May 4, 2010

The Pope Song: Possibly Mother F#$&ing Offensive

Filed by Nathan Strang | May 04, 2010 | 8:00 PM | comments

There's not much else to say about this whole pope-possibly-hiding-the-kiddy-touchers-from-justice issue that this song doesn't sum up. And like Joe.My.God says, this "fucking wins the internet for all motherfucking time." Lyrics + Video after the fucking Jump. Song written and...Read More


FL Atty General Bill McCollum's "Expert" Witness Caught with Male Prostitute

Filed by Nadine Smith | May 04, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

George Rekers, the "expert" witness hired by Attorney General Bill McCollum to defend Florida's anti-gay adoption ban has been caught with a male prostitute at the Miami airport, according to the Miami New Times. Rekers was one of only two...Read More


Obama the Barbarian!!!

Filed by Sean Martin | May 04, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

We all have our unrealized fantasies. Some of us wish we were cops, some of us wish we were firemen, and some of us wish we were knights in shining armor. So who says our president can't enjoy a little...Read More


Future Supreme Court Nominee Stephanie Grace??

Filed by Terrance Heath | May 04, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Well, maybe. But not until President Palin’s second term. Via Jill at Femeniste and Jezebel’s Anna North comes this bit of insight from Harvard Law School 3L Stephanie Grace, who felt the need to clarify her statements after a dinner...Read More


Current ENDA Language Regarding Transgender Workers Revealed, Concerns Mount

Filed by Rebecca Juro | May 04, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

During his show Sunday night, TransFM founder and host Ethan St. Pierre received a call-in from International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE) Executive Director Denise LeClair, who revealed for the first time what the current language regarding transgender workers and...Read More


Open Letter to an Isla Vista Activist

Filed by Davina Kotulski | May 04, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

This weekend I flew on a tiny prop plane to Santa Barbara to speak at UCSB's LGBTIQ Pride Event. It was the first ever pride celebration on campus. My speech was sandwiched between funny but raunchy comedians and a helluva...Read More


We need straight allies to win

Filed by Bil Browning | May 04, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Many of you know TBP contributor Adam Bink (some of his most recent work can be found here). He and I haven't always agreed, but I always listen to him when he has a thought on making sure our strategies...Read More


Marco Rubio Flexes Anti-Gay Muscles & Headlines Florida Family Policy Council Dinner

Filed by Waymon Hudson | May 04, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Florida Senate Candidate Marco Rubio continues to stake his claim of the right-wing fringe in Florida and around the country. Rubio is set to be the keynote speaker at The Florida Family Policy Council's 5th Annual Public Policy Dinner on...Read More


Real men

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 04, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

We wouldn't want to let gays and lesbians in the military come out, because that would make the military all that much less manly. It's the military culture, you see, that has to be protected or else we won't be...Read More


Sexual Assault: Dirty laundry? Dirty little secret?

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 04, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Roberta Sklar is the former director of communications at the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and the Empire State Pride Agenda. She is a communications activist who lives and works in NYC. Over the past...Read More


Indy prosecutor candidate would establish LGBT liaison

Filed by Bil Browning | May 04, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

After transwoman Taysia Elzy and her boyfriend were brutally murdered in late 2008, Indiana Equality met with then Public Safety Director Scott Newman in an attempt to establish a police liaison with the LGBT community. While the org touted their...Read More


Dada and Gender: Rrose Selavy

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | May 04, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

I recently did a blog show about Man Ray, notoriously strange and sexually libertine Dadaist artist. For me, one of Ray's most interesting Dadaistic excursions was his collaboration with another famous Dadist, Marcel Duchamp. Together they created a portfolio of...Read More


"The Students By and Large Don't Have A Problem With A Transgender School Teacher; It's The Parents"

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 04, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

The title quote from documentary filmmaker Rohan Spong, director of the highly-acclaimed documentary "T Is For Teacher," illuminates the overblown "moral panic" about transgender teachers now infecting the ENDA debate. It's reverberating especially hard in a few "moderate" Congressional offices....Read More


They called me Vapor

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 04, 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


Crushing on Gay Boys & How To Deal with Rejection!

Filed by Michael Buckley | May 04, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

The 11th episode of Dear Buck where I change your life or not. Take it all with a grain of gay salt. I ain't no expert!...Read More


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Bishop V Gene Robinson's letter to the Pope

Filed by Ed Team | May 04, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"The Christian church -- like any institution -- is as capable of sin as any individual. We have been wrong before, from the Inquisition and the Crusades down to our defense of slavery (using scripture) and our denigration of women....Read More


Britney Spears version of Gaga's Telephone?

Filed by Bil Browning | May 04, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Lady Gaga originally wrote Telephone for Britney Spears and now iLeaks has released what they say is Spear's demo of the song before she turned it down....Read More