February 8, 2010

Sarah Palin wants YOU to point fingers and shut up

Filed by Kip Williams | February 08, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

I just watched Sarah Palin's speech to Tea Party Nation on MSNBC. She is a used car saleswoman. A deceiver. And she doesn't care about people of color or queer folk, poverty or children in jail. Her message is self-serving...Read More


When Will African Descended Trans People Get To Tell Our Stories On HBCU Campuses?

Filed by Monica Roberts | February 08, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

One of the things I and other transsisters enjoy doing is telling the story of African descended trans people to college students around the nation. Since only one side of the story has been told for the last 50 plus...Read More


On Health Care, Vegas-Style, Or, Figure It Out In The Ambulance, Chump

Filed by Don Davis | February 08, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

I was supposed to begin the long-delayed series of PTSD stories I've been planning, but before we begin, I need to tell y'all about something that just happened in my house. For us it wasn't a matter of life or...Read More


Traditional marriage: Good enough for King David

Filed by Bil Browning | February 08, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Indiana Family Institute policy director Ryan McCann wrote a post on their blog advocating for passage of a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage and civil unions. Correct me if I'm wrong, but does the "traditional marriage supporter" who blames...Read More


A Taxing Question of Medical Necessity

Filed by Kelley Winters | February 08, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Many trans and especially transsexual Americans were relieved this week by the U.S. Tax Court decision to reverse earlier IRS positions and allow costs of hormonal and surgical transition care to be deducted as medical expenses. The ruling concluded: Petitioner...Read More


Didi! (Part 1)

Filed by Sean Martin | February 08, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

The joys of meeting new neighbours... and their gifts... Click here for a larger image....Read More


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Top Six Most Popular Gay Porn Sites

Filed by Peter Monn and Alex Paredes | February 08, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

It is reported that every second, 28,258 internet users are viewing pornography. That's a huge amount of attention given to something we rarely talk about in public so Alex and I decided that over a two week period, while out...Read More


Swedish lesbian love ad rejected by papers

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 08, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

A new print and television ad campaign by an LGBT org in Sweden has been rejected by two major newspapers already. Below is the rejected print at (the sentence says "love has many faces"): The editor of one the paper's...Read More


Green penis veins, oral sex pregnancy, and other sex questions

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | February 08, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Actual questions and answers from a sex advice column in the Pune Mirror (India). I got married a month ago and we have unprotected sex everyday. I have one bad habit, which is that I eat paper. Is this harmful?...Read More


Roll Up Your Sleeves, Arizona

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | February 08, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

So it's late in the day today at Creating Change, and I'm pissed off at people from Arizona. Rather intensely so. Here I've encountered a teacher from Coolidge, Alison Davidson from Saga in Tucson, Kim Pearson, who's based out of...Read More


'He set me free...'

Filed by Matt Comer | February 08, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Over the weekend Towleroad posted the video of an "ex-gay" teenager and his testimony at the International House of Prayer in Kansas City. If you're reading this and thinking, "That place sounds familiar," you should be reminded of Lou Engle...Read More


Taylor Swift wins a Grammy, but I still can't sing!!

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 08, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

A semi low key slightly less gay hyper recap of the 2010 Grammy Awards! I am traveling but wanted to share some thoughts with you! This video may suck but it is still better than Taylor Swift's live performance....Read More


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Anne Hathaway on leaving the Catholic Church

Filed by Ed Team | February 08, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The whole family converted to Episcopalianism after my elder brother came out. Why should I support an organization that has a limited view of my beloved brother?" --Anne Hathaway...Read More


The Focus on the Family Super Bowl ad

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 08, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Here's the much bally-hooed Focus on the Family/Tim Tebow Super Bowl ad. I don't really see how it's supposed to oppose choice, unless one assumes that pro-choice advocates just want to kill all babies. She doesn't even mention the...Read More