September 7, 2009

On Fighting The Madness, Or, Send This To A Deather

Filed by Don Davis | September 07, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

We are coming down to the home stretch on health care, and we have seen the results of the first couple of rounds of crazy that have been sent forth in an effort to stop the process. In addition to...Read More


NOM: Hot or not?

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 07, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

The Washington Post's ombudsman, Andrew Alexander, wrote a response to the mountains of criticism Post writer Monica Hesse received as a result of her puff piece on NOM's executive director, Brian Brown. While Hesse photocopied Brown's "I'm a reasonable, concerned...Read More


Vanity Fair Tries (and Fails) to Parse the Meaning of Internet Crime

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 07, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

A new investigative piece from Vanity Fair takes a detailed look at the people, events and politics of the Craigslist murder that made headlines this summer. It starts off well, acknowledging that this murder (like all murders) is "a very...Read More


Advertising Equality: A Poll on Impact

Filed by John Shields | September 07, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Being Labor Day and all that, it's time to take a good old-fashioned straw poll of what YOU think are the best advertisements regarding LGBTQ issues facing this country. Below you will find an unscientific sample of ads and videos...Read More


Do ya feel it too?

Filed by Amy Hunter | September 07, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Do you feel it too? The energy. The excitement. The focus? I feel it. Here in Kalamazoo, it's palpable. It's in the air. Iowa, Maine, Vermont, New York, New Jersey and, yep, Kalamazoo. (Remember? I'm your gal in Kalamazoo?) All...Read More


Arguments Against ENDA: Are We Ready? (Part I)

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 07, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

No one in the national media is yet focusing much on the upcoming Employment Non-Discrimination Act, and neither the proponents on the left nor the opponents on the rights have said much either. But there is much to be said,...Read More


Labor Day open thread

Filed by Bil Browning | September 07, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

It's Labor Day here in the states - a holiday meant to support and honor the worker. We're taking the day off here at TBP and the state sites, so comments may not be approved right away. (Want to avoid...Read More


Please help Fair Districts Florida get petitions processed!

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 07, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editor's Note: This is an important message from our good friend Cathy James of Securing Our Children's Rights and OUT about the Fair Districts Campaign, which is dedicated to fairness in drawing Congressional districts in Florida and ending gerrymandering. Please...Read More


And they say men are obsessed with their penises...

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 07, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

I'm ashamed I ended up on the same side of an argument as did Rush Limbaugh. I thought I was reasonable, but if he agrees with me, then obviously I was wrong: It is President Obama who wants [to] mandate...Read More


Wizards of Waverly Place Movie!!! - Best Movie Ever?!

Filed by Michael Buckley | September 07, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. What did you think of the Wizards of Waverly Place movie? I'll be reading some comments on cam! I cried! 2. Did you like any recent Disney TV movies better or was this...Read More


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Beth Ditto: Obama is smart & marriage is stupid

Filed by Ed Team | September 07, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I think that [Obama] is smart and he's playing the field and taking... I mean, health care is more important than marriage, because marriage is stupid anyway. I don't think that gay marriage is where he needs to start, that's...Read More