February 18, 2010

Why DADT repeal gets more attention than ENDA

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 18, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Adam Bink posed some interesting questions yesterday about how DADT is taking attention away from ENDA, whether that's fair, and what it means for the LGBT movement. In 2009, Congress kept on kicking ENDA further and further down; now it's...Read More


Brad Ellsworth's LGBT record causes problems on the road to the Senate

Filed by Bil Browning | February 18, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

I wrote a piece for the Huffington Post this morning about the chase to win Indiana Senator Bayh's place on the ballot in the upcoming election. Hoosier Representative Brad Ellsworth is the top contender currently, but Ellsworth has an incredibly...Read More


Uganda Be Kidding Me: More Gay Porn from Pastor Ssempa & Dangerous Legal Loopholes

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 18, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Ugandan Pastor, and Rick Warren's right hand man, Martin Ssempa really hates gay people since he's one of the unapologetic driving forces behind the "Kill the Gays" bill. But he sure seems to love gay porn. I wrote about his...Read More


Branding Irons and Striking Now

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | February 18, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Way back in the murky days of history, Congress and the President put in place a rule for those who serve in the military that was seen as a compromise at the time. They called it "Don't ask them, and...Read More


Interview: Che Rudell-Tabisola from US Census

Filed by Bil Browning | February 18, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

I had a chance to sit down with Che Rudell-Tabisola. Che works for the US Census and he's also the head of Our Families Count, the joint collaboration between dozens of LGBT business and community leaders. Che answers a lot...Read More


Catholic Charities pull out of DC because of same-sex marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 18, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

It doesn't count as an empty threat if they pull the trigger: The Catholic Archdiocese of Washington has ended its 80-year-old foster-care program in the District rather than license same-sex couples, the first fallout from a bitter debate over the...Read More


The Power of Two

Filed by Sean Martin | February 18, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

As is written in the Book of the Tower of Power: It takes two, baby -- just me and you. Click here for a larger view....Read More


Trans Bathroom Scare Smear used against Gay Gainesville, FL Candidate

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 18, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Our readers may remember last year's battle in Gainesville, Florida where anti-LGBT forces came together to try to repeal Gainesville's Human Rights Ordinance, which included sexual orientation and gender identity & expression. The fierce battle at the ballot box included...Read More


Vintage Lobby Card: Lesbian Classic Movie

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | February 18, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

A rare Mexican lobby card for the ground-breaking 1968 movie, Therese and Isabel, a film about the lesbian awakening of two Swiss boarding school girls....Read More


Love Without Respect?

Filed by Father Tony | February 18, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

In a recent festive gathering of gay men, some complained about their partners' foibles. He doesn't recycle. He doesn't read. He's lazy. He eats junk. He watches TV. He is a really bad driver (He texts, he tailgates and he...Read More


Vancouver Report: Gays, Crashes, National Debts and Other Issues

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | February 18, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

As usual, any gay noises at the Winter Olympics are kept firmly focused around figure skating. Johnny Weir continues to stay mum about his sexual orientation, verbally anyway -- though he gayed it up as he worked the crowd during...Read More


We Are the World Bieber Jonas FAIL!

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 18, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day! Answer any or all! What did you think of the We are the World remake? Do you remember the commercial I was talking about? HA! Would you want to see Khloe (or your loved...Read More


Antony and the Johnsons: Hope

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 18, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

Here's a well-recorded live performance of "Hope" from Antony and the Johnsons....Read More


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Rabbi: Lesbian daughter is dead to parents

Filed by Ed Team | February 18, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"I'm willing to talk with your parents. Give me the address, I'll talk and tell them 'parents, come and sit shiva for her, cry (for her)." --Rabbi Menachem Froman when asked by a lesbian about her parents' homophobia...Read More