January 17, 2009

End of the Bush Era Roundup

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 17, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

I have one final thing to say to President George W. Bush: Buh-bye! And, with that bit of unpleasantness on its way back to Crawford, Texas let's get to this week's roundup. Monday What inclusive means to me - Bo...Read More


Thomas Beatie Bedtime Story

Filed by Paige Schilt | January 17, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

The other night, my 5-year-old son, Waylon, was sitting on the toilet and reading Us Weekly. (Normally I would not confess that our home harbors such toxic tabloid sludge--much less that we expose our child to it--but since it is...Read More


Phelps Clan is a No Show in South Florida

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | January 17, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Last night, the Westboro Baptist Church, the group run by Fred Phelps that is best known for their disturbing anti-gay signs and protests at military funerals, failed to show up at their own scheduled protest at the Rising Action Theatre...Read More


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Your Pink Sheets Are Showing

Filed by Monica Roberts | January 17, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

I wrote a post a little over 24 hours ago on TransGriot that basically called the gay community out for their continued pattern of knee jerk hostility to President-elect Barack Obama dating back to last year's Democratic primary. I pointed...Read More


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Acceptance is Key to Combating LGBTQ Youth Suicide

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 17, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Guest blogger Charles Robbins is Executive Director and CEO of The Trevor Project. At The Trevor Project, we listen to young people every day who confirm exactly what the new study from the Family Acceptance Project at San...Read More


Hulu Sunday: That gay episode of Doogie Howser

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 17, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Remember that old episode of Doogie Howser, M.D. where Vinnie finds out he has a gay roommate in college and learns to get along with him, Doogie talks up his (hetero)sexual escapades for the guys, and we saw shots of...Read More


The Rumors of my Death have been Greatly Exaggerated...

Filed by Waymon Hudson | January 17, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Look out, Projectors. I'm slowly coming back and ready to start kevetching online again. This is your official warning (hint, hint Rick Warren, Peter Labarbera, and other fundie madmen- look out!). A big thank you to everyone who has been...Read More


California Equality Summit: Transparency vs. Good Strategy

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | January 17, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

"In war, practice dissimulation, and you will succeed. Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt." Those words were written 2500 years ago by a great Chinese general, Sun Tzu, who...Read More


Preemptive Pardons

Filed by Chip Clapp | January 17, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

With Bush's departure, the question of whether or not he will give preemptive pardons to those in his administration is on everyone's lips. There's one problem... When talking about preemptive pardons for things such as torture and, oh I don't...Read More


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Kevin Naff - Change is Coming

Filed by Ed Team | January 17, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The choice of Warren, an anti-gay Proposition 8 supporter and evangelical megachurch pastor, to deliver the invocation prompted stinging criticism from gay circles over the past few weeks. Some critics won't be mollified and are determined to stay mad...Read More


Inside the Transition: LGBT advocates

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 17, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Here is video of a meeting between LGBT leaders and the Presidential Transition Team's Office of Public Liaison....Read More