December 28, 2009

Illinois GOP Senate primaries hit a homophobic low-note

Filed by Phil Reese | December 28, 2009 | 8:00 PM | comments

While openly gay Jacob Meister campaigns over on the Democratic side, it seems the Republican contest for the Senate seat once held by President Barack Obama is the contest with the real gay scandal. Illinois Republican Representative and active Navy...Read More


Anti-gay DC bus ads: Censorship or free speech?

Filed by Bil Browning | December 28, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

An interesting conundrum in the Washington DC area has two different groups of LGBT citizens lining up on opposing sides of a free speech issue. Stand For Marriage DC, an anti-gay group trying to reverse the recent decision to approve...Read More


Either this is the best joke ever, or we've got ourselves a nut!

Filed by Phil Reese | December 28, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Hi-Caliber rapped on camera for progressive blogger Max Blumenthal at the 2009 Conservative Political Action Conference. You know. CPAC. The one being sponsored this year by GOProud but not letting them say anything. That conference. The former New Jersey construction...Read More


How not to cure homosexuality

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 28, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

Here's a weird story from Australia: During a family barbecue around Christmas time in 2007, the dad allegedly phoned a prostitute and arranged to meet her at a motel on Yaamba Road, North Rockhampton. The father drove his son to...Read More


Non-conformity and Bias

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 28, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Rachel Dunn is an out and proud trans-lesbian filmmaker living in Los Angeles. Although very supportive of community events, her primary activism comes in the form of fostering and contributing to queer and minority film projects...Read More


Guest conductor steals the show

Filed by Bil Browning | December 28, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

After winning an auction to conduct the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus during their holiday show, the guest conductor stole the show. If this doesn't hit you with a sock full of giggles, you must be suffering from post-Christmas Grinchiness....Read More


The right's gAyTM

Filed by Alex Blaze | December 28, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

GOProud, a right-wing Republican gay and lesbian org, announced that it wanted to cosponsor the CPAC (big annual conservative convention known for its homophobia) along with other assorted rightwing orgs, and that promptly received calls for boycott from culture war...Read More


Paradise?

Filed by Sara Whitman | December 28, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

I am in Hawaii. It is beyond beautiful. I cannot begin to explain, so I will start taking a lot of photos to show. It is my first time and when Jeanine went for work last year, she said, oh,...Read More


Gay Apparel

Filed by Kate Clinton | December 28, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Did you get your Christmas present from Congress? I got a bag of crap that says a reproductive system is a pre-existing condition! Health care reform, my @$$!...Read More


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Russian Orthodox Church Leader Patriarch Kirill on Gay Rights

Filed by Ed Team | December 28, 2009 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We respect the person's free choice, including in sex relations. The religious tradition of almost all nations has treated homosexuality as a sin. Those who commit a sin must not be punished... And we have repeatedly spoken out against discriminating...Read More


Face time in a flash mob

Filed by Bil Browning | December 28, 2009 | 7:00 AM | comments

This video of a faux flashmob sponsored by FOX to promote the launch of Glee in Italy is currently making the rounds. Another corporate snowjob isn't really that spectacular, but there is a secret hidden game in it for...Read More