June 22, 2009

Sam Adams cleared of sex with minor charges

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 22, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Hey, remember when the Oregon media called for Portland mayor Sam Adams to resign because he had consensual sex with another adult male? And remember how they said that the two possibly had sex when Beau Breedlove was 17, and...Read More


The Dallas Principles, full equality now, and ENDA

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 22, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

I suppose I ought to explain my barely-concealed contempt for the phrase "full equality now." In brief, I don't like the idea that there's a point at which we'll declare this movement over (when those web banners reach 100%, that'll...Read More


Indy Stonewall Rally On June 28th

Filed by Zac Hart | June 22, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

On Sunday June 28th, come celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and 40 years of LGBT victories at Indy Impact's upcoming rally. More info about the event after the jump...Read More


Sesame Street knows what marriage is

Filed by Bil Browning | June 22, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Presented without commentary because I think Grover and Jesse sum it all up perfectly. God love Sesame Street. So, what does marriage mean to you? Let's hear it in the comments. This should be an interesting conversation. (Hat tip to...Read More


DNC = Do Not Contribute

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 22, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: Guest blogger Stephen Zollman is a lawyer who works for the San Francisco Public Defender's Office and is passionate about youth issues, access to quality/affordable health care, education, and a cleaner environment. A lot has been written and...Read More


Democracy Now: Former Army Secretary Calls for End to "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Filed by Steve Ralls | June 22, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

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Bloomington group to hold sit-in for equality

Filed by Bil Browning | June 22, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Wow. I'm torn on this one. Gay Recruiters, a Bloomington-based gay rights group, is planning a protest on July 2nd. The group says the sit-in is being held to condemn a possible constitutional ban on same-sex marriage or civil unions....Read More


The Gays are Getting Uppity, Mr. President

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 22, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Terry Leftgoff formerly served as the highest ranking openly gay officer of the California Democratic Party. He is currently an Environmental & Government Relations consultant living in West Hollywood. TO: President Barack Obama FROM: The Gays...Read More


Audiobook Publication

Filed by Austen Crowder | June 22, 2009 | 1:45 PM | comments

On an unrelated side note, Anthro Dreams purchased one of my short stories to turn into an audiobook. It turned out great! You can download the audio here. Synopsis: Carl is an android working for Floor-Mart. Carl loves Floor Mart....Read More


Transgender rights, the President's memo and legal history

Filed by Nan Hunter | June 22, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

I've gotten so many questions about legal issues related to federal employees in the past week of Obummer-ness that I thought it might be useful to provide a bit of historical context. In my blog's post about the memorandum that...Read More


Steve Buyer makes Autotune the News for warning us not to smoke lettuce

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 22, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

This is the best one so far, IMHO. Love the chorus with Joe Biden and Steve Buyer....Read More


So you want to be an activist

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

We had a few discussions about organizing and actions in the queer blogosphere and on TBP last week. No matter what anyone does, it's important to keep our eyes on the prize: actions and demos aren't about expressing our anger,...Read More


The Dancing Man (YouTube's Latest Viral Sensation) Talks With Bilerico

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | June 22, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

It's very likely that you're one of the million or so people who saw the viral video clip of The Dancing Man at the Sasquatch Festival, an outdoor music event in Washington state. What happened is rather simple. While musician...Read More


Transgender Comics: Venus Envy

Filed by Austen Crowder | June 22, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

This is part two of Austen's ongoing Transgender Comic review. Be sure to check out Closetspace as well! The picture says it all. If I were to pick any one comic, novel, or show to give to a young trans-person,...Read More


Condoms and Sex

Filed by John Shields | June 22, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

As an out gay man, I have a confession to make: I have had sexual intercourse with women. In college, my first girlfriend's last name was Condon. Some of her friends - before me - nicknamed her "Troj." That would...Read More


Best Reality Shows Ever!!

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 22, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: Answer or any or all! 1. Who are your faves on So You Think You Can Dance? 2. Who is LESS boring? Paris Hilton or Denise Richards? 3. What reality shows are you watching...Read More


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Over the Rainbow

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

"I've always taken 'The Wizard of Oz' very seriously, you know. I believe in the idea of the rainbow. And I've spent my entire life trying to get over it." --Judy Garland, who died on this date in 1969...Read More


Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild!

Filed by Bil Browning | June 22, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

You know a movie's is f--cking spectacular when it's got lines like, "You have to decide whether to follow your heart or your hole." The movie features Perez Hilton, Brent Corrigan, RuPaul, Lady Bunny and Colton Ford. It's on...Read More