October 25, 2009

Patriarchy stinking up the liberal blogosphere

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 25, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

I often complain about the right wing, so I'm happy to report that I have a major problem with the adolescent attitudes towards sex that are just as popular on the left side of the blogosphere. Snickers were heard throughout...Read More


E-Marriage? You Heard Right

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | October 25, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

My friend Bryan Wildenthal, who teaches constitutional law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, drew my attention to this startling proposal being put forth by two professors at Michigan State University. In a news release on MSU...Read More


Playing Fair

Filed by Sara Whitman | October 25, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Can I rant for a few moments? It's that kind of day. After standing in the rain, coaching my son's soccer team with a single parent- you know, the straight white guy who has not volunteered to coach but feels...Read More


Documenting unreportable discrimination

Filed by Amy Hunter | October 25, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

In recent weeks, the opposition has been stepping up efforts in the effort to repeal the LGBT anti-discrimination ordinance in Kalamazoo to spread falsehoods about gay and transgender people, our motives, what type of lives we lead and if ballot...Read More


The Gay Hate Crimes Crisis Isn't Over Yet

Filed by David Badash | October 25, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Thursday's historic passage of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act is cause for celebration. The first federal legislation to provide inclusive protections for the GLBTQ community, this hate crimes bill will extend significant protections to...Read More


TV ads aren't the answer in Maine

Filed by Matt Foreman | October 25, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

As the campaign in Maine enters the home stretch, our skeevy opponents have unleashed yet another ad claiming that unless marriage equality is overturned, same-sex marriage will be "pushed" on elementary school children. Our side has responded with calm, rebutting...Read More


Transgender Comics: "Between the Lines"

Filed by Austen Crowder | October 25, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

A crisp artistic style, engaging storylines, and good ol' trans melodrama. It's a combination that can't really go wrong, and "Between the Lines" proves it. The comic details the lives of young transsexuals at different moments of time as they...Read More


Edwardian union suits: vintage advertising

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 25, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

From the early 1900s, these delightfully sexy ads for form-fitting, see-through union suits. One before and the other after the jump....Read More


GLBT History Month Icons: Jerome Robbins

Filed by Waymon Hudson | October 25, 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 Jerome Robbins. Jerome Robbins...Read More


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A Homecoming Conversation

Filed by Ed Team | October 25, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I've only had people congratulating me. I know that one of my friends was in a conversation with someone who didn't think that it was fair that I was able to run, because I'm not female-bodied. But it generated a...Read More


Charlene Strong for domestic partnerships

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 25, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Here's the newest ad from Washington....Read More