January 24, 2010

Gay Geeks Roundup: Helping Haiti, Marc Jacob Mixtapes, and that iTablet thingy

Filed by Nathan Strang | January 24, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Notice that Gay Geeks has been oddly silent since Christmas? Here's what happened. I was walking down the street a few days before New Years when I saw a stray puppy in the street. Naturally the hero-type, I ran into...Read More


Olympics and the coming gender inquisition

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | January 24, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

While the IAAF has been backing and filling on the Caster Semenya case, many of us have been waiting for the IOC shoe to drop. This week the shoe dropped. In Miami Beach, a panel of so-called "experts" convened by...Read More


What real threats looked like after Prop 8 passed

Filed by Gloria Nieto | January 24, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

The Yes On 8 people at the Prop 8 trial going on in San Francisco make me want to scream. Daily. Thursday's star witness, Dr. (of what?) William Tam signed on to Prop 8 early on. He testified in court...Read More


(Net)hacking through the anti-LGBT political climate

Filed by Austen Crowder | January 24, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Nethack, like politics, is a humbling game. Originally released in 1985, Nethack is still among the most uniquely complex games that I have ever had the pleasure to play. It is also the single hardest game I've played; even after...Read More


Lo que vi en sus ojos...

Filed by Pedro Julio Serrano | January 24, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Yo sabía que sería procesable antes de que la jueza lo determinara, pues sus gestos lo delataron. Mi mirada se posó en la suya y nos reconocimos. Supe inmediatamente que era el asesino confeso de Jorge Steven López Mercado y...Read More


The Rector-Rotor

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | January 24, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

This is indeed in a class by itself...I hope!...Read More


Jesse's Journal: Gay Pulp Fiction

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | January 24, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

One of the most important gay books of the 20th century was Richard Amory's Song of the Loon: A Gay Pastoral in Five Books and an Interlude (Greenleaf Classics). While of doubtful literary value, Song of the Loon made gay...Read More


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IN House Speaker's prayer

Filed by Ed Team | January 24, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Sometimes we're right. Sometimes we're wrong. But whatever we are, help us get along. Amen." -- Indiana Speaker of the House Pat Bauer prayer for the opening of the day's legislative session. Bauer had said he "wanted to inspire peace...Read More


When childhood idols go fundie

Filed by Bil Browning | January 24, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

When I was a kid I loved the Ray Stevens songs - The Streak, the Mississippi Squirrel Revival, and Ahab the Arab. Flash forward a couple of decades and now Stevens is spewing right wing talking points on Fox....Read More