May 21, 2009

Should we ditch the queeny lingo?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 21, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

Village Voice columnist and hilarious cable news pundit Michael Musto asked an interesting question on his blog earlier this week about stereotypical gay slang. Certain pre-Stonewall-ish lingo is still thrown around by old queens like bottles of Poppers, and it...Read More


Lieutenant Colonel Victor J. Fehrenbach on Rachel Maddow

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 21, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

I'm sick out of my mind today, so anything of substance will be unlikely. But here's a video from Rachel Maddow about DADT: Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy I have some thoughts after...Read More


Wearing Rainbows: Simple Acts to Show Your Faith Inclusion

Filed by Dustin Kight | May 21, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

Last week the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's Institute for Welcoming Resources, Family Equality Council and COLAGE launched a multimedia, LGBT family-inclusive faith curriculum called All in God's Family: Creating Allies for Our LGBT Families. (Click here to read...Read More


Club for Growth

Filed by Kate Clinton | May 21, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

Founded in 1999, the Club for Growth is a fiscally conservative political organization and an affiliated political action committee that raises money for candidates, AKA Republicans, who support a low-tax and limited-government agenda. Because the group was about to use...Read More


Evansville Pride picnic coming up soon

Filed by Bil Browning | May 21, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Just in from Wally Paynter: The 29th Annual Tri-State Alliance Pride Picnic will be held June 7 from 12 noon - 6pm at Evansville Burdette Park. (Directions here) This is the largest and longest continuing LGBT event in our region....Read More


390 Years Minus 100 Days ... And On, Pt. 5 of 5

Filed by Terrance Heath | May 21, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Coming to terms with race and resolving racial disparity in America feels like an insurmountable, unfinished task, because it is unfinished. The work was started and abandoned, started and abandoned many times by generations before us. But it’s only insurmountable...Read More


Adam Lambert loses to Kris Allen

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 21, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

OK, since no one else on this site is willing to mention it, the huge news that you've probably already heard today is that Adam Lambert lost American Idol last night to Kris Allen. I didn't watch any of the...Read More


Love Thy Neighbor

Filed by Chip Clapp | May 21, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Honestly, how much hate can the Westboro Baptist Church spew before they realize that nobody takes them seriously anymore? They went from anger-inspiring to downright ridiculous and now they're attacking anyone they can just to try to get more attention....Read More


A Conversation with the Chair: Seeking Quality Part 3

Filed by Bo Shuff | May 21, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

This is an ongoing series that began at Bears Left. This is part three and was originally published on May 18th. Further posts will be simultaneous. Today I sat down with Chris Redfern, Chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party to...Read More


Judy Shepard meets Obama in Oval Office

Filed by Bil Browning | May 21, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

President Barack Obama meets with Judy Shepard, mother of Matthew Shepard, in the Oval Office Wednesday, May 20, 2009. (Official White House photo by Pete Souza)...Read More


When A Challenged Man Wants Casual Sex

Filed by Father Tony | May 21, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Dear Father Tony, I am a very lonely and sex-starved 23-year-old gay man with mild Tourette Syndrome characterized by motor and facial tics. I repeat, mild tics. I am well aware of the fact that I am different and...Read More


Chicken Little and the Great Amazon Flap

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | May 21, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Over the 30-plus years that I've been active in the gay media, I've pondered the thing that some of us do when a shocking rumor comes along. Without fact-checking to see if the rumor is true, some of us panic...Read More


Rodger and Out

Filed by Kate Clinton | May 21, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Celebrate Memorial Day with your baseball hats and plastic cups full of adult beverages, but I'll be remembering my good friend Rodger McFarlane who passed away this week....Read More


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Ellen on Coming Out

Filed by Ed Team | May 21, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I was getting letters from kids that almost committed suicide but didn't because of what I did. And I realized that I had a purpose, and it wasn't just about me and it wasn't about celebrity." --Ellen DeGeneres, giving the...Read More


Cuba celebrates pride

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 21, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Last weekend Cuba celebrated Pride. Here's the video....Read More