January 24, 2009

Indiana's Katie Stam is Miss America 2009

Filed by Bil Browning | January 24, 2009 | 11:30 PM | comments

Congratulations to University of Indianapolis senior Katie Stam. The 22 year old was just crowned Miss America. The Miss Gay America pageant is held at the end of the year. Ginger Ale is the current Miss Gay Indiana....Read More


99 Problems, But a Bush Ain't One Round Up

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 24, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

Monday Ralston and Hudnut: recognition overdue - Douglas Meagher Does the LGBT Community Need New Thinking for a New President? - Waymon Hudson Tuesday A new website with a new agenda - Jerame Davis What the LGBT Community is Up...Read More


Is Sam Adams's tryst a gay issue or a media issue?

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 24, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Well, it turns out that a lot of people in Portland are uneasy with the idea of newspapers deciding what's a moral outrage and what's not, especially after Sam Adams won just last November with 58% of the vote. The...Read More


Just Say No to Civil Unions -- Hard Evidentiary Version

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | January 24, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Regarding civil marriage vs. civil unions, a few of us have been crying in the wilderness about things like ... separate ain't equal and never will be and what faux equality does to people's heads and that self-imposing more of it would be just plain shoot-yerself-in-the-foot dumb. Now we've got gummint-sponsored proof by way of the New Jersey Civil Union Commission.Read More


Gay man to recruit Obama appointees

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 24, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

President Obama has appointed smart and talented gay people to positions within his administration, but the appointment of Mark Perriello to the White House Office of Presidential Personnel is the one that I am most excited about. Mark will focus...Read More


Presidential Oaths: Wake-Up Call on the Bible

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | January 24, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

It is amazing how much churchy cacophony deafens the ears of Americans when it comes to the Bible's place in national life. That kerfuffle over the oops on Obama's oath has gone deafening now, with the crazies screaming at the...Read More


Birthday wishes!

Filed by Bil Browning | January 24, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

It's a special day for one of our contributors. Today is Karen Ocamb's birthday! Join me in wishing Karen a fantastic day and an even better year! She's even more fabulous now!!...Read More


AIDS Community mourns the death of longtime AIDS Activist Martin Delaney

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | January 24, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Project Inform announces the passing of founder, Martin Delaney Friday, January 23, 2009 Dear Friends -- It is with profound sadness that Project Inform announces the passing this morning of our Founder, Martin Delaney. He was 63 years old. Martin...Read More


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Dale Carpenter on Rick Warren

Filed by Ed Team | January 24, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

Many gay conservatives pounced on Obama's choice as proof that he's Clinton redux, totally uncommitted and ready to ditch gays to serve his own interests. That could be correct. But another interpretation is also plausible: Obama is doing exactly...Read More


No Homo

Filed by Michael Crawford | January 24, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

In case you've been wondering about the etymology of the hip-hop phrase "no homo," here it is courtesy of Ill Doctrine....Read More