February 14, 2010

Queering the Lunar New Year

Filed by Jason Tseng | February 14, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

While many people around the world are celebrating Valentine's Day with chocolates, romantic dinners, and the such, hundreds of thousands of Asian folk are celebrating the Lunar New Year. That's right, February 14th is not only a day to buy...Read More


Creating Change with a Kid

Filed by Paige Schilt | February 14, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

Long before my son was born, my dear mother turned to me and said, "your kids are going to turn out so conservative." I think this was her special way of saying that 1) my activist lifestyle is a little...Read More


Down and Dirty with Bil Browning

Filed by Peter Monn and Alex Paredes | February 14, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Running a social blog and discovering who the local celebrities are is interesting because what you find is that power is not necessarily confined by social status, wealth or interest, but sometimes by who is controlling what news reaches us,...Read More


Freedom to Marry Week: Bringing It Home

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 14, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Marc Solomon is the marriage director of Equality California, where he focuses on overturning Prop 8 and restore the freedom to marry in the state. Before joining EQCA, Marc led the successful fight to protect marriage...Read More


Who Is Demetrius Anderson and Why Should You Give a Shit? (Updated)

Filed by D Gregory Smith | February 14, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Demetrius Anderson is the African-American, gay, HIV+ man I wrote about who is suing the Blue Island, IL Police Department, alleging excessive force, malicious prosecution and hate crime-worthy verbal assault referring to his (supposed) religion, sexuality, mental health state and...Read More


Nathaniel Frank: DADT polling & the paperback edition

Filed by Bil Browning | February 14, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Right after I sat down with the Palm Center's Nathaniel Frank to talk about Don't Ask Don't Tell, he published one helluva piece on the Huffington Post about the military's announcement that they will poll the troops about their opinions...Read More


Sunday Funnies: InfoMania takes on DADT with 'Ac**kalypse Now'

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 14, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

The brilliant and irreverent satirist Bryan Safi, from my favorite nerdy show on my favorite nerdy channel - InfoMania, is back exploring more LGBT issues and stereotypes as they are portrayed by the clueless media and pop culture. This week's...Read More


Friendship in the Time of Love

Filed by Yasmin Nair | February 14, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

I posted this two years ago, and thought it would be appropriate to repost this year. You can see the older post and comments here. Or you can just read it below. We know by now that Valentine's Day, like...Read More


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Rick Santorum's Paula Abdul phase

Filed by Ed Team | February 14, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"California's voters have spoken. The only point of Walker's rigged trial is to convince appellate courts that voters who passed Proposition 8 are intolerant bigots. But an honest look at the behavior of both sides over the past year tells...Read More


Adam Lambert performs Soaked for AOL

Filed by Bil Browning | February 14, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Adam Lambert performs Soaked on AOL Music's Sessions series....Read More