May 10, 2009

We can all get they-ah from hee-ah

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 10, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Sue Hyde is a Massachusetts resident and longtime staffer at the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. Some folk say, "You can't get they-ah from hee-ah." But in the great region of New England, we know...Read More


Queer leftovers

Filed by Bil Browning | May 10, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Every week we get tons of tips and press releases that I never get around to blogging about. I'm considering starting a Sunday afternoon roundup of all the stuff I get; it's a good way to clean out the inbox...Read More


Patricia Nell Warren -- Then and Now

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | May 10, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

THEN April 22, 1970 -- the first Earth Day in history. I was running "unofficially" in the Earth Day Marathon in New York City. The 26.2-mile course was taking us several times around the carriage loop in Central Park. The...Read More


Moni Goes To Washington

Filed by Monica Roberts | May 10, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

I've spent the last three days since my May 4 birthday in our nation's capital exercising my constitutional right to petition my legislators for 'redress of grievances'. Translation: I've been lobbying. Lobbying isn't just for high priced hired guns working...Read More


Questioning Queerness: The Movie

Filed by Brett Abrams | May 10, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference in New Orleans featured a presentation of Libbie Searcy's documentary Questioning Queerness last month. The English Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University observed that among the predominantly male student body of engineers and...Read More


Eight stupid questions

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 10, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

I just got back from vacation, and I spent the last several hours catching up on my favorite blogs and news sites. Since spending any more than a few hours away from American politics only makes it seem ridiculous when...Read More


Helping the Next Generation

Filed by Zac Hart | May 10, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

We can all remember what it was like to be young. For some, it may be harder than others (don't worry I'm not naming names). But for those who grew up around the Indianapolis Area as a "Queer Youth," we...Read More


PHDP : a better HIV Strategy

Filed by Father Tony | May 10, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Has it really taken our world health leaders 25 years of this plague to figure this out? I suppose I shouldn't be cynical, but it does seem obvious to me that if HIV positive people are stigmatized, they do...Read More


OUTRAGE

Filed by John Shields | May 10, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

I was incredibly fortunate to see the premiere of OUTRAGE on Friday night in Washington, D.C. The film, based on the who, what, when, where and why of politics, is a very clear and concise look inside how hanging out...Read More


Genderqueer Mommy

Filed by Paige Schilt | May 10, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Lately, when I've been blogging about my wife, Katy Koonce, it's been about her role as dynamic front man for the "silicone cock rock" band Butch County. In honor of Mother's Day, I asked her to talk with me about...Read More


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No reason you can't do both

Filed by Ed Team | May 10, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It was the dual proliferation of the pill and donor insemination that finally led me to understand there was no reason I couldn't be both a lesbian and a mother." -- Latvian-American scholar and writer Lillian Faderman...Read More


Now you have cholera

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 10, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

The Public Service Administration takes on the rising tide of nonsensical libertarian rhetoric in the US, and they do it well....Read More