September 30, 2009

Military journal calls for an end to DADT

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 30, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

Joint Force Quarterly is going to publish an article calling for an end to the ban on gays in the military: "After a careful examination, there is no scientific evidence to support the claim that unit cohesion will be negatively...Read More


Capitalism: The Prequel Part 1

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 30, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

On my way to the DC premiere of Michael Moore’s Capitalism: A Love Story, it occurred to me that we all know the story, because we’ve been watching the “prequel” — and starring in it — for a while now....Read More


When Is a Bracelet Not a Bracelet?

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | September 30, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

Craigslist may be full of creeps, but it can also be a source of unexpected joy. I'm not sure if the latest ad that's been doing the rounds is written by a real mom wanting to make some extra cash...Read More


Gay men are men, and some men are sexist

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 30, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

It shouldn't really be that complicated, but there's a mini-uproar over Graham Norton (a gay, British comedian) being reprimanded by the BBC for making a derogatory comment about lesbians. He said, while pointing a picture of a large woman in...Read More


A brief moment of effortless being

Filed by Sean Bugg | September 30, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Before being introduced to Provincetown, I considered myself to be an anti-beach type of person. Beach towns were all annoying tourists, garish boardwalks and gym-sculpted, sun-kissed bodies that give pale white boys like me severe complexes. Double all that for...Read More


Maggie Gallagher's husband not welcome at NOM event?

Filed by Donna Pandori | September 30, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Anyone remotely tuned into the same-sex marriage debate has heard of Maggie Gallagher. Most know her from the national stir she has created as President of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) and the Institute for Marriage and Public Policy....Read More


Slipping Gay Marriage Through the Back Door

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 30, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Andrew Syrios graduated from the University of Oregon and is currently a staff writer for Swifteconomics.com. A straight man, he comes from the libertarian side of the aisle, which is relatively empty, so he attempts to...Read More


Florida Equality News: September Highlights

Filed by Nadine Smith | September 30, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

This Equality Florida update is designed to keep you informed about important elements of our work. In this month's Update: 1. Florida Venues Canceling Singer Who Calls for the Murder of Gays 2. October 11th: Take Action in D.C. or...Read More


Will we wait until it's too late?

Filed by Bil Browning | September 30, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

Thomas Friedman has an excellent column in today's New York Times that's a must read. The writer bemoans the cheapening of our political debate and the potentially violent rabble-rousing the Republican party has embraced with open arms. I was in...Read More


Let the President go golf, I'd rather see Michelle anyway!

Filed by Phil Reese | September 30, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

I can't believe its a scant two weeks until the National Equality March! While I fend off my haters ("BENEDICTIA ARNOLD!") and pack my cutest protest undies, I've been doing a lot of thinking about the fact that the President...Read More


Injustice for Florida Family

Filed by Dana Rudolph | September 30, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

I'm spitting nails over this one: A U.S. District Court in Florida rejected a lawsuit by a lesbian mom who had been kept apart from her partner who lay dying in a Florida hospital. The couple's three children were kept...Read More


Be a part of the National Equality March without leaving Indiana

Filed by Zac Hart | September 30, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

When Indy Impact was first founded almost a year ago - the GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender) community was suffering from a massive blow from the passage of Proposition 8 in California. In a matter of 10 days, grassroots...Read More


Senator Reid, I Owe You An Apology And Thanks For Supporting Us On ENDA

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

Dear Senator Reid: The other day, I questioned your commitment to the LGBT community on ENDA. I could not understand why you are not a co-sponsor of ENDA, though I know you had privately assured some back at the beginning...Read More


The morality of selfishness

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

A recent college graduate in Ohio died late last week because she didn't seek treatment for her flu symptoms until it was too late. She was a vibrant young woman, and it makes little sense that she would die from...Read More


Washington Post Trashes Bob McDonnell's Faux Transportation "Plan"

Filed by Michael Hamar | September 30, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Thank goodness someone in the MSM is going after Bob "Taliban Bob" McDonnell's smoke and mirrors fraud of a "plan" to fix Virginia's seriously broken and crumbling transportation system. McDonnell's house of cards "plan" is more of the "no new...Read More


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Help me celebrate my birthday!

Filed by Bil Browning | September 30, 2009 | 8:30 AM | comments

Do you live in the Washington, DC area or are you going to the National Equality March? If so, you're invited to help me celebrate my birthday with tons of other contributors and Projectors! Bilerico Project Meetup & Bil's Birthday...Read More


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Speaking Out Worldwide

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

"(We) must condemn violence based on sexual orientation and gender identity. In country after country after country, young men and women are persecuted, are singled out, even murdered in cold blood, because of who they love or just based on...Read More


How many college students does it take to lipsynch Black Eyed Peas?

Filed by Bil Browning | September 30, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

How many college students does it take to lipsynch Black Eyed Peas? 172. But they can do it all in one take. (Hat tip to Joe.My.God.)...Read More