March 2, 2009

A Study in Contrasts on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Filed by Steve Ralls | March 02, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

It may be the latest sign of the growing divide between North and South, so to speak. Or, to find a more optimistic silver lining, a hopeful sign of things to come here at home. Earlier this morning, the government...Read More


Obama nominates Kansas Gov Kathleen Sebelius for HHS Secretary

Filed by Bil Browning | March 02, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

President Obama nominated Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius today to be the Secretary of Health and Human Services. In this role, Sebelius will oversee a department with wide-ranging responsibilities essential to the American people, including the implementation of the President's vision...Read More


Utah tops states with the highest consumption of porn

Filed by Pam Spaulding | March 02, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

A new study took a look at which states consume the most online porn and guess what -- Red State America is praying, then straying online. Benjamin Edelman of Harvard Business School analyzed customer credit card data and zip codes...Read More


Obama and Carson announce cash for health care in Indiana

Filed by Bil Browning | March 02, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Speaking from personal experience - if you don't have insurance and your income isn't too big, you're pretty much screwed in Indiana. Around Indianapolis, you can apply for Wishard Advantage care, but the application process is ridiculously long and complicated...Read More


Turning Beavis and Butthead around: McCain can't manage a beaver

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 02, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Paul Krugman called the GOP the "party of Beavis and Butthead" last week because instead of actually thinking of ways to get us out of this depression, or materially improve people's lives, they're just snickering over tiny programs that sound...Read More


Finally A Good Bank: Bank Ad Teaches Transgender Inclusion

Filed by Jeremy Bishop | March 02, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

A friend passed this you tube posting of an Argentinian bank advertisement that is simply jaw-dropping and touching. What an interesting take for an advertisement - a bank being generous to you, makes you reconsider your own bigotry and lack...Read More


Bob McDonnell Falsely Casts Himself As a Moderate

Filed by Michael Hamar | March 02, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

The eyes of the country will be on Virginia this coming November to see whether or not the Democrats can continue their march towards making Virginia a consistently blue state. The Republican Party standard bearer will be Bob "Taliban Bob"...Read More


Between You and I

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 02, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

File this one under, “Are You Kidding Me With This?” I didn’t see this one coming, but apparently grammarians have pounced on Obama already, just one month into his presidency. WHEN President Obama speaks before Congress and the nation tonight,...Read More


Rep. Eric Cantor: GOP Needs to Be Inclusive on Gay Issues?

Filed by Waymon Hudson | March 02, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Someone needs to tell the Republicans that their messaging is a little all over the place. Karl Rove must be gnashing his teeth in his lair at Fox News. Even after RNC Chairman Michael Steele said "No, No, No" to...Read More


Prop. 8 - it's not about us, it's about you

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 02, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Robin Tyler and her wife, Diane Olson, of Los Angeles were plaintiffs in the lawsuit that won marriage equality for same-sex couples in California. They now are plaintiffs in the California Supreme Court case to overturn...Read More


Shave the baby

Filed by Bil Browning | March 02, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Wow. Just "Wow." Give us your best caption for this one... (Clickety to embiggen)...Read More


Homophobia: Part of the Real-life Abstinence-only Curriculum

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 02, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Abstinence-only education is inherently homophobic, since it teaches to wait until marriage for sex when same-sex marriage isn't recognized in most states. Also, the idea that sexuality is an icky urge to be bottled up and controlled until the state...Read More


Twilight Stars Are Not F**king?!!!

Filed by Michael Buckley | March 02, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

WHO IS A-HOLE OF WEEEK? watch video and tell me: Keenan Thompson One of the Househags of NY /OC Kristen Stewarts Dad Other discussion questions 1. Are you looking forward more to Twilight Part 2 or 3 ( have...Read More


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Helping unhappy straights become gay

Filed by Ed Team | March 02, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Heterosexuals cause economic crisis. Economists today announced that more than 95% of the current recession has been caused by heterosexuals. Heterosexuals with children caused the mortgage crisis which led to the current economic crisis which some say is the worst...Read More


A wish

Filed by Bil Browning | March 02, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

A short film about a girl named Anna, Proposition 8, equality, and a couple of wishes....Read More