May 5, 2010

Immigration reform in a recession

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 05, 2010 | 7:30 PM | comments

A few months ago there was a lot of hand-wringing among LGBT progressive activists over the possibility that comprehensive immigration reform might not include same-sex partner sponsorship. If it benefits LGBT immigrants but doesn't include same-sex partner sponsorship, do we...Read More


Small Appliance Orgasms

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | May 05, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

The two stages of the toaster-gasm - intense arousal and fireworks! - are after the jump....Read More


Superman! To the rescue?

Filed by Sean Martin | May 05, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

I imagine there comes a point when every savior looks at us and thinks, "WTF? Why am I even bothering anymore with these idiots?"...Read More


Spring = Shiny Object Syndrome

Filed by Bil Browning | May 05, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Every Spring I get Shiny Object Syndrome. You know, where each new thing that happens demands your attention until something else catches your eye. While I have a bajillion draft posts started, I've not finished them. Instead of trying to...Read More


Mother's (s') Day Gifts for Lesbian Mothers

Filed by Dana Rudolph | May 05, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

There's absolutely no reason Mother's (s') Day gifts for lesbian moms have to be "lesbian" themed. Flowers, breakfast in bed, an assortment of bath salts, a dual-speed cordless drill - all are perfectly appropriate no matter what mom's orientation, as...Read More


The Outing of Anti-Gay George Rekers: A Discussion on Celebration vs Compassion

Filed by Waymon Hudson | May 05, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

A question was recently posed to me that has me thinking about the recent news of virulently anti-gay Family Research Council co-founder (and confidant of James Dobson) George Rekers' outing after being discovered hiring a 20 year old male prostitute...Read More


Texas considers another transsexual-cissexual marriage

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 05, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Texas's AG, who recently stepped into a court case from a married, same-sex couple asking to divorce in Texas, is being asked to consider a marriage license for a cis woman and a trans woman. The trans woman, Sabrina Hill,...Read More


In Lak Ech: You are the other me

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 05, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: The Two-Spirit First Nations Collective is comprised of Indigenous peoples who identify as two-spirit, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, gender-non-conforming, queer and allies. They came together out of a shared commitment to social justice work with an intersectional approach...Read More


ACTION ALERT: Veterans Lobby Day

Filed by Joe Mirabella | May 05, 2010 | 12:30 PM | comments

We're in the final critical days that could make a repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell a reality. We need Congress to include the repeal of Don't ask Don't Tell in the 2011 Defense Appropriations Bill scheduled for mark up...Read More


Census 2010 - It's Not Too Late!

Filed by Michelle Marzullo | May 05, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

The point of the Census is an accurate count of people in the US. It matters to everyone because it determines representation in congress, like how many US representatives are assigned per state. It also affects how more than $400...Read More


Lady Gaga: Are You Listening!

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 05, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

I am starting to get discouraged with the progress of ENDA. I go through these periods. It's called being human. The last word from DC was that they were supposed to do a whip count on April 12, when they...Read More


Macho has no place in a modern professional Army

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 05, 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


What Gender Am I?

Filed by Michael Buckley | May 05, 2010 | 8:00 AM | comments

The 9th 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! Just what I think and having fun! This episode: a runaway mother and...Read More


Ellen's sorry?

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 05, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

The Advocate says that Ellen apologized to Apple on her show Monday for this sketch. I suppose if corporations have the same political rights as humans now they also deserve to get apologies when insulted, just like real people....Read More


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The Inevitability of Equal Rights for Homosexuals

Filed by Ed Team | May 05, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"Given that we all know how (if not exactly when) this story of equal rights and full inclusion for homosexuals is going to end, the really interesting question is who we are in this drama. Where do we position ourselves...Read More