June 26, 2009

South Bend Council Members Henry Davis Jr. & Oliver Davis Do Not Support Equal Rights For GLBT?

Filed by Donna Pandori | June 26, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Many in South Bend are praising Mayor Steve Luecke for his executive order issued Wednesday that bans GLBT discrimination of city employees and prospective workers. However, council members Henry Davis Jr. (district 2) and Oliver Davis (district 6) are not....Read More


Michael Jackson: Goodnight, Sweet Prince...or Princess

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | June 26, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

It was an amazing night, with recession, war, torture and politics put on hold as people all over the world turned out for Michael Jackson. Even conservative CNN news anchor Wolf Blitzer turned to mush before our eyes as he...Read More


Queer music Friday - Antony Hegarty

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 26, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

This British vocalist has quite a voice, and if you haven't heard him yet, you're in for quite a treat. Here's Antony Hegarty of Antony and the Johnsons singing "Fistful of Love": More after the jump....Read More


IMO, This Says It All

Filed by Brynn Craffey | June 26, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

In case you missed this, the BBC interviewed Dr. Arash Hejazi, who tried to save Neda Soltan's* life on the streets of Iran. By speaking publicly, and very eloquently, he has effectively exiled himself from his homeland....Read More


Why we're going to the White House Monday

Filed by Michael Adams | June 26, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

On Monday, my partner and I will join two SAGE constituents - Madelin Alk and Renee Rosenfield - at a White House Pride celebration at which President Obama will speak. The event has generated controversy, with some LGBT commentators suggesting...Read More


Harrah's instrumental in Nevada DP victory, but what about Darlene Jespersen?

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | June 26, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Last night, Harrah's Entertainment hosted a Las Vegas victory party for the passage of Nevada's new domestic partner law. By all accounts, Harrah's also deserves much credit for lobbying Nevada legislators to pass the new law and then to get...Read More


The "New" NJ Trans Drivers License Regs, Part 2: Buying My Identity

Filed by Rebecca Juro | June 26, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

The first part of this story can be found here. Shortly after my first unsuccessful attempt to take advantage of the new, less stringent regulations regarding changing gender markers on drivers licenses in New Jersey, I met with a gender...Read More


CVS: Condoms Vs Shoplifters

Filed by Bil Browning | June 26, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

A coalition of labor unions is criticizing CVS pharmacies for locking up condoms in some of its stores. The group, Change to Win, says that putting the rubbers behind glass means that young people will be less likely to ask...Read More


Delaware's Lesbianism 101

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 26, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

Delaware just passed a nondiscrimination bill, and it's now waiting for the governor's signature, although he's said he'd do it: "It protects the most basic activities of human life -- moving about the world, earning a living, keeping a roof...Read More


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DNC Fundraiser? LGBTQ to boot? Really? I Didn't Hear a Thing...

Filed by John Shields | June 26, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

OMG. There is sooo much news to talk about~! Where do I start? Farrah Fawcett died yesterday ~ as did lots of people, legislative "things," and stuff just plain disappeared, without a trace. Dammit~! She was the first 'poster' that...Read More


Death: Michael Jackson & Farrah Fawcett

Filed by Michael Buckley | June 26, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

I'm all for hugs and jokes! Just felt like rambling. Did i mention I'm emotional today?...Read More


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Farrah Fawcett Explains Her Success

Filed by Ed Team | June 26, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"When the show was number three, I thought it was our acting. When we got to be number one, I decided it could only be because none of us wears a bra." --Farrah Fawcett in a 1977 TV Guide interview...Read More


Katastrophe's "Man Enough"

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 26, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

FTM rapper Katastrophe performs "Man Enough."...Read More