November 25, 2009

On Giving Thanks The European Way, Or, Freedom: It's The New Black!

Filed by Don Davis | November 25, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

I have a Thanksgiving story for your consumption that has nothing to do with turkeys or pumpkin pie or crazy uncles. Instead, in an effort to remind you what this holiday can really stand for, we'll meet some people who...Read More


Atlanta: Eagle patrons sue city & top cops hit the door

Filed by Bil Browning | November 25, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Granted, this is pure conjecture on my part, but I'm not a big believer in coincidences. If any Atlanta readers have the inside scoop, let me know... In an earlier Journal-Constitution article about the raid on the Atlanta Eagle, they...Read More


Queering Obama's first state dinner

Filed by Diane Silver | November 25, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

On this Thanksgiving Day's Eve, it's delightful to note that at least one openly lesbian couple and one openly gay couple attended President Obama's state dinner for the prime minister of India last night. What's even more fun is the...Read More


The Diamond Queen: Camp Lobby Card

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | November 25, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

No one expects the Spanish Inquisition....Read More


Who is better for the movement: Adam Lambert or Will Truman?

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 25, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

I posted the other day that Adam Lambert's performance was actually kind of boring, nothing new, not really shocking. Of course, I'm not a Real American. Not only that, I'm constantly being crushed under my own massive ennui. So it...Read More


Harvey Milk and the holidays

Filed by Adam Bink | November 25, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Awhile back, I wrote a piece at my home blog, OpenLeft.com, looking at the map of results in Maine, and noted the results in small towns where we lost badly. A colleague of mine at OpenLeft, Mike Lux, who has...Read More


I ♥ New York

Filed by Kate Clinton | November 25, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

If you are coming to New York City during the holidays and you want to see a show - book some tickets to The 39 Steps. Based on the movie by Alfred Hitchcock, it is a comedic tour de farce...Read More


Sympathy fatigue

Filed by Alex Blaze | November 25, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

There are just so many divergent communities and interests waving the "LGBT" banner, ones that I personally have no reason to defend, interests that simply don't line up at all with my own, and people whose priorities are just far...Read More


Post-modern feminist peeing: Go Girl!

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | November 25, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

If you must know more, visit go-girl.com. via Yahoo news...Read More


Chairman Miller, Don't Reach For That Turkey Yet!

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | November 25, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

An Open Letter to Chairman George Miller of the House Committee on Education and Labor, where the Employment Non-Discrimination Act is stalled while awaiting markup. Dear Chairman Miller: I know Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and that you are back in your...Read More


Precious: A Must See

Filed by Michelle Marzullo | November 25, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

"Those people talk like TV channels I don't watch." This was by far my favorite line in the movie Precious produced by Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry. Here I will join the flocks of the converted and preach to you...Read More


Adam Lambert Kisses A Boy & Jennifer Lopez Falls! - American Music Awards 2009

Filed by Michael Buckley | November 25, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. What did you think of Adam Lambert's performance? Were you offended by the sexual nature of it? 2. What did you think of the other performances? Lady Gaga (my fave), Rihanna, Keith Urban,...Read More


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A Sporting Chance

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

"I hope the [NFL] moves beyond individual suspensions and instead enacts zero-tolerance policies that start to address the danger of homophobia in sports. When these slurs are used by professional athletes, it trickles down to local and amateur sports teams...Read More


Video: Adam Lambert's "For Your Entertainment"

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

Here's Adam Lambert's new video....Read More