December 18, 2009

Queer music Friday - Billie Joe Armstrong

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 18, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Billie Joe Armstrong, lead vocals for Green Day, has been out about his bisexuality for over a decade. The band itself has come back, as political as ever, this past May with 21st Century Breakdown. Personally, I love "Welcome to...Read More


The Stairs or the Window: Kill the Mandate, Kill the Bill?

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 18, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Recent developments in the health care reform debate debacle saga remind me of a a scene -- actually more like a repeated gag -- from one of my favorite movies, Keenan Ivory Waynans’ I’m Gonna Git You Sucka. I’ll explain...Read More


A Sesame Street death, Animation Domination, & LGBT rights in 2010

Filed by Bil Browning | December 18, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Let's see, today's roundup of tidbits from around the web has quite the array of topics. There should be something for everyone to click out and see. New York governor Paterson signed an executive order prohibiting discrimination based on gender...Read More


Oh, and Rwanda, Nigeria, Kenya, Zimbabwe...

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | December 18, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Welcome to the new world of globalized homophobia, as invented by the U.S.-based New Apostolic Reformation. No sooner had we mobilized some condemnation of the now-notorious bill in Uganda than another anti-gay bill popped up in Rwanda. And we can...Read More


Casualties of the Culture Wars

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 18, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Try as I may to avoid them, there really isn't anyway I can not post on the fact that any hope of getting LGBT legislation through in 2010 is shot. Jillian Weiss pointed to the article in The Hill this...Read More


Feeling burned by the Democratic party? Do something.

Filed by Joe Mirabella | December 18, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Fellow contributor Adam Bink wrote on Open Left about the following Newsweek prediction for 2010: Patience became the 2009 mantra of the gay rights movement, which generally supports Democrats. Many activists believe that in his heart Obama supports their flagship...Read More


DC Mayor Fenty signs marriage equality bill

Filed by Bil Browning | December 18, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

Mayor Adrian Fenty has signed the Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Equality Amendment Act of 2009, following the overwhelming vote in support of marriage equality by the Washington DC City Council on Tuesday. With today's bill signing, the District has...Read More


ENDA In The Purple Tunnel of Doom

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | December 18, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

You remember The Purple Tunnel of Doom from President Obama's Inauguration? Turns out some legislation is still waiting on that line. Adam Bink of Open Left says there is more trouble for ENDA, as well as the rest of the...Read More


Tribute to Herbert List

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | December 18, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

An image credited to a Herbert List caught my eye on eBay a few weeks ago, so I searched around and was blown away by what I found. Magnificent work, haunting, disciplined, filled with light, truth, and clarity. When I...Read More


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Ellen on Uganda

Filed by Ed Team | December 18, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

"I'm so thankful for the freedoms that we have in this country; the freedom of speech, the freedom to vote and the freedom to love who we want. And I want to say that what's happening in Uganda makes me...Read More


Starbucks is so gay

Filed by Bil Browning | December 18, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

Brother Barker is right! Starbucks is sooo gay. You probably miss the homosexual hieroglyphics on the wall while you suck down your Satan sauce, don't you? See Jerby's Blog for more Brother Barker videos and his Lady Gaga Christmas...Read More