September 11, 2009

My House Made Headlines at 5 a.m. This Morning, or, America Is Falling Apart

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | September 11, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Last night, around 3 a.m., our corner was suddenly the frantic focus of Los Angeles municipal emergency services. I was actually awake and working at my computer, when the water pipes in the house made a strange whooshing sound. Lights...Read More


Queer music Friday - Jake Walden

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 11, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Thanks to the reader who sent this in. This is Jake Walden's "For Someone."...Read More


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A heartfelt thank you & a donation drive update

Filed by Bil Browning | September 11, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

Thanks to everyone who participated in this week's opportunity to double your donation to No On 1/Maine Marriage Equality. A generous Projector offered to match all contributions in a 48 hour up to $1000. When you exceeded the goals, he...Read More


9-11 Remembered: A Flight Attendant's Story

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 11, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Many of you may know that I am a former flight attendant. What you may not know is that I was in the air on September 11th, working a flight leaving New York City going to Florida. I worked for...Read More


Am I Gay?

Filed by Michele O'Mara | September 11, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

It was 1979 and I was 13 when the beautiful new girl in school, with long brown hair and green eyes, approached the locker next to mine. Obviously struggling to satisfy the lock she was trying to open, she turned...Read More


DC gearing up for marriage bill introduction

Filed by Michael Crawford | September 11, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

I wrote last week that now is the time for marriage equality in DC and the City Council is gearing up to make that happen. 10 of 13 members of the Council are reportedly co-sponsors a marriage bill that is...Read More


Would You Strip for George Clooney in Public to Win His Affection?

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | September 11, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

I lust for George Clooney as much as the next normal gay man (what person in his right mind wouldn't fake a medical crisis in the hope of receiving mouth-to-mouth), but an Italian journalist declared his love for the hot...Read More


Florida LGBT News Round-Up

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 11, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Here's some news I thought everyone should read about things going on around the state that impact the LGBT community. Feel free to leave more stories and links in the comments! * Florida's LGBT seniors seek resources, face concerns -...Read More


STFU gays, a kitchen magnet, vegans, & Rep Joe Wilson

Filed by Bil Browning | September 11, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Every Friday, I roundup some of the best flotsam and jetsam that comes into the tip box but doesn't make it into a full post. Here's what I've got to share this week. STFU Gays. Offensive or hilarious? You decide....Read More


Gordon Brown apologizes to Alan Turing

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

Alan Turing, a gay mathematical genius from a half-century ago, finally got an apology from the British government after a petition gathered 30,000 signatures for it. Without Turing's work, the computer age would have looked quite different. His work on...Read More


False Apologies

Filed by Storm Bear | September 11, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

click to enlarge Yesterday Joe Wilson did not fail to entertain again. He emitted several apologies that really weren't. In one interview he claims the GOP leadership told him to apologize, it wasn't something that came from his heart....Read More


ENDA Hearing Scheduled, and Montana's Senator Baucus

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 11, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

I have heard tell that there is a hearing on ENDA scheduled in the House for next Friday, September 18. Things are starting to move, and move quickly. Time to starting linking hands and singing! Today I'm off to the...Read More


Pulpaliciously Gay

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 11, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Five strangely humorous pulp fiction covers on gay and drag themes. I'll start with the one that confuses me most. He's so gay he turns to peeping on women. What?...Read More


9-11 Remembered: A Flight Attendant's Story

Filed by Waymon Hudson | September 11, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Many of you may know that I am a former flight attendant. What you may not know is that I was in the air on September 11th, working a flight leaving New York City going to Florida. I worked for...Read More


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A Hero for Everyone

Filed by Ed Team | September 11, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Everyone should be proud of him--black, white, gay, straight, Bay Area, New Yorkers--because of his actions that day. We in the gay community should be particularly proud because his actions broke a lot of stereotypes." --Paul Holm, the surviving partner...Read More


Best Gay Song Ever

Filed by Bil Browning | September 11, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

I love this little ditty for the gays from these two young girls. Isn't it refreshing when they laugh with us instead of at us? I hereby nominate this little number for Best Gay Song Ever....Read More