February 17, 2009

The Next Governor of Indiana

Filed by Douglas Meagher | February 17, 2009 | 9:30 PM | comments

Right now the idea of enduring another political campaign sounds about as appealing as listening to fingernails on a chalkboard, but Election Day 2012 is a mere forty-five months away. Never mind that we'll have elections in 2010 and 2011,...Read More


Things that make you go HUH?: Minnesota's gay Republican will not vote for marriage equality bill

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 17, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Can someone please explain this "logic" to me? From the Minnesota Independent (via Pam's House Blend & Tips-Q): State Sen. Paul Koering, R-Fort Ripley, told KLKS on Friday that he will not vote for the Marriage and Family Protection Act,...Read More


Will Gay Media Get the "Obama Effect" Memo?

Filed by Michael Crawford | February 17, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: I wrote this post for the upcoming Bilerico-DC and want to share it here as well. There's an interesting article in the New York Times about how the "Obama Effect" has opened the eyes of fashion designers to...Read More


Rebranding the crazy right

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 17, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

The Religious Right doesn't like being called that anymore, so they're trying out new words. It seems that people don't like what they hear when they hear "Religious Right" (via Juan Cole): Jerry Falwell, cofounder of the Moral Majority, self-applied...Read More


Winterizing open thread

Filed by Bil Browning | February 17, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

I'm stuck with workers at the house today and the internet access has been spotty at best. Not only did we put in new windows last summer, but we're finally getting insulation! W00t! The unfortunate problem is this is the...Read More


Pity party for Jonah Goldberg

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 17, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Jonah Goldberg, wingnutty conservative columnist extraordinaire, is on his anti-PC hobby horse again in the LA Times: And yet, I've met innumerable writers and editors who are scared, even terrified, of one or more of these groups: gays, blacks, Latinos,...Read More


ACTION: Urge Mayor Fenty to Recognize Gay Relationships

Filed by Michael Crawford | February 17, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

LGBT activists are calling on D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty to recognize marriages, civil unions and domestic partnerships legally performed in other jurisdictions as domestic partnerships in the District. The D.C. City Council passed a law last year giving the mayor...Read More


My Girlfriend's Kid

Filed by Michele O'Mara | February 17, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

How much should I spend when dealing with my new girlfriend and her 6-year-old child? She is putting unrealistic demands on me. I never wanted children and don't really want to change my entire life around because now there...Read More


Mea culpa

Filed by Sara Whitman | February 17, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

I just got yelled at by two people. Where's the posts??? Mea Culpa. I really have been remiss....Read More


Quoting current climate change research FAIL

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 17, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

From the actual University of Illinois' Arctic Climate Research Center, here comes a blog post showing that George Will knows as much about global warming as he does about the Prop 8 lawsuits or the Great Depression or independent voters...Read More


Justin Cole: The future of LGBT organizing

Filed by Bil Browning | February 17, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

The best interview I've done was with Justin Cole, GLAAD's Director of Digital and Online Media. Justin is one of the movement's brightest minds. He gets social networking and how to work in an online environment. He knows how to...Read More


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France takes responsibility

Filed by Ed Team | February 17, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

"It is a decision with which I am content. France is showing now that she is at the forefront of countries which are confronting their past, which was not the case even in the 1990s." -- Serge Klarsfeld, the leading...Read More