April 29, 2010

Defending the Indefensible

Filed by Kate Kendell | April 29, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

The story of Harold Scull and Clay Greene has reached tens of thousands of people, and in its telling has raised many questions. Since we announced our involvement in the case a couple of weeks ago, many readers have emailed...Read More


Summer Vacation Reform!

Filed by Sean Martin | April 29, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

When you're having this much trouble just talking about whether or not to talk about something, you know there's something essentially wrong......Read More


UAFA: Binational couple protections move forward

Filed by Bil Browning | April 29, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Three Democratic senators have written a framework for comprehensive immigration reform that includes a call for an end to discrimination against LGBT binational families. Senators Harry Reid (NV), Chuck Schumer (NY) and Robert Menendez's (NJ) principles are meant to guide...Read More


ROTC marching its way back onto Harvard's campus

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | April 29, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

For decades the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) was an unwelcome sight on Ivy League college campuses, like Harvard University, because of its ban on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) servicemembers. But in February of this year when...Read More


Doe Versus Reed: Scalia Defends Open Government

Filed by Joe Mirabella | April 29, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Scalia appeared to be on the side of the State of Washington yesterday during the Supreme Court's hearing for Doe Versus Reed. Doe Versus Reed, is a case stemming form Referendum 71. Forces who wanted to prevent the Domestic Partnership...Read More


Is the GOP's Scott Rigell Another Ken Cuccinelli?

Filed by Michael Hamar | April 29, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

As a number of articles have noted, since last November GOP political advisers have been lauding the McDonnell/Cuccinelli strategy of campaigning: pretend to be a moderate - even if one is a radical far right extremist - and avoid social...Read More


Gay, Jew, Dwarf, Leftie: Harry Weider Killed in NYC Accident

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 29, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Michael Petrelis is gay man living with HIV, and his 221 t-cells in San Francisco's Mission District. He's been happily partnered to Mike Merrigan since 1995. As I write this my eyes are cloudy with tears...Read More


Vintage Ad: the Cradle Age

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | April 29, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

You just don't see many grown men in baby bonnets anymore. Unless you know where to look. *wink*...Read More


Don't Talk To The Birds

Filed by Father Tony | April 29, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

Message: Dear Father Tony, I have a question, there's this video game forum that I sometimes go to, but on that forum other people talk about religion and politics. One topic made me confused. It had to do with...Read More


Traditional Values Coalition: We Are Winning The Battle Against ENDA

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | April 29, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

From the Traditional Values Coalition: Transgender activists are concerned that gay activist Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) will throw them under the bus like he did before when ENDA came up for a vote. The "gender identity" section of the previous...Read More


Tonight: Dining Out for Life

Filed by Jerame Davis | April 29, 2010 | 9:00 AM | comments

Don't forget tonight is Dining Out for Life. Visit the Damien Center's website for a list of participating restaurants. Go out, have a good meal and support the fight against HIV/AIDS....Read More


Active Duty Military Chaplain: Among the Unknown Soldiers

Filed by Guest Blogger | April 29, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

Editors' Note: "Stories from the Frontlines: Letters to President Barack Obama" is a new media campaign launched to underscore the urgent need for congressional action and presidential leadership at this critical point in the fight to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't...Read More


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John Kerry on Ending China's HIV Ban

Filed by Bil Browning | April 29, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"This is a evidence that when the United States leads with our ideals, the world takes the power of our example very seriously. We fought hard to end our own unwarranted, unjustifiable HIV travel restriction, and now China has taken...Read More


Jordy van Loon - Verliefdheid

Filed by Bil Browning | April 29, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

I have no idea why YouTube recommended this for my viewing pleasure. I have no idea who this kid is, what the song is about, nothing. Any help with Jordy van Loon's Verliefdheid? The video's been viewed 2.5 million...Read More