March 13, 2010

Weekly Reader: Salty Seaman, Drag Queens, and Nancy Pelosi's not helping

Filed by Joe Mirabella | March 13, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

With Bil on a grand adventure to SXSW in Austin, he asked me to try to fill in. It's been a fascinating couple of days being Bil Browning. I've tried my best to give the readers what they want, like...Read More


High School Administration's Homophobia Causes Lawyer

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 13, 2010 | 4:30 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Chris Worden is a family-law attorney and political commentator. Chris has managed two successful statewide races in Indiana, including the campaign to elect Pam Carter, the nation's first African-American woman attorney general. As if homophobia weren't...Read More


The Butterfly Circus (review and video)

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | March 13, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

"One of the best short films I've ever seen." The other day, that's how an artist friend of mine described The Butterfly Circus when he emailed me the link to it. I hopped over to YouTube to view this 20-minute...Read More


Transgender Celebrity: Good, Bad or Ugly?

Filed by Keri Renault | March 13, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

This post began in response to a comment I received from an acquaintance in the Netherlands. Angela referenced a recent blog of mine about transsexual woman Susan Stanton, exploring her sudden rise to the national media's center stage in 2007....Read More


Duchess, the Policy Puppy, Says No

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | March 13, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Why is Duchess the Policy Puppy so sad? Because it's the weekend, and yet she has to work her paws to the bone to get the message out about her friend ENDA. Seems that the dastardly Speaker of the House,...Read More


Banana Hammocks Now Made From Bananas

Filed by Jason Tseng | March 13, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

The Australian underwear company hailed for making the "wonderbra" for men have unveiled a new line of underwear created from banana plant textiles. Ecouterre reports: A world's first, the made-in-Australia men's unmentionables comprise 27 percent banana fiber (made from the...Read More


On The Fear Of Government, Or, Let's Get Back To Basics

Filed by Don Davis | March 13, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

It seems like everywhere you look these days, someone's trying to spread... The Fear. All around us... in every town... on every corner... a massive Army Of Fear is standing by, according to the Messengers, ready at a moment's notice...Read More


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Atlanta Eagle employees not guilty

Filed by Ed Team | March 13, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We always thought from the beginning that we were charged for no reason. They had no right to be there." --Eagle co-owner Richard Ramey, whose bar was violently raided by police last year for permit violations...Read More


New video for "Telephone"

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 13, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Here's the new semi-lesbianic video for Lady Gaga's and Beyonce's "Telephone." Mary Elizabeth Williams called it out for its over-the-top product placement, but I'd say it's more a synergistic collaboration between several corporate products: Polaroid, Virgin Mobile, Lady Gaga,...Read More