February 15, 2009

Coalition to Stop the Arrests Protest

Filed by Father Tony | February 15, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

The otherwise engaged Eric Leven has asked me to post his video of a protest held on Valentine's Day, at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 79th Street (near Mayor Bloomberg's front door). Watch it after the jump....Read More


How to destroy online discourse and how to improve it

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 15, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Columnist Mark Morford gripes in the San Francisco Chronicle about the lack of civility on the internet. Did you know that sometimes people on the internet are mean? He blames it on anonymous commenting. Because, you see, there was a...Read More


What about the freedom NOT to marry?

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | February 15, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Freedom to Marry week garnered more attention than usual this year, no doubt a result of all the attention to California's Prop 8 and the litigation challenging it. Most Freedom to Marry activists say they want same-sex couples to have...Read More


Join the Impact? What impact?

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 15, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Elián Maricón is a PhD candidate at a university in an undisclosed location. He lives in an undisclosed location with his life partner and their two chihuahuas (Dick Cheney is fortunately nowhere in sight). Before returning...Read More


Slavery and Semantics

Filed by Terrance Heath | February 15, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Living in D.C. means that there are lots of historical sites and I can visit if I want. Living here for almost 15 years means that I've either visited them already or don't really think about visiting them anymore, because...Read More


Slavery and Semantics

Filed by Terrance Heath | February 15, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Living in D.C. means that there are lots of historical sites and I can visit if I want. Living here for almost 15 years means that I've either visited them already or don't really think about visiting them anymore, because...Read More


HRC Throws Trans Health Equity Under the Bus - Again

Filed by Kelley Winters | February 15, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

This week, the Human Rights Campaign released its 2009 State of the Workplace report and Corporate Equality Index (CEI) ratings of large US employers for GLBT inclusive policies and practices.[1] Perfect 100% ratings were awarded to a record 260 major...Read More


One Guilty, Three to Go, in South African Murder Trial

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | February 15, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

In a packed courtroom yesterday, Thato Mphithi, 24, one of the three men accused of murdering lesbian soccer player Eudy Simelane, was sentenced to 31 years in prison. He had plead guilty. The other three men are pleading not guilty,...Read More


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Spencer Duhm doesn't want to sound gay

Filed by Ed Team | February 15, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

"I don't like come across like most of the gay guys but I am, so I'll probably be like--but then again, JP was gay and nobody knew that on the show; he was about the straightest I've ever seen. ......Read More


What if the Church marketed like Starbucks?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

This is absolutely hilarious - but probably not for the reasons the right wing would like....Read More