March 4, 2010

Help Wanted: Clinical Psychologist - No Experience Necessary

Filed by Keri Renault | March 04, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Lobby Day arrived in Maryland on the 22nd of February. It's fitting this blog is posted two weeks late. The Blizzard of 2010 postponed the annual advocacy by 14 days. But on this lobby day of days, neither sleet nor...Read More


Think Pink

Filed by Paige Schilt | March 04, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Katy's mother, Donna Koonce, wanted a baby girl. The year was 1962. Donna and her husband, a small-town Texas football coach called Big Phil, already had two strapping young sons. But Donna yearned for a soul mate, a confidante, a...Read More


I Quit: Palinitus Strikes 3 Times

Filed by Bil Browning | March 04, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

There's been an epidemic of Palinitus sweeping the nation this week. Conservatives and politicians are dropping like flies. First, Representative Eric Massa (D-NY) announced he wouldn't seek re-election after allegations of sexually harassing a male staffer surfaced. Then anti-gay Republican...Read More


National Gay and Lesbian Task Force kicks off annual Winter Party in Miami Beach

Filed by Father Tony | March 04, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Pooliside at the Surfcomber Hotel last night, reading the proclamation honoring the Task Force for the tremendous support they generate for local service organizations, are Michael Góngora, Commissioner, City of Miami Beach, Kiehl's Chad Richter, Chair of the Winter Party...Read More


Making Trouble: Follow Ups - 2

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | March 04, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

And even more trouble! I'm learning a lot though. In two earlier columns, I asked 10 simple questions. I laid down some basic rules, and while some folks chose not to follow those basic rules, I got some answers, and...Read More


Scholarships Available: ENDA Lobby Day in DC March 16

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | March 04, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

On Tuesday, March 16, there will be a lobby day specifically for ENDA in Washington, D.C.. LGBT people and allies from around the country who support ENDA will be there. I will be there. Will you? It is particularly important...Read More


Blogger Jon Swift dies unexpectedly

Filed by Bil Browning | March 04, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

A great light has gone out in the blogosphere. Blogger Jon Swift has passed away. Jon was an anonymous blogger (even Melissa McEwan of Shakesville - where Jon was a contributor - didn't know his real name), but his mother...Read More


Eight pages!

Filed by Sean Martin | March 04, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Well, it's a smaller country... Click here for a larger version....Read More


Attack Of The Heretic Over-The-Hill Spice Girl Anti-Christ

Filed by Father Tony | March 04, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

In the fearful, homophobic, panicky and reactionary world of Roman Catholic traditionalists and the neurotic camp-followers of B16, there was a dust-up over my Bilerico article about the fledgling "Catholics for Equality" organization. The article contained some errors, one of...Read More


Cool Black Camp: vintage Jet magazine

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | March 04, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

A bittersweet flashback to torpedo bras and the struggle for equality. Most amazing to me is that, overall, the public face of Black community seemed more tolerant of sexual diversity in the 1950s than it seems today. Maybe the realities...Read More


Photos: DADT discharges still happening

Filed by Jeff Sheng | March 04, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

While all of the photographs published in my first photobook "Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Volume 1" are of closeted service members currently serving, I was recently approached by a cadet who is now facing discharge for coming out, and I...Read More


Virtual Lobby Day: Tell Congress to Repeal DADT NOW

Filed by Michael Crawford | March 04, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

Today hundreds of volunteers with the Human Rights Campaign are on Capitol Hill meeting with members of Congress on an array of LGBT issues including ENDA and repeal of DADT. You can join the action no matter where you're located...Read More


Students stand up to abstinence-only education

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 04, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Two students at Parma High School in Ohio couldn't take the fact that they were being subjected to Operation Keepsake, a standard-issue "just say no" abstinence-only program, so they took their concerns to the school board. "Operation Keepsake has made...Read More


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Not Running: Rep Eric Massa gropes a male staffer?

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

"The week of February 8th, a member of Rep. Massa's staff brought to the attention of Mr. Hoyer's staff allegations of misconduct that had been made against Mr. Massa. Mr. Hoyer's staff immediately informed him of what they had been...Read More


Portraits of Discrimination

Filed by Bil Browning | March 04, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

In the past decade alone, America's same-sex couple have been deprived of more than $2 billion dollars of Social Security Benefits. Check out Rock for Equality for more info on how you can get involved....Read More