March 22, 2009

The Church Is Here Somewhere

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 22, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Lisa Larges is the Minister Director of That All May Freely Serve (TAMFS) a grassroots organization that advocates for all who are disenfranchised in the Presbyterian church, especially lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons. Larges, who...Read More


We don't like Conserved Lesbians here on Ocean Avenue. Or Cereal Rapists!

Filed by Gina de Vries | March 22, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Perusing CraigsList for fun (and to voyeuristically ogle apartments I could never afford in a million years), I clicked on this posting. My curiosity was piqued because it was listed in the Ingleside, the San Francisco neighborhood where I grew...Read More


The Kids Aren't Alright : The Gay Marriage Movement and its Manipulation of Children and Youth

Filed by Yasmin Nair | March 22, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

The Religious Right is notorious for its manipulation of children, especially in its anti-gay tirades. The passage of Proposition 8 was prompted in part by the incitement of fear about what children might have to endure: the spectacle of gay...Read More


Ray of Hope for Peaceful Protest

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | March 22, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

During the Bush years, and the Clinton years too, I worried more and more over encroachments on that part of the First Amendment that guarantees the right to peacefully assemble and petition the government. At every level, law enforcement had...Read More


Should Straight People Be Allowed in Gay Spaces?

Filed by Aidan Tharp | March 22, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

With the emergence of Gay-Straight Alliances in high schools and the call for "allies for the cause" one question enters my mind: What does it mean for the queer community when straight people enter gay spaces? As co-president of my...Read More


B16. Not the vitamin. The bromide.

Filed by Father Tony | March 22, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

It's hard to justify slapping an old man in a dress, but B16 has earned it. He can't seem to get an inoffensive word out of his mouth. He pardoned a weird English bishop hiding out in Argentina without doing...Read More


Assimilator's Guide to DC: TangySweet [Dupont Circle]

Filed by Nathan Strang | March 22, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Being in a long distance relationship means I make once-a-month (or so) trips to DC to visit the lover. I live in Buffalo, but I figure I'll end up in The Capital sooner or later, so I've been making it...Read More


An extraordinary potato

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 22, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

The other day I went to the market down the street. I had to pick up potatoes, and usually I just get the yellow ones, not the red ones. But right next to the yellow ones was the most extraordinary...Read More


What Does Your Taste in Music Say About Your Intelligence (or Lack Thereof)?

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | March 22, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

If you're a fan of Beyonce, then you're probably kind of dumb. Just thought you'd like to know. Also, Justin Timberlake and Aerosmith listeners aren't the brightest lights on the Christmas tree either, so, if you're one of those, don't...Read More


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The Shimmering People of Vermont

Filed by Ed Team | March 22, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Honestly, I love Vermont, and I can't believe that somewhere with such beauty and somewhere with so many artistic, caring, and courageous people, would disallow happiness to a whole group of equally shimmering people just because of sexuality." --Outright Vermont...Read More


Vermont Teen Testifies for Marriage Equality

Filed by Dana Rudolph | March 22, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Outright Vermont Youth & Board Representative James Neiley, 17, testifies before the Vermont Senate on marriage equality. Have the tissues handy, especially when he gets to the passage on how he would like to raise his children....Read More