January 26, 2010

The Democratic Party's Senate Problem, Political Will and ENDA

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | January 26, 2010 | 7:30 PM | comments

The Democratic Party is in trouble. It appears to be unable to move, curled up in the fetal position and bawling at the top of its lungs. Health care reform, the economy and jobs are all problems that, as of...Read More


Now available: Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Volume 1

Filed by Jeff Sheng | January 26, 2010 | 6:30 PM | comments

I first want to start this post by saying a big thank you to the over thirty service members in our military who have allowed me to photograph them for my "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," photo series so far. It...Read More


The View discusses monogamy in straight and gay relationships

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 26, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

Maybe teh gayz will have words for Joy Behar over this segment of The View. I don't really think she was saying anything offensive - it's not a shame to not practice monogamy, there's nothing morally wrong with relationships, gay...Read More


Heads in the sand

Filed by Matt Comer | January 26, 2010 | 4:30 PM | comments

This year's Census has invigorated activists who believe the U.S. government's decennial count of all citizens should reflect an accurate and inclusive count of the LGBTs in our population. The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force has taken up an...Read More


Uganda's 'Kill The Gays' Bill Goes XXX??

Filed by Waymon Hudson | January 26, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

Ugandan pastor Martin Ssempa, who recently made news for planning on February 17th what he called a "million man march" in Uganda in support of the odious "kill the gays" bill, is getting concerned by the international pressure and outrage...Read More


What about the rest of us?

Filed by Sean Kosofsky | January 26, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

This post may make me unpopular, but it needs to be written. Right now our movement is caught up in the daily drama of the very important federal lawsuit to strike down Prop 8 in California. Don't get me wrong,...Read More


Another Republican against free market solutions

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 26, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

Considering how bad the recession has been to state budgets, can you really blame New Hampshire from trying to increase revenue from non-tax sources? The way this Republican is complaining, you'd think that the state voted to increase property taxes....Read More


Profile: Openly lesbian Illinois lawmaker Deb Mell

Filed by Phil Reese | January 26, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Over the past few months I've told you a lot about the folks who are aspiring to be out LGBT elected leaders in Illinois, but two people I would love to tell you a lot more about are our two...Read More


Prop 8 Trial Twitter Feed: The Defense

Filed by Bil Browning | January 26, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

The defense is trying to give reasons why they pushed Proposition 8 that wasn't sparked by discriminatory motives today. Yesterday, cross-examination completely torpedoed a defense witness who ended up admitting that Prop 8 was meant to stir hatred and discrimination...Read More


Maxum-um Overdrive

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | January 26, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Belgian ad campaign for Maxum candy bars. The French comment "It'll make a man out of you" pretty much insults everyone -- which is a kind of equality, I guess, but not exactly what we're aiming for.......Read More


Gay Hoosier is White House guest for State of the Union address

Filed by Bil Browning | January 26, 2010 | 10:45 AM | comments

Indianapolis resident Trevor Yager, an openly gay business owner, has been picked by the White House to be the First Lady's guest at tomorrow's State of the Union address. Yager co-owns TrendyMinds, an Indianapolis advertising agency celebrating its 15th anniversary...Read More


Will Scott Brown stand up for LGBT servicemembers, too?

Filed by Dustin Kight | January 26, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

My local NPR station, WBUR, had a (somewhat inappropriately sanguine) profile of Scott Brown on this morning. The feature included references to his troubled childhood: his single mother, the time spent on welfare, his rocky relationships with authoritative men, er,...Read More


A John Edwards sex tape?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 26, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Oh, say it isn't true, Johnny. Say it isn't so. Is there really a John Edwards/Rielle Hunter sex tape? According to sources... Emphasis mine Sources have told us that, in the throes of their affair, John Edwards and Rielle Hunter...Read More


Skating is for watches not medals!

Filed by Michael Buckley | January 26, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

It's time for a little skating talk!...Read More


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Italian marriage hunger strike

Filed by Ed Team | January 26, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We came to a point where we wanted to protect each other. This is not my first relationship, but for the first time I feel the need to protect my partner." --Francesco Zanardi, who's hunger striking for marriage in Italy...Read More


The trailer for FIT

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 26, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

The UK's LGBT group Stonewall sent this movie to schools to try to fight homophobic bullying...Read More