August 8, 2008

Obama is full of stars

Filed by Storm Bear | August 08, 2008 | 10:30 PM | comments

click to enlarge Not sure what the game plan is here. I suspect, the progressive space movement is having an effect on the Obama campaign... or Florida is beginning to shift into the "lean Obama" category in the polls....Read More


Queer Music Friday - Good Asian Drivers

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 08, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's a spoof on the most annoying song on the radio today, "I Kissed a Girl." iPhone users: Click to watch Good Asian Drivers are hilarious! The dynamic duo of Kit Yan and Melissa Li crack me up every single...Read More


Isn't Chinatown a little artistic?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 08, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

Are you as pissed off as I am at Mayor Ballard for announcing he plans on cutting all arts funding over the next three years? Then do something about it. What's next? Libraries? Schools? Bah, anything intellectually stimulating has to...Read More


2008 Dem platform: lite on the LGBT, hold the mayo

Filed by Pam Spaulding | August 08, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

If you're looking for a committed, hard-hitting, strong-spined party platform on LGBT rights, you may want to hold off on thumbing through the 2008 Democratic Party platform. I obtained a draft of the DNC platform and searched for: * gay...Read More


Jamaican Lesbian Avoids Deportation Due to Possible Torture

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 08, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

A Jamaican lesbian living in Sunrise, Florida has avoided deportation after an immigration judge allowed the 29-year-old to stay in the United States because her sexual orientation could cause her to be tortured if she returned to Jamaica. According to...Read More


The Cause of Anger in the Transgender Community

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 08, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Frequent guest blogger and TAVA president Monica Helms tackles the subject of anger in the T part of LGBT. Recently, there has been a heated discussion on The Bilerico Project about the emotion of anger. I have written...Read More


Democrats ask queers to die for America and then STFU

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 08, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

The rough draft of the 2008 Democratic Party Platform has been released. Two mentions of LGBT issues. First, they show their profound commitment to LGBT rights: Democrats will fight to end discrimination based on race, sex, ethnicity, national origin, language,...Read More


Phoenix Lesbian to Walk Across Metro Area For LGBT Equality

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | August 08, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Remember that song from "Benny and June" that went "I would walk 500 miles and I would walk 500 more . . ." Well, how do you feel about 96 miles? While most locals are surviving the Dog Days of...Read More


Things I will do in San Francisco some day -- A running list

Filed by Gina de Vries | August 08, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Hanging out with Lauren last night, wandering through the foggy South of Market streets in search of a dance club that wasn't 20 goddamn dollars (why so spensivo, Bondage-a-go-go?!), we got on to the topic of things we like to...Read More


Quickly, My Favorite New Thing: Bi-Furious!

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | August 08, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Check this out -- a new blog on queerness, politics, and culture by two self-identified "bisexual women" who have really thoughtful things to say about bisexuality, gender, and queerness. You've heard me lament about disappointing discussions of bisexuality, and read...Read More


Daily Assaults on Personal Dignity

Filed by Donna Rose | August 08, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

As transgender people feel more and more empowered to come out of the shadows to take their rightful place as contributing and accepted members of society, incidents against us based on discrimination, hatred, and ignorance are on the rise. These...Read More


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The Lesbian Menace

Filed by Ed Team | August 08, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Other signs that these women carried during the public march included one that read 'Vagina 100% Organic.' ...Reports of parents who were forced to keep their kids off the streets so that they would not be exposed to these lesbians...Read More


Best Political Ad Ever

Filed by Bil Browning | August 08, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch I love it how Al Franken leaves the viewer to imagine what "worse" is. I can't wait to see the rest of the ads he'll run against Norm Coleman. Current polling has Franken behind, 50.6%...Read More