January 22, 2010

Being gay is bad for my health (but not for the reasons you'd think)

Filed by Davina Kotulski | January 22, 2010 | 6:30 PM | comments

I have not been to the gym since the Prop 8 trial started two weeks ago. I can't even think of going to the gym in the morning when I have to race to San Francisco and go through the...Read More


Queer music Friday - Gretchen Phillips

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 22, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Gretchen Phillips is a lesbian singer/songwriter also known as the front woman in Meat Joy, Girls in the Nose, and Two Nice Girls. She's a rock singer whose songs focus on lesbianism and gender. She made underground lesbian rock in...Read More


Now That Corporations Are People, Can They Marry Each Other? What If They're Gay?

Filed by David Badash | January 22, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

You cannot help but feel amused/perplexed/incredulous/angered/frustrated/ready-to-pack-your-bags-and-move-to-another-country by events the past week in America. After the "stunning upset" Republican Scott Brown (I like to remind him he is a Republican; he seems not to want to tell anyone) pulled off on...Read More


Rep Paul Scott Blows Smoke on Transgender Michigan

Filed by Keri Renault | January 22, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

A fledgling politician, 27-year-old Michigan Representative Paul Scott (R-Grand Blanc) has a precocious grasp of social conservatism's #1 rule. All is fair in the war. Politics is war. Entering his sophomore year as a Michigan congressman, Scott, a rising star...Read More


Prop 8 trial: Conversion therapy doesn't work, GLBT people experience violence, and the Kinsey scale

Filed by Davina Kotulski | January 22, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

While I was doing this and admiring the historic photos of San Francisco on the 19th floor in the federal building, I struck up a conversation with the other person in the hallway. It turned out that I was talking...Read More


The death of Air America

Filed by Bil Browning | January 22, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Air America Radio went dark unexpectedly yesterday afternoon. The struggling media enterprise announced it was filing for bankruptcy and letting go their entire workforce. The progressive radio network launched the career of lesbian MSNBC host Rachel Maddow and also featured...Read More


As Good As it Gets

Filed by Sara Whitman | January 22, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

It really is a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. I can't shake the feeling of being cornered right now. My little safe state is no longer what I thought it was. Where to go? Ok, I really was...Read More


Prop 8 Trial Twitter Feed: Day 9

Filed by Bil Browning | January 22, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Our live Twitter feed of the Prop 8 trial was really popular last week, so I'm bumping it back up to the top to make it handy for Projectors to find. Contributor Davina Kotulski is in the courtroom today and...Read More


When a semen donor teams up with a bio mom...

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | January 22, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

The custody dispute between nonbio mom Kim Smith and bio mom Maggie Quale has attracted a lot of attention, including in this Bilerico post earlier this week, because Maggie has become romantically involved with the man who donated semen for...Read More


Boo Radleys and a Non-Political Gay Wedding

Filed by Peter Monn and Alex Paredes | January 22, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

Alex and I are not political whatsoever. We usually get our news from E! or TMZ or Facebook. We care more about Brangelina and the Kardashians than we do Goldman Sachs' bonuses or car recalls in Detroit. Don't get me...Read More


Is openly gay Dave Schroeder heading for a sure Illinois Assembly win?

Filed by Phil Reese | January 22, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

David Schroeder has been dealing with a lot of good news lately. Of all of the LGBT Democratic candidates going up against the machine in Illinois, Schroeder is faring best--with a Chicago Tribune endorsement on the morning of the 21st,...Read More


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I've seen more buttholes than a proctologist

Filed by Ed Team | January 22, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"I am the new generation of masturbator. I've seen it all. Before I make coffee, I've seen more butt holes than a proctologist does in a week... I have masturbated myself out of serious problems in my life. The phone...Read More


Animated French safe sex PSA

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 22, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Cute. Although I don't know why there are so many vaginas and only one penis. If my experience with French graffiti is at all representative, the penis to vagina ratio in graffiti here is around 50:1....Read More