July 28, 2009

Repeal Prop 8 Leadership Summit: The Expert Point of View

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 28, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

The California LGBT community is in the throes of a transformation, catalyzed by the movement for marriage equality. In addition to the important Ted Olson-David Boies challenge to Prop 8, new grassroots and institutional LGBT organizations are struggling with each...Read More


Washington domestic partnership fight could start soon

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 28, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

They'll be delaying the DP law in Washington to count signatures for the ballot measure against it: The signatures for Referendum 71 were turned in to the Washington state secretary of state's office Saturday afternoon. The new expanded domestic partnership...Read More


Caption This: Gays Gone Wild

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 28, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

This is what happens when you release a gay back into his natural habitat. The hubby and I had a chance to make a quick vacation this week. We're, uh, hiking an Appalachian trail....Read More


William Shatner: Palin's resignation speech as poetry

Filed by Bil Browning | July 28, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

This is too rich. The Tonight Show host Conan O'Brien invited William Shatner on his show to give Sarah Palin's resignation speech the literary treatment it deserves. Shatner reads it as poetry. I love it. What do you think of...Read More


Been around too long

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 28, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Yes, this Jason Bellini article is about how Kirsten Gillibrand wants to hold hearings to discuss an end to DADT, which is good, but I couldn't let this slide: The controversy has caused bitter rifts and recriminations within the gay...Read More


What the GLAAD Network Report Means

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 28, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Phil Reese began his career of LGBT advocacy in central Michigan and now resides in Champaign, IL where he teaches Middle School and attends graduate school at the University of Illinois. Phil is passionate about news,...Read More


Sun, Family and Lush Greens

Filed by Sara Whitman | July 28, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

I am currently at an undisclosed location in the Berkshires. Jeanine and I have a week, alone, and so far, it's been fabulous. My sister is in great hands, and the boys have been all dropped off at their camps....Read More


Federal civil unions?

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 28, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

There's a great interview for those interested in DOMA repeal up right now on the Bay Area Reporter with Rep. Jerry Nadler. Talk of federal civil unions hasn't really picked up all that much steam among either LGBT's or Congress,...Read More


U.S. Legislator of the Day: Patrick Tiberi

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 28, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

Today's LEGISLATOR OF THE DAY * * * drum roll * * * Pat Tiberi (OH-R-12) (pronounced "tea-berry") While he's quite conservative on most issues, he's a fair-minded Republican when it comes to job discrimination, and he voted yes on...Read More


Only 4 Days Left

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 28, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Editor's Note: Guest blogger Rick Cook is the co-owner of Mass Ave Video, Indianapolis's only video store catering to the LGBT community. The store has been a community resource for years and is facing closure soon. To our friends. We...Read More


What Really Happened at the Repeal Prop 8 Leadership Summit

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 28, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

The California LGBT community is in the throes of a transformation, catalyzed by the movement for marriage equality. In addition to the important Ted Olson-David Boies challenge to Prop 8, new grassroots and institutional LGBT organizations are struggling with each...Read More


What Does an Inclusive ENDA Really Mean?

Filed by Keri Renault | July 28, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Who can forget the infamous family feud over the highly touted "inclusive" ENDA of 2007? At the time a carefully negotiated LGBTQ alliance promised an employment non-discrimination act to protect both sexual orientation and gender identity classes. That unified alliance...Read More


Kristen Stewart - Drugs FAIL @ComicCon?! - Jonas Brothers Drumstick FAIL! - # FAILFUNERAL

Filed by Michael Buckley | July 28, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

In this video I talk about the Twilight Panel at ComicCon, Jon and Kate Plus Eight, Nadya whatshername, and Joe attacking Nick on stage and stay tuned for the return of Miles to Go- the Miley Cyrus Bookclub! Yay!...Read More


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An Utter but Not Complete Failure

Filed by Ed Team | July 28, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Whatever you believe the reason to be, the Leadership Summit on Sunday was an utter failure. And we have no one to blame but ourselves. . . . "But the Leadership Summit wasn't a complete failure. It illuminated many facts...Read More


Mac-vs-PC-esque marriage ad from Australia

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 28, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

They have a same-sex marriage battle going on in Australia, too. Here's an ad from Equal Love 09....Read More