July 24, 2008

Anti-queer violence & spiritual/community protection

Filed by Gina de Vries | July 24, 2008 | 6:00 PM | 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 just had a big "this is why I do the work that I do" moment. An older, disabled...Read More


A disgrace to the Man Race

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 24, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

I know that this dude probably just has issues with his own sexuality and... manliness... but does it have to be plastered in our faces? I haven't been keeping up the list of media instances where Obama has been called...Read More


Cloaked in Bigotry and All Wrapped Up in Pearls

Filed by Steve Ralls | July 24, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

This morning's Washington Post includes a must-read by columnist Dana Milbank, who dissects and deciphers yesterday's testimony by Elaine Donnelly at the Congressional "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" hearings. Milbank reports: Donnelly treated the panel to an extraordinary exhibition of rage....Read More


Queer Time

Filed by Paige Schilt | July 24, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Last week I attended a 60th birthday celebration for my friend Joanna Labow, percussionist and one of several singer/songwriters for the groundbreaking lesbian rock band Girls in the Nose, which reunited for the occasion. Nose co-founder Kay Turner will also...Read More


Florida Fundies using Trans-Scare Tactics

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 24, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

The rightwing group, Citizens for Good Public Policy (insert eye roll here), have launched a campaign to repeal the recently passed gender identity protection clause in Gainesville, Florida. In January, commissioners voted to include the phrase "gender identity" in the...Read More


Obama 60-14 among LGBT voters

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 24, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Obama's not doing too badly among LGBT adults: Among LGBT adults, 60 percent favor Obama while 14 percent favor McCain. Three percent of LGBT adults favor Barr, while 1 percent choose Nader. Six percent choose "other," while 17 percent of...Read More


When Batman Was Gay

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | July 24, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Everyone is pretty whipped up about the release of The Dark Knight, which shattered Spiderman 3's record for largest first-weekend box-office draw over the weekend. Unlike Spiderman 3, The Dark Knight is actually a very entertaining film. Christopher Nolan's Batman...Read More


Top Ten Check List for Same-Sex Couples Marrying in California

Filed by Michael Crawford | July 24, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Getting the boy or girl of your dreams to say yes to your marriage proposal is only the first step in having the fiercest wedding in all the land. And no, I am not thinking about how crucial it is...Read More


Fight Against AZ Marriage Amendment Advances

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | July 24, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Those of you following the news about the proposed constitutional amendment in Arizona to prohibit same sex marriage will find the latest round of shenanigans very upsetting. On Wedesday, Equality Arizona called on Senate President Tim Bee (R-30) to immediately...Read More


Officials Change California's Prop 8 Language on Ballot

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 24, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Election officials in California made what could be an important change to Proposition 8's language yesterday. Prop 8, which was put forward by fundies to reverse the state's Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage, is on the ballot in...Read More


Heath Ledger Tribute

Filed by Abigail Hannon | July 24, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Abigail's impression of Heath Ledger's Joker. See more at www.abigailsxratedteendiary.com !...Read More


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Lesbians on Gray's Anatomy

Filed by Ed Team | July 24, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We have a really interesting, wonderful, funny way of laying out the story of Callie and Erica that I'm pretty excited about, that I feel like is not necessarily your typical -- if there can be a typical-- your typical...Read More


My son is gay?

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 24, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch A weird made-for-Youtube video about a mother coming to terms with her son's sexuality....Read More