October 2, 2008

Hate crime in the South Bend area

Filed by Bil Browning | October 02, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

What a shame. A northern Indiana man was attacked after watching a football game with some other gay men. A 54-year-old man who was found severely beaten Monday told police he was assaulted because he is gay. Police said the...Read More


Sarah Palin Supreme Court Cheat Sheet

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 02, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

As you can see in this clip of an interview between Sarah Palin and Katie Couric, that Palin can't name one Supreme Court case other than Roe v Wade. Not one. Couric gives her multiple times to answer the question...Read More


When Belief Speech Becomes Hate

Filed by Mercedes Allen | October 02, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

A little while back, I blogged about some fear-mongering from the religious right that alleged that the passage of SB200 in Colorado to protect transgender people had somehow effectively banned the Bible. One recurring theme we keep getting from Fundies...Read More


McCain, Palin, Schwarzenegger, chimpanzees and your family

Filed by Bil Browning | October 02, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Sounds like the beginning of a good joke, eh? I have been incredibly busy this week and didn't get around to blogging about some really fascinating stories that have caught my attention lately. The Washington Blade got an interview with...Read More


RedStater diet now includes Prozac

Filed by Storm Bear | October 02, 2008 | 4:45 PM | comments

click to enlarge I always find it refreshing to read what the wingnuts are thinking. I haven't visited RedState.com in some time and I was shocked to see how beaten down they feel. I guess denial does have its...Read More


Balancing Views on Gender Diversity in the DSM-V Process

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 02, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Kelley Winters, Ph.D. is a writer and civil justice advocate on issues of gender diversity in medical and mental health policy. She is the founder of GID Reform Advocates, a member of the World Association for...Read More


Mad Men's Bryan Bratt on Gay Roles

Filed by Eric Leven | October 02, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Bryan Bratt of AMC's Mad Men, which in my opinion, is quickly becoming the best.show.ever. talks to CNN about the need for more positive gay role models in Hollywood cinema. CNN: What would you like to see Hollywood do? Batt:...Read More


He's fat, he's gay, he's out of play.

Filed by Father Tony | October 02, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Dear Father Tony: Every other problem I had with my lover I could solve but this one. We were a good looking couple. We are together for 7 years. After two years I began to put on weight. Not...Read More


Paulson's Ashes

Filed by Sara Whitman | October 02, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

All this news is too damn depressing. Once, about two years ago, Walter told me to lighten up on my blog. Too sad all the time, he said. It's like Angela's ashes. I remember reading Angela's Ashes while pregnant with...Read More


Civil Rites & Civil Rights: Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon

Filed by IN THE LIFE | October 02, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch We're very pleased to open our 17th season with a new 30 minute format. This month's episode concludes with Mayor Gavin Newsom of San Francisco presiding at the nuptials of Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon,...Read More


Election night party games for political junkies

Filed by Nan Hunter | October 02, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

In exactly five weeks from the moment I'm writing this, the Pennsylvania and Florida polls will have closed, and we might know who the next POTUS will be. If either candidate succeeds in winning both of those states, we can...Read More


How Real Is Our Commitment to "History"?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | October 02, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

For starters, the feminists got it wrong. In the word "history," "his-" does not refer to men. The American Heritage Dictionary index of root words shows us that "his-" probably comes from hyster, the Greek word for womb. Why womb?...Read More


International Debate Experts Analyze Presidential & Vice Presidential Debates

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | October 02, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

A lot of you have expressed your opinions about last week's debate between John McCain and Barack Obama. And tonight we're about to watch Senator Joseph Biden face off against Governor Sarah Palin. I'm predicting Sarah Palin is going to...Read More


Miley Cyrus Fired from Hannah Montana!

Filed by Michael Buckley | October 02, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Time to participate, Yo! Do you think Miley is a pain on the set or are these rumors? Which stars teeth are too big?! HA! Thoughts on week one of Dancing with the Stars? Surprises?!...Read More


LGBT Alaskans Come Out Against Sarah Palin

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 02, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

We know that Sarah Palin can see Russia from her house, but what does she think of LGBT people? The Human Rights Campaign wondered the same thing and sent its Senior Media Center Manager, Michael Cole to Alaska to investigate....Read More


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"We have and we don't"

Filed by Ed Team | October 02, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"John McCain continues to artfully illustrate why we need a pro-equality President like Barack Obama in the White House. Throughout his answers to the Washington Blade, Senator McCain uses flowery code words easily accepted by the anti-equality activists which continue...Read More


Palin Meets Biden

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 02, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch There is a lot of angst amongst Democrats about the Vice-Presidential debate tonight. There is concern that Joe Biden, who is infamous for his gaffes, may come across as condescending and bullying towards the inexperienced...Read More