January 7, 2010

Ridicule, the federal jobs site, and an ENDA prescription

Filed by Bil Browning | January 07, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

My first op-ed written for the Advocate went up this week - "Prescription for an Ailing ENDA." I lay out a three point prescription on how to get ENDA passed before the end of this congressional session when health care...Read More


The Decade So Bad It Shall Remain Nameless

Filed by Kate Clinton | January 07, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

It's over. On the eve of the new decade, we were in Provincetown, but were unable to have our annual beach fire because of snow and high wind. At the annual ritual, we jot down things we want to burn...Read More


Marriage bill defeated in New Jersey Senate

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 07, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

A bill that would have legalized same-sex marriage in New Jersey failed in the senate 14-20. The governor is changing after next week from a Democrat who would have signed a marriage bill to a Republican who won't, so this...Read More


Freedom depends on open government

Filed by Joe Mirabella | January 07, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

This is part 3 of a 3 part series discussing the pending Supreme Court case that will decide the future of our petition gathering process in Washington, and the push by anti-equality forces to operate in secrecy nationwide. In part...Read More


The Morality of Health Care Reform, Pt. 7

Filed by Terrance Heath | January 07, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

The fury and dialogue catalyzed by Joe Lieberman’s unsurprising treachery on health care reform — along with futile efforts to court Olympia Snowe, and the dealmaking with Ben Nelson and other “Blue Dog” Democrats — underscores a Democratic division...Read More


Belinda Carlisle: Portrait of a Modern Mother

Filed by Bil Browning | January 07, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Ed Kennedy smelled something fishy when he saw StarPulse.com's post, "Belinda Carlisle Shocked By Her Son's 'Coming Out'." The site's post is based on a interview with Carlisle and her out gay son, James Duke, from the UK's Attitude magazine...Read More


The Prop 8 trial will get YouTubed

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 07, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Both Joe and I posted about the controversy in the Ninth Circuit over whether or not to broadcast the federal Prop 8 challenge. The Prop 8 defenders said that their witnesses would be intimidated and look like idiots if people...Read More


Humor Rights Watch: Rachel Rocks, Letterman Doesn't

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | January 07, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

The appointment of Amanda Simpson by President Obama to the Commerce Department is now making the rounds on the TV show circuit. Interestingly, as revealed last night by Rachel Maddow, she's not the first. Rachel also displayed her usual witty...Read More


Will Atlanta officially apologize to the Eagle?

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | January 07, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Just in from one of the lawyers representing the owners of the Atlanta Eagle. Some of you may recall the club was targeted by rogue Atlanta cops who intimidated and abused innocent patrons this past fall. On January 12, the...Read More


16 Years Old And Already A Catholic Rebel

Filed by Father Tony | January 07, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Fr. Tony, My name is Donny, and I am a 16 year old Catholic. I read one of your articles online about the Roman Catholic Church and homosexuality and LOVED it. You brought up a really good point about...Read More


Neil Patrick Harris wins Gay Man of the Decade: Shuns me again

Filed by Bil Browning | January 07, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Neil Patrick Harris has won AfterElton.com's Gay Man of the Decade contest. The actor took 61% of the vote in the online poll that went viral once he and actor John Barrowman started a Twitter battle over the title. Various...Read More


Hail Mary!

Filed by Kate Clinton | January 07, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

I'll miss my hero Mary Daly. Have you read her books "Beyond God the Father," "Gyn/Ecology," "Pure Lust," or "Amazon Grace?"...Read More


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Fox News on gay-baiting

Filed by Ed Team | January 07, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"[P]ress and Republicans alike are rushing to pooh-pooh what, in spite of the weakness of the messenger, has been the topic of discussion in Washington and elsewhere for quite some time. So, where is the reporting? Where are the cameras?...Read More


A distributed computing case study in bullshittery

Filed by Bil Browning | January 07, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

You know, I could spend an hour writing up all the flaws in this jackass' argument condoning Lisa Miller's abduction of her daughter to prevent her former partner, Janet Jenkins, from having any contact with the child. Instead, I'll...Read More