December 6, 2009

Submit to Google... or else. [Gay Geeks]

Filed by Nathan Strang | December 06, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

Google is growing, always. Month by month, a new application, service, or acquisition brings Google one step closer to being involved in every aspect of your life. Did you know that in October, Google invested in a biotech company? Why...Read More


Lambda Rising bookstore closing after Christmas

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | December 06, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Washington DC's gay bookstore, Lambda Rising, is closing after 35 years. In announcing the closing, founder and co-owner Deacon Maccubin has self-consciously declared "mission accomplished." The store's Rehoboth Beach, DE location will also close. The website announcement includes a touching...Read More


"Heroes" Star Greg Grunberg Tweets Transphobia

Filed by Rebecca Juro | December 06, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

UPDATE: Greg Grunberg e-mailed a response to this post. Read the message and Becky's response in this post. Since I started using Twitter several months ago, I've built up quite the list of personal friends and aquantances as well as...Read More


Berry: Why Obama admin is denying lesbian couple benefits

Filed by Bil Browning | December 06, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Much has been made of the Obama administration's decision to defy a California judge's order that they enroll a lesbian federal employee's partner as her health-insurance beneficiary. While Alex called the struggle "a power battle between the judiciary and the...Read More


What Kid DOESN'T Enjoy Playing in an Elephant's Rear?

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | December 06, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Remember how the Japanese manufactured a giant play toy in which children were encouraged to climb inside Pikachu's vagina? Click to enlarge:...Read More


Vintage Postcard: ca. 1900 prefeminist potty humor

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | December 06, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Now that we know more and understand more, we may see layers of subtext in this postcard, ca. 1900-1905, that its creators did not consciously intend. Pre-feminist patriarchal potty humor with an overlay of trans bathos, OH MY....Read More


On Getting Found, Or, Search Engines: Is There A Difference?

Filed by Don Davis | December 06, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

I have a story today that comes from my predilection to "self-syndicate," meaning that I post my stories far and wide, in the same way a newspaper columnist is syndicated nationally--or beyond. After I post, I know others will also...Read More


HRC meeting with Indiana 2nd district Congressman Donnelly

Filed by Donna Pandori | December 06, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Since November Adrian Matanza, an HRC organizer, has been Hitting the Road In Indiana working to build support for an inclusive ENDA. This effort is coming to South Bend, Indiana Monday December 7th when Mr. Matanza and constituents from the...Read More


Hablando de amor y de odio (with subtitles)

Filed by Pedro Julio Serrano | December 06, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

Como es ya costumbre, participé recientemente del programa Pura Política de la cadena NY1 Noticias en la ciudad de Nueva York. Entrevistado por el periodista Juan Manuel Benítez, hablé de amor y de odio. Sí, así como lees. Dialogamos sobre...Read More


How to tell if you're bisexual

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 06, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

eHow.com put together some videos on sexual health, and here is their brief intro to bisexuality. They have one on homosexuality, too, but this one seemed more interesting. I'm not bi, but that thing about having sex with anyone...Read More


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The Real Fight

Filed by Ed Team | December 06, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The real fight is not over marriage itself. Perry v. Schwarzenegger is only about gay marriage in the sense that Roe v. Wade was about privacy, or Brown v. Board of Education was about school choice. The case is really...Read More