May 7, 2010

Neanderthal DNA!

Filed by Sean Martin | May 07, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

So a bunch of scientists have discovered that, rather than disappearing from the gene pool, there's a few strains of Neanderthal wandering around our collective DNA. I'll refrain from making a Tea Party joke, but it does make me wonder...Read More


Queer music Friday - Chely Wright

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 07, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's how little I know about mainstream country music: I had never heard of Chely Wright until she came out her coming out was leaked to the media four days before it officially happened. I know, she's huge. Not just...Read More


Florida Taxpayers Paid Reker's $120,000, Twice What Was Initially Reported

Filed by Nadine Smith | May 07, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Did Bill McCollum's office hide the truth about payments? Attorney General Bill McCollum has scrambled to distance himself from the "star" witness he paid to defend Florida's anti-gay adoption ban after George Rekers was caught in the Miami Airport with...Read More


Reker's escort: He was totally gay for me

Filed by Bil Browning | May 07, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

Joe.My.God scored an interview with Jo-Vanni Roman, the 20 year old escort who accompanied anti-gay activist George Rekers on a 10-day European trip. I've had many conversations with Joe - both online and off - and if there's one gay...Read More


Support the troops

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 07, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

The hold up on DADT is in the Senate, according to an article by Kerry Eleveld: "Clearly the world changed dramatically with the Gates letter," said one Hill veteran who spoke on condition of anonymity. "Everyone is trying to figure...Read More


On George Rekers, Homophobia and Compassion

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 07, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: The Reverend Jonathon Edwards is a pastor in the United Church of Christ and has been active on a local level in the glbt movement since his youth. He currently pastors a congregation in Southern California and has...Read More


Why Immigration Reform Is Good for the LGBT Agenda

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | May 07, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

The swiftly changing winds of Washington, D.C. today are making my head spin, but one theme begins to clearly emerge from all this: the Democratic Party is at a tipping point. The background of all this is the dire prediction...Read More


Department of Defense: Don't Ask, Don't Tell Inbox Goes Live

Filed by Joe Mirabella | May 07, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

The Department of Defense posted to their blog, that the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Inbox soliciting anonymous comments from military personal about gays and lesbians is live. A new online inbox that enables servicemembers and their families to comment anonymously...Read More


People of Indeterminate Gender Freak Us Out?

Filed by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer | May 07, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

This morning, a friend on Facebook posted this link to a blog called Hyperbole and a Half. The entry is titled, "Things That Can Make You Feel Like an Idiot Almost Instantly" -- funny stuff, basically a list of things...Read More


Vintage Detroit Banner: kissing women

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | May 07, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Perhaps fans of whichever Detroit team inspired this (late 19th century?) postcard can enlighten me whether this has some special meaning for its time and place, or whether it's was just a clever photographer who thought mixing some scandal in...Read More


Harry Truman's grandson writes Obama

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 07, 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


The Demon Sheep of Economic Inequality

Filed by Ed Team | May 07, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

The DSCC released this hilarious ad against Carly Fiorina. When did Democrats learn to talk about economics?...Read More


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The Justice Department's stance on DOMA

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 07, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

"This presidential administration disagrees with DOMA as a matter of policy and would like to see it repealed. But that does not affect its constitutionality.'' --Justice attorney W. Scott Simpson in yesterday's DOMA challenge...Read More


CONTEST: College Boys Live documentary

Filed by Bil Browning | May 07, 2010 | 1:20 AM | comments

Have I got a contest for Projectors today! Leave a comment and you'll be entered to win one of three copies of College Boys Live, a documentary about life inside one of the biggest voyeur porn sites and the legal...Read More