October 21, 2008

Pity party for gay Republicans

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 21, 2008 | 9:00 PM | comments

In Dale Carpenter's recent column, he argues that gay people have started treating gay Republicans worse this year than we usually do: Time and again gay conservatives have been called self-hating, treasonous, and selfish. It's the worst vitriol against gay...Read More


FL Amendment 2 Supporters Running Illegal Campaign

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 21, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

Updated at the end of the Post Florida Red & Blue, the group behind the SayNo2 Campaign, has filed a complaint with the Florida Election Commission asking for an investigation of Florida Amendment 2 sponsor Florida4Marriage.org. They say the group...Read More


The Play About Henry

Filed by Eric Leven | October 21, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

On the morning of February 25, 2000 a young man named Henry Stuart Matis drove to the Mormon Ward House in Los Altos, CA, placed a gun to his head and ended his life. This is his story. iPhone users:...Read More


The Week of Women

Filed by Kate Clinton | October 21, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

In between two of my monthlong October run of Super-Tuesday shows at the Gotham Comedy Club in New York, I happily headed off to Massachusetts. No not to get married, silly. For Women's Week! After four glorious days of being...Read More


More Lies from Florida's Amendment 2 Supporters

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 21, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

I already posted about the copycat, photoshop ads from Yes2Marriage, the group behind Florida's deceptive Amendment 2, but it looks like the lies just keep on coming out of the great "moral majority." Not surprising since the entire premise of...Read More


Que(e)rying The Candidates

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | October 21, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Depending on which media outlets you tune into for "fair and balanced" reporting on the election campaign's presidential candidates, Senator Barack Obama can't do any wrong and Senator John McCain can't do any right. Or Obama is spun as an...Read More


Marriage Amendment Copycat Ads: The idea well is running dry...

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 21, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Kudos to Mark Kerr of the Tucson Observer! In a blog post in the Observer, Mark points to the nearly identical commercials being run by the backers of Florida's Amendment 2 and Arizona's Proposition 102. The same scenes, scripts and...Read More


Top 5 Reasons Obama Supporters Shouldn't Rest Easy

Filed by Scott Kaiser | October 21, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

The following is from MoveOn.Org Political Action: TOP 5 REASONS OBAMA SUPPORTERS SHOULDN'T REST EASY: The polls may be wrong. This is an unprecedented election. No one knows how racism may affect what voters tell pollsters--or what they do in...Read More


Gay men murdered in Decatur Township

Filed by Bil Browning | October 21, 2008 | 1:15 PM | comments

Two elderly gay men were murdered in their Decatur Township home recently. Their bodies were found inside the house by a family friend. About a week ago, the same friend came by to check on 70-year-old Milton Lindgren and 73-year-old...Read More


Open Thread: The making of a man

Filed by Bil Browning | October 21, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

I thought I'd throw this out for discussion since it came up in the comments section of Alex's Gay Men 101 post: What makes someone a man? What does it mean to you? Are there certain requirements or criteria? Obviously...Read More


White McCain Mob Intimidates Black Voters

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 21, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

As people tried to exercise their right to vote in North Carolina on Sunday, an angry crowd of mostly white McCain supporters heckled them shouting anti-Obama slogans. iPhone users: Click to watch This attempt to scare and intimidate the line...Read More


Yes We Can

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 21, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Editor's Note: Justin Flippen, a life-long Floridian, is President of the Dolphin Democrats, Florida's oldest and largest LGBT political organization. He is also a candidate for Wilton Manors City Commission, on the ballot November 4th. "Yes We Can!" "Yes We...Read More


Why Wait? Vote TODAY

Filed by Steve Ralls | October 21, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

With 14 days (and counting) to go until Election Day 2008, many Americans are excitedly awaiting the opportunity to cast their votes in a truly historic election. In communities across the country, fair-minded people are volunteering to defeat anti-LGBT ballot...Read More


Seniors speak out against Florida's Amendment 2

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 21, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch The SayNo2 Campaign has released another great commercial against Florida's dangerous Amendment 2. This is the story of Wayne and Helene- whose domestic partnership is in danger from Florida's Amendment 2, which could strip away...Read More