October 18, 2008

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This Weekly Round-Up goes out to you, Joe the Plumber!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 18, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Since you might have been caught up in the ongoing saga of Joe the Plumber- the not so real plumber, who doesn't pay taxes, and is now a household name- here are some of the great posts from The Bilerico...Read More


Solving a Mystery: What Did Joan of Arc Look Like?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | October 18, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

GLBT historians love to claim Joan as lesbian, bisexual or transgendered. I'm one of those who think she was a case of androgen insensitivity syndrome -- burned at the stake in 1431 for her "crime" of flouting Catholic rules on...Read More


Laughing Out Loud With W

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | October 18, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

If the economy's got you down, you need to go see the new Oliver Stone movie, "W." Josh Brolin plays a dead on George Bush and the portrayals of Cheney, Rice, Powell, Rove, and Rumsfeld are just to good to...Read More


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Show Your Hometown Pride

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 18, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

With little more than two weeks before election day, now is the time to pull out your little black book and contact everyone in it about Barack Obama. This election is the most important in at least a generation and...Read More


Florida Amendment 2 Backers Release Ads

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 18, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

Yes2Marriage, the group behind Florida's Amendment 2, the so-called "Marriage Protection" Amendment, has released and started airing a new ad called "Just One Thing"- which is built on the lie that Amendment 2 does "only one thing - defining marriage...Read More


Why I am withholding federal taxes

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 18, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Charles Merrill, the cousin of the founder of Merrill Lynch, was previously married to the late Evangeline Johnson, the Johnson & Johnson heiress. He has refused to pay federal taxes, protesting marriage equality. Charles is a...Read More


Bob Graham Says No To Amendment 2

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | October 18, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Florida's popular former Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham has announced his opposition Amendment 2. Graham served as Florida's governor from 1979 to 1987 and as the state's U.S. Senator from 1987 to 2005, notably as chairman of the Senate...Read More


The *Other* Things John McCain Knows

Filed by Scott Kaiser | October 18, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

John McCain must be a very knowledgeable guy. After all, over the course of three Presidential debates he's told us that he knows how to: get Osama Bin Laden;fix the economy; create jobs; save billions of dollars;eliminate programs; heal the...Read More


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Harvey Milk's Genius

Filed by Ed Team | October 18, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Harvey said, 'This is a quest for everybody's rights.' That was his genius." -- Focus Films CEO James Schamus, on the political strategy of the late gay pioneer Harvey Milk, as quoted in The New York Times....Read More


Florida Amendment 2 Ad- Do the Rights Thing

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 18, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Here's the new Do the Rights Thing video against Florida's dangerous Amendment 2, the so-called "Marriage Protection" Amendment. Your one vote can be stronger than Amendment 2! Get involved in the fight: www.SayNo2.com....Read More