May 16, 2010

The Kagan Rorschach Test

Filed by Nan Hunter | May 16, 2010 | 7:00 PM | comments

Hardworking as well as smart, grade grubbing, self-absorbed careerist with sense of humor and liberal politics (possibly reflecting ethnic heritage or parental values) for whom pragmatism is the ultimate value ISO job commensurate with skills and potential for ego growth......Read More


Great Global Kiss-in in Paris

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 16, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

Waymon posted about the Great Global Kiss-in last week, with events all over the world in advance of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. I went this afternoon; more on that after the jump. Did you participate? NYC and...Read More


What's Behind Senator Jim Webb's PR Campaign?

Filed by Michael Hamar | May 16, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

It turns out that I was not the only person to receive what at first appeared to be pro-active outreach from Senator Jim Webb's office on DADT. It seems I was but one of several. Other recipients included field consultants...Read More


On the Quirkiness of Autism, or: Best. Story. Ever.

Filed by Don Davis | May 16, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

To protect the innocent we'll leave out all the names, but suffice it to say that this story takes us to the intersection of religious evangelism, childlike innocence, and the idiosyncratic nature of autism. Some of you are going to...Read More


Sunday Funnies: Betty White Lines, Daily Show gets God Smacked, & Safi and Colbert on Kagan

Filed by Waymon Hudson | May 16, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Lots of funny LGBT themed videos this week! Let's get right to it! One of my favorite TV and radio funnymen, Frank DeCaro of "The Frank DeCaro Show" (airs live every weekday on Sirius XM OutQ radio 11 AM -...Read More


Silence = Death

Filed by Michael Emanuel Rajner | May 16, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

This coming Tuesday I leave for Washington, DC to attend an event celebrating the successful repeal of an age old ban prohibiting the use of federal fund for syringe-exchange programs and to also honor the amazing contributions of those involved...Read More


Ellsworth selected to replace Bayh: IN Stonewall Dems abstain citing anti-gay past

Filed by Bil Browning | May 16, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

Friday night's AIDS joke by Senator Evan Bayh at the 2010 Indiana Jefferson Jackson Day Dinner wasn't the only queer commotion in the Hoosier state this weekend. Saturday afternoon, conservative Congressman Brad Ellsworth was chosen by the Democrat's State Central...Read More


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Close on DADT

Filed by Ed Team | May 16, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

"We're very close -- within one or two votes -- and we feel optimistic about that." --Anonymous source to the Advocate on DADT repeal passing the Senate Armed Services Committee...Read More


John McCain: Elena Kagan broke the law

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 16, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Why do Republicans do this? Why do they make up such silly attacks on their own small victories? Oh, yeah, because never being satisfied means they'll get more of what they want....Read More