August 20, 2008

Tune In, Bear Out

Filed by Eric Leven | August 20, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

JMG just peeped that one of my all-time favorite Bears, The Infomercial World's Billy Mays, has just landed his own reality TV Show. Back off bitches! I loved him first....Read More


Dachau, death, and this man

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 20, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

I visited Dachau earlier this week, and posted about it before I went. I was moved by the stories that some of you told in the comments, so thank you for that. Dachau was the first concentration camp in Germany...Read More


Some Sense From Bobby Fong

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 20, 2008 | 4:45 PM | comments

Dan McFeely's article in today's Star about changing the drinking age features Butler President Bobby Fong saying some characteristically smart things in favor of reassessing the federally mandated drinking age. And, not surprisingly, the article also quotes some scary scenarios...Read More


Theatre Review: "China: The Whole Enchilada"

Filed by Jason Tseng | August 20, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

"We're three Caucasians with a fascination of the new sensation called the Chinese nation!" So starts the irreverently funny and not-so-politically-correct new musical, China: The Whole Enchilada, one of the many productions showing at the New York International Fringe Festival,...Read More


A Trans Story of Support and Acceptance

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 20, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

If only all stories of transition turned out this way... An article in Massachusetts's Worcester Telegram tells the story of Brianna Bonin, a 54 year-old transwoman who is a night custodian at Clara Barton Elementary School. The article is about...Read More


10 is the loneliest number...of gays supporting McCain

Filed by Pam Spaulding | August 20, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

The hardcore LCR crowd is beginning to look more and more like the 20% Freeper base -- blind devotion to their candidate regardless of how craptastic (or in the case of the LCRs, publicly homophobic) the pol is. A new...Read More


Jesus Christ! Kathleen Parker and I agree on a socio-political issue

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 20, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Yesterday I posted about the presidential forum that was held in Rick Warren's Saddleback Church. My three big problems with it were that it imposed a religion test on the presidential candidates, that Obama did not use very supportive language...Read More


Know Thy Neighbor

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | August 20, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Florida is facing one of its most important, and toughest, political battles this November. We face Amendment 2, an intrusive and dangerous amendment to our state constitution that would not only enshrine discrimination against the LGBT community and other unmarried...Read More


Who knew?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 20, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

While I'm really excited about the upcoming trip to Denver, I have to admit I'm a little out of sorts. There's so much to do when you leave a teenager, four dogs and a cat behind for a week. We've...Read More


Elaine Donnelly's Radical Culture Change

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 20, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Right-wing "military" activist Elaine Donnelly, fresh off of her critically disastrous appearance before the House Armed Services Committee, is again maligning the professionalism of our troops, the capabilites of military commanders and the common-sense of the American public. In an...Read More


Good move, MSNBC!!!

Filed by Brynn Craffey | August 20, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Here's the best reason to watch MSNBC. Just in time for the closing rush of the presidential election, MSNBC is shaking up its prime-time programming lineup, removing the long-time host -- and one-time general manager of the network -- Dan...Read More


Florida: A Battleground for LGBT Americans

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 20, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

We all know from past disappointments that Florida can be an important factor in national politics. Everyone in the country is familiar with hanging chads, Teri Schiavo, and other issues that have catapulted the Sunshine State into the national spotlight....Read More


LGBT latest from Beijing

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 20, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

The last of our athletes remaining in individual competition -- openly gay Australian diver Matthew Mitcham -- failed to make it into medals contention in springboard diving yesterday. A sandy blond with a winsome expression that has appealed to gay...Read More


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Kate Perry's mom upset by her success

Filed by Ed Team | August 20, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

'We hate it. It promotes homosexuality, which the Bible clearly states is a sin, and it is shameful and disgusting. When it comes on I bow my head and pray. She is our daughter and we love her and can't...Read More


What do you think?

Filed by Brynn Craffey | August 20, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch My initial impression is, "Wow!" Btw, Italy is a country whose passports and official ID's do not list gender. Not to say this necessarily means they're more evolved when it comes to (trans)gender equality. But...Read More