June 27, 2008

Waymon is married!

Filed by Lane Hudson | June 27, 2008 | 10:00 PM | comments

Ran into him at a bar in Castro - groom and marriage license in hand!...Read More


One Day Pride Will Be Boring

Filed by Storm Bear | June 27, 2008 | 8:30 PM | comments

click to enlarge If it is June, it is Gay Pride Parade time. Pride parades all happening all over - in places you don't think would ever have a pride parade like Jerusalem and Zagreb. Bulgaria is planning their...Read More


Ten Money Questions for Sabrina Matthews

Filed by Nina Smith | June 27, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Sabrina Matthews wears comfortable shoes and lives "amidst the doughnut shops and dude-speak" of Los Angeles. All this makes great fodder for her comedy routine while providing a healthy perspective on money, the housing market and getting paid to do...Read More


I kissed a girl on Queer Music Friday

Filed by Bil Browning | June 27, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Well, that would be queer for me... Apparently it is for Katy Perry too. I Kissed A Girl Alex will be back with your regular Queer Music Friday posts next week; he's moving to Paris this weekend. To make up...Read More


Albanian Women Defy Traditional Gender Roles

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | June 27, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

A recent story in the New York Times reveals that what we currently define as transgender identity has existed in different cultures around the globe for centuries. Pashe Keqi recalled the day nearly 60 years ago when she decided to...Read More


Observations on Trans Sexuality!

Filed by Fannie Fierce | June 27, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Hey Fannie, I'm a 27 year old gay man, and I've been getting more involved with activism, especially trans-activism. I've noticed that a lot of lesbians date trans-men, but it doesn't seem to work the other way around. Why don't...Read More


What Michelle Obama Really Said

Filed by Steve Ralls | June 27, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

As I posted over at HuffingtonPost earlier, the media has significantly mischaracterized what Michelle Obama said about LGBT rights, and in particular recognition of same-sex relationships, during her address on Thursday evening to the DNC's Gay and Lesbian Leadership Council....Read More


LA Social Forum--This Weekend!

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | June 27, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

The first-ever LA Social Forum is this weekend! Inspired by the concept of the World Social Forums, this local event will bring together community workers active on issues ranging from environmental justice to queer liberation, immigrants' rights to action against...Read More


Carolyn Lawrence Interview

Filed by Abigail Hannon | June 27, 2008 | 1:46 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Abigail interviews Carolyn Lawrence, the popular actress who does the voices for Sandy Cheeks (Spongebob Squarepants), Morel Orel, and more. Head to www.abigailsxratedteendiary.com for more!...Read More


The GOP, Tiaras and the Delusion of Being a Queen

Filed by Steve Ralls | June 27, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

How can Cindy McCain aspire to a tiara when her husband is trying to hide all the queens? This week brought news that America's most notorious recipe robber is devoted to the delusion that she might be Lady Di... and...Read More


Update: Bolthouse Farms and the Bolthouse Foundation are connected

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 27, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Bil and I were talking a couple weeks ago about the former owner of Bolthouse Farms giving $100,000 to support the anti-gay ballot initiative in California. Bolthouse Farms makes a popular line of organic fruit drinks. I told Bil that...Read More


What the Main Stream Media Missed at Bruce Cohen's Wedding

Filed by Karen Ocamb | June 27, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

I am always fascinated by how my mainstream journalism colleagues and I can cover the exact same story and even select the same quotes and yet wind up reporting the story with significant shades of difference. Here's an example: On...Read More


Outrageous Hospital Behavior

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | June 27, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Readers of this blog know that my family policy agenda includes advance health care directive registries, first at the state level and then hopefully linked across the country. Today there's news of outrageous hospital behavior out of Florida. Janice Langbehn...Read More


DADT question for Nancy Pelosi

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 27, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Someone asks Nancy Pelosi a question about DADT before her appearance on the Situation Room....Read More


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There's no other way to put this?

Filed by Ed Team | June 27, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The sad truth is that gay rights has always been the disposable card of liberal politics. The very fact of our existence is still "controversial" even to those who make a noise about being our friends. We're still the fly...Read More