November 13, 2008

Gay Superheroes and the Battle of the Bulge

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | November 13, 2008 | 8:00 PM | comments

As if being gay weren't enough to get your ass kicked in high school, imagine being gay and a geek. Schoolyard bullies would beat you up not only because of your fey demeanor but also because of your instant recall...Read More


You wanna know why the gays are apathetic?

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 13, 2008 | 6:30 PM | comments

After the jump is a post I wrote over at my diary on Daily Kos. It got a reaction there so I thought I'd pass it along over here. I saw just a few too many threads with kind straight...Read More


Barack Obama's playlist

Filed by Abigail Hannon | November 13, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Hi Besties!!! I cud ttlly ramble on about my new fave subject - pollitics - n how Prezident Obama is the best black president since Bill Clinton, but this is all about music. So heres a list of music I...Read More


Variety pack: Dancehall, Commercial Closet and Join the Impact founder

Filed by Bil Browning | November 13, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

A small grouping of links that I found interesting, but haven't had time to blog about: When I got the press release yesterday morning announcing that GLAAD and the Commercial Closet were merging, the first thing that stuck out to...Read More


National Day of Protest comes to Florida

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 13, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

*Updates at the end of the post- New Cities Added* Everyone has been asking what they can do in response to Amendment 2, California Prop 8, and Arizona 102. Well, someone has answered that question. Join the Impact has started...Read More


Updated: Hoosier National Day of Protest events

Filed by Bil Browning | November 13, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Updated with information about all the protests Everyone has been asking what they can do in response to Florida's Amendment 2, California Prop 8, and Arizona 102. Well, someone has answered that question. Join the Impact has started a movement...Read More


Marriage Matters to Us

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 13, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

It has been a strange couple of weeks. Just last week, I saw something that I never thought I'd see in my lifetime, and felt like I was witnessing it for all my ancestors who didn't live to see a...Read More


Ninja Kitty

Filed by Bil Browning | November 13, 2008 | 3:15 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch This ninja kitty is absolutely hysterical. Now that I've officially put Boyzone in the "sucks" category, they will be replaced with a level of cute that even a boyband can't match....Read More


Prop 8 Protest in NYC

Filed by Jason Tseng | November 13, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

At 6:30pm on W 65th St and Columbus, I joined thousands of fellow queers and their allies in a protest before the Mormon Temple in New York City. I didn't have extraordinarily high expectations for the night. I had a...Read More


California Supreme Court Could Rule This Week On Prop 8 Lawsuit

Filed by Jeremy Bishop | November 13, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

I've been traveling on the road, so apologies if this has been posted, but it seems to have slipped through the radar screen nationally. According to The Sacramento Bee, California Supreme Court Spokeswoman Lynn Holton says that the Court could...Read More


She wants to be a lizard.

Filed by Father Tony | November 13, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Dear Father Tony, It's pretty clear that the LGBT community is angry at organized religion and quite justifiably so, especially in light of recent events. But there are plenty who desire to be received into a loving congregation. More...Read More


John Edwards: Queer as a "three dollar bill"

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 13, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

Jack Cafferty calls out that queer John Edwards. The three dollar bill with the $400 haircuts is back. Former Senator, Vice Presidential candidate, Presidential candidate and adulterer John Edwards gave a speech at Indiana University yesterday. He was paid 35-thousand...Read More


Where Is That "Traditional Marriage" They Keep Talking About?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | November 13, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

In 2005 I published a long article in Gay & Lesbian Review, about the history of marriage in the West. Researching it was an illuminating experience. It got me clearer about what the real issues are, and how they're being...Read More


Amendment 2: Theocracy Reigns in Florida

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 13, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

While much has been made of minority groups and their votes for anti-gay amendments, like Florida's Amendment 2, there is something we are missing as a community. It isn't a racial issue- it is a religious one. Exit polling from...Read More


Wolfgang Umana at an Obama rally in Virginia

The Gays are Pissed. Now What?

Filed by Michael Crawford | November 13, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

Every other blog post is about gays erupting in righteous anger over the passage of Prop. 8, hate-monger James Dobson's induction into the Radio Hall of Fame or some other issue. But, what are we accomplishing other than giving people...Read More


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Elton John thinks marriage is stupid

Filed by Ed Team | November 13, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I don't want to be married. I'm very happy with a civil partnership. If gay people want to get married, or get together, they should have a civil partnership. The word marriage, I think, puts a lot of people off....Read More


Who'd think boyband members would be gay?

Filed by Bil Browning | November 13, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Boyzone released a new video recently featuring lead singer Stephen Gately and his partner, Andy Cowles. They're the first boyband to feature a gay couple. UPDATE: The original video was taken down, but Boyzone has...Read More


An amazing protest at the Mormon Temple in Manhattan

Filed by Father Tony | November 13, 2008 | 1:00 AM | comments

Thousands upon thousands they came, descending upon my ordinarily sedate Lincoln Square neighborhood of Manhattan's Upper West Side. They were gay, straight, young old, male, female, black, white, local, foreign and everything in between and beyond. They were gorgeous. (If...Read More