March 26, 2010

A Response to Andrew Sullivan on Sin and Crime

Filed by Father Tony | March 26, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

Dear Andrew Sullivan, While I wholeheartedly agree with your conclusion that B16 should retire and that the charade of priestly celibacy ought also to be retired, I was startled by some twists in your route to those good ends. (Update:...Read More


Queer music Friday - Bloc Party's Kele Okereke

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 26, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

I keep a big list of all the LGBTQ musicians that I add to constantly as I hear about them. Since I started QMF three years ago, Bloc Party's Kele Okereke has been on my list with a question mark...Read More


Johnny Weir and the Ari Fleischer Effect

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | March 26, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

After his debut on "Dancing With the Stars" the other night, Evan Lysacek was asked about Johnny Weir... and skated down the middle with his answer. He said, "We're just acquaintances really. I think I've only had two personal conversations...Read More


Democrats Find Their Mojo

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | March 26, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Democrats seem to have suddenly realized that they are the majority party. The 99-pound weakling party of the past year and a half suddenly grew into muscular, beefy adulthood yesterday, and they're not going to take it anymore. That's the...Read More


Against Equality Launches Book Project!

Filed by Yasmin Nair | March 26, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

As some of you know, Ryan Conrad and I are part of the editorial collective of Against Equality, a web-based archive of material that interrogates the mainstream gay movement and explores queer possibilities for a radical new future. While the...Read More


Trans student suspended from school and chased out of town

Filed by Joe Mirabella | March 26, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Dan Savage reported about a tragic example of transgender hate from the same Mississippi high school that canceled prom for Constance McMillen, Itawamba Agricultural High School: Juin Baize was a student at Itawamba Agricultural--for a grand total of four hours....Read More


Fun with Grass Skirts: WWII photo

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | March 26, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

Shipmates on leave? Friends fooling around? Actors in a play? It's a lovely mystery to me....Read More


Video: Pastor 'No Homo Mayor' Sapp Spews Hate against Out Florida Candidate

Filed by Waymon Hudson | March 26, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

I posted earlier about Dove Ministries, a church in Gainesville Florida known for jumping into the political arena with buckets of crazy, putting up a sign in front of their church that said "No Homo Mayor." They are referring to...Read More


Queer Superheroes En Route to the Pacific Northwest

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | March 26, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

On the heels of meeting Bil and Jerame in person yesterday in LA, I'm about to meet up with a bunch of queer/feminist/otherwise rad artists and activists for some shows in Portland, Olympia, and Seattle. We'll be offering live performances...Read More


What Do We Want? And When Do We Want It? ENDA NOW

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | March 26, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

The media and the blogosphere are starting to blossom with stories about ENDA on speculation that it will come to a vote in the House in two weeks. Compared to other LGBT issues, there have been very few stories about...Read More


First Ever: LGBT Equality Bill Set to Go Before Florida Senate Committee

Filed by Nadine Smith | March 26, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

This Friday, March 26th, the Florida Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a workshop on the Florida Competitive Workforce Act - SB 798 (FCWA). This is a breakthrough moment for a fully inclusive bill made possible by Equality Florida's grassroots activist...Read More


Aiko and the Generals!

Filed by Sean Martin | March 26, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Every experience can prove useful, somewhere down the road... Click here for a larger version....Read More


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No homophobia in Virginia

Filed by Ed Team | March 26, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"There really isn't any rampant discrimination on any basis in Virginia. If you're going to have a law, it needs to actually address a real problem." --Virginia governor Bob McDonnell...Read More


Trailer

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 26, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

This is the trailer for "Ticked off Trannies with Knives," set to play at the Tribeca Film Festival. GLAAD has a petition to get it pulled....Read More