October 9, 2008

LGBT History Month: A Tale of Old-time Montana

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | October 09, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

One coming-out in one small town can move the hearts of a lot of people for a long time after. Whenever I go home to Deer Lodge, Montana, and enjoy the acceptance -- or at least tolerance -- of a...Read More


No Way. No How. No McCain/Palin.

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 09, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

A couple of days ago I wrote that gays won't let their friends vote McCain and with less than four weeks before election day that message has taken on an increased urgency. This post the second is a series that...Read More


Lake Worth votes against Amendment 2!

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | October 09, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

The Lake Worth City Commission unanimously passed a resolution strongly opposing Florida's dangerous Amendment 2, the so-called "Marriage Protection" Amendment. Lake Worth City Commissioner Dave Vespo, who introduced the bill, was concerned that Amendment 2 might remove safeguards and eliminate...Read More


Barack Obama supported same-sex marriage in 1996?

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 09, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

The fundies are going wild over this one. Apparently the archives of Outlines, a Chicago-based gay paper that merged with the Windy City Times in 2000, show that Obama supported same-sex marriage back in 1996. This is from their election...Read More


Cindy McSame

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 09, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Disgusting. That is all that comes to mind when I heard Cindy McCain unleash yet another low blow attack on Obama while stumping in Pennsylvania. Funny how the campaign that kept screaming "leave families out of it" when it came...Read More


J.R. Warren, Matthew Shepard and a link of hope

Filed by Cathy Renna | October 09, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

On July 3, 2000, Arthur "JR" Warren, a 26-year-old African American gay man, was murdered in a hate crime by two young white men. The ran over him - repeatedly - with their pick-up truck after luring him into the...Read More


How to bury Daddy.

Filed by Father Tony | October 09, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Evening Father T- I find myself in the position of wrangling with a Baptist preacher regarding my Father's funeral service. My position being as dear old Daddy was devoutly agnostic there ought to be some latitude there, however I...Read More


California's Prop 8 TV ads

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 09, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Update: Here's the latest from the No on Prop 8 campaign: iPhone users: Click to watch All the other ones I posted this afternoon are after the jump. Lots of TV to watch!...Read More


Fight against Florida's Amendment 2 takes to Airwaves!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 09, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

The Say No 2 Campaign, the bi-partisan group dedicated to defeating Florida's dangerous and deceptive Amendment 2, has just released a hard hitting new commercial. It highlights the numerous groups and newspapers that have come out against the so-called "Marriage...Read More


Help a Sister Out!

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | October 09, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Many of you know that I write a weekly article about food budgeting over at Queercents. Nina has started a contest for the Queercents Contributors and I need your help! Whoever gets the most comments between now and November wins...Read More


Say No 2 Releases Tough New Commercial against Amendment 2!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 09, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

The Say No 2 Campaign, the bi-partisan group dedicated to defeating Florida's dangerous and deceptive Amendment 2, has just released a hard hitting new commercial. It highlights the numerous groups and newspapers that have come out against the so-called "Marriage...Read More


Anger Management Problems

Filed by Brynn Craffey | October 09, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Watching the debate on Tuesday night, the contrast between McCain's snarky, scripted, desperate and confused attacks and Obama's thoughtful, articulate, complex pronouncements could not have been more dramatic. Obama looked presidential. McCain looked empty, struggling, and furious. His "That one!"...Read More


A Deeply Personal Guest Post

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 09, 2008 | 9:30 AM | comments

Editor's Note: Today's guest blogger is none other than Steven Goldstein. Steven is the chair of Garden State Equality, New Jersey's leading LGBT rights organization. Steven, a leader in a state that's "on the cusp" of marriage equality, has a...Read More


How Obama's Rise in the Polls Could Cost Him the Election

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 09, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Scott K is a gay man living in sin with his partner of over twelve years whom he still cannot legally marry. Scott says he's not politically active because he wants to be, but he has...Read More


Complete Gay Library Giveaway: More Free Stuff from Bilerico-Florida!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 09, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

It's Day Four of the Great Bilerico-Florida Launch Giveaway! We are giving away more great free stuff to celebrate our official launch of Bilerico-Florida. Make sure you come back and enter the contest daily for your chance to win! We've...Read More


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Florida's Amendment 2- Major Impact on Health Benefits

Filed by Ed Team | October 09, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It's [Amendment 2] going to have a major impact on our ability to provide benefits for domestic partners, and we're opposed to anything that gets in the way of providing benefits." -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, the...Read More


Orangina furry porn video

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 09, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

Here's the TV form of the furry porn ads I posted about a couple months ago. Remember, this is supposed to sell orange soda in France....Read More