April 3, 2010

Weekly Reader: Offensive PETA ads, Ricky Martin, & the Bob Craig Media Award

Filed by Bil Browning | April 03, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

I was gone the early part of this week to accept the Bob Craig Media Award on behalf of Bilerico Project and Dr. Jillian Weiss served as the face of Bilerico while I was gone. Didn't she do a great...Read More


So Much For 'Law and Order Conservatism'

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 03, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

There’s only one thing slightly less shocking than the arrest of nine members of the Hutaree Christian militia for plotting to kill law enforcement officers (with IEDs). That’s conservative bloggers coming to their defense. Blue Texan at Firedoglake compiles the...Read More


16,000 Ask Pelosi To Move ENDA - Are You One of Them?

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | April 03, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Last week we shared with you an open letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi from Cleve Jones, a pioneering equal rights activist featured in the film "MILK," creator of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, and Senior Advisor to the Courage Campaign. He...Read More


HRT in Prison: Life or Death?

Filed by Keri Renault | April 03, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Inmates aren't denied life saving drugs or medical care in Wisconsin prisons. Insulin is in ready supply for the diabetic inmate. Angina sufferers receive nitro quick same as asthmatics have access to an inhaler. Even in prison the right to...Read More


"Under The Radar" Seattle, Part Two: The City Of Microsoft

Filed by Don Davis | April 03, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

It's been a few weeks since we began our series of "Under The Radar" stories with a visit to lovely Kirkland, Washington, and it's time for another. But which city should we visit this time? There's Woodinville, with its wineries,...Read More


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$300,000 is a lot just to be part of a conversation

Filed by Ed Team | April 03, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"There's definitely a focus on the economy and rightly so, but that doesn't mean the social issues aren't part of the conversation. Some politicians do find it difficult to talk about. Our goal is to make it part of the...Read More


Who's a Diva?! New Snickers ad

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | April 03, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

As Bette Davis might say, "Fasten your seatbelts it's going to be a diva ride."...Read More