September 12, 2009

Weekly Reader: Whitney Houston, Caster Semenya & How to End Up on YouTube

Filed by Bil Browning | September 12, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

When we put out the hat this week for No On 1/Maine Marriage Equality, Projectors quickly started filling it. A generous donor offered to match all donations in a 48 hour period up to $1000 and our readers exceeded the...Read More


The Other 300: gay military history

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 12, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

If you ever run into anyone who gives you a mouthful of right-wing nonsense about how gays shouldn't serve in the military, or protests that gays have never been allowed to openly serve in the military, tell them about the...Read More


Mormon Men of Power and Authority in our Governments: Why They're Big trouble!

Filed by Bobby Parker | September 12, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

I'm an 'inactive Mormon.' That means I don't go to church and don't give 'em money anymore. For my grandchildren's sakes, it sounds better in Mormon parlance for Grandpa Parker to be inactive rather than a nonbeliever. Semantics...but don't we...Read More


White Whine

Filed by Kate Clinton | September 12, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

For all I know, Keith Olberman might still be doing his special extended commentary on the You Lie Guy, but I had to get to bed. I have not checked this morning to see if he is still going strong...Read More


Caster Semenya is a woman, now what?

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 12, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

There's a lot to talk about when it comes to Caster, but I'll preface this by saying that finding out that there are some people who are unwilling to accept her gender (using that term intentionally) at face value, online...Read More


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We're Sorry

Filed by Ed Team | September 12, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"While [mathematician Alan Turing] was dealt with under the law of the time and we can't put the clock back, his treatment was of course utterly unfair and I am pleased to have the chance to say how deeply sorry...Read More


Stephon Marbury is (not) gay

Filed by Bil Browning | September 12, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

NBA free agent Stephon Marbury put up this YouTube video to let you know he is not gay. His toenails are painted white with rhinestones, but he is not gay. Marbury was previously heckled by players for a video...Read More