February 4, 2010

Monogamy: Gender vs. Sexual Orientation

Filed by Michele O'Mara | February 04, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

After studying 566 gay male couples over a three year period, Colleen Hoff of San Francisco State University discovered that roughly fifty percent of gay male couples choose to be non-monogamous. Blake Spears and Lanz Lowen are a great example...Read More


We're not even laser-focused on jobs

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 04, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

The executive branch is saying that it'll take a year to study the implementation of a repeal to DADT, and the legislative branch is apparently not even going to try to come up with an excuse for ignoring DADT until...Read More


Creating Change Day 2: Got Issues? We're Talking About Them Today!

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 04, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Everybody has an issue near and dear to their heart, but it's not just preaching to the choir at Creating Change. It's also about learning about other issues that are going on in the LGBTQI community. Today in Dallas is...Read More


A Tax Break Isn't Worth Having the Government Treat Being Trans as a Disease

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 04, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Editors' note: Alice Kalafarski is a law school graduate and transgender activist. She volunteers with Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC), SpeakOUT Boston, and spent a month with Maine's No on One campaign. Of all the places she helps out,...Read More


HIV+ Man Sues Chicago Area Police

Filed by D Gregory Smith | February 04, 2010 | 3:30 PM | comments

Demetrius Anderson, a gay, HIV+ Muslim, is suing the Blue Island Police Department with allegations of excessive force, malicious prosecution and verbal assault - the latter specifically for being an HIV+ gay man. The story began in April 2009, when...Read More


Good News from Kansas

Filed by Diane Silver | February 04, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

A Kansas legislative committee has approved a bill outlawing discrimination against LGBT people. This is the second year the Senate committee has passed the bill, but it's the first time this has happened early enough in the session for the...Read More


The Real Life Experience of Rhiannon O'Donnabhain: "It's such an affirmation."

Filed by Keri Renault | February 04, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

"I'm almost at a loss for words here," said an emotional Rhiannon O'Donnabhain, after being introduced to a national phone conference audience Wednesday evening. "This is an affirmation that my cause was a right cause, and that I was right...Read More


James O'Keefe's same-sex marriage stunt

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 04, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Surprise surprise, the guy who hated ACORN so much he went and asked them for financial advice and then doctored the video to make them look bad doesn't like gays all that much either. Here's another one of his "busts"...Read More


Lois Lane, pre-modern feminist

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | February 04, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

...and with latent lesbian separatist tendancies. Who knew?...Read More


Our missing voice in the Senate

Filed by Chuck Wolfe | February 04, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

John McCain has become a leading Senate opponent of repealing the military's ban on openly gay servicemembers, even as top Pentagon officials say they want Congress to repeal the law that makes them enforce the policy. Many believe a repeal...Read More


Go Saints

Filed by Father Tony | February 04, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Hey FT, I know you will tell me the truth even if I won't like it. Is it possible to be a part-time gay? I read all the gay stuff I can find so that's why I'm here. I'm...Read More


Lady Haha Does Missouri

Filed by Kate Clinton | February 04, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

"It's never like this," everyone said about the torrential rains for five days in LA. After they proudly announced, "We don't know how to drive in the rain." As they were driving. We were on our way to the 60th...Read More


Rep. Sestak: Implementing repeal of DADT "doesn't need to take a year"

Filed by Adam Bink | February 04, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Cross-posted at OpenLeft.com I sat down this morning with Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA) to discuss the news around Don't Ask, Don't Tell, and specifically questions around implementation of a repeal. Sestak is a decorated, former 3-star Vice Admiral in the...Read More


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Duncan Hunter on "hermaphrodites" in the military

Filed by Ed Team | February 04, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"[T]he military is not civilian life, and I think the folks that have been in the military that have been in these very close situations with each other -- there has to be a special bond there, and I think...Read More


Comedian Bill Hicks on "Gays in the Military" nearly two decades ago...

Filed by R Conrad | February 04, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

As the gays get all excited about joining the US military, I can't help but wonder what Bill Hicks would be saying today. The clip above is a fierce farcical tirade critiquing both the demand for a gay inclusive...Read More