February 24, 2010

IN marriage amendment dies in committee

Filed by Bil Browning | February 24, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Now that the Indiana legislature is wrapping up their business for the year, Indiana Equality is claiming victory in this years' marriage amendment skirmish. From an e-blast: Senate Joint Resolution 13, the Marriage Discrimination Amendment, has died in the Indiana...Read More


Ads that don't work: French smoking ad and the Tim Tebow anti-choice ad revisited

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 24, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Just because an ad says something doesn't mean that it's message is going to get through. Take this French ad that's supposed to be anti-smoking, even though all I see at first glance is a hot guy getting some action,...Read More


Making Trouble: Why

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | February 24, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

So in my last column, a few statements were made by various commenters that raise issues that go well beyond the scope of just a single comment on one thread. All of them raised issues with the specter that's haunting...Read More


It's Not God Saying Gays Should Be Put to Death, It's YOU

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 24, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Alright. Let's get one thing straight, fundie homophobes- you don't get a pass when you "quote" the Leviticus Bible verse saying: If man lies with a man as he would lie with a woman, both of them have committed an...Read More


LGBT health care provisions hanging even more tenuously now

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 24, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

With all the hub-bub in the straight media this week over Obama's health care proposal cutting the public option (I guess the White House isn't even going to pretend to support a popular cost-cutting measure anymore if it displeases the...Read More


Maryland Attorney General Recognizes Same-Sex Marriage

Filed by Keri Renault | February 24, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Attorney General Doug Gansler has released a long-awaited opinion in favor of recognizing out-of-state, same-sex marriages in Maryland. Senator Rich Madeleno (D-Montgomery) requested the Attorney General's opinion in May of 2009. The opinion concludes the State of Maryland may recognize...Read More


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Filed by Sean Martin | February 24, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Decisions: how do you decide what's more important? Click here for a larger version....Read More


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Bilerico goes to SXSW: Provides free booze

Filed by Bil Browning | February 24, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

The annual South By South West conference and festival in Austin, Texas, is one of the most popular festivals in the nation. It combines film, music and the internet into a sort of interactive geek fest, film festival and rock...Read More


In CPAC's Conservative Circus, Are Gays The High-Wire Act?

Filed by David Badash | February 24, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Last week was the perfect storm of Conservative carnival cacophony. "Ladies and Gentlemen, Children of All Ages...." should have been the rallying cry, starting on Valentine's Day, when homophobe Tucker Carlson did a spot with Clayton Morris of "Fox And...Read More


Natural Male Affection: Vintage Photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | February 24, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

One of the most disturbing aspects of post-modern homophobia is that it has placed so many restrictions on how men are supposed to interact. I love coming across photos from my parents' and grandparents' generations, when men could still openly...Read More


Vancouver: TV Ratings R Us

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | February 24, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

The Winter Games are made to order for TV ratings. Day before yesterday, two luscious and photogenic young couples, Canada and U.S.A., duked it out for the gold, while U.S.A. and Russia slugged over the bronze. Re the win, judging...Read More


Cheryl Cole Dumps A-hole Husband!!! - Eastenders! - RuPaul's Drag Race

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 24, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. Do you think Cheryl is going to be on Dancing with the Stars! Leave a HELL YAY comment of support that she left her husband!! 2. Did you tune in to the Eastenders...Read More


Ophelia's sassy gay friend

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 24, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

Another take on the asexual gay best friend....Read More


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Same old, same old

Filed by Ed Team | February 24, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"It's the same old song. Some people don't have enough to do creating jobs and moving this economy forward, so they think up divisive things." -- Indiana State Speaker of the House Pat Bauer in late January when asked by...Read More