June 21, 2009

Health care reform week, not weak health care reform

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 21, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

As big of a week this was for LGBT policy, it was also an important, exciting, disappointing, and stressful week for health care reform. I have more on that after the jump, but for those people who don't follow the...Read More


"The Times of Harvey Milk" now on YouTube

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 21, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

YouTube has recently put up the amazing documentary "The Times of Harvey Milk" in its entirety. Everyone should watch this great piece of LGBT history, with interviews and footage from Milk's life and death. (h/t Joe.My.God.)...Read More


Visibility Matters: Scientific Proof

Filed by Dana Rudolph | June 21, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

We've all heard that visibility matters. Here's proof--scientific proof--as reported in Scientific American. According to Harvard University psychologist Yoel Inbar and his colleagues in a recent issue of the journal Emotion, even people who say they are fine with displays...Read More


DOJ to meet with Lambda Legal and GLAD

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 21, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Now, if you want to see an actual result of the outcry this week, here it is: At the meeting -- which hasn't been announced and is expected to include leading gay rights groups like GLAD and Lambda Legal --...Read More


For Father's Day

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 21, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

[Editor's Note: Bob Morris is a New York Times Sunday Styles section contributor. In his book Assisted Loving: True Tales of Double Dating With My Dad he takes a very personal, candid, and hilarious look at a year of dating...Read More


Princess Dianu

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

I'm so pissed. After everything else, the Department of Justice defends the undefendable? The LGBT ATM is shutting down. Thanks for the memo, Obama....Read More


Change We Can Believe In- Moving Towards Equality, at Least on the Local Level

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | June 21, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

While things may be moving slowly, or sometimes not at all, on a national level in regards to equality for the LGBT community, we must not forget that we can create change on a local level. Many don't realize the...Read More


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Becoming a Father

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

"When I first became a father, the one thing that I learned that I didn't really realize before is how much you have to want to be a father to become a father when you're gay. You have to put...Read More


B. D. Wong on Fatherhood

Filed by Dana Rudolph | June 21, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Tony-award winning actor B.D. Wong speaks with the Washington Blade about being a gay dad....Read More


Repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell. Now. It is Well Past Time.

Filed by Michael Hamar | June 21, 2009 | 6:30 AM | comments

Living in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia with its huge military population, Don't Ask, Don't Tell (DADT) is an ever present blight on the LGBT community. I personally know numerous gay and lesbian couples where one of the partners...Read More