April 4, 2010

Theocracy = Civil War

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | April 04, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

April 2-4 is the "Blog Against Theocracy" blogswarm. I've been worried about creeping theocracy in the U.S., and writing about it, for years. So I'm ready to blog. What worries me: theocracy is now beyond the creeping stage. It's sweeping....Read More


Livin' La Vida Out Loud

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 04, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

This was my first experience of Ricky Martin. I didn’t know his name. I’d never seen him before. But by the time he was done, I -- like a lot of people -- wanted to know “Who is that guy?!”...Read More


Squeaky clean Facebook

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 04, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Kenneth in the 212 put up a message this past week from an author whose fan page for the book Band Fags was taken down by Facebook. They didn't give a reason why, though, and since a search for the...Read More


Message to Senate: ENDA Is A Jobs Bill

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | April 04, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

On Friday's Rachel Maddow show, Ezra Klein of the Washington Post came on to talk about the fact that the Democrats have been doing a bang-up job of creating jobs. The Bush administration hemorrhaged over 3 million jobs, whereas the...Read More


Easter Revenge

Filed by D Gregory Smith | April 04, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

I've been reading Michael McCullough's book Beyond Revenge: The Evolution of The Forgiveness Instinct. It's fascinating. Part of his analysis involves human instinct, sociological observation and psychological study. What conditions lead generally to forgiveness rather than revenge? Is the (sometimes)...Read More


Sunday Funnies: Colbert vs Ricky Martin, GOP & Faux Lesbian Bondage

Filed by Waymon Hudson | April 04, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

There were some funny LGBT-themed videos this past week! Let's get right to the satire! First, Stephen Colbert tackles the shocking revelation that Ricky Martin is Gay! Colbert's tubetop alone is worth it. The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm /...Read More


Rock for Equality's video "What Kind of Planet Are We On?" up for YouTube's DoGooder Award - Please Vote!

Filed by Karen Ocamb | April 04, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

Science Fiction has always intrigued me in how it can get to the heart of a contemporary issue through an other-worldly story. In February, I posted a video from the LA Gay & Lesbian Center's important Rock for Equality campaign....Read More


Transgender people in the military

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 04, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

Monica Helms made a YouTube documentary about transgender troops in the US military....Read More


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Transit passes need gender markers now?

Filed by Ed Team | April 04, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"My Money Doesn't Have an M or an F" --Sign from the protest against gender markers on transit passes in Philadelphia this past week...Read More