November 2, 2009

Low Blows In The NJ Governor's Race

Filed by Rebecca Juro | November 02, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Here in New Jersey, politics is a contact sport and the participants are not shy about drawing blood. It's been this way throughout my adult lifetime and I don't expect it will ever change. It's just the way politics is...Read More


Is Alan Grayson a politician, a rock star, or a nut job?

Filed by Phil Reese | November 02, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Florida Rep. Alan Grayson is making a lot of waves on Capitol Hill over health care, and his words seem to be resonating with folks--and enraging others. This video comes directly from Grayson's own Rock-star-like YouTube channel. How does a...Read More


Why does God hate kittens?

Filed by Bil Browning | November 02, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Okay, we can have too much fun with this idiotic video hoping to sway Maine voters and promoted by the Yes on 1 campaign. It claims that God sent a tornado to Minneapolis minutes after the Lutherans narrowly voted to...Read More


If you don't vote, it's all your fault!

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 02, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Having grown up in the suburbs of Washington, DC, guest blogger Steve Publicover worked for fifteen years in the non-profit field of consumer credit education and advocacy and has written newsletters, educational materials and numerous articles for a...Read More


"We may be different, but we're not better"

Filed by Annette Gross | November 02, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

When my son first came out, one of my initial thoughts was that our family was not a "typical, normal" American family. I, too, thought that a family consisted of parents, children, and grandchildren. Since my son was gay, I...Read More


Why gay marriage IS the End of the World (or the queer world, at least)

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | November 02, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

I organized a sassy roundtable for the queer issue of Maximum Rocknroll, which was the October issue -- the issue is now off the stands, but here is the roundtable for your viewing pleasure -- it's a bit long, but...Read More


Lessons for the marginalized

Filed by Amy Hunter | November 02, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Kalamazoo will vote tomorrow. Should the city reinstate and keep on the books a transgender inclusive non-discrimination ordinance? Nearly all of these local initiatives ultimately stand or fall on two issues, "reverse discrimination", leveled at L,G,B and T and the...Read More


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Got Courage? See you in New York next week!

Filed by Bil Browning | November 02, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

As we've seen in the recent spate of hate crimes in New York City - and not just LGBT folks - there's still a lot of work to do around preventing violence based on arbitrary prejudices. The NYC Anti-Violence Project...Read More


Gay Erotic Shower Curtain

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | November 02, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Kitsch or cute? You decide. All I know is I wouldn't mind walking into his arms every morning. You can find more hand-painted erotic curtains @ the artist's ebay auctions...Read More


Weekly ENDA Update: Senate Hearings!

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | November 02, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Now that the hate crimes bill has been enacted into law, the Next Big Thing is ENDA. That's the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, the bill to stop job discrimination because of sexual orientation and gender identity. I'll continue to post a...Read More


Down To the Wire

Filed by Adam Bink | November 02, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Last month, Bil asked you to chip in to send me to Maine to write at my home blog, OpenLeft, about the campaign to protect marriage equality, and to build a broader movement of non-LGBT activists. Many of you generously...Read More


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Welcome two new contributors

Filed by Bil Browning | November 02, 2009 | 8:30 AM | comments

Please join me in welcoming two new contributors to the Project. Two of our recent guest bloggers are making the jump to full-fledged family members! Adam Bink is the Online Strategy Manager at Progressive Strategies, LLC, and manages design and...Read More


Lady Gaga is a boy?!

Filed by Michael Buckley | November 02, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

YouTuber's Featured in this video: Please subscribe to these talented people! 5 Awesome Optimists Slyth66 Geekella TheFineBros...Read More


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A Civil Servant

Filed by Ed Team | November 02, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I am delighted that, as we approach the 5th anniversary of the Civil Partnership Act 2004, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has been able to register almost 500 civil partnerships across the world, in countries where the couples would not...Read More


Bully prevention tips for the effeminate gaybie

Filed by Bil Browning | November 02, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Are you an effeminate baby gay who's always getting picked on by bullies? Then this video is for you! You can learn all sorts of new macho self-defense techniques like hair pulling, slapping, hitting the bully in the nuts,...Read More