "man" and "woman" in marriage; Mercedes Allen posted this weekend about how defining marriage as between one man and one woman leads to confusing policy towards transgender...Read More


Florida AFL-CIO Votes to Oppose Amendment 2

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 25, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

The Florida AFL-CIO, one of the largest membership organizations in Florida, opposes Amendment 2, the Florida Marriage Protection Amendment. The Florida AFL-CIO represents 500,000 workers, retirees and their families in aproximately 500 local labor unions and labor councils. The vote...Read More


In Search of Pride

Filed by Eric Marcus | June 25, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

I had an experience on the NYC subway last week that reminded me that no matter how out I am, no matter how many books I've written, speeches I've given, or how much advice I've offered, that being out and...Read More


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Usher just can't help it

Filed by Ed Team | June 25, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Am I so much of a bad guy because I decided to get married? Am I so much of a bad guy [because once I got in the situation], I decided to stand for something, build a foundation, and think...Read More


Big Bad John

Filed by Bil Browning | June 25, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch This re-election video from Texas Senator John Cornyn's campaign is straight from the you-can't-make-this-shit-up files. Seriously? Would you want to be known as Big Bad John when you're a politician? Did they realize the song...Read More