October 21, 2009

Obama adminstration moves forward on LGBT rights via HUD & HHS

Filed by Bil Browning | October 21, 2009 | 7:30 PM | comments

The Obama administration released three major LGBT rights advances this afternoon. None are as sexy as repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell or the Defense of Marriage Act, but - make no mistake - they are part of the foundation for...Read More


Morehouse's non-tolerance for gays

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | October 21, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

Morehouse College has a problem with its dress-code offenders. These dress-code offenders wear baggy pants, du-rags, flash their "bling bling" like gold chains, and "decorative orthodontic appliances" like gold teeth, and tattoos, bringing too much of black urban ghetto...Read More


Kalamazoo transphobes' bathroom scare tactics

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 21, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

These folks just don't change. Not one bit. Here's an ad from the Religious Right's campaign against an LGBT anti-discrimination law in Kalamazoo:...Read More


Happy Birthday, Sister

Filed by Kate Clinton | October 21, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Today is my sister's birthday! I have two older brothers and a younger brother, and when I was young I begged my mother for a sister, or a dog. I got a sister. My sister begged my mother for a...Read More


Maine's "No On 1" Jesse Connolly on the Rachel Maddow Show

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 21, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

No On 1 Maine campaign manager Jesse Connolly appeared on the Rachel Maddow Show last night to talk about the fight to keep the fundies from doing a "Prop 8: Part Duex." Polls show the fight in Maine is extremely...Read More


Glee star Corey Monteith thinks you're the jazz

Filed by Bil Browning | October 21, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

I must say, Glee star Corey Monteith is a lot nicer than my "Husband That Doesn't Know He's a Husband" Neil Patrick Harris. Neil didn't even send me a birthday card, but Corey? He makes videos for my blog. Oh...Read More


FL Republican Ros-Lehtinen sends out Pro-LGBT Mailing

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 21, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

South Florida Republican Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who has long been an ally to the LGBT community, sent out a mailer to constituents letting them know exactly where she stand on equality: Everyone deserves equal treatment and protection under our laws...Read More


Growing Calls for Immigration Reform That Leaves No Family Behind

Filed by Steve Ralls | October 21, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Congress has promised to begin the process of reforming America's broken immigration system later this year. There is widespread consensus that reform is urgently needed, and a growing insistence among lawmakers that any reform effort must adhere to our nation's...Read More


Let's talk job segregation, not LGBT people and pedophilia

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 21, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

I've been following the Kevin Jennings story here on TBP pretty closely, and it's not just because it's a blatant case of homophobia. The story is important because of it's political implications, yes, but also because of its social implications....Read More


Shame and blood on a prayer shawl

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 21, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Gregory Hinton is an acclaimed author, filmmaker, and lecturer. His novels include Cathedral City, The Way Things Ought to Be and Santa Monica Canyon. His films include It's My Party and Circuit. Last Saturday morning around...Read More


Dan Gelber Garners LGBT Endorsement in hotly contested FL AG race

Filed by Nadine Smith | October 21, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Today, Florida's largest LGBT political group endorsed Senator Dan Gelber for Attorney General. Equality Florida Action PAC is the state's largest PAC devoted to electing pro-equality candidates. Our endorsement is the first by any statewide organization in the hotly contested...Read More


On Using Mr. Bullhorn, Or, DC Health Summit Thursday: Come Say Hi...Loudly

Filed by Don Davis | October 21, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

It was a long hot August for those who would like to see health care reform, as rabid "Town Hall" protesters proffered visions of public options that would lead to death panels and socialism and government tax collectors with special...Read More


Florida's Sen. George LeMieux: Legislator of the Day

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 21, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Senator George LeMieux was recently appointed by Florida Governor Charlie Crist after the resignation of former Senator Mel Martinez. Will he support the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, S1584? There have been some press reports that Senator LeMieux may be somewhat friendly...Read More


GLBT History Month Icons: Todd Oldham

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 21, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

The 31 GLBT History Month Icons, living or dead, are selected for their achievements in their field of endeavor, their status as a national hero, or their significant contribution to GLBT civil rights. Today's Icon is Todd Oldham. Best known...Read More


Vintage beauty ad with a lesbian flavor

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 21, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

From 1926....Read More


Do Me Sexy Stepfather!!! Gossip Girl 3some & Lindsay Lohan's Genius!

Filed by Michael Buckley | October 21, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the day: 1. Are you watching Gossip Girl this season? What do you think? Is Jenny less annoying? Who is your fave character? 2. Who on Gossip Girl is going to have a 3some? 3. Have...Read More


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Explaining Question 1

Filed by Ed Team | October 21, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It's like California's Prop 8, but this time with lobster." --Rachel Maddow, October 20, 2009...Read More