September 26, 2009

Weekly Reader: ENDA, the UN President, & the LGBT political vocabulary

Filed by Bil Browning | September 26, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Our ENDA coverage this week was the best online. Dr. Jillian Weiss's liveblog of the ENDA Congressional Committee hearing (plus her advice on how to use the opposition's arguments going forward) was the highlight of the week. A few hundred...Read More


The Morality of Health Care Reform, Pt 3.

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 26, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

"I don't understand you Americans. You blow billions on a useless war in Afghanistan and Iraq, and billions more to bail out banks that nearly bankrupted the world economy, but you don't ensure healthcare for your own people. Even...Read More


Socialism and Gay Marriage -- Horse and Carriage?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | September 26, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

There seems to be no limit to right-wingers' inventiveness when they start elaborating on the awfulness of "gay evil." With righters inveighing against both socialism and gay marriage, it was inevitable that some lightbulb was going to link those two...Read More


Legal issues in ENDA 2009 version, Round 1

Filed by Nan Hunter | September 26, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Wednesday's hearing before the House Education and Labor Committee probably could not have gone better for supporters of ENDA. You can watch it and access copies of all the written testimony at the Committee's website. Special cheers to witnesses Vandy...Read More


All alone against the enemy (or so I thought)

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 26, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Editor's Note: Guest blogger AJ Dick lives in Indianapolis with her husband of almost 12 years, Dillan, their dog Cedar, and two cats, Emma and Gato. When AJ isn't protesting in the rain, she likes to crochet, read, watch TV...Read More


DC LGBT News Round Up: AIDS forum, gay police, and gay love

Filed by Michael Crawford | September 26, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

There's more than a little LGBT related news in the DC metro area. Here's a quick round up of some stories I thought you'd be interested in: The White House held a community forum on HIV/AIDS in D.C. D.C. has...Read More


On Life In The Modern World, Or, What If Jesus Was An HMO?

Filed by Don Davis | September 26, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Those among us who are familiar with the Bible will recall that Jesus Christ himself was an active member of the health care community as he travelled about the Holy Land. It is reported that he practiced within multiple medical...Read More


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The Perks

Filed by Ed Team | September 26, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This is the first generation of gay kids who have the great joy of being able to argue with their parents about dating, just like their straight peers do." --Ritch Savin-Williams, professor of developmental psychology at Cornell...Read More


Grandparents for Equality

Filed by Dana Rudolph | September 26, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Liberal grassroots group Truth and Hope created this video as part of a study about the effects of targeted marriage equality advertisements on a group of voters. You can read the Advocate post about the project to find out...Read More