March 9, 2010

For all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 09, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

While I was gone last week, another conservative Republican who votes against LGBT rights turned out to be gay. I'm sure you've heard already how California senator Roy Ashburn was caught drunk-driving home from a gay bar and then came...Read More


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Free Drinks in Austin: SXSW Queer Blogger Tweetup

Filed by Bil Browning | March 09, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

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


Virginia and D.C. - Two Worlds Only A River Apart

Filed by Michael Hamar | March 09, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

In Washington DC, on the north side of the Potomac River, LGBT people have employment discrimination protections and, starting today, will begin getting married. In Virginia on the south side of the Potomac, same sex couples are barred by a...Read More


Haunted Memory

Filed by Sara Whitman | March 09, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Oh dear, I've been sick as a dog for the last few days. Children with germs- what can you do? And they wonder why I yell at them when they come and drink from my ever present glass of water....Read More


Two funny Daily Show penis videos

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 09, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

This Daily Show clip on ChatRoulette.com cracked me up, and I'm sure we could all use a laugh right about now. Is this the new gay cruising site? I can never keep up with that - I'm old enough to...Read More


The 2010 Winter Party Festival Fashion Review

Filed by Father Tony | March 09, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

We all know it's the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's "Party with a Purpose" and that the proceeds do a lot of good, but for me, the annual highlight of my attendance at the Under One Sun Pool Party...Read More


Rupaul's Ongina: Simply Gorgeous!

Filed by Peter Monn and Alex Paredes | March 09, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Recently, the boys of raannt were lucky enough to chat it up with Ongina, drag illusionist extraordinaire, most famous for her presence on Season 1 of Rupaul's Drag Race...Here's what she had to say... 1. What is your name and...Read More


Uganda's Trade Status to be Reviewed by State Department and the Pope Turns a Blind Eye to "Kill the Gays" Bill

Filed by Waymon Hudson | March 09, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

The international pressure continues to mount on Uganda over the odious Anti-Homosexuality "Kill the Gays" Bill. The US State Department is responding to a letter by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) about the Bill currently in the Ugandan Parliament by saying...Read More


Why Do We Hate Each Other So Much?

Filed by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer | March 09, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Maybe I'm just hung over, but sometimes the LGBT blogosphere gets me in a real funk. What a sad group we are, badgering celebrities about their personal lives, boycotting and ridiculing them when they don't live up to our ridiculous...Read More


A party in Portland (& Seattle!)

Filed by Kate Clinton | March 09, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

What was I thinking? The weather forecast for the Northwest was "partly cloudy, showers", generally a safe bet, so I wore a big black raincoat and layers for my trip to Seattle and Portland. Had I forgotten the daffodils during...Read More


Following DC: What the Freedom to Marry in Our Capital Means Nationwide

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 09, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Editors' note: Evan Wolfson is founder and Executive Director of Freedom to Marry. In 2004 TIME magazine named Evan one of the "100 most influential people in the world." Today, surrounded by friends and family, the first same-sex couples in...Read More


Aiko and the Executives

Filed by Sean Martin | March 09, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

When you get right down to it, everything comes down to market forces. Click here for a larger version....Read More


Trans musical documentary

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 09, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

Here's a clip from Riot Acts: Flaunting Gender Deviance in Music Performance, a documentary on trans and gender variance in music set to screen in London at the end of the month....Read More


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Sarah Palin on crossing the border into Canada for health care

Filed by Ed Team | March 09, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"We used to hustle over the border for health care we received in Canada. And I think now, isn't that ironic?" --Sarah Palin...Read More