September 26, 2008

The Great Debate Open Thread

Filed by Bil Browning | September 26, 2008 | 7:45 PM | comments

Jerame and I are going to hang out at a local pub with a friend of ours while we watch the debates. Consider this your Great Debate Open Thread. I'll join the conversation when we get back. Anyone wanna give...Read More


Worst. Wednesday. Evs.

Filed by Abigail Hannon | September 26, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Just had worst wednesday in world. Head to www.abisteendiary.com for more!...Read More


Queer music Friday - Clay Aiken

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 26, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

I don't really see what other people see in him, but since he came out this week, here's Clay Aiken covering that old Badfinger hit "Without You" on The View: iPhone users: Click to watch His interview on GMA after...Read More


Bolthouse Farm madness

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 26, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Back in March, William Bolthouse, the former owner of Bolthouse Farms juice company, donated $100,000 to support Proposition 8 in California. The donation became public in June, at which time I also found that William Bolthouse and his wife were...Read More


Two Men Who Would Be King

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 26, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

This is a post about two headlines and one scary story. Headline one: Bailout is financial equivalent of the Patriot Act The passage is stunning: "Decisions by the Secretary pursuant to the authority of this Act are non-reviewable and committed...Read More


Survivor Gabon: The gay contestant and the hottie's penis

Filed by Bil Browning | September 26, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Survivor Gabon is off to a roaring start and the gay connections have never been easier to spot. Jerame and I have a habit of watching the first episode of reality shows and guessing which contestants are part of the...Read More


Bigots and Slime in Arkansas

Filed by Bo Shuff | September 26, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

This out of the state considering a ban on adoption by unmarried persons: Federal agents and Arkansas state police had raided the headquarters of Tony Alamo Christian Ministries in tiny Fouke on Saturday and removed six girls ages 10 to...Read More


From the Republican Party Platform, 2008

Filed by Sara Whitman | September 26, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Rebuilding Homeownership Homeownership remains key to creating an opportunity society. We support timely and carefully targeted aid to those hurt by the housing crisis so that affected individuals can have a chance to trade a burdensome mortgage for a...Read More


I have Palintitis too: Funny videos about Sarah Palin

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 26, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

What if they made a Disney movie about Sarah Palin? Lots more funny videos about Sarah Palin after the jump, including Wanda Sykes, Samantha Bee, and more Lisa Nova....Read More


High Anxiety

Filed by Dr. David Fawcett | September 26, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

For three hours the finger never stopped. It grabbed a lock of dark hair, expertly spun it around four or five times, rolled it between thumb and finger for a few seconds, released it, and then began the process all...Read More


I heard the news today, oh boy...

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 26, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] This guest post comes to us from Steph Mineart. Steph is a website designer, lesbian, long-time blogger, and occasional writer on political issues. Commonplacebook.com is her online home, and she resides in Indianapolis, Indiana with her lovely girlfriend...Read More


The Gayest Day EVER! Clay Aiken comes out! Lindsay Lohan too! OMG!

Filed by Michael Buckley | September 26, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Congrats to Clay and Lindsay! Being yourself is the coolest thing EVER!...Read More


Dear Isis

Filed by Monica Roberts | September 26, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

Hey I know this cycle of America's Next Top model was shot during the summer and the winner has already been determined . But I still cried and I'm disappointed about seeing Isis eliminated during Wednesday's broadcast. I'm writing this...Read More


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Tina Fey on Sarah Palin

Filed by Ed Team | September 26, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I want to be done playing this lady Nov. 5. So if anybody can help me be done playing this lady Nov. 5, that would be good for me." --Tina Fey, about impersonating Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live...Read More


Queer fear: Gay life, gay death in Iraq

Filed by Bil Browning | September 26, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch I'll just quote Peter Tatchell for context: Large parts of Iraq are now under the de facto control of the militias and their death squad units. They enforce a harsh interpretation of Sharia law, summarily...Read More