August 29, 2009

Weekly Reader: Barebackers, Teabaggers, & Obama's Approval Rating

Filed by Bil Browning | August 29, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

In this week's Reader I'm highlighting some of the guest posts we published recently. Father John McNeil reflected on 50 years in the priesthood, Stuart Milk shared his thoughts on his uncle, Harvey Milk, being honored in the California Hall...Read More


Why America Pretends to Separate Church and State

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | August 29, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

The other day, the Washington Post carried a seemingly innocuous little story about Brian Brown, head of NOM, who is now establishing his organization in the nation's capital. The newspaper actually tried to make the point about how "sane" and...Read More


Don't Take Your Lesbian Moms to Hooters

Filed by Dana Rudolph | August 29, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

The Canadian musical comedy My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding, which became the hit of the 2009 Fringe of Toronto Theatre Festival in July, will be expanded for a run beginning Nov. 7 at the Panasonic Theatre in Toronto, reports...Read More


Washington Post shills for the far right, unsurprisingly

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 29, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

If you haven't read the Washington Post profile that fawns over NOM executive director Brian Brown, please protect your keyboard from vomit if you click over the link to go read it. I don't really get what the news value...Read More


What's so mutually exclusive about being radical and being rational?

Filed by Phil Reese | August 29, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

I am the biggest queen you never met. I love Madonna and dancing and fashion and cooking and all of the shallow, stereotypical things that the nonpolitical superficial sissies are interested in. I long for the day that I won't...Read More


A Sad State

Filed by Kate Clinton | August 29, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

We've lost our biggest and best champion. We'll be hanging our rainbow flag at half mast in honor of Senator Ted Kennedy....Read More


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Heat in the Kitchen

Filed by Ed Team | August 29, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I'm going to go out on a limb and say a few words about same-sex marriage: First of all, part of the problem with the issue is that it is framed by opponents as a discussion of whether gay people...Read More


5 genders

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 29, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

National Geographic visits a community in Indonesia that organizes itself with five genders....Read More