June 8, 2009

What a riot!

Filed by Kate Clinton | June 08, 2009 | 9:30 PM | comments

Pride month is this month as we remember the Stonewall riots. In honor of the birth of the modern LGBT rights movement, let's have a riot!...Read More


Universal health care's back

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 08, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

The push for health care reform started this week, and now there's a cacophony of voices speaking on the topic. It's all well and good for me, since I get off on that sort of thing, but it also means...Read More


Poisonous Parenting: Making Babies vs. Raising Children

Filed by Terrance Heath | June 08, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

This series is overdue for an update. I’ve been meaning to get to it for a while now. But every time a relevant news story reminds me of it, there’s always something more pressing. The entire time the “Octomom” saga...Read More


That's some constitution you have there, California

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 08, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Herndon Davis posted yesterday about some of the major budget problems California is facing right now. Obviously, I'm not the best source on this topic, but can I just throw out there that of course no one wants to increase...Read More


10 reasons why a march on Washington is a bad idea

Filed by Bil Browning | June 08, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Chalk this up as one of the worst ideas ever. Speaking at Utah Pride yesterday, Cleve Jones announced plans for a march on Washington on October 11th. Of course, the focus will be on marriage equality. Witness the headline: "March...Read More


How Many Letters Does It Take to Kill A Movement?

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 08, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Stampp Corbin is a successful entrepreneur and LGBT activist. He was the Co-Chair of the Obama LGBT Leadership Council during the presidential campaign and is a former Board of Director for the Human Rights Campaign. Many...Read More


The cost of defamation: Rob, Arnie & Dawn show pays dear cost

Filed by Austen Crowder | June 08, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

I think its important to point out victories on the GLBT front wherever they arrive. Thanks to action taken by GLAAD and well-meaning activists, the Rob, Arnie & Dawn show has been taken to task on defamatory remarks made on...Read More


Bruno: are we in on the joke or the butt of it?

Filed by Cathy Renna | June 08, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

The upcoming release of "Bruno" on July 10, starring Sacha Baron Cohen as a "flamboyantly gay fashion reporter" is prompting a lot of discussion and an MTV stunt involving Eminem and Bruno that needs to be seen to be believed....Read More


Say it ain't so, Gordon Ramsay

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 08, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

I think I've only posted once on here before about how I'm a huge fan of Hell's Kitchen. I've watched several seasons of it on the teevee over the past few years and plan to watch this past season on...Read More


Affirming Our Books Too

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | June 08, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

To help celebrate Pride Month, many bookstores around the nation are doing special displays of LGBT books and authors. I found news mention of this fact as far afield as the U.S. Consulate in Chennai, India! Mainstream organizations like the...Read More


Jesse's Journal: A Day at the (Nude) Beach

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | June 08, 2009 | 9:00 AM | comments

Summer is the time of year when peoples of all races, genders and sexualities shed their clothes and inhibitions and head to the beach. Clothing-optional beaches are more popular now than ever before, and not just among gay men. They...Read More


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The Power of Language

Filed by Ed Team | June 08, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Each of us is here now because in one way or another we share a commitment to language and to the power of language, and to the reclaiming of that language which has been made to work against us. In...Read More


Neil Patrick Harris on Letterman

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 08, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Neil Patrick Harris does a Tony's-related Top 10 on Letterman....Read More