October 25, 2008

Are You Ready For The Weekly Roundup?

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | October 25, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

I am! Woot! Monday Harvard Business Review Weighs in on Transgender Workplace Issues - Dr. Jillian Weiss City Dwellers and People of Color are "Pro-America" Too - Monica Roberts Florida's Amendment 2: What Does "Substantial Equivalent" To Marriage Mean? -...Read More


Come Out for Change

Filed by Michael Crawford | October 25, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

With a little over a week before election day, Sen. Barack Obama needs your help to become our next president. If elected, Sen. Obama would become the first African-American president in history and the dream that so many of our...Read More


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Theatre review: "Ballerina Who Loves B-Boy"

Filed by Jason Tseng | October 25, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

Uptight, classically-trained ballerina falls for a street dancin', wise-crackin', B-Boy. The ballerina dips down into the culture of break-dance and hip hop; gets her boy and some rad new moves in the process. Love conquers all! Even dance forms! While...Read More


Observations from an Ersatz(?) American

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 25, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Before I launch into this post, let me just be clear about one thing. I'm not sure of much anymore. But I am fairly certain that I shouldn't be writing this, or much of anything having to do with politics...Read More


Re-transition

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 25, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Zythyra is an acoustic musician, writer and activist who lives in New Hampshire. I read the news yesterday of Christine Daniels re-transitioning back To Mike Penner. As a person who did RLT for over a year...Read More


Hillary Clinton in Fort Lauderdale for Obama

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 25, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

I had the opportunity to attend the Obama Rally in Fort Lauderdale this week headlined by Hillary Clinton. It was an amazing event- an energized, dedicated crowd hungry for change and ready to hit the streets to make it happen!...Read More


Early Voting Envy

Filed by Monica Roberts | October 25, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

One of the things I miss about home besides my family, Frenchy's creole seasoned chicken, Harlon's Barbecue, Shipley's Donuts and Majic102 FM is early voting. The other thing I missed, Blue Bell Homemade Vanilla ice cream I've been able to...Read More


Alexander Hamilton -- "Little Lion" of the Revolution

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | October 25, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

Conservative American historians reserve a closet that's deeper and darker than usual, for any "founding father" who wasn't a Bible-quoting Protestant heterosexual. And some odd boys can definitely be glimpsed through the cannon smoke of our Revolution. Among them was...Read More


Elaine Donnelly is in 'The Tank' and Attacking Colin Powell

Filed by Steve Ralls | October 25, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

That wacky Elaine Donnelly is running out of credibility as quickly as she's running out of friends. Following a blistering rebuke earlier this year on Capitol Hill - where she was called "just plain dumb" by one lawmaker - and...Read More


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Florida Fundie Craziness

Filed by Ed Team | October 25, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Failing to ban gay marriage in the state constitution could result in the indoctrination of schoolchildren into a gay lifestyle. Florida schools might have to teach that gay weddings are the same as traditional unions if the proposal fails at...Read More


vlad and friend boris presents 'Song for Sarah' for mrs. Palin

Filed by Bil Browning | October 25, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Hat tip to Bilerico-Indiana contributor Annette for this find. It's not often that you actually laugh out loud at a video, but this one seriously cracked me up....Read More